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LG KP500 Cookie

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6108 reviews of LG KP500 Cookie. 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. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and performance. The price and usability also get good views, whereas some have doubts about the connectivity and GPS navigation.

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battery, durability, reliability, GPS navigation, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the LG KP500 Cookie is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 193 user reviews of LG KP500 Cookie from The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Reviews about the screen and camera are generally positive. The price and portability are also appreciated. There are mixed comments on the durability and performance. Some have doubts about the reception and reliability.

usability, portability, price, camera, screen

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63% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG KP500 Cookie Sim Free Mobile Phone - BlackLG KP500 Cookie Sim Free Mobile Phone - Black

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: ( review summary for LG KP500 Cookie


alaTest has collected and analyzed 463 user reviews of LG KP500 Cookie from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Reviewers are impressed by the performance and portability. The design and price also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the reliability and battery.

usability, price, design, portability, performance

battery, reliability

78% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG KP500 Cookie Unlocked Phone with 3.2 MP Camera and Digital Media Player--International Version (Black)LG KP500 Cookie Unlocked Phone with 3.2 MP Camera and Digital Media Player--International Version (Black)

Mar, 2017

Expert review by: Tech staff (

LG Cookie KP500 review


The iPhone lookalike for those hit by the credit crunch

Touchscreen control ; Affordable price ; Minimalist design ; Onscreen widgets ; 3-megapixel camera ; Music player ; MicroSD memory card support ; Mostly good user interface ; Virtual Qwerty keyboard text input option

No smartphone capability ; No 3G ; No Wi-Fi ; No GPS ; Texting can be tricky ; Virtual Qwerty keyboard keys too small for quick typing ; Motion-controlled games limited ; Widgets are limited ; Camera quality isn't great ; Average quality supplied...

It doesn't do all the high-end stuff that other top-of-range touchscreen models do, and its text inputing will put off some. But the user interface is generally good to use. And for mobile buyers on a restricted budget who want their share of...

Jan, 2009

Expert review by: Rachel Day (

LG KP500 Cookie


LG has gone touchscreen crazy recently, launching a range of different devices with varying feature sets. The Renoir obviously is at the top of the pile with multimedia and camera options aplenty, perhaps making your compact camera feel a little...

Budget touchscreen handset in a slim shell

Not as fully-featured as the Renoir, but a fraction of the price

That said, there’s not a whole lot not to dislike with the LG Cookie, when you consider that this is a touchscreen budget mobile phone. The camera may only be 3-megapixel, but it’s almost as fully-featured as the Renoir, minus the luxuries such as GPS...

Dec, 2008

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

LG Cookie KP500


It looks similar to LG's award-winning Renoir so can we expect a similar showing from the company's Cookie?

May, 2011

Expert review by: (

Stuff magazine


LG has kindly baked a touch phone for punters on a strict prepay budget. But is the Cookie tasty or stale?

An affordable and appealing introduction to the world of touch phones if you don't do much web browsing

Dec, 2008

Expert review by: Emma (

LG Cookie (LG KP500) Review


Matt mentioned that LG seem to be coming up with some popular touchscreen handsets. Well it seems that LG have created a much more affordable touchscreen handset with the LG Cookie KP500. The Cookie comes in a range of colours and has a...

Slim design ; Large 3" screen ; Quite lightweight ; Handwriting recognition

Slower texting with the touch screen keypad ; No flash ; No Autofocus ; No 3G ; No WIFI

Jun, 2009

Expert review by: Mobile Tech Addicts (

Expert Review


On the other hand, if you’re looking for an affordable touchscreen phone to use mainly for calls and aren’t bothered about gadgets and fancy features, then this may be the phone for you. Making/receiving calls is easy and the sound quality is clear and...

Jun, 2009

Expert review by: paul_smart (

LG KP500 Mobile Phone : LG KP500 (Cookie) Mobile Phone


This is a touch screen phone (no keyboard) but for those whose handwriting is better than mine almost everything can be written using the provided stylus, however there is a soft keypad for people like me.

The KP500 mobile phone from LG, also referred to as 'Cookie' measures 10.5x5.5x1cm and weights less than 90grams. Mine was black with a metallic grey strip around the edge. The face has a 6.5x4cm screen. The 140 page User Guide is very comprehensive....

Jun, 2009

Expert review by: Thomas McKinnon (

LG KP500 FreeTouch


This attractively-priced full touchscreen handset is complete with the latest touch technology and features found in the existing high-end full touchscreen handsets currently available on the market for a fraction of the price.

It has a 3\

It lack 3G and Wi-Fi connectivity so browsing is not a strong point.

May, 2009

Expert review by: (

LG - Cookie KP500


LG certainly has a knack for bizarre names when it comes to mobile phones. We don't know why the KP500 is also called the Cookie, and can't begin to hazard a guess. But maybe that's not ...

The LG Cookie is a touchscreen mobile phone without a premium price tag. It looks good and has some clever features, but an average camera, lack of 3G and shortage of internal memory are among the let-downs.

May, 2009

Expert review by: Maggie Holland (

LG Cookie (KP500)


Want a nice-looking touchscreen mobile but on a budget? LG's Cookie might satisfy your hunger

Classy design / Good value / Lightweight / Large screen / Intuitive and responsive interface

No 3G, Wi-Fi or GPS / 12fps video recording / No camera auto focus or flash / Proprietary headphone jack

All in all, the Cookie has left a pretty sweet taste in our mouths. If you’re the sort of person who keeps losing your phone and don’t want to resort to lugging something ugly and dispensable around – and you’re not going to let a little thing like...

Jan, 2009

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, MP3, WAV, WMA / AAC, MP3, WAV, WMA
FM radio: Yes
Microphone included: Yes
Music player:No / Yes
Polyphonic rings quantity:64
Ringer type:MP3 / Polyphonic
Voice Recording: Yes


Battery Capacity:900
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):350
Talk time (2G):3.5

Call management

Call timer: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes


Auto Focus:No / Yes
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash:No / Yes
Camera resolution:2048 x 1536
Digital Zoom:2 / 4 / 7
Main camera resolution:2048 x 1536 / 240 x 400
Main camera resolution (numeric):3 / 3.15
Photo effects:Negative film, Sepia
Rear Camera Resolution:2048 x 1536
Second Camera: No
Sensor Type:CMOS
White Balance:Auto

Data Transmission

Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP
Bluetooth version:2.0 / 2.0+EDR / 2.1 / 2.1+EDR
Infrared data port:No / Yes


Colour of product:Brown
Form factor:Bar


Display:LCD / TFT
Display diagonal:7.62
Display number of colours:262144 colours
Display Resolution:240 x 320 / 240 x 400
Display Type:TFT
External display: No
Touchscreen:No / Yes

GPS Performance

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


Keyboard layout:QWERTY / QWERTZ

Management features

Support for contact groups: Yes


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Flash card support: Yes
Internal Memory:40 / 48 / 64
Internal storage capacity:8
Maximum memory card size:16 / 8


E-mail: Yes
E-mail protocols:POP3
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes


FM radio: Yes


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR
EDGE multislot class:10
GPRS multislot class:10
GSM bands supported:850,900,1800,1900
SIM card capability:Single SIM
Wi-Fi:No / Yes
Wi-Fi standards: No

Other features

Browser supported:xHTML
Built-in processor:STE 4910
Connection to PC: Yes
Interface:USB / USB 2.0
Java technology: Yes
Language available: T9 input:Y
Operating Frequency:850/900/1800/1900 / 900/1800/1900
Phonebook capacity:1000
Power requirements:3.7V
Ringer type:Polyphonic
Smartphone: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Video capability: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Headphones included: Yes


Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes, To-do list

Phone features

Embedded games:4
Form factor:Bar
Java technology: Yes
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm Clock / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calendar, Notes / Alarm clock, Calendar, Stopwatch / Alarm clock, Detailed contact information / Alarm clock, Games / Calculator, Calendar, Converter
Phonebook capacity:1000
Speakerphone: Yes
Text prediction system:T9
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:Standard
USB version:2.0


Battery Capacity:900 / 950
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):100 / 350 / 360
Talk time (2G):2.5 / 3.5 / 4


Internal Memory:40

Technical Details

Colour of product:Black / Blue / Brown / Pink / Purple / Silver / White
Device lock: Yes
Display Type:TFT
Subscription type:No subscription / Prepaid
Technical features:MSC, PC-Suite III, RDS / PC-sync
Type:Feature phone
USB mass storage: Yes
Volume Control:Digital


Frame rate:12 / 24
Preview frame rate:24
Video call: No
Video capture resolution (max):240 x 400 / 320 x 240
Video compression formats:3GP, H.263, MPEG4 / 3GP, MP4 / 3gp, MPEG4 / MPEG4

Weight & Dimensions

Height :10.7 / 5.54
Weight:86 / 89 / 90
Width:10.7 / 5.54