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LG Optimus T / LG P509 Burgundy

alaTest has collected and analyzed 406 reviews of LG Optimus T / LG P509 Burgundy. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the screen and usability. The price and portability also get good opinions, but some have doubts about the reception and GPS navigation.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the LG Optimus T / LG P509 Burgundy is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for LG Optimus T / LG P509 Burgundy

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 363 user reviews of LG Optimus T / LG P509 Burgundy from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Views about the screen and price are overall positive. The usability and portability are also appreciated. Views are divided on the camera, while the reception and GPS navigation get less positive opinions.

performance, portability, usability, price, screen

reliability, GPS navigation, reception

79% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Expert review by : Gary Krakow (knowyourcell.com)

LG Optimus T Review

 

We take a look at the latest entry-level Android smartphone for T-Mobile -- the LG Optimus T

It's a free Android smartphone, period ; Pleasant experience with great battery life

The limited processor prohibits Flash capability, also lacking some other higher-end features

The LG Optimus T is about as good as it gets when you're talking about free Android-powered smartphones, which is actually a lot more than you'd expect.

Dec, 2010

Expert review by (engadget.com)

LG Optimus T and Optimus S review

 

It wasn't long ago that buying a smartphone meant spending at least a Benjamin and committing to an expensive 2-year contract. But things are changing, and s...

Nov, 2010

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Sascha Segan (pcmag.com)

LG Optimus G Pro (AT&T)

 

The LG Optimus G Pro is a well-designed, well-sized phablet with an accent on the phone part, balancing a big screen and single-handed usability admirably.

Actually feels like a phone, not a mini-tablet. Sharp screen. Fast processor. Very customizable UI.

Call quality and camera quality could be better. You can't multitask enough apps.

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May, 2013

Expert review by : Alex Colon (pcmag.com)

LG Optimus G (AT&T)

 

The LG Optimus G for AT&T is a quad-core beast, but a disappointing camera and heating issues hold it back from smartphone perfection.

Blistering quad-core performance. Gorgeous display. Sleek design. Strong battery performance.

Disappointing camera. Runs hot. Plenty of bloatware.

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Oct, 2012

Expert review by : Armando Rodriguez (pcworld.com)

LG Electronics Optimus T Review - PCWorld

 

Budget buyers, rejoice: LG has made Android affordable with its new Optimus T handset on T-Mobile ($30 after a $50 mail-in rebate and a new two-year contract; price as of November 20, 2010). But how much bang are you getting for your buck? Considering...

Affordable Android 2.2 device

Poor multimedia capabilities

The Optimus T for T-Mobile is incredibly affordable, but you get what you pay for-- the multimedia features are lackluster.

Nov, 2010

Expert review by : Nicole Lee (cnet.com)

LG Optimus T review

 

It's easier than ever these days to get an Android smartphone. There are many budget models on the market, like the slate-style Motorola Charm and the sliding Samsung Intercept , both of which retail for under a hundred dollars. But LG has topped them...

The LG Optimus T has a simple touch-screen design, Wi-Fi, GPS, Wi-Fi hot-spot capabilities, 3G support, and a 3.2-megapixel camera, and it ships with Android 2.2. It's also very affordable.

The LG Optimus T has a slower processor and lower resolution display when compared with higher-end smartphones. There's no LED flash, and it doesn't have HD video capture. Flash 10.1 is not available with the Optimus T's browser even though Android 2.2...

The LG Optimus T is one of the best entry-level smartphones you can buy, with a feature set that is on par with devices more than twice its price.

Nov, 2010

Expert review by : PhoneArena Team (phonearena.com)

LG Optimus T Review

 

In the course of only a year, we've witnessed a monumental shift in the Android community as consumers now have a variety of handsets to choose from. Compared to the same time last year, the only options available back then were mostly mid to high-end...

Oct, 2010

Expert review by (consumersearch.com)

LG Optimus T

 

Cheap Android smartphone packs plenty of features

Bright, legible screen ; Wi-Fi calling and mobile hotspot capabilities ; Speedy performance ; Easy to use

Screen size ; Occasional lag

Aug, 2011

Expert review by : Robert Faustus (brighthub.com)

LG Optimus T Reviewed

 

The LG Optimus T is an entry level smartphone being offered on T-Mobiles network. Priced at a low $29.99 with a two year contract, the Optimus T is a great smartphone for new and old users alike. This review covers the design, display, hardware,...

The LG Optimus T ranks in at a solid 'average' rating for an entry level Android powered smartphone. The solid and sturdy design coupled with Android 2.2 make the LG Optimus T a good choice for new users to smartphones. Though the 600 MHz processor...

May, 2011

Expert review by : Magellan (brighthand)

LG Optimus T Review

 

The LG Optimus T is an entry-level Android OS phone available from T-Mobile. In his review, Mark Shryock says that despite its low price, this device gives first-time smartphone buyers what they are looking for.

Good design, feels light but not cheap ; Capable processor ; Android OS 2.2 (Froyo) with Swype pre-installed

No Adobe Flash Support ; Small screen for games and movies ; No Camera flash

Overall the

Dec, 2010
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