LG Announces Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy: New Midrange Smartphones

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LG will be releasing four new smartphones mid-range products for the second quarter of 2015 during the Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC). A new line of exceptional smartphones at exceptional prices with the introduction of mid-range handsets with design elements and features usually reserved for premium models. LG’s new lineup of four mid-range smartphones — Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy — builds on LG’s design language to bring optimized performance and effortless user experience to a broader range of consumers. The LG Magna and LG Spirit are designed to fit more comfortably in palm of one’s hand with its gently curved design while their displays are distinguished by a subtle 3000mm radius curve for a sleeker, more attractive profile. 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 newcomers will be available in 3G or LTE variants. The LTE models will feature distinctive metallic back covers.

“The LG Magna, which means “ultimate” in Latin, features a 5-inch in-cell touch display, normally offered only in premium smartphones, and a Quad-Core chipset. With an 8-megapixel main camera and 5-megapixel front shooter, the LG Magna was designed with high quality selfies in mind. A class leading 2,540mAh removable battery keeps the Magna running all day even with heavy use. The LG Spirit, which embodies the spirit of LG’s innovations, features a 4.7-inch in-cell touch display and an 8-megapixel camera. In-cell touch technology makes the phones look slimmer while maximizing their display areas and minimizing the bezels. By bringing images closer to the screen, in-cell touch displays offer improved sensitivity with faster touch recognition, better outdoor visibility and crisper images. The LG Leon, “lion” in Latin, offers a 4.5-inch display in a compact, premium-looking body. LG Joy, has a 4-inch display and delivers pure enjoyment in a smartphone that fits in any pocket.”, report says.

LG Leon Specifications:

Display: 4.5-inch FWVGA (220 ppi)
Chipset: 1.2GHz or 1.3GHz Quad-Core
Camera: Rear 8MP or 5MP / Front VGA
Memory: 8GB / 1GB
Battery: 1,900mAh (removable)
OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop
Network: LTE Cat. 4 / HSPA+ 21Mbps
Size: 129.9 x 64.9 x 10.9mm

LG Joy Specifications:

Display: 4.0-inch WVGA (233 ppi)
Chipset: 1.2GHz Quad-Core / 1.2GHz Dual-Core
Camera: Rear 5MP / Front VGA
Memory: 8GB or 4GB* / 1GB or 512MB
OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop / Android 4.4 KitKat
Battery: 1,900mAh (removable)
Network: LTE Cat. 4 / HSPA+ 21Mbps
Size: 122.7 x 64.0 x 11.9mm

LG Magna Specifications:

Display: 5.0-inch HD (294 ppi)
Chipset: 1.2GHz or 1.3GHz Quad-Core
Camera: Rear 8MP / Front 5MP
Memory: 8GB / 1GB
Battery: 2,540mAh (removable)
OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop
Network: LTE Cat. 4 / HSPA+ 21Mbps
Size: 139.7 x 69.9 x 10.2mm

LG Spirit Specifications:

Display: 4.7-inch HD (312 ppi)
Chipset: 1.2GHz or 1.3GHz Quad-Core
Camera: Rear 8MP or 5MP / Front 1MP
Memory: 8GB / 1GB
Battery: 2,100mAh (removable)
OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop
Network: LTE Cat. 4 / HSPA+ 21Mbps
Size: 133.3 x 66.1 x 9.9mm

LG’s new mid-range collection will begin its global rollout this week in select markets. Visitors to MWC 2015 will be able to experience all of LG’s newest products first-hand at LG’s booth in Hall 3 of Fira Gran Via. LG also has already announced the LG Watch Urbane, its latest Android Wear device, to also be unveiled next week in Barcelona.

Aditya Gupta

A compassionate supporter of gadgets and dedicated to informing those around him. Aditya Gupta is a high school science student from Jaipur, Rajasthan. He covers the topics which he feels are not covered anywhere else so that more people get involved in the world he loves so much. After graduating from high school in 2016, he plans to start his under-grad studies in Computer Science. Follow: @TheBrainyGeek

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