We already reported that LG introduced the Optimus L9 last week, though the smartphone did not make it to shelves until recently.Well, it looks like starting today, Android enthusiasts in India will be able to purchase the LG Optimus L9 for a suggested retail price of Rs 23,000 outright, which is about $420/ €325.
The latest addition in the L-Series smartphones, the Optimus L9 ships with Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system out of the box.
Unfortunately, there is no confirmation for an upcoming Jelly Bean update, though the LG Optimus L9 certainly meets all hardware requirements.
In this regard, the smartphone is equipped with a 1 GHz dual-core TI OMAP 4430 processor, a PowerVR SGX540 GPU and 1GB of RAM.
“LG Optimus L9 has been designed in a way that it can cater to every need of smart consumers who demands a powerhouse of style, performance and efficiency in their smartphones,” said Mr. Soon Kwon, president South West Asia Region & MD, LG India.
Furthermore, the LG Optimus L9 sports a more than decent 4.7-inch IPS capacitive touchscreen display that supports 540 x 960 pixels resolution and 16 million colors.
There are also 4GB of storage inside, which can be further expanded up to 32GB via microSD memory card.
On the back, the phone packs a 5-megapixel photo snapper with autofocus, LED flash and full HD (1080p) video recording, while on the front there’s a secondary VGA camera for video calls.
“With LG Optimus L9, users can take advantage of premium smartphone features – a stunning display, a powerful processor and a long-lasting battery – in a sleek design. LG Optimus L9 is equipped with the an updated software, state-of-the-art hardware, and several new exciting features, helping it elevate user experience to a whole new level,” concluded Mr. Soon Kwon.