Following the huge success of LG’s android based mobile phones the company has added a new member to the present line up, the LG Optimus Pro C660. According to the manufacture this is the world’s first smart phone mobile that features a portrait display.
The phone is made in a bar design along with a full QWERTY keypad. The keys are sufficiently well spaced apart enabling hassle free messaging. It also has shortcut keys for email and scheduler. With dimensions of 119.5x59.7x12.9mm and weighing in at just about 128gms the phone is quite handy. It features a 2.8 inch QVGA, 240x320 TFT capacitive touch display that throws in 262k color resolution. The benefits of a touch screen enabled phone along with a QWERTY keypad can definitely be felt while editing documents or emails. The screen also has multi touch capability that enables pinch zooming in and out.
LG Optimus Pro C660 has a powerful 800 MHz processor which is definitely an advantage the phone has compared to other phones of similar price tag. The phone runs in the latest android 2.3 or better known as android gingerbread platform whose performance is unquestionable. The phone runs on a standard Li-ion 1500mAh battery, which is the largest in its class that gives it up to 852hrs of standby and 13.5hrs of talk time.
The device has a single 3.15 mega pixel fixed focus front camera which features 4x digital zoom and video recording capability with capture resolutions of up to 640x480 pixels. The phone supports both 2G GSM frequency ranges. The connectivity options include 3G as well as Wi-Fi. There are also GPRS, EDGE and Bluetooth option. USB 2.0 port is also available. The latest Wi-Fi version ensures faster data transfers along with less power usage.
The phone comes pre-equipped with lots of entertainment options including Mp3 and video player. The device also has FM radio with auto tuning capability, in built games and multimedia support. The 3.5mm audio jack in the phone and the stereo earphones, bundled with the package, ensures superior sound quality and ensures entertainment on the go. The phones speakers are also of supreme build quality and offers high fidelity music and sounds. The phone supports java applications and has a good number of inbuilt games with further option of downloading more.
As like all the other android phone this phone also has applications for social networking options including the widely accepted facebook, the micro blogging service twitter and Picasa web albums etc. The gadget has an inbuilt memory of 156MB and the external memory card can be increased to up to 32GB by addition of a micro SD card. The phone comes along with a 2GB micro SD card.
The gadget comes bundled along with a battery and charger. The package also includes a user manual, stereo ear phones of very good quality and USB data cable. LG Optimus Pro C660 is priced at around Rs.10,000 in India which is a bold move by the company considering the fact that similar mobile phones having the same features are far more costly.