LG Optimus One Sales Top 1 Million in 40 Days - Cheapest Android

LGVortex.JPGLG announced that worldwide sales of its Optimus
smartphone has hit one million units just 40 days after the
phone's initial launch.  They claim that the Optimus One is the fastest selling mobile
handset in the company's history.

In the United States it is also known as Optimus S (Sprint) and Optimus T (T-mobile) with the Vortex (Verizon) to be launched on November 18.  The Optimus One series is aggressively discounted.  The Optimus T sells for $29.99 with a contract and the Optimus S is $49.99.  The Vortex from Verizon was announced for $79.99, but rumors suggest a possible free promotion in the future.

Powered by the Android 2.2
"Froyo" OS, the LG Optimus One
has been a big hit with first-time smartphone buyers looking for high
performance and useful applications in a handset priced comparable to feature phones.

One of
the first smartphones to launch with Google's latest operating system,
the Optimus One allows for up to three times faster internet browsing,
web-page loading, and multitasking.  The Optimus One also incorporates a
unique LG-designed user-interface (UI) along with a camera that
features face tracking and smile shot, a 3.2" wide HVGA screen, and a
long-lasting 1500mAh capacity battery.

With a nod to
style-conscious users, LG's new smartphone comes in a wide range of
color schemes, including black, wine, titan, blue, silver and purple. 
Exact color availability will vary from market to market.

the global rollout still under way, the Optimus One will soon be
available via 120 carriers and partners.  LG expects Optimus One to be
its first 10-million seller smartphone.