At the Mobile World Congress 2013, LG announced the Optimus L Series II, follow-up to the original L-series. Similarly, the new series include three models, L7 II, L5 II and L3 II. Based on the same design philosophy, these new L-style devices include four new design elements: Seamless Layout, Laser Cut Contour, Radiant Rear Design and Smart LED Lighting on the home button. Of course, they are more powerful than the original L series and come with some new software features.
The dual SIM version of the L7 II has been released in Russia. It runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on a 1GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8255 processor and 768MB of RAM. Its 4.3-inch LCD display uses IPS panel and there are two cameras, a 8 Megapixel main camera with LED flash and a front-facing VGA camera. It has 4GB onboard memory and a microSD card slot. The dual-SIM L7 II measures 122.2 x 66.6 x 9.7 mm, and the single SIM version is slightly shorter at 121.5mm.
The smallest model, L3 II, has also been launched in Brazil. It has a 3.2-inch QVGA IPS touchscreen and a 3 Megapixel camera, and is powered by a 1GHz single core processor and 512MB of RAM It comes in Indigo Black, White, Pink, Titan colors. There are single SIM and dual SIM models.
The upcoming L5 II, sits between the other two models, gets a 4-inch IPS display with 800×480 resolution and a 5 Megapixel camera with LED flash. It sports 1GHz processor and 512MB of memory.
These second generation L-Style smartphones all run Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean software and include LG’s unique QuickMemo, Quick Button and Safety Care features. The QuickMemo allows users to apture and share handwritten ideas with others using just a fingertip, while the Quick Button lets you customize a hotkey to launch any app.