LG’s Android-powered Optimus One is selling briskly and has hit the 1 million milestone just 40 days after the handset’s launch. The Optimus One has a nice mix of features and low pricing that makes it attractive to consumers looking to move into a smartphone. The Optimus One is the fastest selling handsets in the company’s history and may become the first LG handset to cross the 10-million sold mark.
Feature-wise, the Optimus One includes a 3.2-inch HVGA capacitive touchscreen display, 600MHz processor, 3.2-megapixel camera/camcorder, GPS, microSD expansion, WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1, mobile hotspot (select carriers), on-screen QWERTY keyboard, Android marketplace, and Android 2.2.
The Optimus One is still rolling out and will soon be available from 120 carriers and partners. Here in the U.S., the Optimus One is available as the Optimus S on Sprint, the Optimus T on T-Mobile, and the Vortex on Verizon. Easy on the wallet, the Optimus One is available for free on T-Mobile, for $49 on Sprint and for $79 on Verizon. Prices this low are subsidized and include a two-year customer agreement. Off-contract, the Optimus One retails for under $300 stateside.
Full press release from LG is after the break.
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