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LG KC550

alaTest has collected and analyzed 635 reviews of LG KC550. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Comments about the battery and design are overall positive. The size and camera also get good feedback. There are some negative views about the connectivity and reception.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the LG KC550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of LG KC550 from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on

67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG KC550 Mobile Phone with 5 MegaPixel CameraLG KC550 Mobile Phone with 5 MegaPixel Camera

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : . (

LG KC550 review


Is a five megapixel cameraphone always a good bet?

Stylish looking design ; 5 megapixel camera ; Great music player and FM radio ; Motion sensor for games and gallery ; Better than average video capture

Cheap casing ; No 3G or Wi-Fi ; Quirky motion sensor accelerometer ; No 3.5mm headphone jack ; Pictures weren't as good as expected

A good looking but cheap feeling device with a better than average specified camera that doesn't really deliver on its promises

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : Stuart Miles (

LG KC550 mobile phone


While the biggest and normally best phones are available to contract customers looking to sign up to 18-month contracts, when it comes to PAYG offerings the choice can be limited. LG are hoping to capitalise on this with the 5-megapixel KC550; but does...

Camera, simple, easy to use

No 3G, accelerometer games basic

With no 3G capabilities this isn't a phone for the web surfer, however it will offer you a simple-to-use phone with 5-megapixel camera and a few extra tricks to boot.

Jul, 2008

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (

LG KC550


LG's KC550 slider is on the chunky side, but then it does sport a 5-megapixel camera and a reasonable price.

May, 2011

Expert review by (

LG KC550 review


Five megapixel camphones were once premium gadgets, but LG's latest camphone claims to produce glorious photos for pittance

It’s no mobile A-lister, but the KC550 offers style and a good camera for not much money

Jul, 2008

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Stuff magazine


Five megapixel camphones were once premium gadgets, but LG's latest camphone claims to produce glorious photos for pittance

It's no mobile A-lister, but the KC550 offers style and a good camera for not much money

Jul, 2008

Expert review by : Mobile Fone Reviews (

LG KC550 Orsay


The LG KC550 Orsay is a sleek and stylish super-slim slide design mobile phone that features a fantastic 5 mega-pixel camera with a Schneider Kreuznach lens, auto-focus and other superb imaging features. The LG KC550 also features a music player with a...

Jun, 2008

Expert review by : Andrew Gould (

LG KC550


The LG-KC550 is designed to easily capture fantastic moments that require a speedy reaction and its dedicated keys allow users to access the most frequently used camera functions with just one click.

Its Schneider-Kreuznach lens, autofocus, image stabiliser and macro features are great additions.

It lacks a Xenon flash which would have added nicely to its camera features.

May, 2009

Expert review by (

LG - KC550


Phones at the leading edge are currently offering 8-megapixel cameras, but 5-megapixel ones are far from ubiquitous and arguably a better value for money proposition. If you want the quality and clarity that 8 megapixels offers ...

If you are on a budget and looking for a 5-megapixel cameraphone this could be your ideal handset. The TV-out is a bonus but you'll need to buy a cable to take advantage of it.

Nov, 2008


Expert review by : Damien McFerran (

LG KC550 Orsay


Shoot first, ask questions later

It's not the best looking device LG has ever produced and the lack of 3G is disappointing but the KC550 excels in practically every other regard and is therefore worthy of a glowing recommendation

Sep, 2008

Expert review by : paul_smart (

LG KC550 Mobile Phone


This is another in a growing band of phones with a 5mega pixel camera. While I doubt this will ever replace a digital camera for a photographer but, as everyone always seems to take their mobile phone with them it can be where a digital camera is not.

This phone certainly has a solid feel. It is 10x5x1.5 when closed and this increases by another 3.5cm when the screen is moved up to reveal the 12 key keypad. The phone weights 90grams. The screen on the KC550 is 4.9x3.8cm and is clear and easy to...

Sep, 2008

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:MP3
FM radio: Yes
Microphone included: Yes
Music player: Yes
Polyphonic rings quantity:64
Ringer type:Polyphonic
Voice Recording: Yes


Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5


Body SAR (EU):0.665
Head SAR (EU):0.348

Data Transmission

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
Infrared data port: No


Display diagonal:6.1
Display number of colours:262144 colours
Display Resolution:240 x 320
External display: No
Touchscreen: No

GPS Performance

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
GPS:No / Yes
GPS (satellite):No / Yes
Position location:No / Yes


Keyboard layout:QWERTY


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Flash card support: Yes
Flash memory:4096
Internal Memory:12 / 14 / 90
Internal storage capacity:4


E-mail: Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes


Data network:EDGE, GPRS / GPRS, GSM, EDGE
SIM card capability:Single SIM
WAP:2.0 / Yes
Wi-Fi:No / Yes

Other features

Interface:USB / USB, PC Sync
Language available: T9 input:Y
Networking type:GSM / GSM/EDGE
Operating Frequency:900/1800/1900
Phone camera type:CMOS AF
Playable formats:MIDI, MP3 / MIDI,WAV,MP3, WMA, WMV, AMR, AAC, AAC++ / MP3/WAV/AAC++/WMA/RA
Playback formats:MIDI, MP3 / MIDI,WAV,MP3, WMA, WMV, AMR, AAC, AAC++ / MP3/WAV/AAC++/WMA/RA
Smartphone: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Video capability: Yes

Phone features

Embedded games:1
Form factor:Slider
Java technology: Yes
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm Clock / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, To-do list
Phonebook capacity:1000
Speakerphone: Yes
Text prediction system:T9
Text prediction system type:T9
Vibrating Alert: Yes


Battery Capacity:900
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):270 / 450 / 6
Talk time (2G):2.5 / 450 / 6

Technical Details

Colour of product:Black / Pink / Silver / White
Multimedia:TXT, PDF, DOC, PPT, XLS
Subscription type:No subscription
Type:Feature phone


Frame rate:30
Maximum frame rate:30
Preview frame rate:30
Video capture resolution (max):720 x 480
Video compression formats:3GP, DivX, MP4

Weight & Dimensions

Height :9.69
Weight:110 / 120
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