LG Viewty KU990

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LG Viewty KU990

Following the huge success of the LG Mobile Black Label Series Chocolate and Shine, LG has progressed into the high-technology camera phone category w...

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Excellent

“LG does it at last”

published 16/06/2008

ProLook, Design, Screen size,

ConsNone at all

I decided to treat myself to a brand new pay as you go mobile phone and I knew what I wanted and I knew that it was going to be on the orange network. The phone I am talking about is LG Viewty. The search began for the best possible price. I decided against getting the phone from Ebay as I wanted...

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“Easy to use stylish LG”

published 06/08/2008

ProThe camera

ConsThe battery life if you need the internet all the ...

Here I am again writing about yet another mobile phone.. But rest assured I think this may be the last one for quite some time..! No actually let me rephrase this it will be the last one for 17-18 months.. As I have finally got myself a contract phone, a decent phone for so much less than I would...

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Not for me

“Viewty: aVoid”

published 10/12/2008

ProDecent sized phone, does calls and text messages a...

ConsReally doesn't live up to hype, LG support non-exi...

Alarm bells should have been ringing. When I last upgraded my phone from a Nokia to the Sony Ericsson K800i (which had been on the market around a year at this stage), I had to haggle to get the handset cost down to what I thought was a reasonable price from well over £100. This time, the...

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“Viewty or the Beast ???”

published 11/10/2008

ProSleek looking, Great Camera

ConsBattary Life

When I received a call to say that my mobile phone provider was offering me a upgrade I rushed down to the shop to take a look at what new toy I could get next, after much browsing and scratching of the head I decided upon the LG Viewty it seemed to fit all the functions I required in a mobile...

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Excellent

ProTouch Screen, looks, build, functions/features.

ConsNo WiFi, no multitap on the Touch Screen.

The Viewty, such a strange name for a mobile handset. However don't be fooled by it's estranged name and looks. It is an amazing handset and i believe it to be this years must have gadget. I'm sure that most people will say "oh but what about Apples iphone?, that is much better!". Having not had...

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Excellent

“LG Viewty = 5 Stars!”

published 04/10/2009

ProCamera, Screen Size, Music, Free Internet

ConsBattery Life

I got this phone yesterday morning and I decided to wait a bit before writing a review. I've been attached to this phone for the past 36 hours and I've sussed most things out. I got this phone after reading reviews on here and other mobile sites. The choice was between an LG Cookie and this phone...

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Excellent

ProQWERTY; touchscreen; powerful camera; 3G

ConsQWERTY can't be used at all points in phone; poor ...

I have recently got an LG Viewty (aka LG KU990), courtesy of Outside Line, to review and keep. The main features of this HSDPA (3G) mobile is the touchscreen and on-screen QWERTY keyboard. In addition to this, it boasts a 5MP camera with a proper flash and a low light setting up to ISO 800. The...

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ProClear screen, easy to navigate menus, good quality...

ConsTinny suond playing MP3, software glitches, unable...

I've owned this phone now for around 12 months and am loving it, this is my first touch screen phone. First off, I have found the screen to be large (3.5") very clear with excellent colour reproduction. On the downside, the screen cannot be viewed in direct/bright sunlight or even outside on...

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“LG Viewty KU99O mobile phone”

published 27/10/2009

ProLots of media to choose from and easy to navigate ...

ConsCan sometimes be slow and therefore freze on conti...

I first saw this phone when it came out a few years ago and it had a price tag of around £300, but when I noticed it the other day in Tesco for just over £100 I snapped it up! I have now had this phone for just less than a year now, it has many features and has easy access to all these features...

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Excellent

ProStylish And Practical - What More Could You Ask Fo...

ConsTexting Can Be A Task.......

LG Viewty Lite I was bought this phone as a birthday present by my partner mid 2009 and have to say that until its unfortunate end (being run over by a car - don't ask) it served me really well and I absolutely adored it. Wantig a touch screen phone for a long time, you can imagine my delight...

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Excellent

ProLarge Touch Screen, Durable housing, Stylus Pen

ConsScreen Lock Comes On Too Quickly

*** LG KU990 VIEWTY*** Well, what an amazing phone! Really I think LG have learn't from their mistakes with the PRADA and have creadted an absolutely amazing phone. I decided to swap my old LG phone for this model and I have never thought once that it was a bad buy. I would reccomend this phone...

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“LG KU990 - hmmm”

published 15/05/2009

ProGreat camera and video capture, nice interface, go...

ConsMusic player being of poor quality! Slow load tim...

Well then, here i am writing my personal review of the LG KU990, better known as the LG viewty. I purchased my LG KU990 last August with o2 on pay as you go. Great i thought, this phone is EVERYTHING i could ever wish for, great spec. camera, music player, funky looks and design. The packaging of...

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Super

ProTouch screen, 5MP camera, web browsing, fashionabl...

ConsLack of Wi-Fi, lack of Sat Nav/GPS, occasionly un-...

LG KU990 COMPLETE REVIEW! The LG KU990 (Viewty) is a phone for people who are looking for a phone packed with features whilst also looking for the latest fashion item. In the box you get, the phone itself, a battery, headphones with a connector, data cable, mains charger, stylus, a screen...

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Excellent

“My view on the Viewty”

published 05/12/2010

ProSo easy to use with so much to do

ConsTouch screen can be difficult to use

A few months ago, I had the rare pleasure of finding out that I finally had enough money to buy a phone that isn't the size of a brick. After searching the internet for a couple of days, trying to find the phone I wanted, I picked out the lg veiwty ku990i. -cost- You can normally get this phone...

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Super

Pro5 Megapixel camera, Video Camera, Looks great, It ...

ConsA bit out-dated already!?

When I wanted a new phone a couple of months ago I had only a few needs; It wasn't allowed to be a blackberry (My sister has a Blackberry Storm and it would be horrific if our phones clashed), It had to play music, It had to take a decent picture and it absolutely had to have a touch-screen. Well...

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Product Information : LG Viewty KU990

Manufacturer's product description

Following the huge success of the LG Mobile Black Label Series Chocolate and Shine, LG has progressed into the high-technology camera phone category with LG Viewty. 5 megapixel Viewty is a professional level camera phone capable of taking both high quality pictures and superior home videos. The contemporary touch screen and innovative design result in a superb looking handset that continues to enhance consumer usability.

Product Details

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Product Type: Mobile phone - 3G, Mobile phone

Service Provider: Not specified, T-Mobile

Form Factor: Touch

Dimensions (WxDxH): 54 mm x 15 mm x 104 mm

Weight: 112 g

Colour: Silver, Red, Black, White, Dark silver, Pink

Technology: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM

Band: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 900/1800/1900

Integrated Components: Digital camera, 2nd camera, digital player

Display: LCD display - colour, LCD display - colour - 3" - TFT, LCD display - colour - TFT

Input Device(s): Touch sensitive screen

Mobile Email Client: Yes

Internet Browser: Yes

Digital Player (Recorder): AAC, MP3 , MPEG-4, H.264, H.263

Supported Flash Memory Cards: Micro SD Card

Talk Time: Up to 233 minutes, Up to 180 minutes, Up to 355 minutes, Up to 150 minutes

Standby Time: Up to 454 hours, Up to 300 hours, Up to 330 hours

Wireless Interface: Bluetooth

Mobile Services: Video Call

Mobile Broadband Generation: 3G

Rear-facing Camera Resolution: 5 Megapixel

Playback Digital Standards: WAV, WMA, AAC, AMR, MP3, AAC +, MIDI , AVI, MPEG-4, DivX, 3GP, H.264, H.263

Supported Memory Card: microSD - up to 2 GB, Micro SD Card

Cellular / Features: GPRS; HSDPA; Bluetooth; USB; microSD card slot

Cellular / Extra Features: 5.1 MP digital camera; FM radio; MP3 player

Communications / Wireless Interface: Bluetooth

Cellular / Combined with: Digital Camera; Digital Player; FM Radio

Long Name: KU990 Viewty

Manufacturer: LG

Cellular / Type: Smartphone

Cellular / Integrated Components: Digital camera; Digital player; FM radio

Cellular / Phone Form Factor: Classic

Optical Sensor / Sensor Resolution: 5.1

Phone Design: Classic

General

MPN: KU990ANLDDS, 099914561, KU990RED, KU990I.ANEUBK, KU990I.ANEUDS, KU990.ANLDDS, KU990.ANLDBK, KU990S, KU990, KU990ANLDBK, KU990I.ANEUAP, KU990 VIEWTY SILVER, KU990 VIEWTY BLACK

Product Type: Mobile phone

Form Factor: Touch

Integrated Components: Digital camera, 2nd camera, digital player

Aerial: Internal

Width: 54 mm

Depth: 15 mm

Height: 104 mm

Weight: 112 g

Body Colour: Silver, Red, Black, White, Dark silver, Pink

Image Colour Disclaimer: The image of the product displayed may be of a different colour

Cellular

Technology: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM

Band: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 900/1800/1900

3G Mobile Broadband: Yes

Service Provider: Not specified, T-Mobile

Input Device(s): Touch screen

Mobile Broadband Generation: 3G

Software Platforms Supported: Java MIDP 2.0, CLDC 1.1

Messaging & Internet

Cellular Messaging Services: SMS, MMS, SMS, MMS, EMS, SMS

Mobile Email Client: Yes

Internet Browser: Yes

WAP Protocol Supported: WAP 2.0

Downloadable Content: Audio files, video files, ring tones

Supported Email Protocols: POP3, IMAP4

Mobile Services: Video Call

Messaging & Data Features: XHTML Browser

Communications

GPRS (General Packet Radio Service): Yes

EDGE (Enhanced Data Rates For Global Evolution): Yes

HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access): Yes

Bluetooth Profiles: Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP)

Communication Features: Mobile Email client, Internet browser

Data Transmission: GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA

Wireless Interface: Bluetooth

Telephone Features

Call Timer: Yes

Conference Call Capability: Yes

Polyphonic Ringer: Yes

Ring Tone Formats: MIDI, MP3

Organiser

Phone Book Entries Qty: 500, 1000

Calculator: Yes , basic

Alarm Clock: Yes

Calendar / Event Reminder: Yes

Reminder: Yes

Personal Information Management: Calendar, synchronization with PC, calculator, reminder, alarm clock

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards: AAC, MP3

Supported Digital Video Standards: MPEG-4, H.264, H.263

Memory

User Memory: 100 MB - shared, 110 MB, 100 MB, 90 MB

Supported Flash Memory Cards: Micro SD Card, microSD - up to 2 GB

Digital Camera

Sensor Resolution: 5 Megapixel

Optical Sensor Type: CMOS

Focus Adjustment: Automatic

Camera Light Source: Flash, LED light

Rear-facing Camera Resolution: 5 Megapixel

Features: Video recording

Video Recorder Resolutions: 640 x 480 (VGA)

Digital Zoom: 16

Still Image Resolutions: 2592 x 1944

Display

Type: LCD display - colour

Technology: TFT

Display Resolution: 240 x 400 pixels

Colour Depth: 262,144 colours

Display Illumination Colour: White

Diagonal Size: 3"

Features: LCD touch screen

Battery

Capacity: 1000 mAh

Run Time Details: Talk - up to 233 min ¦ Standby - up to 454 hrs

Technology: Lithium Ion

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories: Power adapter

Connections

Connector Type: USB

Phone Features

Additional Features: Intelligent Typing (T9), multitasking

Ring Tone Formats: MP3, MIDI, MIDI, MP3

Polyphonic Ringer: Yes

Phone Functions: Speakerphone, call timer, conference call, flight mode, vibrating alert

Polyphonic Ring Tone Voice Qty: 64

Media Player

Supported Digital Video Standards: AVI, MPEG-4, DivX, 3GP, H.264, H.263

Supported Digital Audio Standards: WAV, WMA, AAC, AMR, MP3, AAC +, MIDI

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