For Optimal Mobile Pleasure
Optimal mobile fun with the LG P500 Optimus One within your fingertips. This Android device does it all seamlessly with the Internet. Google features like Search and Maps are integrated and do an internet search or navigate to an important appointment is a piece of cake. In addition, the Android Market is all yours. Download the apps you like, which look amazing on the bright 3.2" touch screen.
Always the best apps with the App Advisor
Who says Android, says multimedia. The LG P500 Optimus One is no exception. There is an FM radio and music player built in for the perfect music entertainment. The visual aspect through the videoplayer is just amazing. The 3.2-megapixel camera helps you take amazing snapshots everywhere you are and upload your favorite photos and videos to the Web. Choose your favourite app from the 80.000 rich Android Market, but if you can´t choose, the LG-developed App advisor will give you a summary of the best apps of the past two weeks!
One Optimus as a modem or WiFi hotspot
It is also possible to use the LG P500 Optimus One as a modem for a laptop. Connect your laptop with a USB cable to the LG P500, and you can directly access the Internet. Set your Optimus One as a wifi hotspot to make it even possible to share your Internet connection with up to six computers. The 600 MHz processor enables fast switching between multiple programs, and the installed document viewer is taking care of viewing your Word and Excel files.
The LG P500 Optimus One scores very well when looking at the specifications. The Internet performance is very fast and the browser has multitouch. The LG P500 Optimus One has the standard Android browser but if you want
more variety, you can download an other browser from the Android Market. The browser is doing its job quickly. This first thing you notice is that web pages are loading very clear and the device even allows multi-touch. Flash support is still missing but you get used to it. With a few taps on the screen you can share a website on a social network like Twitter and Facebook.
The LG P500 Optimus One has two applications on the device pre-installed that keep your social networks within reach. Twitter for Android is available on the Android Market as well. Twitter can also be linked to the contact list on your device. Same thing goes for your Facebook friends who can be updated through the Facebook application and work flawless.
Very cool to see that Android 2.2 can manage every element in this quite complex demo. The Transitions are running smoothly, which means, possibilities in the jQuery universe.
The customized navigation by the Universal CSS Navigation Menu extension, won't give any problems. The HTML5 Image Enhancer is used to generate a photo gallery with animated effects, and it looks perfect.
Sliding Panels in action, the touch scroll is almost as smooth as a iPhone.
Check out the Dell Streak 5" Review for more demo's on the Android 2.2 OS.
The LG P500 Optimus One is a great phone for a novice smartphone user. It appears to be a well functioning and stable developed Android phone. In addition, the device excels remarkably well in terms of stamina compared to other smartphone rivals. De camera is nice, the speed is perfect and the design is simple. A big plus is the capacitive touchscreen for a much better user experience.
What is in the box?
- LG Optimus One
- Dimensions: 113.5 x 59 x 13.3 mm
- Weight: 129 g
- Colors: Black, Wine, Titan, Blue, Silver, Purple
- Display: 3.2"
- Resolution: 320x480 TFT LCD
- Capacitive touch screen
- Li-Ion 1500mAh
- Stand-by: Up to 700 h (2G) / Up to 550 h (3G)
- Talk time: Up to 8 h (2G) / Up to 7 h 30 min (3G)
- 3.15 MP, 2048 x 1536 pixels, autofocus
- Geo-tagging, face and smile detection, beauty shot
- VGA@18fps Video
- OS: Android 2.2 (Froyo), upgradable to 2.3
- CPU: 600 MHz ARM 11 processor, Adreno 200 GPU, Qualcomm MSM7227 chipset
- SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
- Stereo FM radio
- GPS with A-GPS support
- Social networking integration