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6.3 out of 10

LG BL40

The LG Chocolate BL40 phone has a 4.0-inch wide HD LCD screen wi Read more

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Overall 6
6.0

LG Chocolate BL40 Review: In Depth

Recombu
12 May 2010
  • Excerpt: The new Chocolate phone is a surprising shape – more Dairy Milk king size than Toffee Crisp thanks to its super-wide screen. That screen looks great, too: vivid, bright and colour-rich. And it comes with plenty of brains to match the beauty, with GPS, a 5-megapixel camera with flash and FM radio among the high points. It even recognises multi-touch commands so you can zoom in by pinching your fingers apart, like on the iPhone.
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Overall 6
6.0

LG BL40 Chocolate Mobile Phone

Tech2
1 May 2010
  • Excerpt: The much awaited LG BL40 made its way to our labs and onto my table. As usual LG has strayed a bit from the conventional and gone with a slightly off beat design that would appeal to a slightly different audience. The BL40 is a designer mobile that’s more of a fashion statement rather than a mobile handset for daily use. Sadly it’s infused with their S-Class UI I have grown to dislike.
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Overall 6
6.0

LG BL40

What Hi-Fi?
11 May 2010
  • Excerpt: The BL40 is from LG 's ‘Chocolate' range of phones, designed to offer greater sophistication than a run-of-the-mill handset. Well, the BL40 certainly looks elegant and the chassis is sturdy. The four-inch, 21:9 aspect ratio touchscreen makes the BL40 over 12cm long, giving the slim phone a very feminine appearance. Its size does mean it struggles to sit comfortably in a pair of jeans.
  • Pros: Colourful, detailed images, 21:9 ratio looks neat, balanced sound, 3.5mm jack
  • Cons: Sluggish to operate, temperamental touch screen, sounds dynamically flat, pocket unfriendly
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Overall 5
5.0

LG's Chocolate BL40 has a stunningly unusual design, but it's not without flaws

PC Authority
2 May 2010
  • Summary: Strangely shaped like a chocolate bar, LG's Chocolate BL40 can't compete with other, more sophisticated smartphones
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Overall 5
5.0
Value for money 5
5.0
Features 8
8.3
Ease of use 5
5.0

LG Chocolate BL40

PC Pro
2 November 2009
  • Conclusion: Packed with features and an impressive super-wide screen, but undermined by unresponsiveness and woeful battery life
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Overall 6
6.0

LG BL40 Chocolate

CNET
20 December 2010
  • Excerpt: Le LG Chocolate BL40 est différent de n'importe quel autre téléphone tactile que nous avons testé cette année.  Son remarquable et ultra-large écran au format 21/9e renforce l’idée de finesse et de largeur de ce téléphone. Disponible depuis octobre, ce Chocolate est cher mais outre son impressionnant écran, il dispose d’un appareil photo 5 mégapixels, d’un transmetteur FM et il supporter le DivX.
  • Pros: Design, fin, grand écran 21:9, multipoint
  • Cons: Interface parfois peu réactive
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