South Korean mobile phone maker, LG Electronics, recently announced that its brainchild ‘LG Optimus One’ recorded wonders for the company, with the successful sale of over 2 million handsets, worldwide. The smartphone has been able to grab much fame over a short period of time.
Just a month back, LG had announced that it had sold 1 million of Optimus One smartphones while with the latest figures the count has more than doubled. Witnessing a rising demand of the handset in such a manner would surely make LG Optimus One as the most widely accepted and sold Android handset, worldwide.
Previously, LG made an announcement that the Optimus One smartphone might get the latest Android 2.3 Gingerbread upgrade, making the device more appealing and widely demanded.
LG Electronics announced:
The Optimus One reached 1 million sales in about 40 days from its launch in mid-November. And in about 20 days, another 1 million phones were delivered.
Five major carriers in North America have contributed to the success of the smartphone. Selling under different names, delivering over 1.3 million units, the handset is available from the following carriers :
1. Verizon – LG Vortex
2. Sprint – LG Optimus S
3. T-Mobile – LG Optimus T
4. U.S. Cellular – LG Optimus U
5. MetroPCS – LG Optimus M
South Korea has alone contributed to the sale of 450,000 Optimus One units. With the handset already achieving the 2 Million mark, the company eyes Optimus One sell more than 10 million smartphones.
LG Optimus One Features:
1. Powered by a 600 MHz Processor
2. Android 2.2 “Froyo” Operating System, upgrade to Android 2.3 “Gingerbread”
3. 3.2-inch HVGA Touchscreen
4. 262k colors and 320 x 480 pixel resolution
5. Accelerometer Sensor for UI auto-rotate
6. Proximity Sensor for auto turn-off of the screen
7. Measures 113.5 x 59 x 13.3mm, weighs 129g
8. Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery
9. 700 hours standby mode battery, 8 hours talk time
10. HSDPA 7.2 Mbps
11. Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 2.1, A2DP support
12. 170 MB internal memory
13. microSD card slot for memory expansion up to 32 GB
14. 3.2 Megapixel camera with autofocus and video recording function