LG Optimus L3 E405 – Review and Price

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After Optimus L3 E400, LG electronics added one more member to its Optimus L3 family and named it LG Optimus L3 EE405 (also known as LG Optimus L3 Dual and LG Optimus L3 DualSim). This device may look like Optimus L3 E400 but its Dual SIM facility and other enhanced features make it better than its previous version. The key features of this phone are: Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS, 3.2MP front-facing camera, Dual SIM, light weight etc. Let us explore the specifications of LG Optimus L3 E405 in detail.

LG Optimus L3 E405

LG Optimus L3 E405 Features

Interface

The LG Optimus L3 E405 runs on Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS incorporated with 800MHz Cortex A5 CPU and Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM7225A system chipset. This phone is supported with 384MB RAM and 1000 MB storage. Storage capacity can be increased up to 32 GB with the help of microSD card slot.

Display and Measurement

The LG Optimus L3 E405 features 3.20 inches TFT display which provides 262144 colors and 240×320 pixels of screen resolution. This phone measures 4.04 x 2.43 x 0.47 and weighs around 4.20 oz.

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Look

Though, LG L3 Optimus EE405 is a dual SIM phone but, you need to switch to active SIM via capacitive key. This device is shipped in two colors: White and Black. The new L3 Optimus EE405 features four capacitive keys. The first key is for Menu, second key is a Home key, third one is a Back key and the fourth one is for toggling between SIMs. On the left side you will get volume control keys.

Camera

This is a mid-range smartphone from LG so we cannot expect more in terms of camera. The new Optimus L3 E405 is equipped with 3.2MP of primary camera with autofocus and self-timer features. It offers a camera resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. This camera also offers video recording @ 24 fps.

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Battery Back-up

The LG Optimus L3 E405 features standard 1540 mAh Li-Ion battery which offers talk time of 12.50 hours on 2G and 10 hours on 3G. Its stand by time is 25 days on 2G and 3G both.

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Data and Connectivity

The LG Optimus L3 E405 runs on GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz and HSDPA 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz frequency bands. This device supports GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), EDGE, HSPA+ connectivity (HSDPA 3.6 Mbits/s), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v3.0 with EDR, microUSB v2.0 port and 3.5 mm audio jack.

Multimedia

The LG Optimus L3 E405 has music player which supports MP3, AAC, WMA and AMR file formats. Songs can be filtered either by Album, Playlist or Artist. This device also supports video playback and supports MPEG4, H264 and H263 file formats.

Price and Availability of LG Optimus L3 E405

LG has already launched Optimus L3 E405 in Ukraine at price tag of 1500 UAH and it is expected to hit USA and UK market soon at an approximate price of $185 and €150 respectively. Company has not declared its availability and price for Asian market yet.

Final Words

It is good to see another version of Optimus L3 series with some advanced features, but I wish it could have latest operating system i.e. Ice Cream Sandwich and front facing camera also. As it is a mid-range smartphone, so we cannot expect more out of it.