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LG A250 / LG A250 Hornet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews of LG A250 / LG A250 Hornet. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the portability and design. The price and size are also mentioned favorably. There are some critical opinions about the reception. Comments about the sound and battery are mixed.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the LG A250 / LG A250 Hornet is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of LG A250 / LG A250 Hornet from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on People are impressed by the reliability. The price is also mentioned favorably.

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This summary is based on the products: LG Hornet A250 Mobile Phone O2 Pay As You Go / Pre-Pay/ PAYG (Including £10 Airtime)LG Hornet A250 Mobile Phone O2 Pay As You Go / Pre-Pay/ PAYG (Including £10 Airtime)

May, 2017

Expert review by: Carly Page (

LG Hornet A250


The LG Hornet A250 is a phone that aims to make dialing, texting and emailing straight-forward, and thanks to its basic feature set and simple design, it certainly manages to make things easy.

The phone's stand-out feature is its large buttoned keypad, which sits within its sleek clamshell casing. Ideal for the elderly or those with large fingers, the backlit keys are big enough to reduce mistakes when tapping out messages, and makes...

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Mr.ghulam (

LG A250



does not come with headphones,so cant use radio or listen to music,also no cd comes with it so cant load music from computer easily

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Cindy (

LG A250


Nice looking phone ; Large keys for ease of use ; Would certainly recommend

Instruction leaflet that came with it wasn't very informative and I had to go to the O2 shop and speak to a very helpful guru who quickly showed me the workings! After that I found it a lovely easy phone to use ; Battery life doesn't seem to be as good...

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Linda (

LG A250


large fonts availble, good keys

takes a while to find your way around but worth it

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: David (

LG A250


easy to use


Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: J (

LG A250


have scored this phone so highly as I wanted a smart easy to use phone. Perfect


Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Julianne (

LG A250


Easy to use, looks good, long battery life ; Perfect for my granny

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: sue (

LG A250


inexpensive, easy to use, larger keypad, value for money

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

LG A250


Clam shell, large screen

Lack of instructions, complicated to set up but once set up then OK

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: alan (

LG A250


Large keys

Dec, 2011

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, MIDI, MP3, MP4 / AAC, AMR, MP3 / AAC, MP3
FM radio: Yes
Microphone included: Yes
Music player: Yes
Polyphonic rings quantity:64
Ringer type:Monophonic / MP3 / Polyphonic
Voice codecs:AMR-NB
Voice Recording: Yes

Call management

Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes


Auto Focus: No
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: No
Digital Zoom:2
Main camera resolution:1280 x 960
Main camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Multi-shot: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Self-timer: Yes
White Balance:Auto
Zoom capability: Yes


Specific absorption rate (SAR) value (EU):0.574

Data Transmission

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1 / 2.1+EDR
Infrared data port: No


Display:LCD / TFT
Display diagonal:5.59
Display number of colours:262144 colours / 65536 colours
Display Resolution:176 x 220
External display: Yes
External display diagonal:2.54
External display number of colours:Monochrome
External display resolution:96 x 64 / 96 x 96
Touchscreen: No

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite): No
Position location:N / No


Navigation key: Yes

Management features

Microphone mute: Yes


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Flash card support: Yes
Internal Memory:10 / 6
Maximum memory card size:4 / 8


E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
Data network:EDGE, GPRS, GSM
EDGE multislot class:12
GPRS multislot class:12
GSM bands supported:850,900,1800,1900
SIM card capability:Single SIM
WAP:1.0 / 2.0 / Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Other features

Headphone outputs:1
Operating system installed:N, -
Playable formats:MP3, AAC, AAC+, AAC++, AMR-NB, IMelody, Midi, MP4
Smartphone: No
TV-Out : No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Video capability: Yes

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes

Phone features

Active toolbar: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Form factor:Clamshell
Java technology: Yes
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm Clock / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Recorder / Alarm clock, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calendar, Games, To-do list
Phonebook capacity:1000
Speakerphone: Yes
Text prediction system:T9
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:Micro-USB B
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0


Battery Capacity:900
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):100 / 500
Talk time (2G):3 / 4

Technical Details

Alarm function: Yes
Colour of product:Black / Purple
Quad band (850/900/1800/1900):Y
Subscription type:No subscription
T9 text input: Yes
USB mass storage: Yes
Volume Control:Digital


Frame rate:15
Video call: No
Video capture resolution (max):176 x 144
Video compression formats:H.263 / H.263, MPEG4
Video Playback: Yes
Video recording: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.57 / 1.58
Height :9.98
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