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LG530G Review

LG 530g is Net 10’s new QWERTY handset. The LG530 is a slim, black and silver phone with a full keyboard. If your looking for a simple phone that gets the job done with a simple and non complicated approach.

LG530 is not a smart phone, but its excellent call quality and necessary features make it a stand out from the prepaid selection. The most standout feature you don't normally find on prepaid phones is email. You are able to set up your personal email on this phone so you will never miss an important message. Email will not work with corporate email accounts so unfortunately you may not be able to see your work emails on this phone. However you can see any gmail, Yahoo, AOL account right on the LG 530.

This phone is made for emails and texts with its QWERTY keyboard. The keyboard has that wonderful recoil that is missing from many of the newer phones. The LG530g also comes with Bluetooth so that you can share contacts and other files with friends. The LG 530 uses the 3G network and you don't have to worry about your prepaid phone being slow or worry about dropped calls.

LG530 comes with an expandable SD memory card slot more commonly found on smart phones which is a nice feature if you take lots of pictures. The phone won't come with an SD card but it is nice to know the phone has that capability. The LG530G supports SD cards up to 32 gigs but we found a lesser amount like 2 to 4 Gigs is plenty.

This phone also has java support so you will be able to use java apps from sites like getjar to download games and other Java applications. The phone has a 1.3 mega-pixels camera which can also be used as a camcorder. It won't work well in the dark though as this phone has no camera flash. The phone supports MP3 ring tones so you can set your favorite song as your ring tone or you can even just listen to your favorite songs with the MP3 player.