February 1, 2013 12:12 pm
The LG Optimus L7 may have been overshadowed by many of its higher-end peers, largely due to its woefully underpowered processor, but it had excellent build quality and a lovely design for such an inexpensive device.
LG looks like it’s planning to release a sequel to the L7, which was a worldwide success for the company, at Mobile World Congress next month. According to the leaked specs sheet, the Optimus L7 II will come with a 1Ghz dual-core processor, a 4.3-inch IPS display, likely with a WVGA resolution, an 8MP camera and a massive 2460mAh battery that should last two days. It will also ship with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. There will likely be two versions of the phone, a dual-SIM variant for international users and a single-SIM model for North American and Western European users.
The design appears to take cues from a number of different LG devices over the past year, including the Optimus 4X HD. No word on whether Canadian carriers will be picking this one up, but judging from the encouraging response to the original, we wouldn’t be surprised.
Expect the Optimus L7 II to be announced at Mobile World Congress at the end of February.