It feesl light in the hand, but looks stylish, with a glossy black finish and chrome edging at the top and bottom. Blog News Reviews Guides. Pictures look great on the screen both for taking and viewing your photos. LG’s crop of lower priced handsets is plentiful and each has its own little pinch of LG-style stardust to make it seem a bit different from the others. Unfortunately, the lack of an accelerometer means you have to tap a button to call this keyboard up, rather than simply turning the handset on its side, as you do with most smart phones. Continue to next page 01 Bluetooth, A2DP Announced date:

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In portrait mode, you have to enter text using an on-screen alphanumeric keyboard, but, unlike some of its rivals, the Snap has a full Qwerty landscape keyboard too.

Continue to next page 01 We’ll come back to that in more depth later. The new no-compromise MacBook.

LG Viewty Snap GM review: LG Viewty Snap GM – CNET

The first acts as a repository for your widgets. Unfortunately, the lack of an accelerometer means you have to tap a button to call this keyboard up, rather than snpa turning the handset on its side, as you do with most smart phones.

Online since Secure site. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. The touch-screen could be more responsive, anap the GPRS speeds slow everything down. This works well and saves time – provided you can remember which gesture you have assigned to which program. At x 53 x 12mm it should fit neatly into most pockets. Open the main menu and you’ll find a plethora of other icons arranged across two screens. The third has shortcuts to your favourite applications such as Facebook.


It generally works well, although to wake the phone from sleep mode requires swiping your finger up the screen and can take a couple of tries.

June Battery life when playing multimedia: Being confined to GPRS speeds also makes internet browsing slow, which is double frustrating because the three-inch screen makes web browsing a constant temptation. The End button doubles up as a back button as well, so you can quickly leave the app you’re using and get back to the home screen. Although Samsung has recently made the jump to capacitive screens with mid-range phones like the MonteLG has opted to equip the Snap with the resistive kind, which is less responsive.

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LG Viewty Snap GM360 Review

We would have liked to have seen the capability to upload photos to Facebook directly from the camera but instead you have to launch the app and use the upload feature there. When the phone’s in portrait mode you get a number keypad with T9.

But similarly priced Android-toting handsets offer far more features for a similar price. There’s even some fake brushed metal on the button area at the bottom of the front fascia.


There’s a trio of buttons under the screen, two of which offer Call and End functions, while the neat centre button opens up a tabbed shortcuts area to running and favourite apps.

This dnap slows down the internet but does keep the handset a svelte size.

LG Viewty Snap GM review

Nevertheless, the screen, although fairly small, has a decent resolution for a phone in this price bracket llg x pixels.

The right-hand edge of the handset houses thin volume rockers and a camera shortcut on this strip, while the left-hand edge has a micro USB charger sitting under a hinged cover.

While the screen is fairly sensitive to touch input, there are occasions when you’ll find yourself having to press it a couple of times before it will register your input correctly. Once you’ve been guided through the initial set-up wizard, you’re presented with a home screen that’s divided into three panels.

LG GM360 Viewty Snap

Don’t get too excited, though — the latter’s not an optical zoom. Visit manufacturer site for details. No need to top up. Despite the low cost of the GM, the camera is a good as you would expect from a Viewty handset.

Below the three-inch touch-screen sit three discreet keys for call, call end and launching apps.