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Optimus Black (P970) is now Available in India

LG Mobiles today along with LG Optimus 2s also announced the launch of Optimus Black (P970) in India it is priced at INR 27,000.

LG Optimus Black P970 smartphone quad-band GSM 850/900/1800/1900 and 3G HSDPA network ready mobile phone and it features 4.0 inch 780 x 800 pixel capacitive touchscreen powered by NOVA technology.

The new NOVA display is available for the first time in the mobile phones, and is designed to be the brightest, clearest and most readable among mobile screens with 700 nits of brightness for optimal visibility.

With higher levels of brightness and pure white tones, NOVA display deliver true black and white colors for ideal handset viewing and NOVA technology featured on LG Optimus Black also enables users to maintain visibility whether indoors or outdoors under strong sunlight.

In addition the NOVA display on LG Optimus Black P970 smartphone also radically reduces power consumption by 50% during general indoor use compared to a conventional LCD.

The Optimus Black  (P970) is priced at INR 27,000 and Optimus 2x is priced at 30,000 a difference of INR 3000, though features of both the phones are very similar except Optimus 2x is loaded with Dual Core Tegra 2.

LG Optimus Black also introduces the world’s first Wi-Fi Direct for quick and high-quality data transfer between mobile devices and features the world’s first 2MP front-facing camera for video calling in addition to main primary camera whose details are not yet available.

In addition to the comprehensive entertainment features, the LG Optimus Black smartphone delivers advanced phone features including GPS functionality with access to turn-by-turn navigation, and Android full HTML browser.

All LG Optimus Black features are available on the Android 2.2 Froyo platform with Android 2.3 Gingerbread upgrade capability. Utilizing the 2MP front-facing camera, LG Optimus Black allows users to utilize video telephony functions of higher quality after upgrading to Android’s Gingerbread.


  • 1GHz Texas Instruments OMAP3630 CPU

  • 512MB RAM

  • 4-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen at 800×480

  • Google Android 2.2 Froyo, upgradeable to 2.3 Gingerbread

  • 5 megapixel camera with autofocus and LED flash

  • Video camera which can capture 720p videos at 30fps

  • 2 megapixel front facing wide-angle camera

  • GPS with A-GPS support

  • 2GB internal storage, expandable to 32GB via microSD

  • WiFi 802.11b/g/n, WiFi Direct, DLNA support, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP and EDR

  • HSDPA 7.2Mbps

Combined with the 1500 mAh battery of the LG Optimus Black, users will have enough power for their daily needs, even at maximum brightness settings.

Price in India: INR 27,000.

Availability: Launched Today 5th April 2011 (in India)
Optimus Black (P970) is now Available in India Optimus Black (P970) is now Available in India Reviewed by Imran Baig on 9:49:00 PM Rating: 5
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