Teased, leaked and officially introduced to the world at WMC last month, the LG Optimus F7 finally hits the market. Announced first in its native South Korea, the phone will be made available to the customers tomorrow, March 8, by SK Telecom. The handset, bearing model number F260S, will launch under the name LG Optimus LTE III and obviously will be a successor to the original Optimus LTE and Optimus LTE II. On the US soil, the LG Optimus L7 will probably start selling in the second quarter of 2013.
LG Optimus LTE III F260S – Overview
Customers will be able to choose between two color versions: black and white. The handset measures 5.19 x 2.69 x 0.38 inches (131.7 x 68.2 x 9.6 mm) and features a 4.7-inch True HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. AT the heart of the device beats a dual-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon processor with Adreno 225 GPU for graphics supported by 2 GB of RAM. There is also 8 GB of internal memory and microSD card slot for storage expansion up to 32 GB.
The LG Optimus LTE III comes with an 8 megapixel rear camera with LED flash and 1080p video capture, and a 1.3 megapixel front-facing shooter for video chatting. As the name suggests, the phone offers full support for LTE connectivity, hence the battery is a massive 2540 mAh unit, to satisfy the needs of the power-consuming network. Other features include Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS, and Easy Mode designed to help first-time smartphone users find their way in Android world.