Excerpt: With 8GB of memory, a 5-megapixel camera and a super-duper new interface, the LG Arena certainly has a lot to shout about. What we like The LG Arena KM900 looks great, boasting sleek curves and polished surfaces.
Conclusion: As a fan of touch screen devices I was not expecting the Arena to be a great handset to use but it pretty much ticked all the boxes. Although I won’t be going out to buy one I honestly feel that if I had to recommend a phone to someone who did not need a business handset then the LG Arena would...
Review: LG Arena KM900 S-Class UI touchscreen mobile phone
9 April 2009
Conclusion: Pros Cons
Pros: Elegant slick design, Clear, catchy high resolution WVGA, New S-Class UI is incredibly easy to learn and use, Range of connectivity including A-GPS as well, Dolby Mobile equipped – helps the Arena stand out for both watching movies and music play, A truly multimedia phone, Multi-functional camera...
Cons: LG is not looking to make S-Class an open source platform, therefore unlikely to see more apps in place the future, Not equipped with the best browser for those who enjoy surfing the internet on the go
Summary: T he LG Arena is a very neat, compact touchscreen phone with a fast and easy operation. Thanks to the new 3D S-Class User Interface and the touchscreen that responds with extreme accuracy, everything works smoothly and simply. The graphics are beautiful.
Conclusion: The single biggest let down of the LG Arena KM900, however, is the included web browser. It comes so close to being really usable if it wasn’t for being so slow. Web pages – if you’re willing to wait – do render really well (all of the sites that I tested loaded fully aside from Flash content, which...
LG's Arena smartphone boasts an all-new S-Class 3D interface, but can it challenge the iPhone?
Good Gear Guide.au
8 February 2010
Summary: LG definitely deserves some credit for thinking outside the box. The LG Arena offers a wealth of features, but although the new user interface certainly looks fantastic, it sometimes feels sluggish and this affects the user experience.
Pros: Build quality, compact design, excellent display, graphical user interface, responsive touch screen, 3.5mm headphone jack, great list of features
Cons: Slightly sluggish in some areas, keystroke lag when messaging, 3D cube isn’t as intuitive or smooth as it could be, no App Store, TV-out cable not included
Excerpt: I loved the LG Renoir. It was therefore with much excitement that I unboxed its successor, the Arena or KM900. The problem is, how do you follow an eight-megapixel cameraphone that boasted pretty much every feature you’d want?