Features Key features of the Optimus L9  vs F3 

screen size

Its key selling point is the big screen, which is rather hard to come by in this price range.
Optimus L9 | by GSM Arena (Jan, 2013)

screen resolution

Optimus L9
960 x 540
Optimus F3
800 x 480
The resolved detail is poor, the noise levels are very high and contrast is pretty bad.
Optimus L9 | by GSM Arena (Jan, 2013)



Optimus L9
Dual core
Optimus F3
Dual core
What we have here clearly isn't the best dual-core chipset on the market, but there's more than enough to keep Ice Cream Sandwich at cruising speed.
Optimus L9 | by GSM Arena (Jan, 2013)

camera resolution

Quad-core CPUs and HD screens are well above the L9's price range and not everyone needs 8, 12 or 13 megapixel stills.
Optimus L9 | by GSM Arena (Jan, 2013)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of LG Optimus L9

Reasons to consider the
LG Optimus L9

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Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Significantly longer standby time 47,520 min vs 12,960 min Around 3.8x longer standby time
Bigger screen 4.5" vs 4" Around 15% bigger screen
Thinner 9.1 mm vs 10 mm Around 10% thinner
Front view of LG Optimus F3

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LG Optimus F3

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Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
More battery capacity 2,460 mA·h vs 2,150 mA·h Around 15% more battery capacity
Faster processor 1.2 GHz vs 1 GHz Around 20% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Lighter 113 g vs 125 g Around 10% lighter
Better theoretical download speed 20 Mb/s vs 5.76 Mb/s Around 3.5x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Optimus L9  vs
Type Super IPS LCD2 Super IPS LCD2
Size 4.5" 4"
Resolution 960 x 540 800 x 480
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 244 ppi 233 ppi


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio Yes No


Operating system Android 4.1.2 Android 4.1.2
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v3.0 Bluetooth v4.0

form factor

Optimus L9  vs
Weight 125 g 113 g
Thickness 9.1 mm 10 mm
Size 68.2 x 131.9 x 9.1 mm 62 x 116 x 10 mm


Clock speed 1 GHz 1.2 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Dual core
Internal storage 4 GB 4 GB
Supported card formats

photo & video

Camera 5 MP 5 MP
Resolution 5 MP 5 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 0.3 MP 0.3 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown


Generation 3.5G 4G
LTE (20 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Talk time 990 min 960 min
Standby time 47,520 min 12,960 min
Capacity 2,150 mA·h 2,460 mA·h
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