LG Viewty Smart (GC900) review

The next-generation of LG camera phone, not an iPhone-wannabe.

LG Viewty Smart GC900
The camera is the Viewty Smart's main selling point

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Of course, video playback will seriously deplete the battery life. As will excessive use of the Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3G radios. That said, the LG Viewty Smart has a degree of staying power. It relies on a replaceable and rechargeable 1000mAh cell, which will give you around five hours of talk time; 350 hours of standby.


Considering the storage demands of digital photos, music and videos, the 1.5GB of internal memory on the LG Viewty Smart will quickly get swallowed up. Other core applications will also be chasing a slice, such as: voice recordings, memos, calendar entries, email attachments and games.

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APPS: LG has included a number of small productivity apps, including: a calendar, stopwatch, calculator, world clock and stopwatch

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GAMES: The LG Viewty Smart also features several games, such as Wheel Mania. You spin the wheel by shaking the phone...

The LG Viewty Smart can also store and view Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents, not to mention PDFs.

Even an 8GB microSD card will boost the overall storage capacity dramatically, giving you enough space for all manner of multimedia content and any extra apps, widgets or games should they appear. (But I wouldn't hold your breath).