LG just announced that the latest member of its stylish L-Series lineup of smartphones has made its debut on a global scale, welcome the Optimus L9, the successor to the Optimus L3, Optimus L5, and Optimus L7. It is also the latest from the series to run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS.
The Optimus L9 is the largest in its class with a 4.7-inch IPS capacitive touchscreen display which promises clear and true-to-life images with incredible detail for comfortable viewing experience, its powered by a 1GHz Dual-Core processor with 1GB of DDR2 RAM and 4GB of built-in storage space.
The Optimus L9 was also developed to be a smarter smartphone through LG’s differentiated UX features, such as the QTranslator and My Style Keypad function along with the ever-popular QMemo. It has a 5-megapixel camera on the back and front-facing VGA camera as well. It has an ultra-slim body that measures only 9.1mm thin and offers a comfortable grip from its slim and stylish design.
The new LG Optimus L9 will be available on selected markets across the globe but no specific release date or pricing for markets has been released.
Read the Full Press Release:
SEOUL, Aug. 29, 2012 –- The LG Optimus L9 will continue the stylish L-Series lineup of smartphones with its global debut. Following the successful launches of the Optimus L3, Optimus L5, and Optimus L7 earlier this year, the Optimus L9 is anticipated to continue in the success of the L-Series emphasizing premium design heritage developed from LG’s design leadership.
Inheriting LG’s premium L-Style design philosophy, the Optimus L9 has a 9.1mm thin body with a slimming metallic streak and modern square style that offers a comfortable grip from its slim and stylish design.
The largest-in-class 4.7-inch IPS display of the Optimus L9 offers clear and true-to-life images with incredible detail for comfortable viewing experience. The high-density 2,150mAh SiO+ battery allows users to enjoy the various new UX features all day long with maximized performance while retaining its incredibly sleek design.
The Optimus L9 was also developed to be a smarter smartphone through LG’s differentiated UX features, such as the QTranslator and My Style Keypad function along with the ever-popular QMemoTM.
The QTranslator function instantly translates not only words, but also entire sentences and phrases with a simple scan from nearly 44 foreign languages to 64 user languages. Using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology, it recognizes letters upon scanning with the camera and utilizes electronic dictionary or online translation engine to translate words, sentences or phrases.
The My Style Keypad function comfortably adjusts the key formation of the keypad according to whether the user is texting with one hand (right or left-handed) or two hands. Lastly, the Optimus L9 will also include the QMemoTM, allowing users to capture, memo and share their ideas with others using their fingertip or handwriting.
“The Optimus L9 is a great smartphone that appeals to every consumer,” said Dr. Jongseok Park, President and CEO of LG Mobile Communications Company. “LG will continue to offer differentiated value through the Optimus L9 and strengthen our position in the smartphone market.”