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LG Neon 2 review

6/10 AVG.
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6/10
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The LG Neon 2 currently has an Informr score of 6 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 21 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

The LG Neon II is a horizontal sliding feature phone that boasts a full and spacious QWERTY keyboard, 2.4-inch display generating 240 x 320 pixels, a 2MP camera with digital zoom and an assortment of photo effects, and video record.

The LG Neon II features an MP3 player, internet browsing capability, GPS (including turn-by-turn navigation and voice navigation), Bluetooth 2.0 and memory expansion up to 16GB via microSD.

Rounding out the phone's features is a 3.5mm headset jack, a full suite of entry-level features including calendar, alarms and to-do lists, and SMS, MMS and email capability.

With a talk time of up to four hours, and a standby time of up to 264 hours, the LG Neon II is a well-built, attractive phone that may get lost among other, better choices at the same price point.


Operating system
Custom
Processor
Unknown
Screen Size
3"
Camera
2+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Top Ten Reviews

It doesn’t feel like a budget cell phone with all the included features, but the price tag tells you otherwise.

- Top Ten Reviews Team, Top Ten Reviews
PC Magazine

The LG Neon II, a texting cell phone for AT&T, improves on the original model in several important respects. It includes 3G support, it has a more svelte and attractive design, it weighs a tenth of an ounce less, and it has more internal memory. Unfortunately, AT&T's expensive monthly fees f...

- Jamie Lendino, PC Magazine
PhoneArena

So it's another year and we're basically still unchanged with the unflattering performance of the LG Neon II. Not only does it retain most of the same hardware and design elements employed by its predecessor, but its overall performance did not budge a single bit. Even though its $29.99 price ta...

- PhoneArena Team, PhoneArena
Cnet

The LG Neon II has a simple and compact slider form factor, with a full four-row QWERTY keyboard, a music player, GPS, quad-band GSM, and 3G support. It's affordable as well. But its touch-screen ability is unique only to the phone dialer application. The 2-megapixel camera isn't much better than it...

- Nicole Lee , Cnet


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Screen Size
3"

The LG Neon 2's screen size is 3 inches with x pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown

There is a processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
2+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 2+ megapixel camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

Storage
42 MB

Internal memory is 42 MB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 8 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
960mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 960 mAh battery. LG's performance ratings are 17 days standby time, 360 minutes.

Neon 2 Specs

Overview
Release date July 1, 2010
Regions available Canada
Mobile / Cellular Data
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
SIM card size
Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System No
Processor
Internal Storage 42 MB
RAM 128 MB
ROM 256 MB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.9 W/kg
Body: 0.51 W/kg
Languages No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Data Cable, Headset, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 960 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 360 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 17 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Slider
Colors White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 10.7 x 5.2 x 1.6 cm (4.2 x 2 x 0.6 in)
Weight 122 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 262k
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 3 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features -
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type QWERTY, Touchscreen
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry XT9
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity 1000
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing No
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, EMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 2.1
Bluetooth Profiles No
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi No
WiFi Encryption -
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 8 GB)
PC Synchronization OTA
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
2+ megapixels
Multi-camera
No
Zoom
2x digital
Flash
No
Additional Rear Camera Info
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, 3G2 / 3GPP2, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
QVGA (320 x 240 pixels), 12 fps
Front Camera
Zoom
Unknown
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, MP4, AAC+, AAC, AMR, WMA, WAV
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, 3G2 / 3GPP2, MPEG-4
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack Yes
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Yes
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable ()
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): LG GT350, Town

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