LG GT540 Optimus

  • LG GT540 Optimus
65
Based on 48 scores, 65 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    1
  • Good:
    5
  • Average:
    20
  • Bad:
    22

Pros:

  • Looks, Android OS and apps, Interactive touchscreen
  • WiFi, 3G & GPS Support, Very Good Music Playback, Efficient Browser, Looks Cool, Google Mobile Services
  • Inexpensive; comes in different colors, 3.5mm audio connector; compact form factor.

Cons:

  • No secondary camera, No flash
  • Resistive Touchscreen, Spotty Touch Sensitivity, Sluggish Operation

Expert reviews and ratings

By Computeractive on 60

Not a great phone, but if you can't spend more and want a smartphone, it'll do the job...

By BrightHub on 60

The LG Optimus GT540 is a budget Android smartphone which doesn't have much to offer. In this price range, I would recommend the Samsung Spica i5700. You should also check out our list of Top 10 Android Smartphones.Next Article » ...

By LetsGoMobile on 70

T he LG Optimus Android is a beginner level Android smartphone that lets you do many things. LG has included a list of top-10 applications so that you can get started immediately. With Wi-Fi and 3G internet, all connections are possible. The...

By Expert Reviews on 60

Although it's good value, the sleek Optimus has an out-of-date version of Android, and LG hasn't done much to improve on the basic interface
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By FoneArena on

A few days ago we had the LG Optimus arrive at our office for review and we even had an unboxing of the LG Optimus.The LG Optimus is an inexpensive Android offering from LG, designed to fit into that sweet spot of sub 15k price point. This after all...

By Pocket-lint on 70

Thanks to its large screen, slick design and excellent multimedia functions, this is a great choice for first-time smartphone users, but it's let down somewhat by the inclusion of a resistive...

By MobileBurn on

Here are some live photos of the new LG Optimus 7Q dressed up as the Quantum for AT&T. The phone features a full QWERTY keyboard and a nice 3.5-inch WVGA resolution touchscreen display. At times the phone felt a bit slow, which might be the fault of...

By GadgetSpeak on 80

To me this looks a very stylish piece of kit. A brushed metal silver grey item with a large touch screen surely a must have for anyone who wants to look the part. However being down to earth my question is does it do the...

By PC Authority on 50

Clunky and unresponsive, LG’s Optimus is one to avoid...

By Stuff NZ on

If you are looking for a quick, stylish Android phone with most of the mod-cons which won't break the bank, the LG GT540 may be for you. The pseudo-brushed metal case is, of course, plastic and seems to scratch rather easily. It is quite...

By IT Reviews on

The LG Optimus GT540 has several features which belie its budgets status. The build is good, and you can use a skinned version of Android. The resistive screen is an obvious budget move, though, and Android 1.6 means you don't get access to the...

By CIOL on

Android phones have had a steadily growing fan following and many devices have been launched in the higher price segment. However, catering to the entry level consumers, LG has introduced their Android smartphone, the LG Optimus GT540. We had the...

By PCWorld India on 76

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By Recombu on 50

The LG Optimus is an attractive touchscreen phone with a sharp display and cool stylings. Unfortunately its let down by the unresponsive resistive touchscreen and menu buttons which can make it tricky to use for anything but the most basic of phone...

By RegHardware on 70

The LG Optimus is a good-looking, reasonably capable lower end smartphone with some handy features. Yet it's severely let down by that insensitive resistive screen, which can be extremely irritating to use once you've got used to the capacitive...

By Tbreak.com on 70

The GT540 is a sleek feel without the exuberant price tag. If you want to get a sturdy, no-nonsense loyal phone that gets your job done, without you spending too much of your time figuring out its price and intricacies (may be because there are...

By CellPhoneQuick on

Overall, the LG Optimus is a decent little budget handset with enough features to keep users new to Android interested for a while.This is an ideal handset for someone that wants social networking support, games and web access, but not a smartphone...

By TechRadar on 60

The LG Optimus GT540 is LG's latest shot at an Android smartphone, and the company's second to hit the UK. The last Android offering – the inTouch Max GW620 – came with a slide-out keyboard, but this time the keyboard has gone. Aimed...

By Trusted Reviews on 60

Budget Android phones are a bit like buses. You wait ages for one to come along and then a whole heap of them turn up at the same time. We’ve already reviewed the and , and Three is soon to launch the ZTE Racer. LG is adding to this crop with...

By HardwareZone.com on

With so many Android devices available, we have to admit feeling a little overwhelmed whenever another Android device makes its way into our labs. Take the LG Optimus GT540 as an example. The company's second Android phone is just one of many...