Sunday, May 16, 2010

LG Gs500 Cookie Plus

LG announced 1st cookie, the LG Cookie KP500, in September 2008. This original Cookie was so popular that it was able to sell more than 10 million units in its first 13 months of release.

LG GS500 Cookie Plus, the succesor, released in March 2010. It features SNS functionality to provide integration with various popular social networks such as Twitter, Facebook and Flickr. LG GS500 Cookie Plus features LiveSquare, which is LG's graphically based interface, and an Editable Screenshot MMS application that will surely enthrall users.

The Design

LG Gs500 Cookie looks more eye-catching than the original, though it is made with the same plastics that make it very pleasant to touch. It is a little bit larger, measuring in at 107 x 52.5 x 11.5 mm, and weighs 92 grams.
LG Gs500 Cookie display is 3 inches, featuring WQVGA resolution of 240 x 400 pixels and uses resistive technology. LG Gs500 Cookie buttons at the bottom of the screen are raised, and look great with the overall design of the phone. The top side has a 3.5 mm headphone jack and a standard microUSB port.

The Interface and Functionality

LG Gs500 Cookie uses the same interface as that in the LG Pop GD510, which is pretty colourful and gives you the ability to personalize certain extent. There are themes that younger users would love. The main menu looks like what you would normally find in a handset that has an S-CLASS interface.

LG Gs500 Cookie home screen consists of three different pages, namely widgets, LiveSquare and favourite contacts (with their pictures). This widgets are pretty standard, except for the one that gives you quick access to various applications dedicated to the different social networking sites. LiveSquare is basically a register of all your latest messages and calls, with an interesting functionality that you would probably love.

Other Features

LG Gs500 Cookie multimedia player is very well designed, and come with simplified functionality to make it easier to use. However, you should note that neither the audio nor the video player offers more than usual standard options. The player supports AAC, AAC+, MP3, WMA, RA and MPEG4 formats. LG Gs500 Cookie has 3.5 mm headphone jack (unlike the original Cookie) so you can listen your favourite music using earphones. The LG GS500 Cookie Plus also comes with a 3.0 megapixel camera with digital zoom and video capture capability.

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