LG sells 10 million Optimus L-Series phones

LG sells 10 million Optimus L-Series phones
Korean handset manufacturer LG has a lot to celebrate. The LG built Google Nexus 4 is hard to find and the LG Optimus G is a top-shelf model that can be mentioned in the same conversation as the Samsung Galaxy S III, the HTC DROID DNA and the HTC One X. But on Sunday, LG has announced that it has sold 10 million units of its LG Optimus L-Series which includes the LG Optimus L3 to the LG Optimus L9. LG has obviously read Samsung's notices celebrating sales of 30 million units of the Samsung Galaxy S III because even LG calls its accomplishment "modest". Besides, the 10 million in sales that LG is highlighting covers 4 different models.

From the 3.2 inch screen of the LG Optimus L3 to the 4.7 inch screen on the LG Optimus L9, the series covers a wide range of sizes but all of the models are based on five aesthetic elements. As listed by LG, the five include: "Modern Square Style for a comfortable grip, Floating Mass Technology for a slimmer look, Seamless Layout for a more intuitive arrangement of keys, Harmonized Design Contrast utilizing metallic accents and Sensuous Slim Shape that draws one's gaze to the unique form factor." All of the phones in the series are available in more than 50 markets.

All of the LG L-Series phones include LG's proprietary UX features like Quick Memo, which allows you to write a memo using your fingertip, and send it to your friends or family. Also included in the Series is QTranslator which instantly translaters words and sentences into any of 64 foreign languages.

source: LG via Engadget

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25 Comments

1. wendygarett unregistered

This is one main reason I'm so envious about android... They are so much affordable to get an eye catching looking phone with reasonable spec like LG does :( Btw, well done LG

2. Izzy_V

Posts: 216; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

lol but they'll never be as good as apple products. :)

3. wendygarett unregistered

Oh come on, I'm giving the credit here tho...

4. Izzy_V

Posts: 216; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Undeserved credit.

8. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

You're one of those people who only give credit where it's due if it has Apple's name slapped to it huh?

10. wendygarett unregistered

This guy is just wanna criticize me tho... He is not actually love Apple and I can tell you that :) Don't blame him k?

5. MeoCao unregistered

haha, great reply to Wendy suspect position on Android

24. Izzy_V

Posts: 216; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Too bad my interwebz sarcasm and irony skills haven't reached a level high enough to where even the most incompetent of PA's users will be able to know when I use it. :P Oh well.

11. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Any high end Android phone is, at least, as good as an iphone.

12. Raymond_htc

Posts: 430; Member since: Apr 06, 2012

Thats what he said.

6. MeoCao unregistered

LG has stepped up its game and SS is nervous. LG is the 2nd company behind Sony to challenge SS dominance in mobile.

17. g2a5b0e unregistered

Samsung is nervous because LG's series of 4 phones have sold a quarter of what their flagship phone has? Gimme a break. I'm sure they're shaking in the board room right now.

22. MeoCao unregistered

Do you understand what the word "momentum" means? Things in tech are moving very fast and they do not stand still.

23. g2a5b0e unregistered

I have college degrees in psychology & linguistics. I also took quite a few physics classes when I wanted to be an engineer. So, yes, I know exactly what the word "momentum" means. Doesn't mean I agree any more with your statement.

7. wumberpeb

Posts: 453; Member since: Mar 14, 2011

LG just needs to win me over on software updates because the Optimus G is the real deal. Style, performance, UI, screen... best phone I've ever used. Please just don't screw me on Jelly Bean, id rather keep the nice UI features

9. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I'm not a fan of the UI... It's cartoony in my opinion. Everything else is great, especially the quick memo feature.

13. Raymond_htc

Posts: 430; Member since: Apr 06, 2012

Well the new optimus UI is a great improvement from its older Ui.. look at the UI running on Optimus 2x and compare it to the new ui in all the new LG phones, starting from the L series.

19. redmd

Posts: 1937; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I like the LG UI. but nature UI is just more polished.

14. Raymond_htc

Posts: 430; Member since: Apr 06, 2012

I am proud to say that, My LG optimus L5 is one of the 10 million L-series phones :)

15. Thephonegeek

Posts: 118; Member since: Nov 22, 2012

Not bad. Infact it is good. Where high voltage phones failed L series did cool.

16. loken

Posts: 462; Member since: May 09, 2012

l series meaning looser series

18. redmd

Posts: 1937; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Good job LG. hopefully update is on the way too.

20. lzsbleach

Posts: 155; Member since: May 20, 2012

Good job LG, I actually will chose an LG over an HTC phone now, there UI reminds a little of samsungs, and I was impressed when I saw the review for the Optimus G

21. xfire99

Posts: 1205; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

Now all know why LG Nexus 4 ar always out of stocks.

25. vanessaelizebeth

Posts: 18; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

I have heard of issues with the L3 model. So my advice...for a budget android phone try only samsung or sony.

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