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LG Optimus One P500

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Overall 6

LG Optimus One Review: In Depth

2 June 2011
  • Conclusion: The LG Optimus One is one of the most affordable Android 2.2 phones available right now, but all in all is a fairly average mid-range phone. If you want an inexpensive phone that can effectively double as a sat-nav and a music player then the Optimus One will satisfy. But we found that for browsing the web, checking social networks on the go and taking pictures it’s not so great.
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LG Optimus 2x vs Motorola Droid X2 vs Galaxy S2 – which one is the best high end Android device?

27 May 2011
  • Conclusion: The Optimus 2X/Droid X2/Galaxy S2 trio will dominate the market in the first half of 2011, even though the latter is not as widely available. If you want the best performance for the price or you are a developer, the G2X is your best bet (it also works on most worldwide 3G networks), if you need something more unique-looking at a great price and you’re not a developer, the Droid X2 is an excellent choice, and finally, if you want something more unique and exotic-looking...
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LG Optimus One (P500) Review

10 March 2011
  • Excerpt: LG Optimus One P500 is an inexpensive Android smartphone. The LG Optimus One package contains the beautiful handset, micro USB cable, 2 GB microSD card, charger and the headset. Design: With rounded edges, LG Optimus One P500 sports a very nice and stylish design. The phones build is made up of soft coating. It measures 113.5 x 59 x 13.3 mm and weighs 129 g. Display: The LG Optimus One has got a TFT capacitive [...
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LG Optimus One user review

30 January 2011

Recensione LG Optimus One: Android per tutte le tasche senza rinunce

20 December 2010

LG Optimus One P500 review: One and a half

GSM Arena
6 December 2010
  • Conclusion: So that’s it for the LG Optimus One P500 review – it’s time to sum up. There were very few negative things we found about the phone and in many areas it actually managed to outperform our expectations. The Optimus One is a low-end Android but it performs very well in its price bracket. LG’s main goal with this one is pull people away from feature phones by offering more functionality than even the most high-end feature phone.
  • Pros: 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...
  • Cons: 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
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Review: LG Optimus One P500 Android smartphone

3 December 2010
  • Conclusion: As a budget Android, we found the LG Optimus One P500 to be highly capable of supporting many of the daily tasks that you’d expect to perform with more higher end phones. Its a reliable device for supporting most productivity and basic multimedia needs – baring in mind that its 600 MHz CPU will struggle when pushed to its limit with more demanding tasks.
  • Pros: Lightweight, Excellent battery life, Comes with Android 2.2 Froyo, Responsive multitouch screen, Runs well with the standard full connectivity package
  • Cons: Cheap plastic and rubbery feel, Small display, Not suitable for graphically demanding applications, Low megapixel camera without flash or a dedicated camera key
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LG Optimus One review

19 November 2010
  • Summary: LG has announces the new touchscreen Android smartphone named LG P500 Optimus One . LG P500 smartphone comes with style, Fashionable design and completed features. The LG Optimus One is not a top-end phone, nor was it designed to be. If you’re looking for a very good phone, well built, speedy communications device you’ve found the right place.
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Overall 8

Expert Review

Phone Arena
17 November 2010
  • Excerpt: LG revealed back in July that it will launch ten smartphones in a newly-coined Optimus line by year-end. For now it looks like an even mix of Android and WP7 devices will be in it, and LG will be topping it off with a dual-core smartphone, and a Honeycomb-running tablet. In the initial announcement, the Optimus line naturally started with the Optimus One , and the Optimus Chic , both of which are running Froyo.
  • Pros: Almost stock, fluid Android 2.2 experience, Pleasant design, Rich video codecs support
  • Cons: Stuttering browser, Pictures appear slightly out of focus
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Overall 7

LG Optimus One P500 - Value for money Froyo

12 November 2010
  • Summary: Among the low/mid-range Android devices in the market, the LG Optimus One P500 stands out for its up-to-date OS (Froyo), snappy performance, and bundled apps. Full-featured, the only real compromises a buyer has to make for getting Android 2.2 at roughly Rs. 13,000 are the relatively low resolution camera (3MP without flash) and the lack of free Office document editing.
  • Pros: Responsive touchscreen, Value for money (Froyo out of the box), Surprisingly speedy
  • Cons: Low sunlight legibility, No flash, Poor loudspeaker quality (esp. in-call)
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