The recently released LG GT540 bring to the table a range of functionality including Android Operating System, touchscreen technology and built in digital camera. Available in Pink, Black and White, this handset offers appeal to style conscious users as well as the tech-savvy.
Several options of connection to cellular networks and the internet are offered with the GT540. The primary method of connection to cellular networks is via class 10 versions of both GPRS and EDGE. HSDPA is available at speeds of up to 7.2 Mbps in areas covered by the 3G network, which offers a fast internet connection.A faster internet connection can be attained by the handset's ability to utilise the signal given off by local wireless internet routers via Wi-Fi connectivity.
Users can customise their handset to some extent as the GT540 has the ability to utilise MP3 music files as ringtones. Music fans are sure to appreciate this feature as they can hear their favourite song every time the phone rings. As expected, users are also alerted to incoming calls and messages via vibration as well as ringing. For handsfree communication, a speakerphone system is installed.
The TFT touchscreen measures 3 inches, and offers great quality display thanks to the pixel setup of 320x480 which allows the screen to display up to 256,000 colours. An accelerometer sensor is built in to the handset, allowing the screen to be viewed in both portrait and landscape forms, depending on the orientation of the phone.
The LG GT540 comes equipped with a built in digital camera boasting 3.15 Mega Pixels. This operates at a pixel resolution of 2048x1536 so images are of very good quality. The task of taking quality images is simplified by the addition of the autofocus feature. As an alternative method of image capture, the camera can also shoot video.
The internal phonebook in the GT540 can store a practically unlimited number of entries, and includes the popular Photocall feature. In order to store data such as media files, a micro SD slot can be utilised. This is achieved simply by installing a memory card of up to 32 GB offering ample storage for the needs of most users.
The LG GT540 really impresses with its long list of additional features and applications. Fans of social networking will be impressed with social networking integration with live updates, as well as applications which link directly to Facebook, Twitter and Bebo. Music fans will be equally impressed with the versatile media player which supports a range of music and video file formats.
Given it's choice of colours and enviable features such as Android technology, the LG GT540 look set to be a popular handset.