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LG Optimus Chat C550

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews of LG Optimus Chat C550. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price and camera. The performance and usability also get good opinions, but there are some mixed reviews about the reliability. Some have doubts about the screen and durability.

size, usability, performance, camera, price

durability, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the LG Optimus Chat C550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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LG Optimus Chat C550


The LG Optimus Chat C550 is a basic feature phone that runs on the Android 2.2 operating system. It features a touch screen on the front of the phone and a slide out QWERTY keyboard for faster text messaging. Beyond simple text messaging, the C550 can...

Dec, 2011

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:1280 / 1500
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):100 / 440
Talk time (2G):4 / 5

Call management

Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes


Auto Focus:No / Yes
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: No
Camera resolution:2048 x 1536
Digital Zoom:4
Front Camera: No
Geotagging: Yes
ISO sensitivity:400
Main camera resolution (numeric):3
Maximum frame rate:24
Rear Camera Resolution:2048 x 1536
Rear camera resolution (numeric):3
Second Camera: No
Video capture resolution (max):640 x 480
Video recording: Yes
White Balance:Auto


Colour of product:Black / Black, Blue / Black, Silver
Form factor:Slider


Display diagonal:7.11
Display number of colours:262144 colours
Display Resolution:240 x 320 / 320 x 240 / 320 x 480
Display Type:LCD
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard: Yes
Keyboard layout:QWERTY


E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes
Text prediction system:T9


Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, MP3, WMA
FM radio: Yes
Video formats supported:H.263, H.264, MPEG4, WMV
Voice codecs:AMR-NB


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


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:900,1700,2100
3G standards:HSDPA, HSUPA / HSPA
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1
Data network:3G
EDGE multislot class:12
GPRS multislot class:12
SIM card capability:Single SIM
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other features

Java technology: Yes
Music player: Yes
Ringer type:MP3 / Polyphonic
Video Playback: Yes
Voice Recording: Yes

Packaging Content

Battery charger included: Yes
Cables included:USB
Headset included: Yes
Memory Card Included:microSD
Quick start guide: Yes


Microphone mute: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:2.2
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Games, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calendar
Subscription type:No subscription

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB port: Yes


Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:2.2


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Included memory card size:2
Internal Memory:140
Internal storage capacity:0.150
Maximum memory card size:32
USB mass storage: Yes


Subscription type:No subscription

Weight & Dimensions

Height :10.9