Critic reviews

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  • Battery life
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    6.0
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    6.0
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  • Reception and call quality
    8.0
  • Display
    10
  • Battery life
    4.0
  • Camera
    2.0
  • Ease of use
    8.0
  • Design and form factor
    6.0
  • Portability (size / weight)
    8.0
  • Media support
    8.0
  • Durability
    6.0
  • Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)
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Digital Versus Jul 27, 2013

The F5 is responsive, has a nice display and is equipped with a user-friendly interface, but we were disappointed by its sub-standard camera.

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First Looks

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Pocket-Lint Feb 25, 2013

What's probably most exciting about the Optimus F Series, though, is that both phones will probably allow you to jump on the 4G bandwagon for less dosh than other flagship phones.

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CNET Asia Feb 26, 2013

The design of the Optimus F5 doesn't quite stand out, though the rectangular shape reminds us somewhat of the Optimus 4X HD.

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PC World Australia Jun 3, 2013

LG's new Optimus F5 is a mid-range 4G handset that comes with a competitive price tag. It doesn't appear to offer any real wow factor, but its low price and some useful software features could make it a hit.

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TechRadar Jun 6, 2013

... given its snappy performance and bargain price point, there's a lot to like about the F5, in a way that sees it competing with phones double its price.

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