LG L90


LG L90Notebook: LG L90
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 305
Display: 4.7 inch, 16:9, 960x540 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 0.124kg
Price: euro
Average Score: 79.89% - good
Average of 9 scores (from 9 reviews)
price: 66%, performance: 60%, features: 56%, display: 67% mobility: 85%, workmanship: 69%, ergonomy: 72%, emissions: 88%

Reviews for the LG L90

81% Review LG L90 Smartphone | Notebookcheck
"Design-Smartphone" – that's what the South Korean manufacturer LG calls it. But the question is why, since the smartphone looks like any other smartphone at first. The rival Moto G is also powered by the Snapdragon 400 and has a 4.7-inch screen. So what is the L90 capable of?
LG L90 Review
Source: Review Zat English
Pros: Good Battery life, Performance lag free, and the size of it is comfortable. Cons: Low screen resolution, body is slippery if not put in a cover, and low internal memory.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/13/2015
75% LG L90 Dual review: Could shake up mid-range segment with its solid feature set
Source: English
Leaving the MRP aside, the LG L90 Dual can be bought online and in most retail stores for as low as Rs 16,500. Its closest competition here is the Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo, although calling it competition would be a bit of a stretch. As it so happens, the L90 Dual doesn’t really have any strong competition if you compare its feature set with other offerings in this segment. It actually makes a very strong case, despite some of its shortcomings; we would recommend this phone if your budget permits. We didn’t like the fact that it doesn’t have an ambient light sensor or a notification LED, while the camera is average at best and battery life is strictly OK. Beyond this however, it’s a value for money handset which features the latest version of Android, has a great feature set (IR blaster, Clip Tray) and is powerful enough to run most of the current apps and games with ease.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/07/2014
Rating: Total score: 75%
60% LG L90 Dual Review: New Wine in an Old Bottle
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
We have mixed feelings about the LG L90. It could have been a great phone, but it just feels old and underpowered, with modern software bogging it down. LG seriously needs to take care of issues like the pointless Menu button, and tone down its UI. Its biggest problem is its pricing. Even the current street price is well above the level that competitors such as the Moto G and Xolo Q1100 sell at, and both models beat it in terms of specifications as well as performance. LG is going to have to do a lot more work developing products and understanding the markets. The L90 could be a good budget phone, but it just isn't right at this price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/05/2014
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 60% performance: 60% display: 50% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%
60% Review: LG L90 Dual
Source: English
The L90 Dual is a sensibly sized phone available for around Rs 16,500. It offers smooth performance and flexibility to switch between SIM cards. Knockcode is an interesting feature, but in its current form it’s a hit and miss affair. Even if it worked well, I don’t think it’s something that will drive users to buy this phone. On the other hand, the display and camera are disappointing. Although this is subjective, I’m sure many will find the phone’s design too boring. So the L90 Dual isn’t a bad phone. However, the Moto G offers similar performance, HD screen, and a better design for 3.k less. So unless, LG bring the phone's price down by a couple of grands, we wouldn't recommend it.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/29/2014
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 50% performance: 80% features: 40% workmanship: 60%

Foreign Reviews

94% LG L90
Source: Chip Test & Kauf - Heft Nr. 6/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 94% emissions: 90%
89% LG L90
Source: SFT - Heft 10/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 09/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 89%
84% LG L90
Source: Stiftung Warentest - Heft 10/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 09/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 84%
89% Solide Mittelklasse
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/07/2014
Rating: Total score: 89% price: 87% mobility: 90%
87% LG L90 im Test: Android-Kitkat für die Mittelklasse
Source: Mobicroco German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/07/2014
Rating: Total score: 87% features: 85% workmanship: 80% emissions: 80%


Qualcomm Adreno 305: Integrated mid-range graphics card in the Snapdragon 400 and S4 Plus SoCs that supports OpenGL ES 3.0 and features unified shaders.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

400 MSM8226: ARM Cortex-A7 Quad-Core with up to 1.2 GHz and manufactured in 28nm» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

4.7": » To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.124 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist hardly any models in this extreme class of weight. 7-9 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

LG: LG Electronics is the world's second-biggest maker of televisions and third-biggest maker of mobile phones. With its headquarters in South Korea, the company has 75 subsidiaries worldwide that design and manufacture televisions, home appliances, and telecommunications devices. LG is an international laptop manufacturer of medium size with few reviews.

LG reviews

79.89%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» Nokia Lumia 735
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926
» LG Lucid 3 VS8760
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926
» LG G2 Mini
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926
» LG D605 Optimus L9 II
Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230
» Nokia Lumia 625
Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8930

Devices with the same GPU

» Motorola Moto G 2. Gen 4G
Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 5.0", 0.15 kg
» Huawei Honor T1
Snapdragon 400 MSM8928, 8.0", 0.35 kg
» Microsoft Lumia 640 XL
Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 5.7", 0.171 kg
» Microsoft Lumia 640
Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 5.0", 0.145 kg
» ZTE Grand X Plus Z826
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 5.0", 0.15 kg
» ZTE Grand X Max Plus
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 6.0", 0.172 kg
» LG G Pad 8.0 V490
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 8.0", 0.344 kg
» Asus ZenFone 5 LTE
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 5.0", 0.145 kg
» Sony Xperia Style
Snapdragon 400 MSM8928, 5.3", 0.148 kg
» LG Optimus G
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 5.0", 0.134 kg
» LG G Pad 8.0 V480
Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 8.0", 0.338 kg
» LG G3 Beat
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 5.0", 0.137 kg
» Sony Xperia C3
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 5.5", 0.15 kg
» Nokia Lumia 830
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 5.0", 0.15 kg
» Sony Xperia E3
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 4.5", 0.144 kg
» Motorola Moto G2
Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 5.0", 0.15 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Tab Active
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 8.0", 0.393 kg
» Sony Xperia M2 Aqua
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 4.8", 0.147 kg
» HTC One Remix
unknown, 4.5", 0.14 kg
» Sony Xperia T3
Snapdragon 400 MSM8928, 5.3", 0.148 kg
» LG G Pad 7.0
Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 7.0", 0.293 kg
» LG G Pad 10.1
Snapdragon 400 APQ8026, 10.1", 0.512 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-05-12 (Update: 2014-05-12)