LG Optimus L9 P765 Full Specifications and Review


Key Features

  • 1 GHz  dual core Cortex-A9 processor & TI OMAP 4430 chipset, PowerVR SGX540 GPU, 1GB of RAM
  • 4.7 inches IPS LCD display with 540 x 960 pixels resolution @234 ppi pixel density
  • Android  v4.0.4 (Ice-cream Sandwich) OS
  • 5 MP AF camera with FHD recording, VGA front facing camera
  • Handy Quick Memo & Quick Translator features
  • Huge 2150 mAh SiO+ battey


Market status: Available, released – November, 2012

Other versions: P760, P768, P769 (in USA with 4.5” qHD display & gorilla glass 2)


DISPLAY Size 4.7 inches (11.9 cm) [4.5 inches in P769] Largest display in its class, the pixels are crisp & display brightness is also good. Great for gaming & browsing.
Technology IPS LCD, 16M colors
Resolution qHD ie. 540 x 960 pixels @234 ppi
Type Capacitive, Multitouch (10)
EXTERIOR Dimensions 131.9 x 68.2 x 9.1 mm (5.19 x 2.69 x 0.36 in) Fairly light device with plastic build. The texture on the back & side feels good, though may get dirty very easily (specially the white one). This is beyond doubt one of the best looking devices I have ever seen.
Weight 125 gm (4.41 oz)
Ports & Keys Home [hardware], Menu & Option keys (front), Volume rocker (right), Power key (left), 3.5 mm jack (top), microUSB port (bottom), Camera with flash (back)
Sensors Proximity sensor
Colors Black, White
PROCESSINGPOWER Processor Dual core  1 GHz, ARM Cortex-A9 For the price of this device (18,500 INR ~ 340 USD), it’s good, value for money.
Chipset TI OMAP 4430
GPU PowerVR SGX540
MEMORY System Memory 1 GB of RAM 1 GB of RAM in a mid-range phone is really amazing, though you will get around 50% free for the user. Internal storage should have been at least 8 GB.
Internal Storage 4 GB
Expansion microSD slot up to 32 GB
SOFTWARE OS Android v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) The UI on this phone is the most customisable UI you can get on any device till now! LG should release the 4.1 (Jelly Bean) upgrade very soon.
User Interface Optimus UI 3.0
CONNECTIVITY SIM Mini SIM, Single Slot Standard connectivity options with best in class 21 MBPS HSDPA & NFC.
Operatingfrequencies GSM- 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz;UMTS- 900, 2100 MHz
3G 21 Mbps HSDPA,  5.76 Mbps HSUPA
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA,  Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support
Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP & EDR
USB MicroUSB  v2.0
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS
CAMERA Primary 5 megapixels The low light photography isn’t great though overall it’s not bad. 3/5 rating from Gadgets Portal. Check the camera samples here. 1080p video recording capability is a plus point.
Secondary  VGA ie. 0.3 megapixels
Video Up to 1080p @30fps (Primary),  480p @30 fps (Secondary)
Flash Single LED
Features Auto focus, Cheese Shutter, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection
BATTERY Capacity 2150 mAh SiO+ Excellent battery, you will get at-least one full day backup with heavy uses & 1.5-2 days with mild uses.
Talk Time Up to 12 h (2G), 11 h (3G)
Standby Time Up to 830 h (2G), 798 h (3G)
  • Other sensors : Accelerometer, Compass
  • Quick Memo & Quick Translator
  • Dedicated mic for active noise cancellation
  • HTML 5 browser
  • My Style Keypad with gesture support
  • On Screen Phone v2.0 (connection through Wi-Fi, USB & Bluetooth)
  • Editable Status Bar
  • Call reject  & Quiet time mode (Turn off all sounds except alarm & media for selected duration)
Quick Memo & Quick Translator features are very handy sometimes. Check the review videos for the demonstration.
SAR INFO  0.40 W/kg (head), 0.49 W/kg (body) Far below the limit.
PRICE  Approx. 18,500 INR ~ 335 USD Excellent pricing. Value for money rating 4.5/5.


Strong Points: Very stylish looks with great exterior design & finish makes it a desirable phone for the fashion sensitive people. The UI is one of the most customisable interfaces you can find on any device; it’s very fast & there are a lot of handy feature you may find helpful. The display is large & bright; CPU, GPU & 1 GB of RAM on this device are also very good for the price.

Weak Points: Low internal storage, average camera & ICS out of the box are a little bit disappointing, but still it’s a good value for money device.

Suitable for those people who are looking for a beautiful looking device with good & large display. Gaming, browsing, watching movies feel very good on the large 4.7” display of LG Optimus L9.





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