The LG Shine codenamed LG KE970 is slider based phone introduced by LG Electronics in January 2007. The model was originally marketed in Asia as LG Cyon. The phone has a glossy feel due to its shiny metal having similar specifications as the LG VX8700 and the LG KE970 except the form factor which is a Slider form.
• Features and Specifications:
The LG Shine aka KE970 has a polished metal exterior that is of stainless steel giving it a nice glossy and metallic feel. It has a 2.2 inch TFT display with a resolution of 240×320 pixels and 182 ppi densities. The OS of this phone is Java based. It has a dimension of 99.8×50.6×13.8mm and has a weight of 119g and comes along with a mini-SIM slot. The phone also has a micro SD slot and the memory is expandable to up to 2 GB and an internal memory of 50mb. It comes with a primary camera of 2MP with Autofocus and LED flash. The phone comes along with Bluetooth v1.2 and is USB compatible. The battery it comes with is a Li-Ion 750mAh battery providing a stand-by time of up to 280 hours and talk time to up to 3 hours. The LG Shine comes along with 4 colors, i.e. Silver, titanium black, gold and pink.
• Pros and Cons:
The best things in the phone are that the text pad is wonderful making it very easy to text. Also due to its glossiness it also has a mirror convenient which will be loved by women. The camera is god providing very crisp and clear photo quality. Also the phone is very durable and sturdy. However, the battery is not too good and dies after regular use of the day and the servicing of the phone is also shut now. The message tone can’t be changed ad it has only 4 in-built message tones available. Keypad is too not sturdy due to its metallic feel.
The phone is overall a good phone with stylish metallic finish and slider form. It is a perfect phone for daily basis, but however is not good for business purpose.