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By Andrew Gould 7 January 2009

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LG says that this is a phone for the SMS junkies out there, who really need to get a fix quick. Ok, that’s not actually what they say, but this is very much a phone aimed at the texters out there.

It has a full QWERTY keypad that slides out horizontally, so you can type away to your friends. The keypad is user-friendly and, overall, this is a rather pleasant looking phone. On the features front, it’s a pretty standard arrangement of a 2 megapixel camera, GPRS and EDGE, ­Bluetooth 2.0, MP3 player and FM radio. The LG KS360 also has an accelerometer, so it can tell which way up you’re holding it.

Strangely though, this phone feels a bit half-baked to us. It has a touch screen, but can only be used for dialling. Yes, you can enter text to get to your ­contacts, but not to send a message, or for any other functionality. Why LG? Why? If you give it a touch screen, why is it only for dialling?

PROS
The keypad is user-friendly and it has an accelerometer.
CONS
The touch screen can only be used for dialing and the camera doesn't have a flash or autofocus.
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