LG Optimus L3
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The LG Optimus L3 is the budget offering in the LG "L series" and this handset features a 3.2-inch touchscreen and Android 2.3 OS. The phone has the familiar block design of the range and includes a 800MHz processor and 1GB of internal memory as well as a 3-megapixel camera with autofocus, LED flash and video recording. The Android OS provides a package of Google favourites such as Search, Gmail and YouTube and with 3.5G and Wi-Fi on board downloading new apps from the Android Market is quick and easy. Social network integration delivers the latest news from friends and family straight to the phone and GPS and Bluetooth are also on board. Other features include a multimedia player, FM radio and pre-loaded games giving the LG Optimus L3 all the best features you would expect from a smartphone with the budget price tag adding extra appeal.
Standby battery time: 1 hour
- 3G or UMTS
Works in UMTS frequency channels 800/850/1900/2100 or 850/1700/1900/2100 MHz
- Android OS
The Android OS provides familiar software from Google and access to the Android Marketplace where videos, music, games and new applications can be downloaded, with many titles being completely free.
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Bluetooth allows users to pair with other Bluetooth devices. This allows a wireless connection to a Bluetooth headset or carkit so that you can carry out a conversation without the need to hold your handset. Particularly useful for conversing whilst driving.
Almost all mobile phones now come with a built in camera and their quality is increasing to rival many stand alone point and shoot cameras. For example, the HTC Desire HD has an 8 megapixel camera, which enables you to take great photos, on the go.
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- Document viewer
Allows you to view Documents
This phone is capable of sending and receiving email
This phone has games
Stands for General Packet Radio System. This basically allows you to browse internet websites using your phone. GPRS is mainly used for text based information - getting football results, checking train timetables, reading the news etc. GPRS is not bad at downloading pictures, however it is slower than 3G. You can use GPRS to received and send Multimedia messages such as a text with a picture.
It is advisable to choose a 3G handset for decent download speeds of videos and pictures rather than GPRS, however GPRS is pretty good for text based information and pictures with lower definition.
- Instant messaging
Instant messaging (often abbreviated simply to IM) offers real-time communication.
- Memory expandable via MicroSD card
This allows you to expand the phone's memory using MicroSD cards. MicroSD cards are available in various sizes, the most popular being 1GB or 2GB which can hold thousands of songs and hundreds of pictures.
- MP3 Player
The phone includes an MP3 player which allows you to play and store music. Works in a similar fashion to normal MP3 players in that you can upload Music onto the phone's memory or onto an external memory stick (size of memory slot dependent on phone). Once the music is loaded you can listen to it either on the phone's speakers or using a pair of headphones that is compatible with the handset.
MPEG4 is most commonly used to store digital and digital video streams, including those defined by MPEG. It can also be used to store other data such as still images. MPEG-4 Part 14 allows streaming over the Internet and carries an officiall filename extension of .mp4, thus the container format is often referred to simply as MP4.
- Multimedia Service MMS
Allows you to send and receive picture messages
- 850 MHz (U.S./Canada/Latin America/Brazil (Only the carrier Vivo)
- 900 MHz (Europe/Brazil/Asia (ex Japan and S. Korea))
- 1800 MHz (Europe/Brazil)
- 1900 MHz (U.S./Canada/Latin America)
- SMS - text messages
Short message service - allows you to send and receive texts
- Social Network Integration
With the take-off of Social Network sites such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace, this feature will bring you a variety of services that may include live updates and multiple accounts being merged into one page for ease of use. For exact details of what services are provided check the description for the phone you are considering.
- Solid Bar
This is a solid bar design phone
- Touch sensitive
This phone has touch sensitive keys
- Video player
- WAP 2.0
Wireless Application Protocol, allows you to browse text based Internet sites
Allows you to connect to wireless internet connections that are available in some public places such as airports and cafes