LG GT505 3 Stars

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Look and feel

The neat design and small chassis size make the GT505 an ideal phone to slip into your pocket.

Ease of use

The resistive touch-screen can be hard work in use, but the interface is user friendly. We found texting was somewhat challenging.

Features

While the GT505 offers a good range of features from an FM Radio to Orange Maps, it seems odd that there is no social networking app.

Performance

The GT505 does the job in a workmanlike manner, but it’s hardly spectacular in its performance.

Battery life

The battery life is pretty good – you won’t have to recharge every day, despite the fact that the GT505 has a touch-screen with a reasonably large display.

Pros:
Handy size, nice styling, decent camera.
Cons:
Texting is hard; the touch-screen is sluggish and there is no 3.5mm headphone jack.
Rating:
  • Look and Feel 4 Stars
  • Ease of use 2 Stars
  • Features 4 Stars
  • Performance 3 Stars
  • Battery life 3 Stars

Final verdict: 3 Stars

For anyone after a touch-screen phone but with no need for thousands of apps, the GT505 offers an affordable and usable option.

Review by Mobile Choice