The LG GS290 Cookie Fresh is basically a budget priced mobile. Nevertheless, with its 3-inch touch screen, the LG GS290 Cookie Fresh is considered large enough for multimedia activities like Web browsing/However, sporting a 3-inch touch screen, it is considered large enough for multimedia activites such as web browsing. The draw to the LG GS290 Cookie Fresh for the young and trendy though is the existence of onboard Facebook and Twitter clients. With such applications you can keep in touch with everyone even when on mobile/on the go at just a tap of the screen.
Does the LG GS290 Cookie Fresh Really Have 3 Home Screens?
The LG GS290 Cookie Fresh features LG’s LiveSquare system. A quite unique LG feature, it generally means that the LG GS290 Cookie Fresh has three main screens. You can flick between them with just horizontal finger sweeps/The LG GS290 Cookie Fresh features LG’s LiveSquare system which is a quite unique LG feature. It generally means that this mobile phone owns three main screens so you can flick between them with just horizontal finger sweeps.
The first, which features the LiveSquare allows you to put little animated avatars into your screen. Each of these avatars would generally represent a contact. Because of/Owing to/Thanks to this feature, accessing the contacts whether through text or email becomes easier and faster. You even see alerts from these people quickly through this screen. Avatars are customizable too. But it’s pretty much something pre-teens would do and appreciate though.
The second home screen is dedicated for speed dials. So, it’s basically similar to the LiveSquare screen. But it does not have the features for animation.
The third home screen is basically where all the shortcuts are. There you have icons and widgets to FM radio controls, weather, photos, Facebook and the other features. They can be opened up at bottom of the screen/There you can access to FM radio, weather, photos, Facebook and the other features through their corresponding icons and widgets that can be opened up at bottom of the screen. And if you want to customize the wallpaper, it’s also possible to do so separately so you can have a bit of fun doing so too.
The Look and the Feel
The LG GS290 Cookie Fresh, at first glance, looks fun to have/At first sight, the LG GS290 Cookie Fresh looks fun to have. Nevertheless, since it’s a budget handset it features a plastic built. It does not feel fragile in the hand though. With its size and shape, it actually feels sturdy and looks quite cool and youthful.
While it only features a 240 x 400 pixels screen, the displays are clear and crisp sharp. It is also bright so visibility is never a problem. Using it is quite easy too because the main applications menu is very accessible already. Each sits at the bottom of the three home screens. And there are even shortcuts to messaging, to the dialer and to the contacts/It is quite easy to use because the main applications menu is very accessible already situated at the bottom of the three home screens. And there are even shortcuts to messaging, to the dialer and to the contacts.
Features You Can Expect from the LG GS290 Cookie Fresh
Since many people are into texting, they would most probably appreciate the options provided by this handset/mobile phone. First you can use the QWERTY keyboard when the LG GS290 Cookie Fresh is put in horizontal form. You need to have smaller hands to be efficient in this keyboard though. You can also use the usual alphanumeric keyboard if you want to text in the usual way.
The LG GS290 Cookie Fresh is quad band so you can use it in most countries. However, like many budget phones there are no Wi-Fi and 3G features in the LG GS290 Cookie Fresh. If you want you can use the Bluetooth for connectivity/But like many budget phones, Wi-Fi and 3G features are all absent in this mobile phone, so you can only use the Bluetooth for connectivity.
Unlike most mobile phones, you don’t have to connect a headset to listen to FM radio in your LG GS290 Cookie Fresh. Still/Well/Of course, if you want a headset, a 3.5 mm jack is available too. You can also extend storage through a microSD card/You can also upgrade memory with a microSD card. So all in all, you get what you pay for in an LG GS290 Cookie Fresh unit. While it’s not fully packed with features, it’s enough to stay connected.
Jerry Smith, the editor of http://www.mobilephoneonly.co.uk. An expert on mobile phone and an observer of UK telecommunication market. He writes reviews on latest mobile phones, and also suggests promotional deals and special offers from mobile phone retailers in UK.