You are watching Phone Arena’s videos review of the first five-mega pixel budget camera phone, LG KC550.
It’s a bit level slider and equipped with Schneider — auto-focus lens, which placed it next to the pretentious camera phones. Besides, the fast processor should provide quick picture viewing and reproduction of videos in the resolution which can be placed in a big screen via the TV-out.
The DFC displays 2.4-inch with a resolution of 240x 320 pixels and 262,000 colors support. In the murky environment, the picture is well saturated and lively but unfortunately, almost nothing is visible in direct sunlight.
The sliding mechanism is stable but its craze the impression that you have to push it manually all the way up. — is including the ones of the key board are hard to press and there are uncomfortable for continuos work.
Interestingly, when the camera is activated, the d-pad direction is light up in white and indicated the functions. On the left side, you will find the charger’s slot and the opposite ones are located the volume and camera controls accompanied by the Micro SD bit.
The five-mega pixels Schneider —lens and flash are under a metal lit which is opened manually. Once it’s fully opened, it activates the interface. The available option includes self-timer, buzz sheaths, white balance, color effects, choice of quality and resolution, and nice sensitivity adjustment.
During the day, the detail level is high close to the one of Samsung G600 but unfortunately, the colors are unreal. The pictures taken under artificial lights are average and do not impress with their quality and the flashes is disappointingly weak and does not illuminate the objects well.
The night pictures have a high level detail but the brighter colors are too over-exposed and unreal. Overall, the camera is not as good as in the top camera phone which is justified by the KC550 decent price. Thanks to the fast processor, viewing pictures, custom nails is quite quick. The good potential it has it clearly felt with opening images in full size and zooming in and out.
The camcorder can record videos with a maximum resolution of 720x480 pixels and 15 FPS. The quality is closed with the best phones in this aspect. However, because of the 3GP format, the artifacts are worst.
The video player can play files with the same resolution where this is only usable if you use a TV out for viewing them on a big screen since the display is 320x240 pixels. You have to buy a cable for that purpose because what is all included in the package. To watch full screen, you must turn the phone horizontally. But remember, that you can only MP4 file converted with MPEG4 or H263 codecs. If you try to play H264 files, the picture will either block or is not present at all.
The music listening interface is quite user friendly and the tracks can be sorted by All Songs, My Playlist, Artist, Albums and Genres. You also have the option background play. In addition, case you have KC550 equipped with FM radio and order into use it, you have to plug into earphones which is act is an antenna.
The background play option is not available here. The music sound quality is average in during a talk. It is good. You and the caller will hear strong clear of voices and won’t have to repeat your words even in a noisy environment.
Do you know that browser performs very badly? It really opens heavy sized and in most cases, you have just to wait for a few minutes until you get a wide screen and amount of memory message.
Despite the PC view, even navigating for small pages is very hard because the cursor jumps logically from length to length. As a whole, LG KC 550 is a good solution combining a decent camera and multi-media functions and the price is not so bad.
The slightly more expensive alternative beauty offers similar camera pictures quality but is equipped with the largest screen and DivX support.
If you’re looking for a good camera only, Samsung G600 is a better offer with no— Samsung G600 is a much better offer.
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