This phone will appeal all to the females out there! The new LG Pink - with it’s distinctive colouring definitely makes a bold statement - as will the solid precision of the slide mechanism which encases a reliable mobile phone with 2 megapixel camera.
The thing that really strikes you when you hold the LG Shine - whether it’s this newly released PINK version or the original LG KE970 is the gleam and superior finish to it’s casing. This slide phone feels like it's made of high quality stuff indeed.
The phone comes with a shiny stainless steel PINK casing & with a large mirror effect screen. The LG Shine PINK is a beautiful & highly capable mobile phone.
The large screen provides a screen resolution of 240 x 320 pixels on a 2.2 Inch high colour screen. The screen provides the user with a sharp & clear viewing tool which comes with the stylish mirror effect feature.
The user can take photos & record video footage with ease using the built in imaging features. The user can save, edit, share & store their photos & video footage. The LG Shine PINK comes with a photo album & video gallery which allows the user to store & locate their photos & video easily.
On the front of the LG Shine PINK the scroll dial is positioned that lets you scroll through the menu. Speaking of menus the LG Shine PINK features an innovative new menu system. There are basically two options for how you want the menu to appear on your screen: as a list or as grid. The menu is easy to work with so you'll soon be able to find all the main functions and navigate your way around. However, in order to get the most out of the scroll dial we think the list the best choice. The menu items are then reproduced in text, one right below the other, including a tiny icon. Once used to the list and the scroll dial, you'll be scrolling through the menu in no-time at all.
On the right side of the phone the buttons for the volume and the MP3 player have been placed next to the button for the digital camera. The numerical buttons are made of plastic and of a nice size. At first sight these buttons appear to be made of metal.
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The LG Shine PINK is also equipped with a digital auto focus camera. This camera offers 2 Megapixel and a Schneider-Kreuznach lens. If you want to use the camera, all you have to do is press the release button and the camera will be activated. In addition, the LG Shine features a small flash that you can turn on and off. In on mode, the flash will be on continuously. It's a pity they didn't equip the LG Shine with an automatic flash because now you have to turn the flash on and off which may make you miss a photographic moment. In general pictures taken by LG Shine PINK are fine, certainly when you take them outdoors in broad daylight. You can select various qualities and resolution settings. The lowest resolution is 320x240 and the highest is 1600x1200 pixels. Besides that you can choose from the following quality settings: normal, fine and superfine. It even has a white balance, so if a picture turns out a bit yellowish or bluish, you simply adjust the white balance setting and the image will go back to its normal colour.
LG have placed a button on the outside of the LG Shine for activating the MP3 player. It saves you going into the menu and search for the activation mode. The MP3 player is easy to use and operation of it is straightforward. Pressing the MP3 player button immediately shows a list of all the songs that are on the phone. The selected song can be played by pressing the scroll dial. LG deliver a headset with the LG KE970. The cable is divided in two which is very convenient. The first part functions also as an adapter which enables connecting a normal headset.
Summary: All in all LG have put together a remarkable high quality telephone, with solid exterior and a trendy appearance. . The LG Shine is easy to operate which will be to the benefit of the novices among us who are just starting to use a mobile phone.
Features of the LG SHINE PINK include:
- 2 megapixel camera with Flash & White Balance
- MP3 Player
- Video and Video 3 GPP Streaming
- Tri Band Technology (GSM 900, GSM 1800 & GSM 1900)
LG Shine PINK Specifications:
- Length: 98 mm
- Width: 51 mm
- Depth: 14 mm
- Weight: 115g
- Talk Time 3 Hours
- Standby 280 Hours
- Extra Information:
- 2.2 Inch TFT 256k Colour Screen with Mirror Effect (240 x 320 Pixels)
- Photo Settings
- Photo Album
- Video Record
- Video Player
- Video Gallery
- Video Settings
- Picture Wallpaper
- Themes Display
- SMS (Text Messaging)
- EMS (Enhanced Messaging)
- MMS (Multimedia Messaging)
- Predictive Text
- JavaTM Games
- Embedded Games
- Downloadable Games
- Alarm Clock
- Phone Book
- Vibrating Alert
- WAP Browser
- Memory & Talk Time: 1 Gbytes Memory