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LG KM900 Arena

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1345 reviews of LG KM900 Arena. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Comments about the portability and design are on the whole positive. The performance and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some critical views about the apps and reception.

size, usability, performance, design, portability

battery, reliability, reception, apps

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the LG KM900 Arena is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for LG KM900 Arena

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 user reviews of LG KM900 Arena from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the durability and design are generally positive. The portability and camera also get good feedback. The GPS navigation and reliability get less positive views, and opinions are divided on the price.

usability, camera, portability, design, durability

performance, battery, reliability, GPS navigation

42% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG KM900 Arena Sim Free Mobile Phone - SilverLG KM900 Arena Sim Free Mobile Phone - Silver

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for LG KM900 Arena

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 user reviews of LG KM900 Arena from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. People really like the performance. The camera also gets good opinions. Many are less positive about the usability.

price, camera, performance

usability

69% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG Arena KM900 Arena Unlocked Quad-Band Touch Screen Cell Phone with 5MP Camera, Bluetooth, gps navigation and Wi-Fi --International Version with WarrLG Arena KM900 Arena Unlocked Quad-Band Touch Screen Cell Phone with 5MP Camera, Bluetooth, gps navigation and Wi-Fi --International Version with Warr

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

LG KM900 Arena

 

Out of the box, the Arena immediately feels like the premium handset it is designed to be, constructed from a mixture of brushed, gloss and anodised metals, with the large tempered glass display. With two versions available, we feel that overall the...

User interface, feature set, build quality, screen quality, audio quality, bundled headphones are pretty good

Accelerometer doesn't always play nice, questionable third party software support, Wi-Fi doesn't support all data tasks, screen not so good in bright conditions

On paper the KM900 Arena is a very comprehensive offering, meeting pretty much all the tech specs you could want. The S-Class user interface is also pretty good, pulling together all of the features of the phone nicely. However the real question is...

Apr, 2009

Expert review by: Gareth Beavis (techradar.com)

LG KM900 Arena review

 

Is LG's latest touchscreen phone worthy of the flagship tag? We put it through its paces

Lovely high resolution touchscreen ; The S-Class customisable home screens helps make navigation simple

Inputting text is far too inaccurate and clicking links in the internet browser is sometimes very difficult

Overall, it's a classy package, just unfortunately let down by some rather large accuracy errors

Mar, 2009

Expert review by: Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

LG KM900 Arena - First Look

 

One of the hot launches of Mobile World Congress was the LG KM900 Arena, the dinky full-touch device. As we spent a fair amount of time with this handset whilst on the ground at the show, we thought it only fair to share these experiences. Can it truly...

S-Class interface, Dolby Mobile sound, compact, 3.5mm jack, build quality

Might be too small for some, might not have as wide application support as other platforms

Feb, 2009

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

LG KM900 Arena review

 

LG's KM900 Arena is a touchscreen smartphone with multi-touch support, which places it in direct competition with Apple's iPhone.

May, 2009

Recommended!

Expert review by: Sandra Vogel (trustedreviews.com)

LG Arena KM900

 

The Arena KM900 is LG's latest full-face touchscreen handset - and Sandra likes it.

The Arena is a great little mobile. Brimming with features and with a well-designed user interface. Just don't expect too much from that claim of '3D'.

Mar, 2009

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

LG KM900 Arena review

 

The Arena touch phone ushers in LG's swanky new S-Class user interface. Should you be licking your fingers in anticipation?

LG’s best touch phone to date and great for shooting video, but not quite accomplished enough to trouble the iPhone

Mar, 2009

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Stuff magazine

 

The Arena touch phone ushers in LG's swanky new S-Class user interface. Should you be licking your fingers in anticipation?

LG's best touch phone to date and great for shooting video, but not quite accomplished enough to trouble the iPhone

Mar, 2009

Expert review by: Editorial Team (recombu.com)

LG Arena KM900 Review

 

With 8GB of memory, a 5-megapixel camera and a super-duper new interface, the LG Arena certainly has a lot to shout about.What we likeThe LG Arena KM900 looks great, boasting sleek curves and polished…

Mar, 2009

EISA Award - Best Product

Expert review by: EISA (eisa.eu)

European Green Mobile Phone 2009-2010 -> LG KM900 (Arena)

 

LG's KM900, otherwise known as the Arena, is not only striking in appearance but is also the 'greenest' fully featured mobile phone on the market today. The Arena is up with the best in terms of its environmentally friendly packaging but sets the...

Jun, 2009

Expert review by: letsgomobile.org (letsgomobile.org)

LG Arena incelemesi

 

L G açısından 2008, sadece dünya çapında 100 milyon satış rakamına ulaşması ile değil aynı zamanda ciddi anlamda daha büyük bir pazar payına sahip olmasıyla da çok başarılı bir seneydi. Yüksek satış rakamlarının bir sonucu olarak LG şu anda Motorola'yı...

Jun, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio formats supported:AC3, MIDI, MP3 / MP3
FM radio: Yes
Microphone included: Yes
Music player: Yes
Polyphonic rings quantity:72
Ringer type:Polyphonic
Voice codecs:AMR
Voice Recording: Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:1000
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):300
Talk time (2G):3.5 / 4

Call management

Auto-redialing: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Camera

Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash:No / Yes
Camera resolution:2592 x 1944
Digital Zoom:4 / 8
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera type:Single camera
Main camera resolution:2592 x 1944
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera:Y
Rear Camera Resolution:2592 x 1944
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Second Camera: Yes
Sensor Type:CMOS
Video capture resolution (max):720 x 480

Data Transmission

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR / 2.1+EDR
Infrared data port:No / Yes

Design

Colour of product:Pink / Silver
Form factor:Bar

Display

Display:TFT
Display diagonal:7.62
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours / 262144 colours
Display Resolution:480 x 800
Display Type:TFT
Touchscreen: Yes

GPS Performance

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes
Position location:Y / Yes

Keyboard

Keyboard layout:QWERTY / QWERTZ
Media keys (play/pause, stop, forward, rewind): Yes

Memory

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Flash card support: Yes
Internal Memory:7373 / 7500 / 8000 / 8192
Internal storage capacity:32
Maximum memory card size:32

Messaging

E-mail: Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Text prediction system:T9
Text prediction system type:T9

Multimedia

FM radio: Yes

Navigation

GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes
Position location:Y

Networking

2G standards:EDGE, GPRS / EDGE, GPRS, HSCSD
3G: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR / 2.1+EDR
Data network:3G, EDGE, GPRS / EDGE, GPRS / GPRS / GPRS, HSDPA, EDGE
GSM bands supported:850,900,1800,1900
SIM card capability:Single SIM
WAP:2.0
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g

Other features

Browser supported:Teleco Q7 / XHTML, WML, WCSS
Headphone outputs:1
Interface:USB 2.0
Java technology: Yes
Music player: Yes
Networking type:GSM / GSM, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA / GSM/GPRS/EDGE
Operating Frequency:850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 850/900/1800/1900/2100
Phone camera type:VGA
Phonebook capacity:1000
Picture quality:Y
Playable formats:MP3 / MP3 / AAC / AAC+ / eAAC+ / WMA / WAV / MIDI / MP3, WMA, AMR, MIDI, AAC, AAC+, e-AAC+, AC3, WAV / MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+
Playback formats:MP3 / MP3 / AAC / AAC+ / eAAC+ / WMA / WAV / MIDI / MP3, WMA, AMR, MIDI, AAC, AAC+, e-AAC+, AC3, WAV / MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+
Ringer type:Polyphonic
Smartphone: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Video capability: Yes
Wireless Technology:802.11b / g / Wi-Fi

Performance

Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Notes, Stopwatch, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes, To-do list
Push-to-Talk (PTT): Yes
Video call: Yes

Phone features

Form factor:Bar
Java technology: Yes
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Notes, Stopwatch, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes, To-do list
Phonebook capacity:1000
Speakerphone: Yes
Text prediction system:T9
Text prediction system type:T9
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:Micro

Power

Battery Capacity:1000
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):100 / 300
Talk time (2G):3.8 / 3.84 / 4

Storage

Internal Memory:7200 / 8192
Maximum memory card size:32

Technical Details

Colour of product:Black / Pink / Silver
Image formats supported:BMP, JPG, WBMP
Subscription type:No subscription
Type:Feature phone
User manual recycled paper: Yes
Volume Control:Digital

Video

Frame rate:15 / 30
Maximum frame rate:15 / 30
Video call: Yes
Video capture resolution (max):720 x 480
Video compression formats:3GP, AVI, DIVX, MP4, MPEG4, WMV, XVID / 3gp, DivX, H.263, Mpeg4

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.2 / 5.53
Height :1.2 / 10.6 / 5.53
Weight:105 / 108
Width:10.6 / 5.53