LG C100

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  • Posted: 27 Sep 2010
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The LG C100 (Nelson) is a feature phone on the GSM EDGE standard, with a 2.2" LCD display, QWERTY keyboard, 1.3MP camera, music player, FM radio, and microSD card slot.


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LG C100 specifications

also known as LG Nelson, LG Wink C100, LG 500G

General info

  • Device type:
    • Feature phone
  • Network technology:

    Network technology - Referes to the kind of network technology used. Three major technologies are used today - TDMA, CDMA and GSM.

    • GSM:

      GSM - Global System for Mobile communications. A world standard for digital cellular communications using narrowband TDMA (Time Division Multiple Access), which allows up to eight calls at a time on 800 MHz and 1800 MHz frequencies. Introduced in 1991. Is the standard most commonly used in Europe and Asia, but not in the United States. GSM phones use a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) smart card that contains user account information. Any GSM phone becomes immediately programmed after plugging in the SIM card, thus allowing GSM phones to be easily rented or borrowed. SIM cards can be programmed to display custom menus for personalized services.GSM provides a short messaging service (SMS) that enables text messages up to 160 characters in length to be sent to and from a GSM phone.

      • 850, 900, 1800, 1900
  • Data:

    Data - Shows the particular phone's type of data. the major mobile phone data types are GPRS, CDMA2000 1xRTT, EDGE, CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS, etc.

      • EDGE


  • Design:

    Design - Phone design type

    • Form Factor:

      Form Factor - Refers to the form factor of a phone. The main handset designs are bar, clamshell, slide, swivel

      • Candybar
    • Dimensions:

      Dimensions - Phone's dimensions

      • 4.51 x 2.35 x 0.51 (114.5 x 59.6 x 13 mm)
    • Weight:

      Weight - Phone's weight

      • 3.32 oz (94 g)
        the average is 4.1 oz (116 g)
    • Keyboard:
      • Full keyboard (QWERTY)
    • Navigation/Control keys:
      • D-Pad


  • Display:

    Display - Phone's main display

    • Technology:

      Technology - Refers to the type of the color displays. There are five major types: LCD, TFT, TFD, STN and OLED

      • TFT
    • Resolution:

      Resolution - Refers to the width and the height of the display

      • 176 x 220 pixels
    • Physical Size:
      • 2.20 inches
    • Colors:

      Colors - Shows the number of colors that the display supports

      • 262 144


  • Capacity:

    Capacity - Shows the battery capacity in mAh

    • 950 mAh
  • Talk time:

    Talk time - Maximum talk time in hours

    • 9.00 hours
      the average is 7 h (444 min)
  • Stand-by time:

    Stand-by time - maximum Stand-by time in hours

    • 600 hours
      the average is 441 h (18 days)


  • Processor:
    • Single core, ARM11
  • Memory:
    • 16 MB RAM


  • Camera:

    Camera - Camera specs

      • Yes
    • Resolution:

      Resolution - Shows the particular phone's camera resolution. The major mobile phone camera resolutions available are QCIF; CIF; VGA (640x480); 1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.0 and 3.0 megapixels.

      • 1.3 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom, Mirror
  • Video capture:
      • Yes


  • Music Player:

    Music Player - Audio support such as MP3

      • Yes
    • Supports:
      • MP3, AAC, WMA, WAV, RA, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, MIDI
  • Video Playback:

    Video Playback - Video support such as MPEG4

      • Yes
    • Supports:
      • MPEG4, 3GP, 3GPP
  • Radio:
      • Yes
    • Type:
      • FM

Internet browsing

  • Internet Browsing:

    Internet Browsing - Capability to access special Internet sites using the mobile phone

      • Yes
    • Supports:
      • HTML, XHTML, WAP 2.0


  • SMS:
      • Yes
  • E-mail:

    E-mail - Shows if the phone supports email features

      • Yes (IMAP, POP3, SMTP)


  • Memory Expansion:

    Memory Expansion - Capability to add additional memory to your phone.

    • Slot Type:

      Slot Type - Shows what type of additional memory can be added to the particular phone. Eight major memory slot types are available: MMC, SD, CF, Memory Stick Duo, miniSD, RS MMC, TransFlash (microSD), Memory Stick Pro Duo

      • microSD
    • Maximum card size:

      Maximum card size - Shows the capacity of the memo0ry expansion slot that can be added

      • 4 GB


  • Bluetooth:

    Bluetooth - Low power radio technology replacing the need for wires connecting electronic devices such as personal computers, printers, palm top computers and mobile phones.

      • Yes
    • Version:

      Version - Shows the paricular phone's Bluetooth version

      • 2.1
  • USB:
      • Yes
    • Type:
      • microUSB
    • Version:
      • USB 2.0