Korean consumer electronics major LG has officially announced the launch of the Optimus L9 smartphone in the Indian market. The LG Optimus L9 is a mid-range Android smartphone, priced at Rs 22,000 and hence competes with the likes of Samsung Galaxy SII and HTC One S.
The LG Optimus L9 was announced back in the month of August and The Mobile Indian got official confirmation about the launch of the device in the month of November from LG India spokesperson last month itself.
The new Optimus L-series smartphone features a 4.7-inch IPS panel touchscreen display and packs a dual-core mobile processor. In the Optimus L9, LG has introduced a new user interface – Innovote UX, which has the QTranslator feature that can perform simple scan to translate function for about 64 user languages and 44 foreign languages.
LG Optimus L9 comes with the L-Styling design and looks. Measuring about 9.1 mm thick, this Optimus L9 has metallic rims at its sides and has modern square styling.
Using the Optical Character Recognition technology, the QTranslator can read the text captured by device’s camera and then can translate it into the desired language. Besides, it has My Style Keypad function along with the new QMemo feature that allows taking notes or scribbling on the screen on the lock screen or anywhere in the user interface.
The LG L9 houses a 1 GHz dual-core mobile processor with 1 GB RAM that run on the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system . At the back lies a 5 megapixel camera with LED Flash and auto focus. Also there is a VGA camera in the front for video calls. For longer run time, LG has packed 2150 mAh SiO+ batteries, which are improved version of standard lithium ion batteries that promise better performance than standard batteries.