Two midrange smartphones by LG have officially arrived in the Philippines: the Magna and Leon.

Of the two, the LG Magna (pictured above) offers the superior specs: bigger screen, more RAM and storage, better front-facing camera, and bigger battery capacity. Available in gold and black colors, the LG Magna sells for Php10,990. It features the In-Cell Touch technology, which makes the display thinner for better picture quality. It’s slightly curved shape reminds us of the LG G Flex 2.

LG Magna Specs

  • Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • 5-inch touchscreen (720×1280 HD), ~294ppi
  • 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582 processor
  • Mali-400 MP2 GPU
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB internal storage
  • microSD support up 32GB
  • 8-megapixel main camera, with autofocus and LED flash
  • 5-megapixel front camera
  • Dual SIM with dual standby
  • 3G HSPA+
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • GPS, with A-GPS
  • Dimensions: 139.7 x 69.9 x 10.2mm
  • Weight: 137g
  • 2540mAh removable battery

LG Leon

LG has made a couple of changes to the Leon since the phone’s announcement in February. It now has 4GB of internal storage and 768MB of RAM, instead of the 8GB storage and 1GB RAM as listed in the press release. It sells for Php5,990. Like the Magna, the LG Leon also comes with In-Cell Touch, Gesture Shot, Knock Code and rear keys.

LG Leon Specs

  • Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • 4.5-inch touchscreen (FWVGA resolution), ~220ppi
  • 1.3GHz quad-core processor
  • 768MB RAM
  • 4GB internal storage
  • microSD support up to 32GB
  • 8-megapixel main camera, with autofocus and LED flash
  • 0.3-megapixel (VGA) front camera
  • 3G HSPA+
  • Dimensions: 129.9 x 64.9 x 10.9mm
  • 1900mAh removable battery

The LG Magna and Leon were previously announced along with the Spirit and Joy, but the latter two doesn’t have an official Philippine launch yet.



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