T-Mobile is expanding its already impressive lineup by launching one of the most economical Android Smartphones, the LG P509 Optimus T. Don’t let its price fool you however. This phone packs world class functionality in a neat little bundle. So is the phone worth the hype? Here is detailed review of the phone, so you can decide for yourself.
DESIGN / LOOK AND FEEL
LG P509 has an attractive simple finish with a 3.2 inch TFT touch display and 320 x480 pixels. This sleek phone feels solid in the hand with physical dimensions of 113.5 x 59 x 13.3mm and weight of 129 Grams. Its touch screen is very responsive and has an accelerometer which automatically rotates the image to portrait or landscape mode. In addition, the phone has multitouch and pinch-to-zoom support. It comes preloaded with a Swype keyboard in addition to a virtual keyboard to type while on the go.
It has quite an appreciable storage capacity with a strong Li-Ion 1500mAh battery, has built-in 170MB storage, a 2GBcard slot and 32GB microSD card to increase memory storage. The 600MHz processor and 3G network provide blazing speeds for file and data transfer. It can keep call records for an unlimited entries and fields.
The Optimus T has great call quality control with MP3 polyphonic ringtones and 3.5mm headset jack. There were no dropped calls and while using the speakerphone, the sound was pretty good and clearly audible with very little background noise.
This affordable cell phone runs on Android 2.2 and offers close integration with popular Google services, such as Google Search, Gmail, Google Talk and Google Maps. It works all across the nation with access to thousands of Wi-Fi Hot Spots, providing Internet access at broadband speeds. Bluetooth headset lets you talk hands-free and allows you to hook up it to your PC or laptop to access music and games, print pictures, transfer contacts etc,.
Some excellent quality shots were taken from 3.15MP camera with auto focus and the cell phone also shoots video @18fps; in lifelike color with resolution of 2048 x1536 pixels. Sharing pictures with family and friends in live time has never been easier! With the phenomenal face-recognition software, you can edit your photos and then upload them directly to your favorite websites like Facebook or Twitter.
SOCIAL MEDIA/MULTIMEDIA CAPABILITIES
The dedicated social networking client manages all your social connections including Twitter and Facebook. This cell phone has great emailing options and accesses all your email accounts like Gmail, Yahoo, AIM, window live. The phone is packed with multimedia capabilities with Android apps and Wi-Fi HotSpot.
So we highly recommend this phone to those who want affordable entry level Smartphone with social networking support, games and easy access to the web.