For those who are looking for an affordable phone, LG might have one for you. The new LG Leon with LTE is an mid level phone with a big screen, respectable specs and a affordable price tag. The LG Leon LTE is available now with a recommended retail price of S$298, and comes in two colors, Titan or Gold.
LG RELEASES NEW MID-RANGE SMARTPHONE LG LEON LTE WITH PREMIUM DESIGN AND FEATURES
Better Grip, In-Cell Touch Display and Intuitive UX
Singapore, 10 April, 2015 — LG Electronics (LG) introduces the LG Leon LTE from the new line of exceptional mid-range smartphones with design elements and features usually reserved for premium models.
LG Leon LTEbuilds on LG’s design language to bring optimized performance and effortless user experience to a broader range of consumers. By combining the most essential hardware with LG’s premium design elements and user experience, LG has created the perfect balance of style and usability.
The LG Leon LTE, or “lion” in Latin, offers a 4.5-inch display with In-Cell Touch. By removing extra layers of display and integrating the touch sensors into the 4.5” FWVGA display, the picture quality is enhanced to give LG Leon LTE its excellent display with bright, clear images filled with vivid color.
With this new mid-range model, LG is carrying over popular UX features originally designed for its premium smartphones. Gesture Shotmakes it easy to take great selfies with a simple hand gesture that starts a three-second countdown. LG has extended the distance from which the camera can recognize gestures to 1.5 meters to accommodate popular selfie sticks.
The LG Leon LTE will be available in Singapore at M1, Singtel and StarHub from 11 April 2015. The recommended retail price of LG Leon LTE is S$298, and comes in two colors, Titan or Gold.
LG Leon Specifications:
|Display||4.5-inch FWVGA (207 ppi)|
|Camera||Rear 5.0MP auto-focus / Front VGA|
|Memory||Up to 8GB (External up to 32GB)/ Up to RAM 1GB|
|OS||Android 5.0 Lollipop|
|Network||LTE Cat. 4|
|Size||133.2 x 66.1 x 9.9mm|
About LG Electronics, Inc.
LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing 82,000 people working in 119 locations around the world. With 2014 global sales of USD 55.91 billion (KRW 59.04 trillion), LG comprises four business units ― Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliance & Air Solution, and Vehicle Components ― and is one of the world’s leading producers of flat panel TVs, mobile devices, air conditioners, washing machines and refrigerators. LG Electronics is a 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year. For more news and information on LG Electronics, please visit www.LGnewsroom.com.
About LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company
LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company is a global leader and trend setter in the mobile and wearable industry with breakthrough technologies and innovative designs. By continually developing highly competitive core technologies in the areas of display, battery, camera optics and LTE technology, LG creates handsets and wearables that fit the lifestyles of a wide range of people all over the world. While helping to enhance the mobile user experience by incorporating unique, sophisticated designs and intuitive UX features, LG is also committed to guiding consumers into the era of convergence and Internet of Things, maximizing inter-device connectivity between a wide range of smartphones, tablets, wearables, home and portable electronics products. For more information, please visit www.LG.com.
About LG Electronics Singapore Pte Ltd
LG Electronics Singapore Pte Ltd (LG Electronics Singapore) is a fully-owned subsidiary of LG Electronics Inc., the pioneer and market leader of the Korean electronics industry for over five decades. LG Electronics Singapore operates four business units – Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, and Air Conditioning & Energy Solutions. In recognition of its vision to enrich people’s life with smart technologies and innovative design, LG Electronics Singapore has been recognized with prominent local and international accolades, such as the CNET Asia Editor’s and Readers’ Choice Awards, The Straits Times Digital Life Editor’s and Readers’ Choice Awards, HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards, Red Dot Design, and GfK No. 1 Awards. For more information, please visit www.lg.com/sg.