South Korean consumer electronics giant, LG launched the L series Fino and Bello mid-range smartphones in Seoul on Thursday (21 August).
Both the new LG devices - L Fino and Bello flaunt the signature design language seen on the company's flagship G series smartphones, which boasts an ergonomic placement of power-button and volume rockers on the rear-side (below camera module) for easy access to the fingers.
In terms of its internal hardware, LG L Fino sports a 4.5-inch WVGA (800x480p) IPS display and comes packed with Android v4.4.2 KitKat OS, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 4GB inbuilt memory, 8.0-megapixel camera and a VGA camera on the front.
On the other hand, LG L Bello features a bigger 5.0-inch FWVGA (854x480p) IPS display and houses a tad faster 1.3GHz quad-core CPU backed by Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS, 1GB RAM, 8GB inbuilt memory, 8.0-megapixel camera and 1.0-megapixel snapper on the front.
"With their competitive specs and accessible pricing, we have high hopes for the L Fino and L Bello to continue our successful expansion into emerging markets," said Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of the LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company.
"Our newest L Series smartphones represent the best of LG in design, hardware and UX as well as our commitment to bringing best smartphone experience to 3G customers as many as possible," he added.
The new LG L Fino and Bello smartphones will first hit stores in Latin America and later in Europe, Asia and CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) markets. Prices and specific timeline of the release date of the devices will be announced during the local launch, said the company.
Key Specifications of LG L Fino and L Bello:
|Models||LG L Fino||LG L Bello|
|Display||4.5-inch WVGA (800x480p) IPS screenPixel density: 207 ppi (pixels per inch)||5.0-inch FWVGA (854x480p) IPS screenPixel density: 196 ppi|
|OS||Android v4.4.2 KitKat||Android v4.4.2 KitKat|
|Processor||1.2GHz quad-core CPU||1.3GHz quad-core CPU|
|Camera||Main: 8.0-megapixel camera with LED flash
Front: 0.3-megapixel (VGA) camera
|Main: 8.0-megapixel camera with auto-focus, LED flash
Front: 1.0-megapixel camera
|Battery||1,900 mAh||2,540 mAh|
|Add-ons||Touch & shoot, gesture shot camera features, Knock Code security feature,||Touch & shoot, gesture shot camera features, Knock Code security feature,|
|Dimensions||127.5 x 67.9 x 11.9 mm||138.2 x 70.6 x 10.7 mm|
|Colours||White, Black ,Gold ,Red ,Green (varies by market)||White, Black and Gold|