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LG Optimus Zone

LG Optimus Zone
3.2"
240 x 320 pixels
3.2 MP
Qualcomm Snapdragon S1
Single core, 800 MHz
RAM: 0.5 GB
BATTERY: 1540 mAh
MEMORY: 4 GB + MicroSD
Posted: Apr 17, 2013
Market status: Released
Release date: Jun 6, 2013
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

US carrier availability

Discontinued: Verizon

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM memory (0.5 GB RAM)
  • Single-core processor
  • Low pixel density screen (125 ppi)
  • Low-resolution camera (3.2 megapixels)

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Description

The specs of the LG Optimus Zone are identical to those of the L3, meaning that we're looking at an 800MHz Snapdragon S1 processor, 384 MB RAM, 3.2-inch screen with resolution of 240 by 320 pixels, and 3.2MP camera. Specs like these would put it right down at the bottom of the low-end Android smartphone category.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (2.3.6)
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.01 x 2.42 x 0.47 inches (102 x 61 x 12 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.88 oz (110 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 3.2 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 320 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.

    • 125 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:
    • 50.65 %
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 3.2 megapixels
    • Software Features:
      • Digital zoom, Self-timer
    • Settings:
      • ISO control, White balance presets
    • Shooting Modes:
      • Effects
  • Camcorder:
      • 640x480 (VGA)

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
  • 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
  • Graphics processor:
      • Yes
  • 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:
    • 4 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 15 h (876 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 11.0 days (264 hours)
      the average is 16 days (377 h)

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Cellular

  • CDMA:

    CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

    • 800, 1900 MHz

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Compass
  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M4
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 3.0
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • 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, A-GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
  • Other:
    • Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Regulatory Approval

  • 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:
      • 1.18 W/kg
    • Body:
      • 0.72 W/kg

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This device is also known as LG VS410


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