While the LG Nexus 5 is nowhere to be seen, the South Korean giant thought it's better to announce low end Optimus L4 2 in select markets. There is also a dual SIM version of LG optimus L4 2 Dual. These two models were unveiled in Russia earlier today.
The trend of low-to-mid end Android handsets was started by another major South Korean player Samsung. That said, the device maker succeeded in number of markets including India with its Galaxy range. Last week, Samsung announced its cheapest Android powered handset in the Indian market called Galaxy Star at Rs.5240. There are bunch of audience, who cannot buy Optimus G or LG Optimus L7 2, for instance. To cater price sensitive consumers, LG has come up with affordable - Optimus L4 2, and its Dual SIM version.
The LG made Optimus L4 2 (E 440) packs a 3.8-inch display with resolution of 320 x 480 pixels. Under the hood, you will find MediaTek powered 1GHz single-core processor coupled with 512MB of RAM. The device comes with standard 4GB of ROM which can be further expanded up to 32GB through microSD cards. In the imaging department, a 3-mega pixel rear facing camera with LED Flash is given. The Optimus L4 2 is powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The internals are pretty much straight forward; inside you will get 3G connectivity, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and a 1700mAh battery.
On the other hand, the LG Optimus L4 2 Dual (E445) packs similar sounding internals, as found in the non dual SIM edition. Both handsets are priced competitively with the Optimus L4 2 (E440) comes with a price tag of €135 (Rs. 9915), while the dual SIM variant is expected to go on sale for €145 (Rs. 10650). The only difference is that the dual SIM stuffed Optimus L4 2 has a SIM switch capacitive button beneath the display. Stay tuned to GizBot.