LG Optimus Net Dual (LG P698)
Candybar, touchscreen, push button, solid, ergonomic
Similar with other smartphone design, LG Optimus Net Dual dominated by touchscreen combine with navigation panel. (-/+) switch, lock/power button micro USB slot and 3.5 mm audio jack. Unfortunately it don’t have hotswap and LED support.
Screen & Menu
TFT capacitive touchscreen, 256K colors 320 x 480 pixels, 3.2 inches, Dual SIM, SNS integration, LG world
LG Optimus Net Dual UI profiles in 3,2” homescreen is great to see. They had 7 pages homescreen with many widget or application schortcut you can add. Unfortunately Optimus dual net don’t have good touchscreen glass protector.
OS, Prosesor, & Memory
Gingerbread, 800 Mhz, 150 MB storage, up to 32 GB external memory
Android Gingerbread operating system give plus point at accommodate user multimedia, entertainment even social needs. Look`s like the processor can not catch up the dual SIM card system process, it`s become crash when you try to make this device work harder. Internal Memory become another minus, compare with other smartphone at same class, LG Optimus Net Dual memory capacity only 150 Mb. But for external it`s can add up to 32 GB.
Video & Camera
3.15 MP, 2048 x 1536 pixels, autofocus, Geo-tagging, Video VGA
LG only give Optimus Net Dual with standard camera like in low class device. It clearly show Optimus net Dual doesn’t give good result in capturing image. For video record, support VGA, QVGA, and QCIF, with MP4 result.
Audio & Video
MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player, MP4/H.264/H.263 player
In audio section LG Optimus Net Dual only give standard features.
HSDPA makes LG Optimus Net Dual have good connection. Even it has dual SIM doesn`t mean that user can use both of them for connect to internet at same time. But at default it will recommend SIM 1 as optimization data service
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA, Bluetooth, jack audio 3.5 mm, micro USB, micro SD
With complete connection features give LG Optimus Net Dual plus point. Targeted the mid-low market doesn’t make this phone loss his ability to connect with other device, wireless or with cable data
LG Optimus Net Dual (LG P698) Conclusion
LG Optimus Net Dual is recommended for they who love android that need dual SIM card phone. Look`s like LG make this phone as ‘experimental phone’ but still with plus minus this device is feasible to use.
The advantage of LG Optimus Net Dual (LG P698)
- Dual SIM
- Android gingerbread
- Great Multimedia features
- Less camera quality and features
- No LED
- Unsupported Adobe flash