Lg Optimus One P500 Android Mobile Price and Review India 2011

The LG Optimus One P500 is one of the very few entry-level smartphones to come preloaded with Android 2.2 Froyo. The OS features multiple upgrades like enhanced Microsoft Exchange integration and optimised CPU utilisation. Aside from having a higher-resolution HVGA screen (compared to QVGA), the P500 also scores over other budget Android handsets in that it comes with a fast 600MHz processor and 512MB of RAM.

The 3-megapixel camera on the Optimus P500 allows full autofocus and supports multiple shoot modes. The P500 comes with a 3.2-inch HVGA (320 x 480-pixel) LCD capacitive display. The screen supports multi-touch, pinch and zoom and for seamless web-browsing.


Key features:

  • 3.2" 256K-color capacitive TFT touchscreen of HVGA resolution (320 x 480 pixels); Multi-touch input
  • Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE support
  • Dual-band 3G with HSDPA (7.2 Mbps)
  • 600MHz CPU running Android 2.2 Froyo; 419MB RAM
  • 3 megapixel autofocus camera; face and smile detection, geotagging
  • VGA video recording @ 18fps
  • microSD card slot, up to 32GB, 2GB in the box
  • Standard 3.5mm audio jack
  • Standard microUSB port (charging)
  • GPS receiver with A-GPS; Digital compass
  • Wi-Fi b/g; Wi-Fi hotspot functionality built-in
  • Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP
  • Accelerometer for screen auto rotate; Proximity sensor
  • FM radio with RDS
  • Office document editor
  • Portrait and landscape on-screen QWERTY keyboard
  • Social networking integration
  • DivX/XviD support
  • Smart dialing
  • Excellent loudspeaker performance

Main disadvantages:

  • Slow CPU makes editing Office documents a chore
  • Camera is just 3MP, has no lens protection, no flash and no dedicated shutter key
  • No Flash support in the browser despite Froyo
  • No front facing camera

This Android Phone is available at a price of  Rs.9,225/- in India.

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