LG Debuts Optimus F Series
LG today announced a new pair of mid-range 4G LTE Android smartphones. The Optimus F Series includes the F7 and F5, devices that run Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean and come with an assortment of LG custom software, such as QuickMemo and Q Slide, which were previously only available on premium smartphones.
- F7: The larger of the two phones sports a 4.7-inch IPS display; 1.5GHz dual-core processor with 2GB of RAM and 8GB of buit-in storage; an 8-megapixel main camera and 1.3-megapixel user--facing camera; and a 2,540mAh battery.
- F5: The lesser of the two F Series devices has a 4.3-inch IPS display; 1.2GHz dual-core processor with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of built-in storage; a 5-megapixel main camera and 1.3-megapixel user-facing camera; and a 2,150mAh battery.
LG Debuts Four Mid-Tier Devices
LG today announced four new smartphones that target the middle of the market. The devices will run Android 5.0 Lollipop with LG's user experience, and are named the Magna, Spirit, Leon, and Joy.
Samsung Debuts the Metal-Clad Galaxy A Series
Samsung today announced the Galaxy A5 and A3, two mid-range smartphones meant to better compete with LG's L series and HTC's Desire devices. The A5 and A3 feature metal unibody construction and will come in a variety of colors.
LG Reveals Mid-Range K Series Ahead of CES
LG has announced a handful of K Series handsets that round out its roster of affordable devices. Shared features between the devices include removable batteries, Bluetooth 4.x, WiFi, support for 3G/4G networks, and support for memory cards.
Samsung Launches Refreshed Galaxy A Series
Samsung today announced the a new trio of smartphones that fall in the Galaxy A series of handsets. The Galaxy A7, A5, and A3 share metal-and-glass designs with narrow bezels and premium materials.