LG Optimus Black

Announced:
Jan 5, 2011
Market status:
Released
Release date:
May 9, 2011

PhoneArena Rating:

7.5
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Display

Display size:

4.0 inches

Resolution:

480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density:

233 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

58.36 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

Yes

Features:

Video calling

Front:

2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

4.80 x 2.52 x 0.36 inches (122 x 64 x 9.2 mm)

Weight:

3.84 oz (109 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Single core, 1000 MHz

RAM:

0.5 GB

Internal storage:

1 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

OS:

Android (2.3, 2.2)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

Yes

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Battery

Capacity:

1500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

6.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time:

14.6 days (350 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 19, 2011

FCC ID value:

BEJP970 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.18 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.51 W/kg

Measured in:

850 MHz

This device is also known as LG B, LG P970, LG Ignite

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

LG P970G

Differences from the main variant:

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 01, 2011

FCC ID value:

BEJP970G link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.07 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

1.11 W/kg

Measured in:

850 MHz

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Small dimensions (4.80 x 2.52 x 0.36 inches)

Cons

  • Too little RAM

Description

The LG Optimus Black (also known as the LG B) has the specs to be called the "thinnest and brighest" smartphone measuring 9.2mm and offering a 4 inch NOVA display which is said to offer 700 nits of brightness. The device is running Android 2.2 with Optimus UI 2.0 on top of it.

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