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LG Loop GT540

9.3/10 AVG.
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9.3/10
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The LG Loop GT540 currently has an Informr score of 9.3 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 4 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
Unknown
Screen Size
3"
Camera
3+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Softpedia

LG GT540 Optimus can be easily advertised as “a smartphone for everyone”. Besides its good looking design and ergonomic layout, GT540 is a complete Android device, which offers all the standard features that a person would want from its mobile phone. It doesn't matter if you're a techie...

- Cosmin Vasile, Softpedia
PhoneArena

Transferring your voiceover the wireless network with the LG Optimus GT540 is really a pleasant experience. The Optimus' earpiece sounds perfectly fine, with voices being quite audible, but on the other side things are even better, with even higher loudness and easier to comprehend voices. Call...

- PhoneArena Team, PhoneArena


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LG released the Loop GT540 on April 3, 2010.


LG backs up the Loop GT540 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


If your Loop GT540 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact LG support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find LG's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.



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Screen Size
3"

The LG Loop GT540's screen size is 3 inches with 320 x 480 pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown
OS

The phone runs on the Android 1.6 operating system (OS).

Camera
3+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 3+ megapixel camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

Storage
130 MB

Internal memory is 130 MB. An external, MicroSD (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
1000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1000 mAh battery. LG's performance ratings are 14.5 days standby time.

Loop GT540 Specs

Overview
Release date April 3, 2010
Regions available USA
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/2100 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA 7.2, HSUPA
SIM card Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 1.6

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Processor No
Internal Flash Memory 130 MB
RAM No
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Digital compass No
Flightmode No
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.93 W/kg
Body: 0.63 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 1000 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Up to: 14.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Colors Black, White, Pink
Dimensions [H x W x D] 10.9 x 5.6 x 1.3 cm (4.3 x 2.2 x 0.5 in)
Weight 102 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (STN)
Colors 256
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 3 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features -
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry T9
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock No
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols No
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, EMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 2.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 b/g
WiFi Encryption -
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD (up to 32 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
3+ megapixels
Dual lens
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
No
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Face detection
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Zoom
No
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, eAAC+, WMA, WAV
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps No ()
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): LG GT-540, Swift, Optimus

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Softpedia

A very cheap Android smartphone that includes a wide range of features

from Softpedia

LG GT540 Optimus can be easily advertised as “a smartphone for everyone”. Besides its good looking design and ergonomic layout, GT540 is a complete Android device, which offers all the standard features that a person would want from its mobile phone. It doesn't matter if you're a tech...More

LG GT540 Optimus can be easily advertised as “a smartphone for everyone”. Besides its good looking design and ergonomic layout, GT540 is a complete Android device, which offers all the standard features that a person would want from its mobile phone. It doesn't matter if you're a techie or a non-smartphone user, as GT540 can meet most of your demands. Of course, there are other expensive alternative, much better than this one, but if you're looking for an entry-level Android smartphone, GT540 Optimus can be a good start.

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PhoneArena

A pretty decent mid-range Android handset

from PhoneArena

Transferring your voiceover the wireless network with the LG Optimus GT540 is really a pleasant experience. The Optimus' earpiece sounds perfectly fine, with voices being quite audible, but on the other side things are even better, with even higher loudness and easier to comprehend voices. Calling is near perfect on the LG Optimus GT540...

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Transferring your voiceover the wireless network with the LG Optimus GT540 is really a pleasant experience. The Optimus' earpiece sounds perfectly fine, with voices being quite audible, but on the other side things are even better, with even higher loudness and easier to comprehend voices. Calling is near perfect on the LG Optimus GT540.

The 1500mAh battery powering the LG Optimus manages to provide some serious standby time - about 21 days, while talk time is rated at 5.5 hours. A pretty satisfying performance on the overall, at least for today's smartphone standards.

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User Reviews


Karlie Gendron

This Phone Was A Beast

Afraid of the IPhone because everyone around you has a cracked screen? Don't want to break your phone or scratch it up with every drop? The LG Loop was the best phone I have ever owned. I'm a very clumsy teenage girl so you can understand that I was very hard on my phone. This phone lasted almost two years. I would recommend it to everyone!
Afraid of the IPhone because everyone around you has a cracked screen? Don't want to break your phone or scratch it up with every drop? The LG Loop was the best phone I have ever owned. I'm a very clumsy teenage girl so you can understand that I was very hard on my phone. This phone lasted almost two years. I would recommend it to everyone! Less

AWESOME PHONE!!

i got this phone 1 week ago and i love it!! its super fast, the apps are awesome, best battery life ever, its good that it has wifi because if you dont have a plan or not even a sim card you can just connect to a router and have internet. camera is good not a big deal that it has no flash. to me its b...More
i got this phone 1 week ago and i love it!! its super fast, the apps are awesome, best battery life ever, its good that it has wifi because if you dont have a plan or not even a sim card you can just connect to a router and have internet. camera is good not a big deal that it has no flash. to me its better than the iphone and for the spefications yes it does have weather and it does have speakers for audio and it does have a screen lock and it does have a browser. its light weight and has bluetooth and is just simply awesome, i recomened this phone for everyone!!! Less

Michael Spears

Good to hear. I am getting this phone in a short while and want to know as much about it as i can first. Sounds like something that i wont regret buying and using on a 3 year term. :D

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