LG Optimus White review
|Review: July 2011|
In a nutshell: The LG Optimus White is a higher-end Android phone featuring a NOVA display for improved readability in bright sunlight.
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White is the new Black
The LG Optimus White is very similar to the LG Optimus Black. Have you spotted the difference yet? Seriously, this is taking the "reuse and recycle" mantra to extremes - releasing the same phone in different colours and pretending its a different product! Read our review of the Optimus Black for the full details, but we've reproduced the specs below for ease of reference.
LG Optimus White features include:
- 5 megapixel camera with autofocus and LED flash
- 720p HD video recording, 2 megapixel secondary camera
- Display: Capacitive touchscreen, 480 x 800 pixels (4 inches) with auto-rotate
- aGPS receiver with Google Maps
- Music player / media player with support for MPEG4, DivX, XVid, WMV
- FM radio
- Messaging: SMS, MMS, email
- Ringtones: AAC+, MP3, WMA, polyphonic ringtones
- Internet: GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA (7.2 Mbps download / 5.76 Mbps upload)
- Connectivity: Bluetooth, USB, Wi-Fi, DLNA, 3.5mm audio jack
- Memory: 1GB plus microSD memory card (up to 32GB)
- Vibration alert
- Quadband GSM (850/900/1800/1900 MHz) plus HSPA/WCDMA (900/1700/2100 MHz)
- Size: 122 x 64 x 9.2 mm
- Weight: 109g
- Battery: 1500 mAh
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LG Optimus White user reviews
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Average rating from 2 reviews:
Reviewed by Manoj from India on 14th Sep 2011
I went to buy a different Android in the same price range to gift my wife; but I bought this one mainly for the extra features and technology and the fact that it looks a much lighter clone of my iPhone 4. But my wife is just not happy carrying a LG phone with her. She feels LG lacks brand value with same price handsets like Samsung. And after completing two calls lasting almost 30 minutes she complains of the phone getting too hot. Anyone else enjoying the heat on this phone ?
Reviewed by sam from doncaster on 17th Jul 2011
I got the lg p970 optimus white today and so far i love it i even got signal where all my other phones never got signal which is a bonus the apps are amazing and you get lots of free ones from the market app store its a very sleek light design good to carry round all round good phone .