LG Optimus L9 Specs

7.5
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LG Optimus L9 Review
8.9

Description

LG Optimus L9 leapfrogs over the previous flagship of the line and is equipped with a 4.7 inch IPS display. Under the hood is a dual-core 1GHz processor with 1GB of RAM on board and a 5MP camera on back. A VGA shooter is on front. A 2150mAh battery keeps things humming and Android 4.0 is installed. A redesigned virtual QWERTY is included as is a new language translation app. The former is called My Style Keyboard and lets you change the placement of keys for easier one handed typing. In landscape, the virtual QWERTY splits down the middle to make typing easier. The latter is called QTranslator which translates different sentences and phrases from 44 different languages into 64 native languages.

This device is also known as LG P760, LG P768, LG P769, LG P765

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Display

Size: 4.7 inches
Resolution: 960 x 540 pixels, 234 PPI
Technology: IPS LCD
Screen-to-body: 67.61 %
Colors: 16 777 216
Features: Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip: TI OMAP4430
Processor: Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
GPU: PowerVR SGX540
RAM: 1GB LPDDR2
Internal storage: 4GB, available to use: 2.3 GB
Storage expansion: microSDHC up to 32 GB
OS: Android (4.1.2, 4.0.4) Screenshots
Device type: Smartphone

Battery

Capacity: 2150 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear: Single camera Camera samples
Main camera: 5 MP (Autofocus)
Flash: LED
Video recording: 1920x1080 (Full HD)
Features: Video calling
Front: 0.3 MP VGA
Dimensions: 5.19 x 2.69 x 0.36 inches (131.9 x 68.2 x 9.1 mm)
Weight: 4.41 oz (125.0 g)
Keys: Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Cellular

3G: Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Data Speed: HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
SIM type: Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover, Background playback
Screen mirroring: DLNA
Radio: FM, Stereo, RDS

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 3.0
Wi-Fi: 802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: Mass storage device, Charging
Location: A-GPS
Sensors: Accelerometer, Compass
Other: NFC, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications: Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Other features: Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Oct 08, 2012
FCC ID value: ZNFP760
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.36 W/kg
Body: 0.85 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.15 W/kg
Wireless Router: 0.85 W/kg
EU SAR:
Head: 0.39 W/kg

Availability

Aug 29, 2012
Officially announced: Yes
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Alternative variants

LG Optimus L9 P768
Differences from the main variant:
Rear: Single camera
Main camera: 8 MP
LG Optimus L9 P769
Differences from the main variant:
Size: 4.5 inches
Resolution: 960 x 540 pixels, 245 PPI

Carrier Availability

Discontinued

Metro by T-Mobile

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User Reviews

Overall User Rating
Build quality
8.9
Camera quality
7.9
Performance
8.9
Display
9.1
Battery life and charging
8.6
Rating breakdown (out of 10)
7
Decent, Could Be Better
Phone owned for more than a year

This phone I purchased to give it a shot as a budget phone, and it did not disappoint me at all, though a few things could be better. The phone has a very modern and sleek design, a nice thin phone which fits in the pocket and a little bigger than other budget phones, and also a very nice display and decent 5MP cam. It came with very little internal memory which became an issue after a few weeks and also it did not function correctly with my Beats By Dre. The phone will overheat after 20 mins of usage during a call, so it can be a little uncomfortable. The cam quality is surprisingly impressive for being a 5MP cam and also it records HD video, which is pretty damn good. Overall it was a good buy, but memory being very cheap nowadays, could've been a little better.

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9
Awesome Budget Phone
Phone owned for less than a year

This is a great smartphone that has a ton of the well-sought-after features of the more expensive phones on the market at a fraction of the cost. Nice large display and fast processor, it's thin and light for it's size. Easily picked up for under $100 no contract.

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9
Great Budget Phone!
Phone owned for less than a month

I own the MetroPCS version of this phone and it's not too bad. The LG UI is a little complicated and quite annoying. The only thing this phone can improve on is the battery life and the camera, otherwise the L9 is great for everyday usage!

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