LG Optimus Hub (E510)
Dimension: 11.34 x 6.08 x 1.19 cm, 123 gram; full touchscreen; plastic material and gorilla glass; power/lock button, microUSB port, volume rocker (Surrounding upper side). 3 capacitive buttons on bottom side (menu, home and back)
LG Optimus Hub held steady but glossy finishing make slippery and easy to creased of oil stains.
Capacitive TFT Touch Screen, 256Kcolor, 320 x 480 pixel, 3.5 inch (~165 ppi pixel density), multi touch
LG Optimus Hub screen may wider but the color depth level is only 256K (like LG Optimus one). For Screen response Optimus Hub is quite good even less than Android dual-core smartphone like Optimus 2X. Viewing angle quite wider but on some angle has less quality especially on color.
Operating System and UI
Android OS, v2.3.4 (Gingerbread), Optimus UI 2.0
LG Optimus Hub Operating System using Gingerbread. User Interface in Hub is same with LG Optimus Black.
Chipset: Qualcomm MSM7227Т, CPU: 800 MHz ARM v6, GPU: Adreno 200
Even LG Optimus Hub processor still single core and less clockspeed, but it has standalone GPU (Graphics processing unit) . Means, graphic rendering process is not in main processor, which means user can playing game or watch video smoothly.
5 MP, 2592х1944 pixel, autofocus, geo-tagging, zoom, scene mode, color effects.
LG Optimus Hub camera with standard features like zoom, exposure value setting, resolution, ISO, white balance, timer, and image quality. Special features can find in 6 scene selection and 4 color effects. Auto focus feature automatically set focus when lens directed to a different place, not with press the shutter.
For camera result, is quite good. Indoor image results still have noises. Focus quality quite good but color reproduction blur from real object. For outdoor photo result has good quality in daylight.
Optimal VGA resolution (640×480 pixel), zoom color effect
In Optimus Hub video recorder features, user only seen default feature such as Zoom, EV setting, recording time limit, color effect, video quality and sound recorder.
Multi tabs, RSS feed, HTML, read it later, bookmarks, history, Downloads, Pinch Zoom, share page.
Like other Android device, LG Optimus Hub has many browser features, such as multi tab, RSS and Sharepage. It also provide “Read it Later” feature which is user can bookmark unread site and read it later. This feature similar with bookmark but opened site from list will be automatic delete after read. Similar feature also find in Safari browser in iOS5.
Using application: Quadrant Standard Edition by Aurora Softwork and Antutu Benchmark v2.4.3 by Antutu
Using Quadrant standard, LG Optimus Hub only had 841 score put this device between Galaxy S and Nexus One with Android ver 2.1. Mean while with Antutu, this device has 1391 score, put it under Nexus One.
GPRS Class 12 (32 – 48 kbps), EDGE Class 12, HSDPA, 3.6 Mbps; HSUPA 384 Kbps, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP, microUSB v2.0, LG On-Screen Phone and WiFi Cast
Beside default connectivity selection, LG Optimus Hub already support LG On-Screen. So you can control this mobile device through computer. For using it user must install LG on Screen Phone.
Optimus Hub also had WiFi Direct and WiFi Cast to allow other devices with similar feature connect and sharing file such as image, video and music through WiFi.
The advantage and disadvantage of LG Optimus Hub
- Android Gingerbread
- 5MP Camera
- Much features in Browser
- Not optimize photo result
- less quality screen
LG Optimus Hub Review Conclusion
As the predecessor LG Optimus One, LG Optimus Hub may have less in processor but the separated GPU make another advantages. This device can be a good choice.