June 19, 2012

LG officially announces European launching of the LG Optimus L5 with dual-sim capability

LG has officially announced that the LG Optimus L5 will make its global debut first in Europe this month. The smartphone was announced back at MWC 2012 which runs on Android and is one of LG's L series of devices. The device is scheduled to land in the British, German, and French markets and will be followed by in CIS, the Middle East,  and Asia before heading over to the other side of the pond in the Americas. LG did not put any pricing on their presser. We will just have to wait for that when the smartphone actually starts selling in these markets.

LG Optimus L5 specs:

  • Android 4.0 ICS
  • 4" HVGA (320x480) touchscreen display
    • 144 ppi
  • 800MHz Qualcomm  MSM7225A single-core processor
  • 512MB RAM
  • Memory
    • Internal: 4GB
    • External: Up to 32GB via microSD card
  • Camera
    • Rear: 5MP
      • Auto Focus
      • LED Flash
      • Video recording @ 30fps
    • Front: N/A
  • Connectivity
    • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
    • Bluetooth 3.0
    • GPS with A-GPS
  • Sensor
    • Accelerometer
    • Digital Compass
    • Proximity Sensor
  • Interface
    • 3.5mm headset jack
    • mircroUSB 2.0
  • Battery
    • 1500 mAh
Press Release:

Elegant and Thin, Newest LG Smartphone is Slimmest in Class

SEOUL, June 17, 2012 -– The LG Optimus L5, one of LG’s stylish, high fashion L-Series smartphones, will make its global debut in key European markets this month. The device will be available in the U.K., Germany and France, followed by markets in CIS, Middle East and Asia before crossing the ocean over to Central America and South America.

True to L-Style’s elegant design philosophy, the LG Optimus L5 is a seamless merger of style and technology. Dressed in a sensuously slim body measuring only 9.5mm, the smartphone comes packed with intuitive and intelligent features such as dual SIM capabilities (in Asia, CIS, Middle East, Central and South America only) and NFC “Tag & Play” (in Europe and North America) for mobile commerce and peer-to-peer sharing.

Running on the Google’s latest Ice Cream Sandwich Android operating system, the LG Optimus L5 offers the best-in-class 4.0-inch display for a roomy and error-free mobile experience. The new user interface also lets you get more done with fewer finger taps. The Optimus L5 boasts LG’s new User Experience (UX) with QuickMemoTM which allows users the ability to instantly jot memos or notes from any screen without having to open a separate application.

“The LG Optimus L5 is a very balanced smartphone that offers a great combination of design, display, performance, battery life and price that many will find very attractive,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “This device, along with other products in our L-Series portfolio, will especially appeal to fashion forward users everywhere.”

Key Specifications:
- Chipset: MSM7225A (Cortex A5 800MHz)
- Memory: (up to) 4GB Internal Storage / Micro SD support (up to 32GB)
- Display: 4.0-inch HVGA
- Camera: Rear 5.0 MP AF with LED Flash
- OS: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
- Battery: 1,500mAh
- Size: 118.3 x 66.5 x 9.5 (mm)



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