LG Optimus One P500 Launched in India for 13500

Posted by on Nov 23, 2010 | Leave a Comment

LG has launched Smartphone as LG Optimus One P500 with very affordable price tag Rs.13500 in India. LG Optimus One P500 comes with standard Android 2.2 (Froyo) Operating System that delivers best functionality and Google applications accessibility. With sleek and slim design, LG Optimus One P500 features 3.2-inch capacitive touch-screen display with 320×480 pixels of resolution.

LG has already released its some Android featured smartphones in the market. But now it is thinking about to introduce whole series Android smartphones, Optimus. In LG Optimus series, LG Optimus One P500 is first mid-range smartphone with Android 2.2 Froyo. In US, LG Optimus One has been received huge success where LG Optimus One recorded 1 Million sales in only 40 days of launch. Now, in India, it comes with range of features.

The newest Smartphone model has featured with Google’s Android version 2.2 (Froyo), 512MB of RAM, and a 600MHz processor as well as the 3.2-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen display and 3.2-MP camera. The Android 2.2 is most recent version of Google’s Android mobile technology having improved browser performance. So, with Android 2.2 in LG Optimus One, you can get fast web page loading & refresh rates and also smoother internet browsing with high speed 600mHz processor.

Additionally, the handset has GPRS, EDGE, threaded messages, 170 MB internal storage and up to 32 GB supports microSD cards and 40 pre-loaded applications. The smartphone also provides popular Google services, such as Google Search (also by voice), Gmail, Google Talk and Google Maps.

Managing Director of LG Electronics India, Moon B Shin said, “Smartphones are poised to drive the growth in the India mobile market in the coming years and LG’s focus on innovation based on thorough consumer research, places us squarely at the forefront of that evolution. 2011 will be aacceleration phase for LG Mobiles, and all are plans, investments are aligned towards taking 12-15% of market share in Smartphone segment. We have set aside 350 crores as marketing investment for 2011.

Vishal Chopra, Business Group Head of Mobile Communications, LGEIL said, “2011 will be an important year for us with respect to Smart Phones. Our focus would be to simplify Smart phones for consumers, give them experience on how applications can improve life. Simultaneously we are looking at expanding the retail presence by 25,000 retails and 500 LG exclusive LG mobile gallery. Next year we plan to launch 55 new models, out of which 40% will be Smartphones and our marketing investments would also be aligned accordingly.

Price: LG Optimus One Android phone is available in very affordable price of Rs. 13,500 in the Indian market.

Features of LG Optimus One P500:


LG Optimus One P500 is designed to get very trendy and stylish look. It has a 3.2” TFT touchscreen display with a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels. Beneath the display, four keys are accessible such as Menu, Home, Back and Search. It is compact phone with 113.5 x 59 x 13.3 mm dimensions.

Hardware and Operating System (OS):

Even LG P500 has standard hardware specifications and OS; it comes with very affordable price tag. The Android 2.2 Froyo, a 600 MHz ARM processor and 256 MB RAM are best features of LG Optimus One. The handset is capable with 170 MB internal memory and up to 32 GB microSD cards supports.


As far as multimedia features concern, the LG Optimus One has a 3.15 MP camera with an image capture resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels and autofocus. The handset will be available with a stereo FM radio with RDS and play DivX, XviD, MP4 and H.264 encoded videos that hold audio formats of MP3, WAV, WMA, AAC, eAAC+.


The Android smartphone has all basic connectivity options that you would expect from it such as GPRS, EDGE, 3G HSDPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Bluetooth 2.1+A2DP wireless connectivity and microUSB 2.0 port for wired connection. It is also equipped with mobile Hotspot ability that supports up to 5 Wi-Fi enabled devices for sharing the 3G.

Key Features:

  • Voice Search and More
  • Google Goggles™
  • Google Maps with Turn-by-Turn Navigation
  • Android Market

Specifications of LG Optimus One P500:

  • Basic Specification:
    • Type: Bar phone
    • Display: 3.2″ HVGA (320 x 480), 256K
    • Dimension: 113.5 x 59 x 13.3 mm (L x W x D)
    • RF Band: HSDPA 7.2, WCDMA:900/2100, GSM:850/900/1800/1900
    • Weight with Batt.: 129 g
    • Battery, Max (mAh): 1,500
    • Standby Time, Max (hrs): Up to 700 hr (2G) / 550 hr (3G)
    • Talk Time (hrs): Up to 8hrs(2G), Up to 7.5hrs(3G)
    • SIM Toolkit
  • Messaging:
    • SMS / EMS / MMS
    • E Mail
    • Instant Messaging
    • Video MMS
    • Predictive Text Input
  • Internet:
    • HTML: 4.01 version
    • Wi-Fi
    • Google
  • PIM:
    • Scheduler/Alarm
    • Phonebook
  • Advanced Features:
    • MIDI: 72 poly
    • Built-In Game
    • FM Radio
    • Speaker Phone
    • Camera
    • Camera Resolution (MP)
    • Internal Memory: 170MB (User memory)
    • External Memory: Micro SD (up to 32GB)
    • A-GPS Navigation
    • MP3
    • Bluetooth
    • Document Viewer

Photos of LG Optimus One P500:

Video of LG Optimus One P500 -LG in the Box from youtube:

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