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LG U830

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews of LG U830. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and sound. The performance and portability also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the camera and battery.

design, portability, performance, sound, screen

battery, camera

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the LG U830 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: tech.co.uk staff (techradar.com)

LG U830 review

 

Choc full of LG goodness

Stylish design ; Very large internal memory ; Good MP3 player performance

Quirky speakerphone ; No expandable memory card support ; Not as elegant as the original Chocolate

A good multimedia all-rounder that's almost as desirable as the original Chocolate

Apr, 2007

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

LG U830 HSDPA Phone

 

LG follows up the Chocolate with the U830. Will you be taking a bite?

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

LG U830 review

 

A Chocolate clamshell with a creamy HSPDA filling, the U830 promises to be both tasty fashion phone and speedy web tool

The brainiest Chocolate phone yet, but with too many compromises to realise its potential. If you want an LG fashion phone, get a Shine

Mar, 2007

Expert review by: (totalmobilemag.com)

LG U830

 

Resistance seems to be futile. Everyone who sees and touches it can't help but be seduced by the Chocolate phone. LG's sleek, smooth, dark sliderphone handset was one of the sales sensation of 2006; now it comes in clamshell flavour

Stylish design, Very large internal memory, Good MP3 player performance

Quirky speakerphone, No expandable memory card support, Not as elegant as the original Chocolate

A good multimedia all-rounder that's almost as desirable as the original Chocolate

Apr, 2007

Expert review by: (3g.co.uk)

LG U830 3G Phone Review

 

LG has spawned another member of the Chocolate family but this time the familiar-looking U830 arrives fitted with a 3.5G wireless engine.

A very stylish design plus it's HSDPA ready when 3 eventually rolls out its 3.5G network.

It is stylish but LG has disappointed by sticking with the KG810 design.

It's nothing new, but the U830 is the most stylish of the new breed of HSDPA phones

Feb, 2007

Expert review by: Ross Catanzariti (goodgearguide.com.au)

LG U830 (Chocolate)

 

LG has continued its 'Chocolate' range of mobile phones with the release of the HSDPA capable U830, a successor to the [[prodid:1852]]. The form factor has changed from a slider to a clamshell, and the number of touch sensitive controls has been...

HSDPA capable, sleek and stylish design, bright and clear displays, good sound quality and above average headphones, excellent hands-free speakerphone ;

No memory card slot, below average camera, poor implementation of touch sensitive media controls, poor battery life ;

Battery life is a major disappointment, rated at a paltry two hours of talk time and only 180 hours of standby time. We had to charge the U830 every single night during testing. The battery life will also diminish significantly when the MP3 player and...

Mar, 2007

Expert review by: Alex Kidman (cnet.com.au)

LG Chocolate U830

 

LG takes another Chocolate out of its box of tricks, but this particular phone isn't entirely sweet.

Sleek form factor ; Good keypad ; HSDPA

Poor battery life ; Limited memory

LG rates the U830 with a standby time of up to 250 hours, but with a low actual talk time of only 110 minutes. Our testing concurs with both figures; in a low-usage environment the U830 lasted for a number of days, but as soon as we started calling,...

Apr, 2007

Expert review by: Mobile Gazette (mobilegazette.com)

LG U830

 

The LG U830 is available now on the Hutchison 3 network.

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: tallara (cnet.com.au)

LG Chocolate U830

 

i have this phone.. pretty ehh.. getting new one soon after having it for a yr

good camera ; keyboard easy to use ; bluetooth ; pretty loud speakers

turns it self off sometimes ; the sim card moves and unactives ; the menu goes all weirdo sometimes ; scratches and gets dirty easy ; touch pad very sensitive in my pocket.. i nearly got my phone taken off me in class for it.. crap memory

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: shane (cnet.com.au)

LG Chocolate U830

 

had it for 2 years and its fine.battery good,especially when it came with two,and i not yet used the other one.

slim... the screen is covered,and talking to someone is very clear

the 3d speakers not loud enough..listen to the nokia N95 8GB, you will understand

Nov, 2008

Product Specifications

Camera

Autofocus: No
Built-in Camera:Double Camera
Built-in Flash: Yes
Video Resolution in Pixel:Unknown

Configuration

Audio Formats : Yes
Audio Playback: Yes
AUDIOFORMATS: Yes
Dual SIM Card: No
GPS Receiver: No
I-Mode: No
Integrated Radio: No
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: Yes
User Interface for Text:Telephone Keyboard
Video Client: Yes

Connectivity

A2DP: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: No
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: Yes
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
WiFi Data Exchange: No

Data Transfer

EDGE: No
GPRS: Yes
HSCSD: No
HSDPA: Yes
Technology:WCDMA (UMTS)

Display

Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:262.144
Number of Displays:2

General Features

Design:Shell
Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Proprietary
Operating System Version:CLOSED PROPRIET
Operator:3 / O2
Product Type:Mobile Phone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack

Messaging

E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: No
Push email: No

Processor

Processor Brand:Not Applicable
Processor Number:Not Applicable
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