LG Optimus L5

AKA: LG E610

Available at: SaskTel Bell, PC Mobile, Virgin Mobile Canada

6/10 AVG.
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6/10AVG.
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Based on 1 reviews

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      LG has been serious in its quest to wow consumers with products coming from its stylishly sophisticated L-series of Android smartphones. And the Korean company has experienced quite a bit of success in this type of venture. With handsets like the LG Optimus L5, it’s hardly a surprise. While it’s no superphone, the L5 does come with a few interesting bullet points in its spec sheet. Not the least of which is the fact that its default operating system is Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

      It comes equipped with an 800MHz Qualcomm processor and 512MB of onboard RAM. As you might have guessed, the phone is not as powerful as it could be if the focus had been on sheer performance. As it stands, though, this phone was designed with a focus on style. You can toss it inside any number of designer handbags and it will certainly be able to hold its own.

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      The included battery has a capacity of 1540 mAh. That means it should offer just about enough runtime for most anyone to make good use of its numerous hardware features, which include a 4-inch 320x480 capacitive touchscreen display, 5-megapixel camera with LED flash, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS with A-GPS, and support for microUSB connectivity and microSD expansion cards.

      It's clear that this device is not all that impressive—at least on paper. It takes a good hard look and a perhaps even a few seconds of touching to realize that its true beauty lies in how all hardware and software elements all blend together in one’s hand—or maybe even one’s pocket. If you’re the type of person who values form more than function, then the LG Optimus L5 is right up your alley.

      Need To Know: LG Optimus L5

      1. Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is the default operating system. (The Good)

      2. RAM and internal storage space are both limited, at 512MB and 2.5GB, respectively. (The Good)

      3. Overall hardware feature-set is mediocre at best, and terribly disappointing in certain areas. (The Bad)

      4. Built-in touchscreen display comes with low native resolution of 320x480 pixels. (The Bad)


      Specs summary

      Screen
      4"

      The LG Optimus L5's screen is 4 inches with 320 x 480 pixels resolution.

      Processor
      800MHz

      There is a Qualcomm MSM7225A 800 MHz processor (CPU).

      OS

      The phone runs on the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system (OS).

      Camera
      5+ MP
      You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 5+ megapixel camera. There's no secondary front camera.
      Storage
      2.5 GB

      Internal memory is 2.5 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

      Battery
      1540mAh

      The phone is powered by a 1540 mAh Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. LG's performance ratings are 37.5 days standby time, 600 minutes talk time.


      Prices (Where to Buy)


      LG 60PA6500 EBR73749601 MAIN LOGIC CONTROL BOARD

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      • Located in: USA

      LG Optimus L5 Brand (New) + Unlimited Talk, Text n Data 30 days of Service

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      • Condition: New
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      LG Optimus L5 E610 Black Unlocked GSM Phone with Android OS 4.0, Touchscreen, 5M

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      • Condition: New
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      • Contract: No
      • Located in: USA

      LG Optimus E612/610 L5 - Fully Unlocked Black Smartphone GSM 4GB Clean Esn

      from eBay

      • Condition: New
      • Availability: In Stock
      • Contract: No
      • Located in: USA


      Resources


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      Visit the LG Optimus L5 Q&A Forum to ask the community a question or help others.


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      Reviews summary

      6/10AVG.
      RATING
      Based on 1 reviews

      What's good  

        What's bad  

          LG has been serious in its quest to wow consumers with products coming from its stylishly sophisticated L-series of Android smartphones. And the Korean company has experienced quite a bit of success in this type of venture. With handsets like the LG Optimus L5, it’s hardly a surprise. While it’s no superphone, the L5 does come with a few interesting bullet points in its spec sheet. Not the least of which is the fact that its default operating system is Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

          It comes equipped with an 800MHz Qualcomm processor and 512MB of onboard RAM. As you might have guessed, the phone is not as powerful as it could be if the focus had been on sheer performance. As it stands, though, this phone was designed with a focus on style. You can toss it inside any number of designer handbags and it will certainly be able to hold its own.

          Show more

          The included battery has a capacity of 1540 mAh. That means it should offer just about enough runtime for most anyone to make good use of its numerous hardware features, which include a 4-inch 320x480 capacitive touchscreen display, 5-megapixel camera with LED flash, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS with A-GPS, and support for microUSB connectivity and microSD expansion cards.

          It's clear that this device is not all that impressive—at least on paper. It takes a good hard look and a perhaps even a few seconds of touching to realize that its true beauty lies in how all hardware and software elements all blend together in one’s hand—or maybe even one’s pocket. If you’re the type of person who values form more than function, then the LG Optimus L5 is right up your alley.

          Need To Know: LG Optimus L5

          1. Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is the default operating system. (The Good)

          2. RAM and internal storage space are both limited, at 512MB and 2.5GB, respectively. (The Good)

          3. Overall hardware feature-set is mediocre at best, and terribly disappointing in certain areas. (The Bad)

          4. Built-in touchscreen display comes with low native resolution of 320x480 pixels. (The Bad)

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          Reviews (6/10 Avg. rating)


          Inexpensive, has good battery life and solid, comfortable to hold design

          from PhoneArena (3 years ago)

          LG has cut quite a bit of corners as far as components are concerned with the L-style series, and the Optimus L5 is no exception to that rule. With a fairly slow single-core processor and a below average screen pixel density, it certainly won't appeal to the geeky crowd, but the design they are wrap... More

          LG has cut quite a bit of corners as far as components are concerned with the L-style series, and the Optimus L5 is no exception to that rule. With a fairly slow single-core processor and a below average screen pixel density, it certainly won't appeal to the geeky crowd, but the design they are wrapped in makes it pretty comfortable to hold and nice to look at. Moreover, the phone has a good build quality, above average battery life, and also takes decent pictures, which make it a good everyday handset.

          Unfortunately voice quality is not that good, plus the phone only records VGA video, and those, coupled with the lack of a front-facing camera, place it at a disadvantage amongst the competition in that crowded price range.

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