Virgin Mobile Joins Bell in LG Optimus L5 Roll Out

LG Optimus smartphones are getting larger in numbers and the latest addition to this series is the L5.

The phone which was supposed to have had a launch in theUKonly onBellhas changed its route and it looks like Virgin Mobile will also be joining in with the L5.

Bell has scheduled July 13th to be the L5 debut day. Virgin’s inventory system reveals that this phone will be soon accompanying its products line.

There is no info about the launch date from Virgin, though the pricing will most probably around $249.99.

LG has already announced that the phone would come with dual SIM capabilities in certain markets such as Asia, CIS, Middle East, Central and South America and NFC “Tag & Play “support in Europe and North America for Mobile payment and sharing.


Featuring a 4.0 inch (320×480 pixels) capacitive touch screen display, this baby runs on Android 4.0 ICS with Optimus UI 3.0. Powered by an 800 MHz Processor this phone has a 5MP auto-focus camera with flash.

It is just 9.6mm thick and has 512MB RAM along with 4 GB internal memory, 32GB expandable memory with microSD. The connectivity features include, 3G HSDPA 7.2Mbps, Wi-Fi802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0, A-GPS. It has 1500mAh battery.

Will this phone meet the expected sales target? Analysts surely think so and LG in the last MWC seemed pretty sure about the L5, its release date and its specs. Hopefully, this phone will boost LG’s overall sales in the coming weeks.

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