LG Chocolate BL40, the phone that does everything, for Rs. 30,000

By Team Digit | Published on 29 Dec 2009
LG Chocolate BL40, the phone that does everything, for Rs. 30,000

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LG recently revealed the successor to its highly successful Chocolate, Shine and Secret phones. It has a very unorthodox long shape which sets it apart made of glossy black plastic with a touch silver trim here and there. The phone is extremely slim for a phone having a 4-inch touch screen. Apart from the unorthodox design, another feature that is highly unusual about this phone is the 21:9 aspect ratio of the 4-inch touch screen. It has 3G, GPS and  Wi-Fi to boost its connectivity on the go. Its camera is a demolishing instrument with a 5MP auto-focus Schneider-Kreuznach lens, LED Flash, geo-tagging, image stabilization, face detection, smile and blink Detection. It is capable of recording VGA videos at 30FPS.  Its touch screen is capacitive and supports 16M colors. 


LG Chocolate BL40 released in India for Rs. 30,000


It is also a very capable multimedia device with TV-Out, DivX/XviD support, Motion gaming with the Built –in Accelerometer, 3.5mm Audiojack and an FM transmitter. It runs on the lates S-Class UI.  The FM transmitter can be used to broadcast songs from your phone to a range of 15m. Now, you can sit in your car with a stereo that just has FM radio, and listen to the songs stored on your mobile phone! The USP of the phone is certainly its design which is unique in every manner. The phone has released in India and is priced around the range of Rs. 30,000.


LG BL40 with 4-inch touchscreen, 5MP camera, FM transmitter, XviD/DivX support


The complete list of specification is listed below -


General: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, UMTS 1900/2100 MHz, EDGE class 10, HSDPA 7.2 Mbps

Form factor: Touchscreen bar

Dimensions: 128 x 51 x 10.9 mm

Display: Unique 4" TFT capacitive touchscreen with 21:9 aspect ratio and 800 x 345 pixels resolution, multitouch support, scratch resistant glass

Platform: Latest S-Class UI

Memory: 1GB internal memory, microSD card slot

Camera: 5-megapixels auto-focus camera with Schneider-Kreuznach lens, LED flash, geo-tagging, image stabilization, face detection, Smile Shot, Blink detection, Intelligent shot, Beauty and Art shot, VGA video recording at 30 fps

Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, standard microUSB port, GPS receiver with A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack

Misc: Accelerometer for screen auto rotate, Proximity sensor for screen auto-turn-off, FM radio with RDS, FM transmitter, DivX/XviD support, Dolby mobile, TV out, multi-touch input, office document viewer

Battery: 1000 mAh battery


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