LG has announced two new smartphones as part of its Optimus F Series ahead of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013 which begins in Barcelona on 25 February.
Both smartphones run Android 4.1.2. aka Jelly Bean. The price of the two smartphones is not yet known. The worldwide rollout of the Optimus F5 will begin in the second quarter in Europe, followed soon by the Optimus F7 in selected markets. Both smartphones have 4G LTE capabilities.
Here are key features of the devices:
The Optimus F5: This has a 4.3-inch IPS display with a 1.2GHz Dual-Core processor. It comes with 2,150mAh battery. On the other hand, the Optimus F7 offers a 4.7-inch True HD IPS display and a 1.5GHz Dual-Core processor powered by a 2,540mAh battery. The device has 8 GB mass memory and 1 GB RAM. It also has a microSD slot with up to 32GB as limit. The rear camera is 5 megapixel while the front camera is 1.3 megapixels.
The Optimus F7: This has a larger 4.7-inch True HD IPS display screen with a screen resolution of 312 pixels per inch. It has a 1.5 GHz Dual-Core processor and has 2 GB RAM. The device will come with 8 GB memory and a microSD slot with up to 32GB as limit. It has an 8 megapixel rear camera and a 1.3 megapixel front camera. The battery size is 2,540mAh.
These devices and will include advanced UX features such as the upgraded QSlide and Live Zooming, previously available only in LG's premium devices. QSlide allows users to open two apps at the same time, both in full screen mode.