LG Optimus L3

The LG Optimus L3 is far form the high end of the Korean manufacturer's L-Series line of Android smartphones, but it'll also the first out of the gate when it hits Europe later this month, with Asia and Russia to follow.

The L3 is the low end of the trio, with a 3.2-inch display, 3MP camera and just a couple of gigabytes of storage space, plus it's on Android 2.3 Gingerbread. But it does fit nicely in small hands, so it's got that going for it.

We've got LG's full presser after the break, and be sure to check out our hands-on from Mobile World Congress with the three phones in LG's new L-Series of Android smartphones.

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SEOUL, Mar. 2, 2012 – The LG Optimus L3, a compact smartphone with timeless style first introduced at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012 in Barcelona earlier this week, will get its European debut starting March. The Optimus L3 is the first model from the L-Style design series starting this year.

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LG Optimus L3 offers users an authentic experience compromising the style and practical technologies. L-Style’s elements, such as Modern Square Style and Harmonized Design Contrast with metallic accents, are revealed on the Optimus L3, emphasizing the premium design heritage born from LG’s design leadership.

Its 3.2-inch display provides the ideal viewing experience on a compact smartphone. As an “on-the-go” socializing device, the Optimus L3 allows for longer talk times and ensures that users always stay connected to their favorite social network with its 1,500mAh battery. Customers even have a variety of options when choosing the color for their device - white, black, hot pink or blue.


“We’ve always believed in the need to offer a variety of smartphone options and many people simply don’t want to pay for a lot of extra bells and whistles.” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of LG Mobile Communications Company. “We think the Optimus L3 offers all of basic smartphone-related benefits but in a more premium package that hasn’t been seen before on a smartphone in this category.”

After its European launch, the LG Optimus L3 will make its appearance in Russia and Asia, followed by other markets around the world.


Key Specifications:

  • Chipset: 800MHz Dual-Core Processor
  • Memory: 150MB (Internal), 2GB (RAM)
  • Display: 3.2-inch QGVA
  • Camera: 3.0 MP
  • OS: Android 2.3 Gingerbread
  • Battery: 1,500mAh
  • Size: 102.6 x 61.6 x 11.85 (mm)