Specs summary


The LG Optimus Elite's screen is 3.5 inches with 320 x 480 pixels resolution.


There is a Single Core 800 MHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system (OS).

5+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 5+ megapixel camera. There's no secondary front camera.
1024 MB

Internal memory is 1024 MB. An external, MicroSD (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1520 mAh battery. LG's performance ratings are 10.5 days standby time, 438 minutes (2G), 432 minutes (3G).

The LG Optimus Elite is friendly to the earth and your wallet, at the expense of power and performance.

- Alex Colon , PC Magazine 

Reviews summary

Based on 4 reviews

In today’s Android smartphone-filled world, it’s getting harder and harder to find products that can bring something unique to the table. Many of today’s latest models use the same form factors, come with the same features, and run the same types of software. This makes it difficult to find anything that has any truly distinguishing characteristics over the competition.

Enter the LG Optimus Elite, an ordinary-looking handset that boasts all the most important features you could ask for in a smartphone and a handful of extras that make it a little special. Though it may not look like it, it’s actually eco-friendly, and comes pre-loaded with Google Wallet plus 50GB of free Box online storage.

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The Optimus Elite comes in the handy bar form factor and features a 3.5-inch HVGA touchscreen display, 5MP autofocus camera with built-in flash, 1GB internal storage, and Android 2.3 Gingerbread. According to the official spec sheet, its standard 1,520 mAh battery lasts up 7.3 hours of talk time. That gives users plenty of time to enjoy its support for CDMA networks and EV-DO Rev. A data.

Some may fault the Optimus Elite for not having a speedier processor or support for 4G LTE, but the truth is that it’s a pretty good handset overall, especially if you consider the fact that it ships with a bunch of useful extras. It may not quite live up to its name in terms of actual hardware and software features, but what’s important is that it will not disappoint.

Need to Know: LG Optimus Elite

1. Pre-loaded with Google Wallet and comes with 50GB of free Box storage. (The Good)

2. Long battery life. (The Good)

3. Runs an older version of Android. (The Bad)

4. Boring design and non-impressive build quality. (The Bad)

Reviews (7/10 Avg. rating)

It's no more than an average Android phone with a less than elite design

from Cnet
The LG Optimus Elite succeeds at the basic while throwing in a few extras like Google Wallet and Visual Voicemail. Camera quality is quite good. The LG Optimus Elite packs a couple of interesting extras, but at its core it's no more than an average Android phone with a less than elite design... Full review

A reasonable amount of smartphone power in an earth-friendly package.

from PC Magazine
For $29.99, the LG Optimus Elite gets you a reasonable amount of smartphone power in an earth-friendly package. It isn't a bad choice, but it's running on specs from over a year ago. It faces stiff competition from more powerful phones at equally affordable prices. The Optimus Elite is okay if you want to go green, but there are better options available... Full review

Green, eco-friendly, and price conscious, the LG Optimus is certainly a budget phone

from Android Central
The LG Optimus Elite certainly continues the trend of affordable Android devices that the Optimus S introduced. Unfortunately, unless it gets some extreme developer support (like it's predecessor), this phone is destined to sit at the bottom of the clearance rack, while all the newer, faster, less environmentally friendly phones get all bought up... Full review

A worthy successor to the Optimus S

from PhoneArena
The Optimus One line of phones set the bar for entry-level Android devices, and the Optimus Elite is a worthy successor to the Optimus S. It improves on the winning formula in just about every category, and while it may have shortcomings it is still the entry level phone to beat in our opinion. It is not going to stand up to a heavy graphics load, produce images like the HTC One series or deliver the speed of a quad core processor, but for those on a budget looking to run some basic apps and browse the web the Optimus Elite will not disappoint... Full review

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