Small and inexpensive, but the display ...

Small and inexpensive, but the display ...

LG E430 Optimus L3 II Smartphone (8.1 cm (3.2 inches) touch screen, 1GHz, 512MB RAM, 3.2 megapixel camera, Android 4.1) metallic-black (Electronics)

Customer Review

Occasion
More than 3 years, my Samsung Spica accompanied me reliably and it would continue to do so, if not Android 2.1 would be hopelessly out of date. I was looking for a small low-cost mobile phone with latest OS, change battery and MSD slot.

The LG E430 3II or fulfilled everything and is currently priced at Amazon only 92, - Euro. It has no bad reviews. So buy.

Delivery
Mobile + battery + USB Power Adapter + Mini Guide nothing else (no headset!).

Android
4.1.2 is not bad for a budget phone. Current entry rates often bob even with 4.0 or even 2.3 rum (who buys the own fault).
Comfortable was the exchange: enter email + password and the phone has all my old installed in Spica Software automatically loaded (Caution Data volume: for me it was over 200MB!). Of course, Google also knew my wireless password ...

Processing
Accurately fitting plastic. What more could you want for the little money.

Sound
Phone calls are very easy to understand, the small external speaker is fine. Class.

Emfang
Phone: goes like this. Something worse than my Spica. Both UMTS and WLAN.
Radio: only works with headset as an antenna. With me extremely poor reception. Perhaps with other phones better.

Performance
1GB processor, 512 MB internal memory, 4GB of RAM is sufficient for the entry, is so expandable. For games, I can not say anything. But scrolling web pages is very fluid.

Accumulator
The mobile phone has been announced with a high-capacity battery holds a long time. This must be clearly into perspective. With a few SMS or calendar entries he has after 10 hrs. Still 80%. That's not bad. But if you surf with the phone and listening to music uses how to hold a smart phone usually uses the battery lasts a 3/4 day. So only for infrequent users a real cross-country skiers.
The charging time for a full charge is more than 3 hours.

Display
The biggest compromise, given the small price you have the 3.2 "display received. With QVGA 320x240 resolution significantly worse than my old Spica which is only slightly larger. Already the app icons are somewhat pixilig. Normal web surfing is annoying because you so must greatly enlarge. Mobile websites have an unpleasant thin font. With ebooks you have to scroll more than read. Many apps need up and down a lot of space for control symbols so that only little space is left for the actual content. Also some apps run due to the low resolution not (eg Amazon MP3).
I can live without that, because to go surfing, I use a tablet. But I can recommend anyone the phone as a single device for the display.

The virtual keyboard is small and therefore very fiddly. When you get used to it but it comes with an acceptable error rate.

Conclusion
If you have access to a mobile phone with Android 4.1 relatively current road "for emergencies" would, it is ideal. But Do not touch it, if it is to be your single device. But the display has a resolution too low.

Addendum 12.10.2o13:
Experience after almost 2 months: the battery usually stops 2 days, which is great. Apart from the lack of Amazon MP3 app I had so far only with the new The World App problems because of low resolution. But no one will want to read on the screen size longer. I'm very satisfied.

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