LG Optimus Black coming to Australia major wireless carriers

LG is expected to launch the Optimus Black on all major Australian carrier this summer. Vodafone and Optus will first receive the device in June while Telstra is expected to launch the device in July.

The LG Optimus Black is a 1GHz Android phone running Android 2.2 Froyo at the time of its release. An update to Android 2.3 Gingerbread will be available later this year.


One of the best feature of the LG Optimus Black is its 4-inch touchscreen. The screen is a NOVA display screen and is very power efficient. LG claims that the NOVA display will be much more battery friendly than AMOLED screens. In fact, LG claims that with the NOVA display, you’ll need to charge your phone only after two days of use. Note that most smartphone be it Android or Iphone usually require to be recharged after a day.

As it is becoming the norm, the LG Optimus Black features dual camera, one rear 5 megapixel camera and one front 2 megapixel camera.
The LG OPtimus Black will have Wi-Fi and Gyro sensor as with most phone nowadays.

The recommended price for the phone only with no contract is $599 AUD (USD $635).