When it comes to making a new smartphone purchase, many people flock to the most shiny and high-performing handsets, such as the HTC One or the Samsung Galaxy S4. While these flagship devices provide amazing performance and style, many of us can’t afford to drop $200+ to upgrade our devices. That’s where Sprint’s LG Optimus F3 comes in, offering a rich feature set in a mid-range Android device that won’t break the bank.
The Optimus F3 comes in at the bottom of LG’s mid-range Optimus F-series handsets, with its bigger siblings the F5 and F7 rounding out the affordable smartphone line. LG has nailed the balance between performance and cost with the F3, packing a 4.0-inch screen and Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean into the little silver device. Priced at just $29.99 with a two-year contract or $249.99 outright and running on Sprint’s 4G LTE network, this smartphone delivers a solid user experience. Did I mention the battery lasts forever? Because it does.
So why is the LG Optimus F3 the bargain of the year? Let’s find out.