LG Optimus Black hits the Philippine market for the price of P19,990

LG  launched recently two high-end phones in the Philippines, The LG Optimus 2x – the first dual-core phone and the LG Optimus Black (P970). The Optimus Black price in the Philippines is Php19,990.

This phone is powered  by a TI OMAP 3630 1 GHz processor, one of the fastest mobile processor today. The out of the box OS is Android 2.2 Froyo and upgradable to Android 2.3 Gingerbread once update is available.

The display is a 4inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors at 480x800pixels giving  this phone crystal crisp display and vivid colors. This phone has its own custom UI called Optimus UI 2.0 with Gesture UI 2.0. This phone is one of the thinnest at 9.2mm, thinner than the iPhone 4.

LG Optimus Black P970

LG Optimus Black P9700 specs:

OS: Android 2.2 Froyo
CPU: TI OMAP 3630 1 GHz processor
RAM: 512MB
Storage: 2GB Internal/Expandable via microSD up-to 32GIG
Network: 2G and 3G (GSM and HSDPA/HSUPA)
Display: 4-inch @ 480×800 pixels
Camera: 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, 720p/30fps video recording
WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA
Bluetooth: v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
USB: microUSB v2.0
Battery:  Li-Ion 1500 mAh

The LG Optimus Black will be available next week in all authorized dealers and LG Concept Stores for the price of Php 19,990. With its specs and price this phone is a sure win for Pinoy Android users. What do you think about this phone? Share your thoughts by commenting below.

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  • Zo

    might be a hit in our country. but i think it’s only counted as high-end because IT IS IN our country.

  • http://pinoydroid.net PinoyDROID

    The 1Ghz processor phone is still in the high-end range, below than that are mid-range..

  • Zo

    yeah, but take a look at all the 1ghz and up phones coming out all over the world right now.

    introduce a 1ghz phone here in the Phil. and you’re sure to call it high-end.

    Take the htc Incredible S for example. It just launched here, has 1 ghz processor, but across the globe it’s referred to as a dying breed of superphones.

    • http://pinoydroid.net PinoyDROID

      there are few dual-core phones in the market today and mostly only available in the US and the entire world are still into 1Ghz Snapdragons and Ti’s SC. The dual core phones now are being called superphones and new name will emerge as we are entering the QC phones and slates….

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