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LG GU230

alaTest has collected and analyzed 124 reviews of LG GU230. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Comments about the battery and design are generally positive. The usability and performance also get good opinions. Reviews are divided on the sound.

size, performance, usability, design, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the LG GU230 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for LG GU230


alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of LG GU230 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG GU230 Dimsun - Unlocked Phone - US Warranty - BlackLG GU230 Dimsun - Unlocked Phone - US Warranty - Black

Jun, 2018

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LG GU230


I think the LG GU230 is great - It is easy to use has great features like the secret notes on the organiser section and is very easy to text with. I switched from a touch screen to this phone as the touch screen was driving me mad especially on texting...

I do not have any bad points

Mar, 2011

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LG GU230


Good that such a cheap phone has bluetooth connectivity and many other fearures.

Not discovered any yet.

Mar, 2011

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very pleased with purchase


Love the design

Mar, 2011

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Muckabout fone


this fone isnt the best but is very handy when in need of a fone asap

Feb, 2011

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LG GU230


all round good phone ,easy to use

Feb, 2011

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T-Mobile LG GU 230 Mobile Phone - Black


perfect my son was overjoyed with his phone and ur staff in sawansea brill

Feb, 2011

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good idea


It,s got the buttons what you cant sit on

Feb, 2011

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LG GU230


It is easy to use, battery last a good length of time

The volume on ring tones is not very loud

Feb, 2011

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LG GU230


Loud text and ring alert. Text reminder.

Cant delete all inbox in one go!

Jan, 2011

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LG GU230


not many


Jan, 2011

Product Specifications


FM radio: Yes
Microphone included: Yes
Music player: Yes
Polyphonic rings quantity:64
Ringer type:Polyphonic
Voice Recording: Yes


Auto Focus: No
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: No
Digital Zoom:2
Main camera resolution:1280 x 1024
Main camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Rear camera:Y
Rear Camera Resolution:1280 x 1024
Rear camera resolution (numeric):1.3

Data Transmission

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


Display:LCD / TFT
Display diagonal:5.59
Display number of colours:262144 colours
Display Resolution:176 x 200 / 176 x 220 / 240 x 400
Touchscreen: No

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite): No
Position location:N


Flash card support: Yes
Internal Memory:6 / 8
Internal storage capacity:2
Maximum memory card size:2


MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes


Data network:EDGE, GPRS
SIM card capability:Single SIM
WAP: Yes

Other features

Headphone outputs:1
Interface:micro USB B
Networking type:GSM / GSM, EDGE / GSM, UMTS
Operating Frequency:850/900/1800/1900
Phone camera type:SMOS
Playable formats:AAC, MP3, WMA, RA, AMR, MIDI / AAC/MP3/WMA/RA/AMR/MIDI / MP3
Playback formats:AAC, MP3, WMA, RA, AMR, MIDI / AAC/MP3/WMA/RA/AMR/MIDI / MP3
Smartphone: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Video capability: Yes

Phone features

Form factor:Slider
Java technology: Yes
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calendar
Phonebook capacity:1000
Speakerphone: Yes
Text prediction system:T9
Text prediction system type:T9
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:2.5 mm
USB connector type:Standard


Battery Capacity:900
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:3.7
Standby time (2G):350 / 580
Talk time (2G):3.5 / 9

Technical Details

Colour of product:Black / Pink / Silver


Frame rate:15
Maximum frame rate:15
Video call: No
Video capture resolution (max):176 x 144
Video compression formats:H.263, MPEG4

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.2 / 1.38 / 1.52
Height :10.4 / 10.9 / 4.8
Width:10.8 / 4.8 / 5.29
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