LG has launched two smartphones, Optimus L5 and Optimus 4X H,D running Google Android 4.0 ICS operating system in India. The Optimus L5 is a mid-range device while Optimus 4X HD is a high end device with a 720p HD display. The company already offers two L series phones, namely Optimus L7 and L3, in India.
While the LG Optimus L5 is a dual SIM phone with 4 inch screen, 5 megapixel camera and a 800 MHz processor (Cortex A5). It is priced at Rs 12,500.
On the other hand, the Optimus 4X HD is the new flagship model from LG which comes with a 4.7 inch True HD IPS panel touchscreen display with 1280 x 720 pixel native resolution and is priced at Rs 34,900.
Optimus 4X HD houses a quad core 1.5 GHz Nvidia Tegra processor with a low power GeForce graphics chip. For smoother operation of Android 4.0 ICS with Optimus 3.0 UI on it, LG has used 1 GB RAM. By default, this smartphone features 16 GB on-board storage and a micro SD card slot to accommodate a memory card of up to 32 GB. This smartphone is only 8.9 mm thick and weighs 133 grams only.
In this device, LG has used an 8 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash. This camera is capable of recording 1080p HD videos at 30 frames per second. There’s also a 1.3 megapixel front facing camera for video calling and chat. Other features include GPS with A-GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, accelerometer, gyroscopic sensor, support for a variety of popular audio-video formats, stereo FM with RDS, WiFi Direct, and DLNA compliance.
LG has added a 2150 mAh battery to the Optimus 4X HD to make it run longer and support talk time of about 9.5 hours over 3G.
The mid-range Optimus L5 features a 4.0 inch touchscreen display but slightly disappointing 320 x 480 pixel resolution. Running Android 4.0 ICS with Optimus 3.0 UI, Optimus L5 houses an 800 MHz Cortex A5 based Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM7225A mobile processor. This smartphone has 512 MB RAM and offers only 4 GB on-board storage. At the back lies a modest 5 megapixel camera and there is no front facing camera. Packing the regular set of goodies, this phone comes with a 1500 mAh battery and promises up to 9.2 hours of talk time.