Conclusion: Being installed with the older Android version of 1.6 seems to be the phone’s biggest plight, with the OS lagging at times and newer features like an updated browser missing. A flash-less browser only gets you so far while surfing, though connectivity wise the phone has got its basics down pretty well, with Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth nicely snuggled in the homepage’s pull down top bar.
Excerpt: The LG Optimus GT540 aims to bring the Korean mobile maker’s new found skills for sharp phone design to the lower end of the Android arena, where it hopes to do battle with the likes of the HTC Wildfire, Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini and T-Mobile Pulse Mini.
Excerpt: This slender, rounded handset feels good in the hand and fits well in the pocket. The touch-screen is very responsive – perhaps too much at times. You can choose between Android or LG home screens, both of which are simple to get to grips with.