Got the phone a little over a week ago for $300 AUD, and have been very pleased with it, Runs quick and smoothe and had no problems. and why do i keep seeing people saying "no SDcard" it has a SD card up to 32gb.
and sure it is a older version of android.. but it doesnt impact the usability of the phone.
Anyways im hoping sometime down the line Devs start to build Roms for this phone, i just came from a P500 and that phone Really punched high.
George, Greece, 12 Aug 2013Actually the lack of flash is kind of an issue indeed...still ive bought the phone one month a... moreThe issues other than flash wasn't related to this phone. I was talking in general there. Cos' companies seems trying to force some .tupid things on customers lately. Like no SD card, Non-removable batter, huge screens..etc. Because of that i am stcok with a 2 year old phone. But i am not gonna change it until a decent mid-range phone comes.
i have 2 questions
1 - does it have gorilla glass?
2 - does it have MHL ?
thank you in advance :)
Hayalet, 19 Jul 2013Yeah.. Carry external flash because they don't put a simple flash to the phone, carry extra ba... moreActually the lack of flash is kind of an issue indeed...still ive bought the phone one month ago and im extremely pleased...it does have a slot to insert a micro sd card (up to 32GB) so no need to carry a media player ;). As for the battery...im an avide user of chat apps (Whatsapp, viber etc), playing music or web radio stations..the batter so far is so and so...
Just got this phone and downloaded cpuz and bit says that my cores run the a peak of 1.51ghz and bin in love with this phone
Gomy, 13 Jul 2013You can plug in an external flash to the usb port.it can be adjusted in any direction and also... moreYeah.. Carry external flash because they don't put a simple flash to the phone, carry extra battery because they don't put a decent battery, carry media player because they don't put SD cart slots anymore... Great solutions. Actually i think my idea is better. Never buy a smartphone it doesn't give you what you need and what it's supposed to give. ;)
whutsup, 29 Jun 2013Yes, this phone should be one of great mid-range phones, but it's voided by no flash.The moron... moreYou can plug in an external flash to the usb port.it can be adjusted in any direction and also works as torch.
Hayalet, 02 Jun 2013Cool? Come on man, that's not a good phone. F5 is awesome if it is gonna have flash. This desi... moreYes, this phone should be one of great mid-range phones, but it's voided by no flash.The moron in LG management who decided to put away flash should be fired!
PH LG User, 03 Jun 2013This phone should have a Flash, 8Mp Camera with 1080@30fps capability and lastly a 1.5Ghz/High... moreSuper agree to this comment. Come on LG, you want to compete or not? Don't be silly by putting away flash, low quality camera etc..
Anonymous, 12 Jun 2013I'm not defending anything. This phone has all the things a phone should have plus lots of oth... moreActually there are other things. Like S4 mini and HTC one will come with 4.2.2. This is still 4.1.2. And there is no mention of gyro either. Which may not be important to you but it is for me. Another thing is time. This was announced in February and still yet to come... Another handicap..
Anyhow if they were to release it like an upgraded P970,including flash, gyro, SD card and etc; it would be my first choice no matter what. LG is my brand. Otherwise i am gonna have to pass. they are important for me. But if they are not for you; you can buy it. It all comes to personel choises and needs. :)
Hayalet, 05 Jun 2013Are you serious? I don't think you are. Those you wrote are neither means something nor produc... moreI'm not defending anything. This phone has all the things a phone should have plus lots of other goodies, sadly flash is not included.
HTC one on the other hand has flash, better screen but lacks SD slot and has smaller battery (which doesn't mix well with high performance screens).
in the end every phone will have its shortcomings, but as it stands the only "shortcoming" of F5 is lack of flash.
Anonymous, 04 Jun 2013Cameras are for taking videos and pictures, not phones. Who gives a flying F*** about flash. T... moreAre you serious? I don't think you are. Those you wrote are neither means something nor productive. Anyway yet another mid-range : http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_one_mini_hands_on_photos_leak_compare_it_with_the_big_one_-news-6164.php
Look at the specs. Now here you are defending the lack of flash? You can't be serious. Not having a flash was a big misteke. Period! Let's hope they would make a phone with the same design. But without leaving important things out. Like "flash", SD card..etc.
Cameras are for taking videos and pictures, not phones. Who gives a flying F*** about flash. This is a good cheap mid-range phone. If you want all the bells and whistles go for (obscenly oversized) flagships of top companies.
This phone should have a Flash, 8Mp Camera with 1080@30fps capability and lastly a 1.5Ghz/Higher Dual Core Krait Processor coupled with 1Gb/2Gb of RAM.
DroidGuy, 01 Jun 2013Guys check out the LG Optimus F3...it's specs are cool...Cool? Come on man, that's not a good phone. F5 is awesome if it is gonna have flash. This design, screen..etc awesome. Otherwise i am considering S4 mini. Aside from the screen and the design s4 mini is better. LG is my brand. But i can't buy a phone that lacks basic features just because of my fancy for the company. They need to make more clever decisions if they wanna compete with Samsung.