LG Optimus Black P970 Review, Android specs, Price USA, Uk

LG Optimus Black P970 Review: this phone comes with google android opareting system with a slim design and a light weight. Black and thin design make this phone unique.

this android smartphones comes with not only its design but also its many feathers and specification. LG Optimus Blacks display is 4 inch Nova touch screen. For the nova display system, you can view the phone by any point or corner, even sunlight. This phones weight is only 109 grams, which thickness is 9.2 mm.

LG Optimus Black p970 review

LG Optimus Black P970 Processor & Ram:

It has 1 GHz single core processor and 512mb of Ram. This processor name is “ Cortex-A8 1 GHz processor”. To view this processor Details Click here. It is able to open apps and play video.

This phones operating system is not updated. It runs with Android 2.2 Froyo is the operating system, but the latest version of android is 2.3 Gingerbread. So SIP calling, Near Field Communication, and video calling is not possible until update.

PowerVR SGX 530 graphics : (for good graphics & Gamming)
This phone graphics is powerd by “PowerVR SGX 530 graphics” . This GPU (graphics processing unit ) support OpenGL 2.0 and Microsoft Shader Model 3, enabling 2D, 3D and general purpose (GP-GPU) processing in a single core. So get extra gamming power of this phone.

Social networking :is easy in this phone. Because ‘LG for Facebook’ and ‘LG for Twitter’ shortcut is available on this phone. LG Apps is for this phone to download and install more apps. Also android market has huge software for android os for this phone.

This phone has a froyo 2.2 android os and use its GPS system is so easy. It help you to your business to locate with A-GPS support with google maps and there are also a “Polaris office” software to edit or create your doc, excel and pdf file easily. There are also android market to download or purchase your business apps, games and many more.

LG Optimus Black Review

There are 2 Gb internal memory, 512MB of Ram and a 32 Gb external memory option in this phone.
There are some color option for this phone like Black, Pink, Silver, White and Brown.

Battery Life: This phone provide a battery of Li-ion 1500 mAh. it can be 375 hours of standy timeand Up to 6 hours talk time.

Disadvantage: There is No  camera button as like digital camera. Other disadvantage is this smartphones operating system is not updated. Gingerbread is better OS then Android 2.2 Froyo. But it is upgradeable.

Conclusion: This phone is operate with android os. Android lover is upgrade it to androids latest version. All other option and specification is good on this phone and price is a lower cost then other market phones.

LG Optimus Black P970 Price in USA: is $568 usd

LG Optimus Black P970 Price in Uk: €430 uk

Canada: 540 Canadian Dollars

LG Optimus Black P970 Specification & Feathers:

Opareting System : Android 2.2 Froyo, Upgradable to 2.3 Gingerbread
Processor : 1GHz Single Core Cortex-A8 processor.
Ram: 512MB
Graphics Card: PowerVR SGX 530 graphics
Memory Option : Internal Memory is 2Gb and microSD up to 32GB
Display Option : 4.0inch 480×800 pixels NOVA feathers multi touch (touchscreen)
Connectivity : GSM/GPRS/EDGE/HSDPA, Wi-Fi802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, A-GPS, Micro USB,
Audio Output : 3.5mm headphones
Camera : 5 megapixel with LED Flash, autofocus, geo-tagging, multi-shot, smile detector, Video recording
Video playback : MPEG4, H263, H.264, DivX, XVid,WMV
Radio : Stereo Radio FM with RDS option.
Battery Review : Li-ion 1500 mAh. 375 hours of standy timeand Up to 6 hours talk time
Size : 122x64x9.2mm
Weight : 111g

Others: Call Recording Option. Java MIDP emulator, unlimited phonebook entry, Digital compass,

A benchmarks were used: Quadrant, AnTuTu, and DeviceMark shown Below for hardware performance of LG Optimus Black. it shows the hardware performance of this phone, Show Below:

hardware performance benchmarks Lg optimus black

August 2nd, 2011 by POL Leave a reply »


  1. Cheap Car says:

    I need a mobile phone with high regulation digital camera because photography is my new coming hobby. Do you tall me this phone is the best for me? If not, do you suggest me for a camera phone?


    • Brad says:

      I suggest you get the Nokia N8 it has a 12 mega-pixel camera with a XENON flash but no front camera.look at the phone its pretty cool im pretty sure it an android phone:)

  2. Brad says:

    Actually its a smartphone but not an android just checked

  3. Iqra Sheikh says:

    hi..my name is Iqra Sheikh I wanna Does this phone supports secondary Camera which is in front and can i do video calling from this phone?And does it has wifi in it?

  4. Upol says:

    thank you Iqra Sheikh for your comment. Yes, This phone has a front camera of 2 Mega Pixels and it is easily able to video calling. it has also wi-fi connection, that connect up to eight WiFi devices simultaneously. read more about wifi on this phone: WiFi Direct on LG Optimus Black

    Thank you Brad for your valuable comment. welcome to my blog.

  5. GM KONOK says:

    Thanks Brad to suggest me for Nokia N8 with 12 mega-pixel camera with a XENON flash. But I need also front camera to use 3G.

  6. Cheap Car Blog says:

    Is LG Optimus Black P970 brings the best operating system of the world? I mean is google android opareting system is the best technology for modern mobile phone?

  7. Aqua says:

    I need the latest android operating system. how can i get it?

  8. Rob says:


    I purchases this phone in Hong Kong and I love it. However, when I bought back to USA, the calls dropped and ATT says the phone can not be sued for internet. I would like to know if there is a setting or some sort of programming that has to be configured so this phone can be usd USA? Please help!!!! Thank you

  9. chris says:

    ok can somebody please explain to me in proper English how to upgrade my lg optimus p970 from froyo to gingerbread, keeping in mind im not a computer hacker or a brain surgeon i need proper instructions.

    thanks in advance.


  10. yogesh says:

    Nice review! Very informative. I also came across an review which also help me lot to buy this phone.

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