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LG5550 Review for Bell Mobility

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

LG 5550 Cell Phone for Bell Mobility

LG 5550 Cell Phone for Bell Mobility

The LG 5550 for Bell Mobility is a stylish, functional, and no-nonsense phone. For a mobile phone user wanting a basic mobile phone, this compact flip phone is a good value for money, with great performance and durability.

The phone has many user-friendly features. It has a unique styling and its user interface is easy and simple to use. For starters, the voice dial feature is intuitive and eliminates the headache of training your voice so that you can use the feature. The advance technology will first listen to your voice and compare it to each name in address book and then select four best matches for the name you stated. The auto-dial option in LG 5550 is another great feature, especially while driving on hands-free mode. You simply state the number you need and the phone will repeat it and will dial only after you verify.

The LG 5550 introduced many firsts and new innovations to the Bell Mobility offering of phones when it first was released. Surprisingly, many newer phones have not been able to duplicate the rich feature-set offered by this handset.

Key features include:

  • Weighs only 105 gm.
  • This trimode CDMA phone comes with a large 65 thousand color LCD main color display and a unique angled blue OLED outer display that is super-easy to read in dim lighting conditions.
  • The LG 5550 mobile phone has a powerful lithium-ion battery which has a capacity of 150 minutes talk time and a maximum standby of 144 hours.
  • The phone has a phone book capacity of 499 entries; you can save 5 numbers plus an email address for every name.
  • The phone has polyphonic ringtones and vibration mode; you can also have ringer ID. The LG 5550 mobile phone supports custom graphics and custom ringtones.
  • The phone also has USB connectivity. This allows you to connect it to your PC.
  • Browse the mobile Internet using its Openware WAP 2.0 Internet browser (WAP).
  • Large keys make it easy to send text messages. There is also a T9 dictionary.
  • The phone book can be customized and you can have caller groups.
  • The LG 5550 mobile phone has a large easy-to-read display with backlight and status icons.
  • Bell’s 5550 includes features like calculator, voice command, voice memo game download, a headset jack and speaker phones. The phone also has mute mode, call-waiting facility, caller ID and speed dialing.
  • It has messaging, voice mail, paging, a 19-key keypad, a menu-driven interface, ?any key? answer along with speed dialing, notepad and world clock.
  • The phone comes with English and French language options.
  • The LG 5550 shows the call history for outgoing calls, incoming calls and missed calls. It also gives you the options of erasing calls, call timer, last call, home calls and roaming calls.
  • The LG 5550 mobile phone has a loud and clear speaker phone. The voice quality of the phone is very good and voice features are unmatched by other phones of this level.
  • The voice activated command helps dial the number even while you are driving.
  • The keyboard layout and menu are also very good.
  • The MP3 ringtones play at a high quality.
  • The data cable capability is another plus point in this phone.

Here are some drawbacks of the LG 5550 for Bell Mobility:

  • The internal screen is not as vibrant as newer smartphones but at its current pricing many users will overlook this point.
  • Sorry, no camera or video capturing on this phone.

Overall, the LG 5550 for Bell Mobility is highly recommended for anyone who is looking for a simple but stylish, cool and dependable phone that does not need a camera.

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