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.
- 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
- 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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