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By Andrew Gould 12 June 2008

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The new LG KF600 is a slider phone that feels good in your hand and looks impressive with its smoked glass and chrome finish. The user interface is notable even though only a section of the screen is touch- sensitive. The KF600 features two screens: the top one is for viewing and the second acts as a touch-sensitive navigation pad.

One of the disappointing aspects of this phone is the slow data speeds for web-browsing, but on the up side this phone can take some decent photos with its 3 megapixel camera. It seems the KF600’s strong point is its music player.

The player lets you create play lists, adjust the equaliser, set songs to shuffle and repeat all tracks. The audio quality during calls seemed to be clear and didn’t sound distorted and MP3 and radio quality was quite acceptable. With occasional use the LG KF600’s battery lasted for about two days before needing to be recharged. Battery life is quoted at 200 hours standby time and up to 2.5 hours talk time.

PROS
It has a 3 megapixel camera which takes decent photos and the 1.49
CONS
The phone has slow data speeds for web-browsing.
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