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Zipping by the LG Optimus L9 (pictures)

With its dual-core processor and 4G speeds, the LG Optimus L9 is a speedy midlevel handset from T-Mobile.

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The dual-core LG Optimus L9

T-Mobile's LG Optimus L9 is equipped with a quad-core CPU and 4G capabilities that make it a swift midrange device.
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Tapping into the UI

In addition to its 4.5-inch qHD touch screen, the Optimus L9 sports LG's Optimus 3.0 user interface. Unfortunately, some Optimus 3.0 handsets, including this one, don't have customizable app icons.
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Charging port

At the bottom of the phone is a Micro-USB charging port.
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Listening to music

The top of the L9 hosts a 3.5mm headphone jack.
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Rear-facing camera

The Optimus L9 houses a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera (with LED flash) that can record 1080p HD video.
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Feeling the back

The back plate of the L9 is made out of a matte plastic that gives the handset a rubberized feel.

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