Entry-level LG Optimus L1 II is announced, priced at $95
1. LetsBeHonest (Posts: 641; Member since: 04 Jun 2013)
Why no good dual core processor on any entry level android smartphones??? Like the one on Lumia 520.
even wp8 needs a dual core processor to work flawlessly
android needs higher specs than wp8 & iOS but all entry level at the price range of Lumia 520 comes with lower specs than Lumia 520.
but for $95, 1GHz Snapdragon MSM7225A is pretty fair enough...
good work LG...
4. CaoCiBai (Posts: 24; Member since: 07 Aug 2013)
It's only $99 in the USA, in my country the 520 goes for $170. Still cheap to me.
2. theminolaboy (Posts: 128; Member since: 18 May 2013)
sigh.. the mobile industry is reaching stagnation and saturation..
3. ianbbaa (Posts: 196; Member since: 20 Mar 2013)
looks like x10 mini to me...LG is pushing hard, but i thing L9 was a nice device from them..now they started to copy all others to make a better product. G serie is a galaxy copy....and g2 back buttons, it is their innovation, but saddly not succesfull and "ergonomic" as they think...
5. promise7 (Posts: 297; Member since: 03 Jul 2013)
lg was able to put android 4.1.2 on a phone w/ 1ghz cpu, 512mb of ram, and 4gb of storage, yet so many "old" phones have these same specs or even better and manufacturers stopped at gingerbread and ics and won't roll out a jelly bean update to them.
6. yudi.nemesis (Posts: 1127; Member since: 14 Mar 2013)
Every entry-level phones should be equipped with a front facing camera for video chat / call.
A great 2MP autofocus rear camera with flash like SE K750 and front facing camera, is very adequate to meet the needs of people who can’t afford premium or even mid range phone.
I even think vga front facing camera is much more useful than crappy 2 or 3MP rear camera
10. RaKithAPeiRiZ (Posts: 1301; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)
Why can't phone manufacturers update their decomissioned mid range phones and sell then for a lower cost? Eg- Sony can sell the decomissioned Xperia U(has a dual core cpu ,front cam , rear flash ) instead of creating a all new phone from scratch
12. xoxoGeorges (Posts: 194; Member since: 11 Jul 2013)
Same can be said about Apple and the iPhone 4.
13. Shatter (Posts: 1970; Member since: 29 May 2013)
Because a year later the flagships are usually still $400ish new.
Want super cheap phones if you in the US? Go buy a Nexus 4 and the tmobile $30 prepaid plan. It cost like $750 over 2 years + $350 for the nexus 4.
7. Q-ART (Posts: 4; Member since: 09 Aug 2013)
It may has only name of great " Android " tasteless