After unveiling its flagship smartphone, LG Optimus G2 a couple of days back, LG has now announced a new low-end Android smartphone tailored for the needs of developing markets and budget-conscious consumers. The handset is a member of the company’s L-series and will be marketed as the LG Optimus L1 II . Company has not officially revealed it’s pricing but as per the speculations and rumors on air it will be under $100.
This device will now join its popular budget “L” series mobile phones already making good sales in budget segment for LG, few of them are LG L4 II and L4 II Dual, LG L5 II, LG L3 II and L7 II. Coming towards the launch of the day and specifying it’s technical details and specifications, LG Optimus L1 II E410 sports 3.0 inches of capacitive touch screen display with 240 x 320 pixels resolution. Dealing with it’s platform dependency, this device will sails on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean , and comes with some software such as QuickMemo and Cheese Shutter, useful to take notes and photographs with voice commands, respectively. Hardware wise, it includes Qualcomm MSM7225A-AB Snapdragon S1 chipset which includes a single core Cortex-A5 processor running at a clock speed of 1Ghz and a graphics card of Adreno 200.
In terms of storage specifications, this device comes with 512MB of RAM which allows the user to perform multitasking quicker and faster free from any hassle. Internal memory is of 4GB which can be expanded up to 32GB with the help of microSD card slot. Briefing it’s photography specifications, this device comes only a single snapper which has been installed on the back side to click nice quality images. The back camera is rated at 2 MEGAPIXEL which is capable of VGA recording @30fps. It does not include a secondary or front camera.
Connectivity wise this device includes 3G (HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, 2G), GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 – 48 kbps, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP, micro USB v2.0 and a 3.5 mm audio jack. To power it up this device comes with 1540mAh of battery which claims to deliver 4 hours of talktime and 400 hours of standby time.
Brief summary of LG Optimus L1 II E410
- 3.0 inches of capacitive touch screen display with 240 x 320 pixels resolution
- Android 4.1 Jelly bean with single core processor
- 512MB RAM, 4GB Internal memory which can be expanded up to 32GB
- 2 MEGAPIXEL primary camera
- 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, micro USB, 3.5 mm audio jack
- 1540mAh battery
However, Optimus L1 II is the one of unpretentious Android smartphone at the hardware level, but still potentially attractive to buyers with modest requirement who are interested in a complete, small and lightweight Android phone.
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