Very nice phone. First thing you do: Install a recovery image, and a custom ROM. Any one that you pick will be better then the stock ROM. This phone has it's own section on the XDA forums, so start there.
GPS is nice an accurate. Battery life for me seems to be about 1 day of heavy use (wireless, games, etc..) and 2 days of light use (texting, call or 2).
I got mine for $150 CAD unlocked. You might find one cheaper on auction sites. There are certainly better phones for the price, and if you pay a little more you can get better, but it's a good started smartphone.
spunky, 24 Apr 2012why does my lg p-500 go back to the main screen when dialing a number?Do a factory reset of your phone,it will solve the problem.
edu, 26 Apr 2012dis my fist smartphone did anybody know about dis problem i have open 2 goole acunt no one wor... moreCreate a single google account only after you have done a factory reset of your phone.
sanjay1, 24 Apr 2012my mobile is lg p500 my mobile is speed is very slowClose unneeded functions which are running simultaneously,go to applications then to running then close the unneeded ones.
dis my fist smartphone did anybody know about dis problem i have open 2 goole acunt no one work fine use 3days d next day wrong acunt pls i need help
christian, 24 Apr 2012the samsung optimus one is great just dont overload the memory or data spacehey bro its not samsung...its LG.. :)
Very competitive in terms of specifications compared to other branded android phones. The only drawback for a phone of this price range is that it has only one speaker, one at the ear piece, which also plays your music loud and that's why the calls are not clear. Granted they are very loud but the clarity is not good enough. Hear shshhhh... sound with the caller's voice sometimes, so it doesn't matter how loud the call is. For business calls, you don't want to frequently ask the caller/client to repeat what he said. I am mentioning this since it is missing in the gsmarena review and hope that this aspect is included in its future reviews.
why does my lg p-500 go back to the main screen when dialing a number?
the samsung optimus one is great just dont overload the memory or data space
One more thing dont go bellow 70mb free internal memory if you really wanna enjoy it cos it gets kinda laggy beyond that
Bought this phone some months back and its awesome.i rooted this baby installed some awesome apps moved most of my apps to sd card with titanium backup....i love the phone good battery backup as long as you keep the back ground sync off
finn, 23 Apr 2012why did my phone shuts down when i download apps? Please check your memory,is it empty?
mysti, 02 Apr 2012Which one should i buy, Optimus P500 or Optimus Net??lg optimus p500
great phone. already have it with oxygen rom .35 kernel n 806 mhz. its just fast as hell n no bugs till now. every game works fine. i paid less than $100 n im really happy with this purchase. just look xda-developers forum 4 more opinions. greetings from peru ;)