The LG Shine has basic features like a customizable contact list capable of storing 1,000 entries and allowing assignment of photos, ringtones and caller groups. The phone comes with a vibrate mode, calculator, tasks list, multimedia messaging, text messaging, memo pad, and unit converter. Other advanced features of the phone include web browser, voice recorder, instant messaging, email, stereo Bluetooth and speakerphone.
The LG Shine has a 2 megapixel camera with a Schneider Kreuznach lens. It has options like up to 1,600 x 1200 pixels, shutter sound, white balance, color effects and multishot mode. The camera also has a camcorder that is capable of shooting clips at a resolution of 176 x 144. Editing can also be done although clips are limited to a mere 8 seconds.
The phone can be personalized as it has a wide array of color schemes, wallpaper, calendar and clock formats and alert tones. Users can download additional graphics and tones from the web. The phone also has applications like My Cast Weather and Mobile Banking, as well as games like PacMan, Diner Dash and Tetris.