Pocketdroid Review – LG Optimus Black P970


Size zero has been a new philosophy for the phones. Every company is trying to making the ultra slim Smartphone without compromising the hardware. Stepping into this size zero war is the latest LG OPTIMUS BLACK. This sleek uber phone has a smart 1ght processor. 1 GHz processor has become a fashion. This angel is so slim having a dimensions 122 x 64 x 9.2 mm .


The weight is just 109gms.Having thickness less than a cm it is 1mm more than the Samsung GALAXY S2. Having a 4 inch capacity touch screen .The screen is dull and somewhat unresponsive as compared to Samsung GALAXY S2. The phones also got G-key which could help us navigate through WebPages and gallery. Having a 5 Megapixel back camera it could record HD720p video. Still it’s ok as the Phone has less ram to record 1024p HD video. Still camera quality is good. Various camera modes are available.

Here’s the picture to see camera clarity.  Although being a budget phone this phone has a 2 megapixel front camera for video calling.
Here is the example of camera clarity.

Now talking about the hardware this angel has a 1 GHz TI OMAP 3630 processor. This is a new processor being implemented in the Smartphone series. It has a 512mb ram, which is quite low but it’s ok for being a budget Smartphone. Display is ok and crispy having a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. Being a smart phone it has all the standard connectivity tools like Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps.

The software it has got the Android 2.2.1(Froyo) which could be upgradable to Android 2.3.4(Gingerbread). We would fell glad if we had got 2.3 inbuilt. Then also being a android u can download many apps from Android Marketplace. There is also LG’s apps advisor to get awesome apps. Now talking about the UI, the phones got Optimus UI 2.0 Which is almost a true copy of most liked Samsung Touchwiz4.The Gesture key is running on Gesture UI 2.0. This is new concept of controlling the phone without touching screen. Trust me LG this technology requires a much research and development. The Games runs great on it but some 3d games like Nova shows some lags. This shows that the processor is not properly calibrated.

On running Quadrant standard we were amazed to see that the phone is little baby. Scores just above the MOTODROIDX and less than the NEXUS ONE .Being a new phone this should easily verpower the NEXUS ONE, and MOTODROID X. Thus it shattered the dreams of a budget powerful .


Final words:The phone has a much scope of improvements, The custom rom developers say that the glitches cold be removed by  Overcloking and making a stable kernel. But The phone is for if you are a Hardcore LG fan or you are a millionare having enough to play with the G-button.


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