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Monday, May 25, 2009

Pink Edition LG Viewty Joins the LG KU990 Viewty Range

By Susan Hargreaves

The LG Viewty Pink is a coalescence of neat design, powerful camera and multimedia features. Also known by its model number as both the KU990 and u990, this attractive but powerful pink LG camera phone is now aimed at a female market.

Hardware and User Interface

The Viewty comes in attractive hues like Black, Purple, Pink, Dark Silver, Hot Red and White. The phone has a 3 inches wide touch screen on the face. The phone has a flash user interface. The phone allows downloading of wall papers.


Dialing and messaging can be performed on the Pink LG Viewty through the virtual alphanumeric keypad that is designed like the standard mobile keypad. The keypad provides vibratory feedback to touch. Handwriting input is also recognized by the phone and the stylus aids in this type of input. This feature is a bit slow though. The phone book of the phone can support 500 entries and is enabled with the photo call feature.

The phone's calls records features helps to keep records of maximum 40 dialed, 40 received and 40 missed calls. The phone has an organizer. It also has a document viewer that enables you to view documents through the picsel browser in popular formats like MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and PDF files. The LG Viewty also supports SMS, EMS, MMS, Voice memo and E mail. It supports T9 technology or predictive text technology for easy and quick data entry.


The phone has a 5 Mega pixel camera for taking still photographs. The camera enables you to change image size, adjust picture quality, white balance and ISO and also to zoom in and out whenever required. The camera has a Xenon flash and a digital image stabilization to reduce image blurring.


The LG U990 Pink's camera can shoot video at 120 fps. It allows capturing fast moving action and then viewing it in slow motion which is truly incredible. Videos can be uploaded into You Tube and downloaded from You Tube also.

The phone has a multimedia player through which you can play music and movies. Play lists feature enables easy storage of music tracks and videos for quick retrieval. The scroll wheel around the camera also serves the purpose of volume adjustment. The media player provides high quality audio especially the bass and high tones.

The phone has Blue tooth connectivity. The USB portable drive allows it to be connected to a PC.

The phone supports Java games. The phone has an inbuilt game called shooting stars that is rich in 3D graphics. This game is very entertaining and will be a great feast for game lovers. The phone allows games to feature in QVGA resolution and there are no navigational problems during gaming due to the presence of virtual gaming keys at the bottom of the touch screen.

Mobile Internet

The LG KU990 Viewty's browser is very efficient. Web pages download quickly at a maximum speed of 1.8 Mbps due to the presence of EDGE and HSDPA technology. Wi Fi is absent in the phone. The phone comes with a preinstalled Google package including Google search, Gmail, Google maps and shortcut to Blogger.

The Pink LG Viewty is a great camera phone for the female masses.

A second edition called the LG Viewty Smart has now been released alongside the original LG Viewty to further bolster the manufacturers camera phone line-up, for more details please refer to our shop - Phones Limited.

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