In an age of Android, the Android version is what counts more than an android phone and also everyone is worried about the future upgrades to future versions. So, there’s a phone which is launched by LG and is dubbed as Optimus One P500 not only comes with rock solid features but also promises in advance about the arrival and update of Gingerbread 2.3 on the mist affordable low end phone with great set of features. So, let’s check out in a detailed fashion about its great set of features.
Specifications and Features:
First things first, this phone comes with a 3.2 inched TFT Capacitive touchscreen with 4 touch buttons and not the touch keys at the bottom of the screen which are Menu key, Options Key, direct Google search key and the back key. This phone comes with a 320 x 480 pixels of screen resolution along with the accelerometer sensor, A GPS, 3MP camera, micro USB slot, HSDPA capability, WiFi 802.11 b/g capability. Additionally if we look at the overall user interface it’s even better than the Galaxy Ace. On the top it has locking and switching On/Off keys, right side it has the volume keys, at the bottom there is a micro USB slot which can be used for charging and transferring the data. Apart from this, other features like Bluetooth with A2DP support along with the 600 MHz of processing power. Since there is no front camera, you will not be able to make 3G Video calls, but since this one is an HSDPA device, you can surf the internet at a max speed of 7.2 MBPS.
Memory and Battery:
If we talk of memory then this one comes with practically unlimited phonebook and message entries. This phone sports 600 MHz ARM 11processor, Adreno 200 GPU, Qualcomm MSM7227 chip set, 512 MB RAM, 170 MB of internal memory space and the external memory can be extended up to 32 GB and also comes packed with a free 2GB of memory card with the pack. This phone powers with a battery power of a solid 1500 Mah which is equivalent that of battery of Galaxy S which promises to last for 8hours of 2G talktime or a talktime of 7.3 hrs in 3G network or a standby of 700 hours/550 hours on 2G/3G network respectively.
This phone comes with a huge list of multimedia set of features ranging from Stereo FM, You tube, Gtalk, Digital Compass, Think free Office, DivX Player, Organizer, Voice Memo, Java MIDP 2.0 etc. With a 3 MP camera it can take photos at a resolution of 2048×1536 pixels with auto focus capability.
Final Verdict and Price:
If you are looking for an entry level Android phone with a Gingerbread build ready then this is the phone to go for as this one races ahead as most of the phones in this range still haven’t confirmed about the Gingerbread readiness. This phone also comes with lower SAR levels of 0.45/0.37 for head/body respectively. Also, last but not the least this phone comes with the price tag of Rs. 12, 500, though the price may vary from region to region. Since this is the only phone in this price bracket which is promising the Gingerbread release, it’s worth buying this phone.