Korean handset maker, LG will launch its Optimus F5 handset in India soon, according to a report. This is the first handset in LG’s Optimus F series and was unveiled earlier this year during Mobile World Congress.
According to a report of Indian Express, LG will launch the Optimus F5 in France today. The device will then be launched in South and Central America, Asia, including India, in the coming weeks.
The LG Optimus F5 has a 4.3-inch IPS display with 256 ppi pixel density and runs on a 1.2 GHz dual core processor. It has a 2,150 mAh battery. The Optimus F5 has 1 GB RAM and 8 GB inbuilt memory and also supports micro SD card. The phone has a 5 megapixel camera at the back and 1.3 megapixel unit in the front.
It will come with Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 OS and will have advanced UX features such as the upgraded QSlide and Live Zooming, previously only available in LG’s premium devices. The upgraded QSlide allows users to open two apps at the same time, both in full screen mode. Users can change the size, position and transparency of QSlide apps according to their preferences.
Functions now compatible with QSlide include video, browser, memo, calendar and calculator. Live Zooming, previously only seen in the Optimus G, has now been made available in the Optimus F5 as well. Live Zooming allows the user to zoom into a specific area while watching a video. Additional features included in both Optimus F Series devices are QuickMemo, QTranslator, Video Wiz, Safety Care, etc.
Considering its features, LG may price the phone around Rs 20,000 in India.