LG Electronics (LG) today launched LG Optimus One smartphone powered by Android 2.2 (Froyo) and optimized for Google Mobile Services. The handset will deliver the ultimate smartphone experience while offering easier accessibility for the growing number of consumers looking to purchase their first smartphone.
LG Optimus One is among the earliest smartphones to launch with Android 2.2, Froyo, the latest version of the Android platform, which allows for two to three times faster and smoother internet browsing, web-page loading, application pop-ups and multi-tasking.
The device also enable professionals to easily sync with Outlook Calendar for improved productivity, while offering portable Wi-Fi hotspots to easily share a single 3G connection. The devices are optimized for popular Google Mobile Services including Google Voice Search, Google Voice Actions, Google Goggles, Google Shopper and Google Maps with Navigation, and also offer access to Android Market with more than 80,000 applications.
In creating the LG Optimus One “with Google”, a team of R&D experts at LG incorporated and optimized the device for the Froyo platform and Google Mobile Services.
Featuring a fun, user-friendly user interface, LG Optimus One also includes the exclusive LG App Advisor, which recommends 10 highly rated applications every two weeks. The uniquely designed LG UI (user interface) and sleek new accessories such as carkit cradle offer users easier and more intuitive ways to enjoy all the benefits of the brand-new Froyo.
The phone also features a camera with face tracking and smile shot, a 3.2″ wide HVGA screen and a long-lasting 1500mAh capacity battery.
LG Optimus One will be available in over 90 countries via 120 partners. It will arrive in most of Europe in October followed by other EMEA and Asia-Pacific countries.