Full feature after the jump.
There are four default menu buttons on the home screen — phone dialer, contacts, messaging, and the main menu which allows you to access everything else.
The Renoir is a full touch screen phone with its own proprietary operating system. Just like the newer Samsung phones, this one also makes use of widgets that occupy more than one screen. You can scroll up and down the home screen so you can add and reposition widgets to your heart’s desire.
One keen feature to the Renoir is it’s brilliant incorporation of a SMS button in the address book. So if I wanted to text “Fritz” I could just tap the small envelope on the right side of his name. The message composing tool is pretty straightforward using a virtual numerical keypad. You can turn T9 (predictive text) on and off. I didn’t have much problems with the SMS save for some keys being very close to one another.
The Renoir holsters a decent 8.0MP camera. In the world of mobile phones with cameras, I classify this unit into the “camera phones that don’t suck” category. Here’s a sample:
Another great feature of the Renoir is built in WiFi. Who doesn’t love wireless Internet? What’s even better is that the KC910 has a built in Google Suite that comes with Search, GMail, Google Maps, Blogspot, and YouTube! You’re pretty much complete.
I wasn’t able to fully test the browser, so the most I can really say is that it is decent. It’s no Safari for iPhone but it gets the job done.
But overall, the LG KC910 Renoir is a beautiful phone. The Renoir costs P25,500 which may be a turn off for a few. If it cost around 2,000 cheaper it would be a sure steal, but price is always relative. Think of it this way — you’re getting a good deal with the really superb camera and WiFi option combined!
The KC910 comes with a full touch screen, Bluetooth, FM Radio, HSDPA connectivity, WiFi, and above par 8MP camera with Xenon flash (yes folks, the really good flash we saw in the Nokia N82 for night shots) for photos and video (video recording at 120 fps.). If the phone didn’t have WiFi, I’d actually be disappointed. For me the deal breaker was the wireless Internet, decent camera and the Google package.
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