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LG provides glimpse of Optimus L Series II ahead of MWC

12 Feb 2013
LG Optimus L Series II

LG has unveiled three new smartphones ahead of the fast approaching Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013 frenzy.

The Korean company unveiled its L3II, L5II and L7II smartphones on Tuesday, although was vague on all details and release dates for the devices.

First, LG confirmed the Optimus L7II will run on Google's Android 4.1 Jelly Bean mobile operating system and featuring an 8MP rear-facing camera and a 2,460mAh battery.

Other details LG has released about the L7II's specs suggest it will be a mid-market offering, as it features a dual-core 1GHz Qualcomm processor, 4.3in WVGA touchscreen and 4GB of included storage.

The L7II device will also come with a dual-SIM offering in some markets although LG didn't specify which ones these would be as yet.

LG hasn't revealed the L5II and L3II's complete specifications, but did say the L3II will have a 3.2-inch screen and a 1,540mAh battery while the Optimus L5II with a larger 4.0-inch WVGA display and 1,700mAh battery.

"LG has a history of pushing the envelope when it comes to style and Optimus L Series II builds on this heritage of design innovation," said president of LG Electronics mobile division, Jong-seok Park.

"By evolving the sophisticated style and premium features of the original Optimus L Series, its sequel is expected to continue the popularity of the L Series around the world."

Check back with V3 at MWC for hands-ons with the three handsets.

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Alastair Stevenson

Alastair has worked as a reporter covering security and mobile issues at V3 since March 2012. Before entering the field of journalism Alastair had worked in numerous industries as both a freelance copy writer and artist.

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