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Optimus

  • GT540

  • Discontinued Product

Key Features

  • Powered by Android™
  • My Style! My Widget!
  • Dedicated Social Networking Client
  • Enhanced Multimedia
Basic Specification
Type Bar phone
RF Band GSM 850/900/1800/1900, UMTS 900/2100, HSDPA 7.2
Display 320 x 480 3.0" HVGA 262K TFT
Dimension: L x W x D (mm) 109 x 54.5 x 12.9
Powered by Android™ Yes
Messaging
SMS / EMS / MMS Yes / No / Yes
E Mail Yes
Predictive Text Input (T9) Yes
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Browser Yes
Advanced Features
Java (version) Yes
MIDI (poly) 72 poly
Built-In Game Yes
Speaker Phone Yes
Camera Yes
Camera Resolution (MP) 3
External Memory MicroSD up to 32GB (not included)
MP3 Yes
Bluetooth Yes
USB Yes
Touch Screen Yes
Video Recording Yes
3.5 Audio Jack Yes

What People Are Saying

Rated 2 out of 5 by from Average phone I have this phone as a backup, but its performance isn't the best. The android software is really old, the screen isn't touch sensitive, and the battery life lasts for probably half an hour if I didn't lock it once. The camera is actually doable. Some of the pre installed apps don't even work, like YouTube. I also download apps and they keep crashing. The audio when phoning people isn't very clear and sometimes my phone crashes and declines calls automatically. Overall, this is a very basic phone meant for calling and texting.
Date published: 2014-03-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from tried and tested I've had the phone for about 3 years now. It has been fantastic, Full of useful features, I am still amazed at its looks and performance. Just lost the charging plug socket cover, but after that length of time its entitled too. I have looked after it, always had a case and a screen cover as well. Only minor gripe would be battery life, would be nice if it lasted a bit longer, but still lasts longer than some of my friends phones
Date published: 2013-12-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from What a load of rubbish This is the worst phone I have ever owned! Bluetooth by wire? Give me a break! LGPCSuite was not to be found following LG's instructions, when all the time it was on the phone and LG support didn't know that! The screen is too small. The screen scrolling is erratic. Syncing PC to phone is unreliable. No software for Mac on the LG site that I can find except a driver which says it doesn't work or something. Buy this load of rubbish at your peril.
Date published: 2013-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GT540 Every thing you need in one phone First time user with an Android Phone and was quite amazed with all the features that came with this compact phone. With so many wifi Hotspots available the on-board wifi comes in very useful and can save you pounds when using a pay as you go sim. The on board GPS is also a good feature and with plenty of free Apps that make good use with the GPS. The phone is easy to use and easy to customise to your needs. Although the touch screen is not capacitance it is still very sensitive and works very well. making calls is very straight forward as with sending text messages. The App Store has a multitude of free and paid apps to add to your phone but I would have liked to see apps saved to the external sd card instead of the internal memory which did not take long to fill. Overall I am very pleased with the LG GT540 it meets my every day needs.
Date published: 2013-01-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Overall a great product Everything was great about this phone; the music area was perfect, loved downloading apps from the store, could organise things in the calender and memos easily. This phone is great for anyone new to android or touchscreen. However there were a few problems. Firstly the Internet was really slow, the camera lacked quality and before my two year contract ended the touchscreen and buttons stopped working even though I've never actually dropped the phone.
Date published: 2012-12-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This product is Great Value for the price the LG GT540 aims to give first time smartphone users the right balance of features in a friendly package. Well-rounded connectivity and good design, with just the right touch of extravagance, will certainly open doors. The LG GT540 is a reasonably sized handset, standing at 109 x 54.5 x 12.7 mm. It’s no big deal to comfortably find room for it in most pockets. It’s hardly too heavy. Almost the whole front of the GT540 is taken by the 3” resistive touchscreen of HVGA resolution. The image quality of the TFT display is decent, although, as is to be expected in this price range, won’t blow you off your feet. The touchscreen is quite responsive for a resistive unit too.. The microSD card slot is under the rear cover but is luckily hot-swappable. The GT540 supports microSD and microSDHC cards. It had no problems handling the full 16GB microSDHC card. Overall, the LG GT540 handles nicely and the hardware controls are reasonably comfortable. It sits well in the hand and feels sturdy
Date published: 2012-12-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This phone is well priced A very well priced phone, it looks good, and despite dropping it down stairs and onto concrete, it works very well! The one thing negative i do think, is that there needs to be another update, as on the 2.1 version of android, you can't download apps to the SD card. This means you easily run out of room, and you have to delete wanted apps if you want to update others. If it was on version 2.3 of android, I wouldn't be able to find a fault with it!
Date published: 2012-05-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from good phone i have had this phone for a year now ,everything is fine with it ,it would be good to have a flash to it. but overall great phone for a teenager like myself.
Date published: 2012-02-14
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