Back in February at the International Mobile World Congress which was held in Barcelona, Spain, most of the smartphone makers from all around the world showcased their latest devices. One among the lot which came up with the best of its devices was LG. The company's flagship model the G Pro 2 which was unveiled at the same tech show in fact caught fans attention.
The mid-range handsets which fall in the latest L series 3 viz L70 and L90 and were also unveiled at the same event, have arrived in India. These are the dual SIM models and are selling via third party online retailer Snapdeal at the price of Rs. 14,500 and Rs. 17,499 respectively.
LG L70 Dual SIM variant comes with a 4.5-inch capacitive touch screen display offering a resolution of 800 x 400 pixels. It is powered by 1.2 GHz dual-core Snapdragon 200 processor with Adreno 302 GPU coupled with 1GB of RAM. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat. There is a 5MP rear camera with LED flash and 0.3MP (VGA) front-facing shooter incorporated in the device. Internal storage capacity is pretty less at 4GB but is expandable up to 32GB with microSD card. Connectivity options include 3G (HSPA+21Mbps), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and as said earlier, it is a Dual SIM device with dedicated SIM switch key. The device which measures 127.2 x 66.8 x 9.5mm is powered by a 2,100mAh battery with SIO+ battery technology.
On the other hand, the LG L90 Dual comes with a bit larger display measuring 4.7-inch. It is a capacitive touch screen display with a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels. It is powered by 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor with Adreno 305 GPU coupled with similar 1GB RAM. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS. Camera is also better with 8MP sensor with LED flash at the rear side and 1.3MP front-facing shooter. It comes with higher 8GB native storage which is expandable up to 32GB with microSD. Connectivity remains similar 3G (HSPA+21Mbps), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and also the same Dual SIM with dedicated SIM switch key is available in the handset. It comes with a dimension of 131.6 x 66.0 x 9.7mm and is powered by a 2,540 mAh battery.
Both these devices come with a LG's new UI, LG Knock Code, which is a new customizable option to unlock the phone by tapping the lockscreen number of times depending on the pattern you set.
The devices are one of the most potential competitors against Samsung's Galaxy Grand series and Sony Xperia M.