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LG GT540 Optimus

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Key Features

  • Android v1.6
  • Performance

  • Display

  • Camera

  • Battery

  • 104 MB + 32 GB Expandable
  • Available
  • FM Radio
  • Lightweight (117 g)

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LG GT540 Optimus Specifications


Brand LG
Model GT540 Optimus
Operating System Android v1.6
SIM Slot(s) Single SIM, GSM
Box Contents Handset, Battery, Charger, Manual, Stereo Ear Microphone, USB Data Cable, 2GB Memory Card, Stylus Pen, Pouch


600 MHz


Internal Memory
104 MB
Expandable Memory
Up to 32 GB


Screen Size
3 inches
Screen Resolution
320 x 480 pixels
Pixel Density (sharpness)
192 ppi
Display Type LCD


Main Camera
3 MP, Auto focus
Digital Zoom
Camera Features Effects, Multi Shot
Video Recording
640x480 @ 15


1500 mAH, Li-ion
Up to 15(2G)
Stand By Time
Up to 789(2G)


Class 10, 32 - 48 kbps
Class 10, 236.8 kbps
Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g
v2.1, EDR
with A-GPS
USB Connectivity


Touch Screen
Resistive Touchscreen
117 grams
109 x 54.5 x 12.90 mm


Sensors Accelerometer
Applications Document viewer


FM Radio

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29 Expert Reviews for LG GT540 Optimus

Recent Expert Reviews
  • LG GT540 Optimus review: Get smart, get started
    GSMArena team
    28 Apr 2010 | gsmarena

    We can’t be sure but it does look like LG are still feeling the Android water before taking the plunge. Or they might just be too careful not to cast doubt on long standing commitments. You know, the soon-to-be Windows Phone 7. In any case though, their first Android attempts have enough in them to get us excited. The LG GT540 is not the kind of phone to make big headlines but fresh smartphone converts wouldn’t want a big-fuss, high-maintenan...

  • Does this low cost Android handset deliver good value for money?
    Sandra Vogel
    31 Aug 2010 | techradar

    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 at the middle range market, the Optimus GT540 comes in at about £150 on PAYG and we found it free on contract for as low as £15 a month. Can it do enough to show Android off to the best of its...

    Pros: Camera belies the price tag, Nice LG Android skin, Good battery life, Stylish chassis, Easy to use 3.5mm headphone jack,

    Cons: Touchscreen not responsive, Screen is small, Web browsing is tricky, Android 1.6 is behind the times, UI lags at times,

    Verdict: A budget-ish offering that is neither super-friendly on the pocket or mixing it with the big boys. Sadly, the Optimus GT540 seems to get caught int two minds...

  • LG Optimus GT540 Review
    PhoneArena Team
    30 Apr 2010 | phonearena

    The LG Optimus GT540 is the second smartphone with the Android OS by the manufacturer, and it comes in a quite futuristic form, kind of reminding us of the Batmobile. Get ready to see if the Optimus GT540 will ultimately rise victorious like a true......

  • LG Optimus (GT540)
    Maxim Antonenko
    31 May 2010 | mobile-review

    Against the background of Android popularity LG was the first to choose the right segment of affordable "robots". It is clear when you look at LG Optimus, compare its features and price with rival products and take into account the excitement created by the model in the niche of affordable Android devices. It is positioned as the most affordable "robot" from a major manufacturer. It is more down market than HTC Wildfire, but the initial price is ...

    Verdict: Sensor buttons under the screen respond equally well to pressure by finger, pen, pencil, etc. Some users would prefer to use the stylus, which must be purchased additionally...

  • LG Optimus GT540 Review: Hardware
    30 Sep 2010 | fonearena

    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....

    Verdict: Call quality, an important factor considering this is a phone at the end of the day, well, itu2019s pretty good, I was able to hear the person on the other end and caller at the other end also reported clarity in voice even when I was in a rather bus...

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3 User Reviews for LG GT540 Optimus

Overall User Rating (3.7 Out of 5 based on 10 ratings)


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  • Best Memories :'(
    Roy Dibya
    Best Memories :'(
    21 Dec 2014
    Reviewed On: Flipkart.com

    Overall: This was my first android device . It inspired me to fall in love with android . I tested my first android app on this device (other than simulator). I am a android application developer, and I can say that this phone has a big part into this. It made me what I am :')
    I was using this product for 4 and half years . for the last couple of months,Touch input started malfunctioning, 3.5mm jack had....

  • Gt 540
    Arun Kumar
    Gt 540
    03 Oct 2012
    Reviewed On: Flipkart.com

    Overall: Excellent phone. Worth buying it.. I am using this since 1 year.. Very good battery backup. Good processor speed. only one drawback is can't move apps to SD card and internal memory is 128mb. Portable, Light weight and easy to use. I recommend it to buy.

  • My Best Phone
    My Best Phone
    20 Sep 2012
    Reviewed On: Flipkart.com

    Overall: I've been using this mobile since 3 years(bought in 2009). No problems till date. I think this is the best android phone at this budget in terms of look and feel. Cam quality is above average and the only negative I feel is it's resistive touch screen. I've upgraded it to android 4 and currently using 4.0.3 version on it. No lags no problems

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