updated 07:19 am EDT, Fri August 9, 2013
LG budget Optimus L1 II starts global rollout
LG has launched the budget Optimus L1 II aimed at emerging markets, the pre-paid segment and those looking for a cheap second handset. The new handset is far removed from just-revealed its flagship LG G2 and centers on a 3-inch 320x240 and is powered by a single-core 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM7225A processor. It will also be priced at a very affordable $95 when it launches in Vietnam, Russia and the UK as part of the first phase of its global rollout.
Paired with its processor, the Optimus L1 II incorporates, 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage, while it also supports microSD cards up to 32GB. It incorporates a low-spec 2-megapixel fixed focus with VGA recording. It comes with an FM radio. The phone supports 3G connectivity at HSPDA speeds of up to 7.2Mbps, while it also supports Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 3.0 and aGPS. It also has a 1540mAh battery built in, which should keep it powering on for a day. The Optimus L1 II will ship with Android 4.1.2 'Jelly Bean.' [via Fonearena]