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LG Optimus L5

LG Optimus L5
4"
320 x 480 pixels
5 MP
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Qualcomm Snapdragon S1
Single core, 800 MHz
RAM: 0.5 GB
BATTERY: 1540 mAh (9.6h 3G talk time)
MEMORY: 2.5 GB + MicroSD
Announced: Feb 21, 2012
Market status: Released
Release date: Jun 18, 2012
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

Pros

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Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (144 ppi)
  • Single-core processor
  • Too little RAM memory (0.5 GB RAM)
  • Low-resolution camera (5 megapixels)
  • Low-resolution video capture
  • No front-facing camera

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Description

The LG Optimus L5 is the mid-range handset in the L series and it makes the welcome transition to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS). It features a 4-inch screen with 320x480 pixels resolution, resulting in mediocre 144 pixels per inch. L5 runs on single-core 800 MHz processor with 512MB of RAM and microSD slot for memory expansions.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • PopupAndroid (4.0.3), Optimus UI 3.0 UI
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.66 x 2.62 x 0.39 inches (118.3 x 66.5 x 9.88 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.30 oz (122 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
  • Keys:
    • Left: Volume control

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 4.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 320 x 480 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 144 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 60.48 %
  • Colors:
    • 262 144
  • Touchscreen:
      • Capacitive, Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • Popup5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Hardware Features:
      • Autofocus
    • Software Features:
      • Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Self-timer
    • Settings:
      • ISO control
    • Shooting Modes:
      • PopupPanorama, Scenes
  • Camcorder:
      • 640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)
    • Recording format:
      • MPEG4

Hardware

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

      • Qualcomm Snapdragon S1
    • Model:
      • MSM7225A
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Single core, 800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5
  • Graphics processor:
      • Adreno 200 (enhanced)
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 0.5 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 2.5 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 1540 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable, Li - Ion
  • Talk time:
    • 10.00 hours
      the average is 14 h (864 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 37.5 days (900 hours)
      the average is 16 days (376 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 9.60 hours
      the average is 16 h (973 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 37.5 days (900 hours)
      the average is 21 days (506 h)

MultimediaPopup

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, AAC+, AAC++, WMA, AMR, MIDI
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, WMV, AVI, 3GP
  • Radio:
      • FM, Stereo, RDS
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • Popup
    • supports:
      • HTML, HTML5, Flash
  • Built-in online services support:
    • YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Cellular

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS
  • 2G Data:
    • EDGE, GPRS
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Phonebook:
    • PopupUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator
  • Messaging:
    • PopupSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Hangouts / Google Talk
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 3.1
    • Profiles/ Protocols:
      • Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol, Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
    • Wi-Fi Direct:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Charging connector:
    • microUSB
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
  • Other:
    • NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 21 Feb 2012
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This device is also known as LG E610, LG E612, LG E612G


Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

LG E612G

differences:

  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 05 Jul 2012
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

        ZNFE612G link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

    • Head:
      • 0.74 W/kg
    • Body:
      • 0.85 W/kg
    • Product Specific Use:
      • 0.85 W/kg
    • Simultaneous Transmission:
      • 1.51 W/kg

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