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LG Optimus L9 Officially Coming to T-Mobile ‘this fall’

Last week’s leak that hinted on T-Mobile adding the LG Optimus L9 to its lineup of mid-range smartphones has come true, it is happening.  T-Mobile has officially announced that the 4.5 incher will be available on the network come fall.  Although neither the exact price nor the ETA was not mentioned in the press release, the stiff competition in the smartphone industry is likely to make it budget friendly.

T-Mobile markets the L9 as a sleek, stylish and powerful smartphone boasting of a long lasting battery, superior 4G experience and a 4.5 inch qHD display.  This phone is a combination of the stylish and popular features of the L- series phones including the L3, L5 and L7 that were released earlier in the year.  All these phones were designed around 5 primary aesthetic features: Floating Mass Technology that gives them a slimmer look; Modern Square Style which makes them comfortable to grip; Harmonized Design Contrast from metallic accents; Sensuous Slim Shape that appeals to most users and a Seamless layout which makes it more user friendly.

Core features

Processor: 1 GHz Dual-Core CPU

Operating System: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

Memory: 1 GB RAM, 4 GB onboard memory

Display: 4.5-inch 540 x 960 pixels qHD screen with 234 ppi pixel density and Corning Gorilla Glass 2 Display

Cameras: 5 Megapixels rear camera with Autofocus, LED Flash and GeoTagging, VGA front camera.

Connectivity: HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA; Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP; TBD NFC; 4G LTE; WiFi.

Battery: 2,150 mAh

Additional features:

  • T-Mobile Blazing-Fast Nationwide 4GNetwork
  • Sleek, Stylish Design and Slim Profile
  • LG QuickMemo™
  • True-to-Life 1080p HD Recording
  • Simultaneous Video/Photo Capture
  • T-Mobile Smartphone Mobile HotSpot
  • SmartShare: share media wirelessly to DLNA®-enabled devices
  • Slacker Radio: create personalized music, news, sports and comedy on the go
  • Video Player with Touch Lock, Dolby® Mobile,1 and Resume Play Function; Supports DivX®, WMV, MP4, 3GP, and 3G2 Formats
  • Music Player with Dolby Mobile; Supports MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA, and WAV Formats
  • Rear-Facing Camera Resolutions up to 2592 x 1944 (default)
  • Cheese Shot (simply say “cheese” to take a picture)
  • Shot Modes: (Normal, Panorama, and Continuous shot)
  • Customizable Scene Mode, Brightness, ISO, White Balance, Color Effect, Silly Faces, Backgrounds, Timer, and Shutter Sound