LG Optimus L5 E612

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

/ by Aman Banka
LG Optimus L5 E612LG Optimus L5 E612

LG Optimus L5 E612 - Price: Rs.12499 [ Indian Market Price ]

Key Features

  1. Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS
  2. 5 MP Primary Camera
  3. 4-inch TFT LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
  4. 800 MHz Cortex-A5 Processor
  5. FM Radio
  6. Wi-Fi Enabled
  7. Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB

Brand LG has brought out its latest smartphone and has gone by the current smartphone trend of manufacturing slim and fast devices. The LG E612 is as slim and fast as they get and comes in a bar shape. The phone is run on the cutting edge Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS which is backed up by an 800 MHz Cortex-A5 processor. The smooth running of the various apps that can be used on the phone is ensured through its 512 MB RAM.

The device has an enlarged 4-inch TFT LCD Capacitive Touchscreen with an HVGA resolution of 320 x 480 pixels. This LG phone uses the Optimus user interface which is pleasing to use and gives a good feel to the user.

The phone uses a powerful 5 megapixel camera which is accompanied by an LED flash for clicking pictures in low light. It comes packed with various features like Autofocus, Face Tracking, Geo-tagging and Multi-shot mode which simplifies the user’s experience with the camera on this LG phone. The camera also allows the user to do video recording at a frame rate of 24 fps.


The manufacturer of this phone has paid a lot of attention to its aesthetic detail. In addition to the large screen, the phone has a thickness of 9.5 mm which make it one of the thinnest smartphones in the current market and so it fits easily into the palm of the hand. The LG E612 weighs in at a paltry 125 g which makes it quite light as well. The phone comes with a Proximity sensor which prevents the user from tapping unwanted buttons while making a call by switching off the display.

Storage and Battery

The LG E612 comes with an ample 4 GB of internal memory. The memory can be boosted to up to 32 GB using a micro SD card. The device is powered by an energetic 1500 Li-Ion battery.

Connectivity and Features

This LG phone promises to keep the user connected to the internet wherever the user goes. This device possesses GPRS and EDGE technology which will keep the user online over the 2G network. The phone can also keep the user connected over the 3G network which will provide a higher rate of data transfer. Additionally, the LG E612 comes with WiFi capability that allows the user to connect to a wireless network for surfing the internet. The device is also capable of tethering to another device with the help of its WiFi hotspot function. The user can also transfer files and data using the micro USB port or the Bluetooth function on the phone.

The phone acts as a navigation aid with the help of Google maps which uses assisted-GPS support. The LG E612 can also act as an entertainment aid as it possesses a music player, a video player and an FM radio. The accelerometer sensor on the device allows the user to switch between portrait and landscape viewing modes depending on the orientation in which the phone is held. This LG phone also comes with a lot of impressive features such as Resizable Widgets, PC sync and New Lock screen actions which make the phone a worthy buy.

Specifications of LG Optimus L5 E612 - 

In Sales PackageHandset, Battery, Charger, Headset, Data Cable, User Manual
Touch ScreenYes, Capacitive
Business FeaturesDocument Viewer, Pushmail, LG Mobile TV
Call FeaturesLoudspeaker
Handset Colors Black & White
Operating FreqGSM - 850, 900, 1800, 1900; UMTS - 2100
OSAndroid v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
User InterfaceOptimus 3.0
Processor800 MHz Cortex-A5
GraphicsAdreno 200
Size4 Inches
ResolutionHVGA, 320 x 480 Pixels
Color16 M
Primary CameraYes, 5 Megapixel
Secondary CameraNo
Video RecordingYes, 640 x 480, 24 fps
Other Camera FeaturesAuto Focus, Face Tracking, Multi-shot Mode, Geo-tagging,
Touch Focus, Image Editor
Size66.5x118.3x9.5 mm
Weight125 g
TypeLi-Ion, 1500 mAh
Internal4 GB
Expandable MemorymicroSD, upto 32 GB
Memory512 MB RAM
Internet FeaturesEmail
Preinstalled BrowserAndroid
GPRSYes, Class 10
EDGEYes, Class 10
3GYes, 7.2 Mbps HSDPA
WifiYes, 802.11 b/g/n
USB ConnectivityYes, micro USB, v2
TetheringWi-fi Hotspot
GPS SupportYes, A-GPS with Google Maps
BluetoothYes, v3
Audio Jack3.5 mm
Music PlayerYes, Supports MP3, WAV
Video PlayerYes, Supports MP4, H.263, H.264, DivX
RingtoneMP3, Polyphonic
Call MemoryYes
SMS MemoryYes
Phone Book MemoryYes
SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Compass
Additional FeaturesImproved Text Input, Spell Checking, New Lock Screen Actions,
Quick Memo, LG Smart World, Games, MMS Enabled,
50 GB Drop Box, Resizable Widgets, Threaded SMS, PC Sync
Important AppsGoogle Search, Gmail, Google Talk, Play Store, Wi-Fi Direct,
Instant Messaging
1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone &
6 months warranty for in the box accessories

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