The LG Lotus isn’t only a messaging phone, it has a gamut of high-end & multimedia features as well. But before we talk about them, let’s first take a look at the basic features. The device boasts a 600-contact phone book, alongside space in every entry for 2 email addresses, 6 phone numbers, a web address, an instant-messenger handle and notes. Additional basics of the Lotus include multimedia and text messaging, an alarm clock, a scheduler, a calculator, notepad, voice memo recorder and a world clock.
For more advanced users, the device offers features like USB mode for instant messaging, email, voice command, PC syncing, a mobile web browser, stereo Bluetooth, and a document viewer. The device also brags of A-GPS which offers support for the Sprint Family Locator services and Sprint Navigation.
The built-in EV-DO in the device allows it to access to the Power Vision of Sprint. It has Sprint Movies, Sprint TV and Sprint Radio. Yes, being a multimedia phone, the Lotus also allows access to the Sprint Music Store.
Besides all that, the LG Lotus has a memory of 80MB, which can be expanded with the help of the built-in microSD-card slot.
An in-built 2.0MP camera can capture images in 4 resolutions, i.e. 1,280x960, 1,600x1200, 320x240 and 640x480 and supports 3 quality settings. Further options of the camera include: white balance, brightness, spot metering, 5 color tones, a night mode, a self-timer, fun frames, multi-shot, a 4x zoom, 4 shutter sounds, plus a silent option. The built-in camcorder has editing options quite like the still camera.
The LG Lotus can also be personalized in many ways such as; you can choose varied types of graphics for screensavers and wallpaper, diverse sounds for alerts and ringtones, and full apps and games as well. The handset comes with a variety of games and apps: a demo version of JewelQuest2, Space Monkey and Guitar Hero III, NASCAR Sprint cup Mobile, Social Zone, Google Maps and Loopt.