In India, LG is popular for its monitors, televisions, refrigerators and other electronic products. Few years back, LG entered smartphone market and its latest release is LG Optimus F7. LG is a popular South Korean multi-national company. Its punch line is 'Life's Good'. It is one of the largest and fastest growing companies in world. LG has launched many smartphone series which include Optimus and myTouch. LG is now launching its latest smartphone of Optimus series. The new LG Optimus F7 smartphone is also known as LG's F generation phone. This smartphone comes loaded with advanced features and specifications. So, without wasting time, let us come to a detailed review of its features and specifications.
Features & specifications of LG Optimus F7
Size and weight
LG Optimus F7 smartphone has dimensions of 131.7 x 68.2 x 9.6 mm. The smartphone has a slim, thin and smooth body. The weight of LG Optimus F7 is 150g which is not bulky at all. You can easily carry it in your pocket. This slim smartphone is easy to hold and use. It has an attractive design and the height, width & breadth seems perfect.
This device features a 4.7 inch display screen with HD resolution. The true HD IPS display screen of this device has a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The large display body of the smartphone allows you to read anything clearly. If you like to read e-books on your smartphone, this gadget is perfect for you. The display screen of LG Optimus F7 supports 16M colors. The bar type body of the smartphone is quite similar to previous LG models.
Media and memory features
As the smartphone has media players, it can be used to access multimedia files. The media player supports many different formats. So, you can play your favorite songs on the device. The smartphone comes equipped with loudspeaker and FM radio. This smartphone is a good option for music lovers. It comes with a wide range of media features.
The new LG Optimus F7 smartphone comes with an inbuilt memory of 8 GB. The smartphone has a MicroSD card slot. It has 8 GB internal memory which can be expanded up to 32 GB by using a MicroSD card.
The connectivity of the smartphone will not disappoint you. The connectivity features of LG Optimus F7 include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth, USB port 2.0, GPRS and EDGE. This smartphone lacks infrared and A2DP connectivity. The device supports 3G technology. It also supports GPRS and HTML5 browser.
LG Optimus F7 is equipped with both rear and front facing cameras. The 8.0 MP rear camera can take pictures with resolution of 3264 x 2488 pixels. There is a 1.3MP secondary or front facing camera which gives clear images. The camera has many supporting features like autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, zoom and face. The video formats supported are MPEG4, H.264, H.263, WMV, DivX and Xvid. The smartphone includes advanced UX features such as the upgraded QSlide and Live Zooming.
OS, Processor and Sensor
LG Optimus F7 runs on Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system for smooth performance. Unlike other smartphones these days, the operating system of LG Optimus F7 is not upgradable to other versions. The device is powered by a dual-core processor clocked at 1.5 GHz. For fast multi-tasking, the smartphone comes loaded with 2GB RAM. The sensors present are G-sensor, light sensor, gyroscope and e-compass. The negative point is that the smartphone lacks dual SIM support. For fast and easy typing, this smartphone comes equipped with QWERTY keypad. The new LG Optimus F7 has QWERTY keypad and it lacks Dual SIM card slot.
Messaging, GPS and colors
Users of the smartphone can send SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email and IM. Thus, users can send their messages from anywhere, anytime and in any format. LG Optimus F7 allows users to enjoy latest technology in their smartphones. The device supports HTML5 and Adobe Flash web browser. It also supports A-GPS and Google Maps. If you love travelling, you will appreciate this useful feature.
Battery and available colors
LG Optimus F7 has a powerful 1500 mAh Li-Ion battery. The talk time of the smartphone is up to 4 hours while the standby time is up to 312 hours. The smartphone can continuously play music and videos for 20 hours easily. The smartphone is available in black and white colors.
Network and supported file formats
The smartphone supports general 2G network (GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900) and 3G network (HSDPA 1700 / 2100). LG Optimus F7 supports MP4/WMV/H.264/H.263. The audio file formats supported by this device are MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+. Almost all formats are supported by the smartphone. Thus, opening any kind of data file on your smartphone shouldn't be a problem. The device also supports LG mobile TV function.
Other features of the smartphone include YouTube (upload), Picasa, Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, Quickmemo, The Darkman, Hook up, BlinkFeed, BoomSound Audio, Caller ID, Zerogap Touch, QSlide, Live Zooming and Dual Screen Dual Play.
Key features & specifications of LG Optimus F7 smartphone
Truly, this smartphone has many advanced features. I had not used this device yet but I can say that this smartphone will not disappoint users. Now, after reviewing the features and specifications of LG Optimus F7 smartphone, I will give it three stars out of five.
Price and availability
The price of the smartphone in India is not yet announced by the company but it is expected to be priced above Rs.10000. At present, it is not available for sale on any online shopping website or store. It will be launched next month.
The new LG Optimus F7 is a high end smartphone that comes loaded with a wide range of features. This single SIM smartphone has a HD display screen. It has a 4.7 inch capacitive touch screen display. LG Optimus F7 is powered by a 1.5 GHz dual core processor and runs on Android operating system. While the high processing speed helps in speeding up the functions, the 2 GB RAM helps in performance and multitasking of this smartphone. Almost all its functions are smooth. This smartphone has a lot of features and is worth buying. Users can use it as a tablet as well as a smartphone.
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