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LG Town review

QWERTY messager at a ridiculously low price

The LG Town GT350 finds music files from anywhere on a microSD card and imports them into the media player with ease.

Media files come in the form of MP3 and AAC+ for music, and MP4 and H.263 for video, which is a little sparse in our opinion - but that's compared to the bevy of files supported by more expensive phones.

We've already noted the nice feature of being able to play and pause music from the status summary screen accessible from the Home screen.

There's also a music control widget you can put on the Home screen, which enables you to pause, play and go forwards and back in a playlist. It also shows what's playing, on a little scrolling display.

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If you tap this widget, you're taken to the main music player screen, where you can choose a track or playlist.

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The player didn't want to pick up our album art, which was a bit annoying, and volume through the speaker was not as loud as we'd have liked.

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But there is an equaliser, and we were pleased to see a 3.5mm headset connector on the top edge of the phone. LG didn't send us any headphones to test, but our own cans seemed to work fine. Music quality was OK for a handset of this price range, and any poor treble reproduction was corrected by using the equaliser.

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An FM radio adds to the music playback fun, and you can easily autoscan stations into its 50-channel memory. RDS means the radio knows what it's tuned to, and gives you that info on the frequency bar.

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Tech Specs

Product TypeCellular Phone
Network BandQuad Band
Input MethodQWERTY, Touchscreen
BluetoothYes
Wireless LANYes
USBYes
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported8 GB
Built-in Memory2 GB
Memory Card SlotYes
Cellular Data Connectivity TechnologyGPRS, EDGE
Cellular Network SupportedGSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900
Rear Camera Resolution2 Megapixel
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD
Phone StyleSlider
ColourBlack
Brand NameLG
Battery Talk Time5.50 Hour
Product ModelGT350 Chatterbox
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Screen Resolution240 x 400
Weight (Approximate)125 g
Maximum Video Resolution240 x 320
Bluetooth StandardBluetooth 2.0
Messaging TypeSMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), Email, Instant Messaging
USB StandardUSB 2.0
Height107.5 mm
Width52.5 mm
Depth15.9 mm
Radio TunerYes
Battery Standby Time440 Hour
ManufacturerLG Electronics
Product NameChatterbox GT350 Cellular Phone
Screen TypeLCD
Manufacturer Part NumberGT350.AGBRBK
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.lge.co.uk
Marketing Information

3" Full Touch Screen

Take interactivity to the next level by controlling all your phone's functions with a wide touch screen. A larger screen makes touch-navigation smooth and easy, with vivid icons, larger movies, and stimulating games.