LG Optimus GJ – Reviewing The Advantages And Disadvantages

Jaycee De Guzman October 27, 2013 0
LG Optimus GJ – Reviewing The Advantages And Disadvantages


Made specifically for the Asian market, the LG Optimus GJ is one of the handsets that its manufacturer made to showcase waterproof abilities. It is available in Taiwan but consumers in the United States can also buy this phone though online shopping websites. It is being sold at a price of $409.00 on eBay. However, regardless of the price, let us take a look first at the specifications that this mobile phone offers.

LG Optimus GJ - Reviewing The Advantages And Disadvantages

Software And Hardware

The LG Optimus GJ is supported by the Google Android 4.1.2 operating system. It includes the standard applications such as the Google Play, Plus, Chrome, Navigation and Maps. Layered with LG’s own user interface that is the Optimus UI 3.0 that runs among the mobile lineup of the same name, this handset also has other add-in software which is all exclusive to the manufacturer. On the other hand, this mobile phone’s central processing unit is a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro with a clock speed of 1.5 GHz. This is one of the latest models of the Snapdragon chipsets which other smartphone companies also use. We can expect this can cater a respectable performance with both speed and functionality.


Resolution And Camera

LG Optimus GJ - Reviewing The Advantages And DisadvantagesIn terms of the display size, the LG Optimus GJ’s 4.7-inch of screen is packed with 1280 x 720 pixels of screen resolution. It also exhibits the IPS LCD technology which lets its users experience a kind of high-end viewing when they stream online media or play games on their phones. Along with this feature is the rear camera which sports 13 megapixels of quality. It has an LED flash and auto focus which helps in capturing the best photos while the video recorder has an ability to capture at 1080p HD quality. The front camera has 1.3 megapixels and this can be used for web chatting and taking self-portraits.

Connectivity Options

Considering all the specifications, the LG Optimus GJ is definitely a perfect phone for the Asian consumers. And like what has been mentioned before, consumers in the United States can also buy this handset. However, they will not be able to maximize all this mobile phone’s features because connectivity is limited. It has no LTE coverage and only supports GSM, Wi-Fi as well as Bluetooth. However, in terms of the battery, RAM and storage specifications, this mobile handset has pretty respectable numbers to show. It has 15 hours of battery life on average use, 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage. It can still be expanded to 64GB with the use of a MicroSD card.

Let us not forget that the LG Optimus GJ is waterproof and that durability always adds plus points. Do you think that this mobile phone is good enough for its price?

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