Today, LG Electronics has made official three new mobile phones running under the Android operating system, namely Optimus L3, Optimus L5 and Optimus L7.
These new devices have been included in a new family of smartphones, brought together by a shared design, the “L-Style”.
These three devices are expected to become available for purchase on the European market starting with the first half of the year, the leading handset vendor
announced (in fact, Optimus L3 will be released next month).
Of the three, the Optimus L5 and Optimus L7 seem to be the most appealing. They sport large 4.0- and 4.3-inches touchscreen displays, respectively, while being powered by Google’s new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.
As for the L3, it is said to feature only a 3.2-inch display, while being powered by the Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system version.
The L-Style that these new mobile phones feature translates into a thin, square, metallic design, complemented by a leather-like back panel.
The lines of these new smartphones are similar with those featured by the company’s renowned Prada lineup. The latest smartphone in that series, Prada phone by LG 3.0
, arrived on shelves in late 2011.
Recently, LG unveiled to the world some other Android devices as well, including the LG Optimus Vu
, a smartphone packing a large 5-inch screen that offers a 4:3 display ratio.
Moreover, the company launched an NFC-capable version of the Optimus LTE. Dubbed Optimus LTE Tag
, the device is smaller than the original and packs lower hardware specs as well.
The South Korean mobile phone maker has also announced that it will bring these L-Style smartphones to the Mobile World Congress 2012, set to kick off in Barcelona on February 27th.
At the event, the leading handset vendor is expected to make official other new smartphones as well. Some of the latest rumors suggested that the company might launch its first quad-core smartphones at this year’s conference.