LG GW550 Windows Mobile – Price Rs. 11800 in India

LG GW550LG GW550 is a Quad-Band 2.4″ 262K QVGA, Full-QWERTY Keypad 3G Smartphone featuring High Speed 3G (HSDPA 7.2Mbps and HSUPA 2.0Mbps).

Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional Operating System comes pre-loaded with LG GW550.

Threaded SMS, MMS and Push E-mail are the Messaging Features.

3.2 MP Camera with Superior Speaker-phone, FM Radio and MP3 Player are the Multimedia features. It also supports a VGA Camera for Video Conferencing. External Memory can be expanded upto 32 GB.

This phone is available in India at a price tag of Rs. 11800 only.



Operating System
Operating system Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional
Smart Features & Applications
MS Office Mobile Yes (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, OneNote)
MSN Messenger Windows Live Messenger
Live Search Yes
Outlook Express Yes
Internet Explorer Yes
Internet Sharing Yes
Smart Applications & Contacts Yes
Smart E-mail Yes
Social Networking Yes
Automatic Profile Yes
MSN Widgets Yes (Money, Weather)
NewsBreak Lite by Illium Yes
Windows Live Yes
Microsoft My Phone Yes
Google Yes(Mail,Blogger,Youtube)
Video Telephony Yes
Windows Marketplace Yes
LG Application Store Yes
Better Mobile Messaging
Messaging SMS, MMS, E-Mail
Threaded text messaging Yes
Fetch Mail Yes
Email Protocols Supported POP3, IMAP4
E-Mail Setup Wizard Yes
XT9 Dictionaries Yes
Conversation View Yes
Unified messaging Yes
Nickname cache4 Yes
Reply & Forward indication Yes
Push E-Mail Yes (Exchange, Hotmail)
Exchange Server Yes
HTML e-mail support Yes
SharePoint and UNC File Share access Yes
Outlook E-Mail message flags Yes
Smart filter in messaging Yes
Information Rights Management6 Yes
SMS on Call Reject Yes
Cut, copy, and paste Yes
Multi-select functionality Yes
Richer Contacts, Calendar and Tasks
View attendee status Yes
Forward appointments Yes
Out-of-Office Assistant Yes
Propose a new meeting Yes
Schedule conflict notification Yes
Call History by Contact Yes
Schedule new meetings Yes
Smart Search Yes
Tasks synchronization Yes
Calendar Yes
Alarm Yes
Calculator Yes
Better mobile Internet
Internet Explorer Mobile Yes
Adobe Flash Lite plug-in1 Yes
Zoom support Yes
Home page personalization Yes
Search in address bar Yes
Auto complete suggestions Yes
Mobile / desktop view Yes
Camera Module 3.2 MP FF Camera & VGA Camera for VT
Capture Mode Photo, Timer, Burst, Frame, PMK, Smile, Video, MMS Video
Resolution 320×240, 640×480, 1280×960, 1280×1024, 1600×1200, 2048×1536
Digital Zoom Yes (3.1X)
Effect Normal, Black & White, Negative, Sepia,
White Balance Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Daylight, Cloudy
Panorama Horizontal, Vertical
Burst Mode 3, 5 pics
Timer 5 Sec, 10 Sec
Photo Quality Super fine, Fine, Normal
Storage Phone, Storage card
Shutter sound On, Off
Flicker 50Hz, 60Hz
Time Stamp On, Off
Brightness Yes
Resolution 320×240, 176×144
Video Voice Off, On
Video Format MP4, 3GP
Phonebook / Message Dynamic
Flash Memory 256MB (RAM), 512MB (ROM)
User memory 190 MB
External memory Micro SD upto 32 GB
MP3 Player Yes
Music ringtone WMA, MP3, MIDI , WAV
FM Radio Yes
FM Radio on Speakerphone Yes
Voice Recording Yes
MIDI 64 Poly
Stop Watch Yes
USB Mass Storage Yes ( Memory Card)
USB Charging Yes
Games Bubble Breaker, Solitaire
ALC Enable (Light Sensor) Yes
Active Sync Yes
Form factor Full Qwerty Bar type
Network GSM 850/900/1800/1900, WCDMA 850/1900/2100
Dimensions 116.39 x 61.25 x 12.06 (mm)
Weight 118.5 gm
Screen 6.1 cms, 320 x 240 TFT
Color 262 K
Internet & Data Connectivity
3G Yes
GPS Yes (Standalone, Assisted)
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11b/g
Bluetooth Yes (V2.1)
Java Yes (MIDP 2.0)
USB Yes (V2.0) High Speed
Type / Capacity 1300mAh
Talk time Up to 6.5 hours
Standby time Up to 450 hours
Accessories Battery, Charger, Driver CD, Ear Microphone, USB Data Cable, 2GB card


  1. Thats a cool review, but i don’t think this phone will be able to compete with likes of Blackberry storm and even Nokia E71. But Way to go LG

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