Parade: LG Optimus L3 II

LG Optimus l3 iiNeed a compact smartphone? The LG Optimus L3 II weighs in at only 1 1.9 mm thick and a 1 07g weight-but that doesn’t make it any less of a smartphone than its bigger counterparts. It comes with a 3.2-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen that measures in at 240×320 pixels with a 1 25 ppi pixel density. It comes with a 1 GHz ARM Cortex-AS CPU, 51 2MB of RAM and 4GB of internal memory (expandable via microS D). These features are powered by Android 4.1 .2 Jelly Bean keeping everything together. Photographers can make use of a 3.1 mega pixel back camera that can also shoot VGA video at 30fps. Despite its small size, it has a Li-Po 1 540 mAh battery that can sustain between 1 1 .5 hours (3G) to 16.5 hours (2G) of talk time, and a standby time between 680 hours (3G) to 730 hours (2G). It comes with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 3.0 for connectivity options. It comes in Indigo Black, Titanium Silver, and White.

PHP 4,990 (Single SIM)

PHP 5,490 (Dual SIM)

First published in Gadgets Magazine, June 2013