LG Optimus L5 Price & Review

After L3 and L7, LG added one more Android phone to its Optimus L series and named it LG Optimus L5 (also known as LG Optimus L5 E610 and LG Optimus L5 E612). As per reports, this phone will be launched in Canada with bell carrier. Though, it is a mid-range phone but features Android ICS 4.0 OS under the hood.

LG Optimus L5 Price & Review

The highlights of Optimus L5 are: ICS OS, single core 0.80 GHz processor speed, 4.0 capacitive touch screen, 5 MP primary camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC connectivity etc. Let us explore the specifications of LG Optimus L5 in detail.

Features Of Lg Optimus L5 


The LG Optimus L5 is powered by Android’s latest v4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Operating System and 800 MHz single-core cortex-A5 processor along with Qualcomm MSM7225A Snapdragon chipset processor. It is backed with 512 MB RAM and 4 GB storage (2.5 GB is available for users). Storage can be increased up to 32 GB with microSD card slot.

Display And Measurement

The LG Optimus L5 features 4.0 inches capacitive touchscreen and 3.0 User Interface. Its display supports 256 K colors and offers screen resolution of 320 x 480 pixels (144 ppi pixels density) with multitouch feature and touch-subtle controls. This bar factor phone comes in two colors: Black and White. In terms of dimensions, the new Optimus L5 measures 118.3 x 66.5 x 9.5 mm and weighs around 125 grams.


LG Optimus L5 Price & Review

The LG Optimus L5 is equipped with 5 MP rear-facing camera with autofocus and LED flash. Video recording can also be done with VGA at the rate of 30 fps. This phone does not have front-facing camera.

Battery Back-Up

The LG Optimus L5 comes with standard 1500 mAh Li-Ion battery which offers talk time of 10 hours on 2G and 9 hours 20 minutes on 3G. It lasts up to 900 hours on 2G and 3G both during stand-by mode.

Data And Connectivity

The LG Optimus L5 runs on GSM 850.900.1800.1900 MHz and HSDPA 900.2100 MHz frequency bands. This phone supports EDGE, HSDPA (7.2 Mbps), HSUPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v3.1 with A2DP, 3.5 mm audio jack and NFC.

Sales Package

The sales package of the LG Optimus L5 includes: handset, 1500 mAh Li-Ion battery, Wall charger, ear-phone, user manual, Jelly cover which is available in Red and Blue colors (till 31st July 2012).

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Other Features

LG Optimus L5 Price & Review

LG Optimus L5 supports some other features which include
Organizer (Alarm, Calculator)
Document viewer (Office 2K3, 2K7 and PDF)
Light sensor
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer sensor


Android ICS Operating System
NFC connectivity
Affordable price


Low pixel density
Lack of front-facing camera
VGA resolution for video recording

Price And Availability Of LG Optimus L5

The LG Optimus L5 has already hit the market and it would be available at an approximate price of $199.95 (without contract) with Bell carrier in Canada. In Philippines this phone will cost you around Php 10,990 and approximately Rs. 15000 in India.

Final Words

No doubt that LG Optimus L5 gives a strong feeling of good smartphone but, if you compare it either with Cherry W900 or HTC Desire V, you will apprehend that the specifications of this phone are bit squat for its price. Keep adding your information or views about LG Optimus L5 and Happy Reading!