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Lenovo S890 VS LG Optimus L7 II Dual P715, Android Jelly Bean

July 17th, 2013 0 Comments

This time subject of dual SIM phones comparation are Lenovo S890 and LG L7 II P715. Some of its aspects has equal similarities so its toughness is worth to be tested. Another interesting aspect which worth to be reviewed is the fight among processor chipset of MediaTek against Qualcomm. Following are the comparison on both mobile phone.


The bar design become both phone property identity. The diferences are obviously placed on each its dimension. Lenovo S890 has longer, wider, thinner size and it has more weight than LG L7 II. while Cell phone belongs to LG has fitted dimension to shirt pocket and trouser. unfortunately, LG L7 II design has monoton impression, with its white colour and plastic casing of orange leather motif.

Procedure to activate L7 II is easier, because the button is on right side of our thumb. It is different with Lenovo S890 power button which on top side of cell phone. This complicated has made Lenovo S890 a point left behind. On other detail, the right side of the cell phone is placed with volume button.

Outside of it, its layout similarities can be seen to its port audio and charger which is placed on top side and bottom side of cell phone. While inside of the cell phone (if the cover is opened) are placed SIM card and micro SD port.

LG L7 II offer one shortcut button to use Quick Memo and one haptic button to regulate card using. in its back side this both cell phone manufacturing  give camera and flash similliar lay out. Overall Lenovo design is more interested than L7 II which has ordinary impression.


Very clearly visible if both phones have different sizes. Lovers of large screen surely attracted by S890 since size of 5 inches. The model lengthwise, so still comfortable when held. While LG L7 II, smaller its screen size (4.3-inch). Both sharpness and brightness of LCD IPS screen is determined by resolution and pixel density. The pixel density of Lenovo S890 is 220 ppi, different with 217 ppi from LG L7 II.

When paired with the default settings of each phone, sharpness and brightness a little different, LG L7 II looks more outperform when under the sun exposure. LG seems want to prove the quality of IPS screen. Moreover manufacturers label of qualified IPS LCD screen also attached.

When both tried for accelerate, the touch screen is responsive. Doing tap feature to get feedback on features is so easy. In addition, both screen easy to do multitouch. Pinching movements for zooming the content when browsing is so easy and fun.


For both homescreen interface were different. S890 uses Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean operating system and using Lenovo custom Clover UI Interface that are so typical. Users can change the shape and color of an icon, besides the application which isn’t default from Google.

Like most Android, users are given the freedom to change homescreen display by adding applications, folders, shortcuts and widgets. The main screen by default has three pagesm can be added to nine screen.

While LG L7 II appear more stylish than what is shown its rivals. Optimus UI 3.0 provides many changes, making LG L7 II not like Android phone in general.

To adjust screen brightness via the notification bar. Then to set up widgets or applications can simply press the plus sign on the left corner and then screen will be divided into two parts. Just swipe the desired application to upper then it will move quickly. So without having to press the desired application first.

LG SmartGothic become addition besides Roboto for the font. The interface makes it easy for anyone to read it easily. The theme part has an interesting selection compared to Lenovo S890. Not only change the background yet sets different icon also will be displayed by theme that LG offer.


Has two SIM card slots become a mainstay of both phones. For easy to change the cards are accommodated by both. As already mentioned above, that the card laying were on behind cover top of battery. SIM 1 and SIM 2 port of LG L7 II were made ​​stacked while Lenovo S890 made separately.

Clearly written on S890 port 1 that port 1 supports 3G and 2G networks, while second slots only able run on EDGE networks. So even in LG one of card supports HSDPA networks. Just that in LG displacement of card made easy by simply pressing the button haptic on far right.

By default each SIM function on L7 II is given a different color, eg blue on SIM 1 while red color on SIM 2. So in the text or missed call will be easier to determine which card is active. This method also easy to show which the card being used or want to use. Both phones don’t support swap technology to switch cards.


Camera become one of most important part from Lenovo S890 since it has a lot of settings and ease in editing images. And what about LG L7 ll? In terms of resolution, both have the same number, ie, 8 MP plus flash support right under the lens.

In the room, giving more value to LG L7 II camera, since captures images more bright and clear. Either without flash or with the help of flash. What about the outside room? L7 II still at the top. Although a little birt, LG L7 II camera can display colors brighter and sharper with a better color details from Lenovo S890.

Lenovo S890 camera shots can be edited directly with menu that quite a lot. Increased brightness and natural color can be done easily. But LG L7 II apparently had a similar weapon which eventually conquering Lenovo S890. Other interesting features on LG L7 II is the voice commands to operate camera shutter.

As for video, the best picture quality on S890 at 720p with 3gp format. Before recording video, users can specify the color for the object. Color effects consist from Mono, Sepia, Negative, Aqua, Blackboard and Whiteboard. Duration of the longest shots in 60 minutes. In a state of recording, flash lights can be turn on continuously and users can take photos at the same time.

As for LG L7 II, there was a little disappointment since video only able to capture 480p images at speed of 30 fps. LG L7 II had to admit defeat on this section.


Music player of LG L7 II has user interface like most of the Android by dividing several categories starting from songs, albums, artists, genres, playlists and folders. When the song is playing, screen divided into two, featuring music player with playlist.

In addition, we can go to YouTube to find videos from the song playing (with Internet connection). You can share it to other devices by activating SmartShare feature to share with other devices through WiFi connection.

Lenovo S890 using its own music player, its appearance also comfortable viewing same like its rivals. There are also various settings and aren’t less interesting from LG L7 II. But more liked LG, as more interesting with the appearance and different colors.

Regarding the output sound, LG L7 II superior to Lenovo S890. Its sound was clear, loud and tuning the bar volume is higher than its rivals. So fun to be heard together.


Lenovo S890 and LG L7 II were in middle class and have been equipped with dual core processor to boost its performance. In this section can be seen the fight 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9 processor versus 1 GHz Cortex-A5 processor. From the test results indeed not see significant changes to both.

For browsing, playing games and opening apps together wasn’t a problem. Yet see the numbers inscribed by the software test results, you can know that Lenovo S890 outperformed LG L7 II. And this is really happening and proven by some lag that appears when doing multitasking in LG L7 II. This may be because of RAM which not reached 1 GB.

For applications, LG provide attractive offers, such as Quick Translator that will help you solve the foreign language problem. While in Lenovo there is Lenovo Note which will help you to organize your activities in one application.

Lenovo S890
AnTutu : 7225  
Quadrant : 3272  
NenaMark2 : 24

LG Optimus L7 II
AnTutu : 5984
Quadrant : 2839
NenaMark2 : 34


For this one LG L7 II superior than Lenovo S890. LG provide the best for the middle class phones with Smart Share feature which they have. With DLNA various devices can be connected to each other. Meanwhile, as the standard connection, Lenovo also not fall behind with LG L7 II or other Android devices in the middle class.


No one denies that the memory is very important even though on the middle class phone, especially if the processor already dual core. This will become a mockery like LG L7 II RAM that isn’t up to 1 GB. Its performance become not maximum because seemed lacking energy that support it. Though internal memory already 4 GByet not much help when doing multitasking. S890 quite relieved since it was equipped with sufficient memory with 4 GB internal and support of 1 GB RAM.


From the test battery life, L7 II were in safe level and beat Lenovo S890. From the capacity L7 II also already excel from its rivals. S890 uses in a day, recharge at night from the full battery in the morning, while LG L7 II somewhat longer lasting.

It should be noted clearly that LG L7 II screen is better tuned in 50 percent, since if not will drain the battery consumption. This also applies to S890, hence for the actively use very necessary payed those things.


If you like large screen mobile phone, Lenovo S890 still can be taken into account while LG L7 II very ideal for those which love to travel or vacation.


Lenovo S890
LENOVO S890 Specification

Network : GSM HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
Dimension / Weight : 143 x 74.2 x 9.3 mm / 176 g
Display : IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 540 x 960 pixels, 5.0 inches (-220 ppi pixel density) Multitouch
OS : Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
CPU : MTK 6577T,Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9, PowerVR SGX531
Camera : Main 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash. Front VGA, 720p video. Camera feature Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection
Messaging : SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
Connectivity : Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth, 3.5 mm jack, microUSB v2.0
Memory : 4 GB storage, 1 GB RAM, MicroSD up to 32 GB
Battery : Li-Ion 2250 mAh
Others : Dual SIM, HTML, FM radio, GPS with A-GPS support, Java via Java MIDP emulator, SNS integration, MP4/WMV/H.264/H.263 player, MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+ player, Organizer, Image/Video editor, Document viewer, Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Voice memo/dial, Predictive text input
Sales Package : Handset, Battery, charger, earphone, data cable, User Manual, Flip Cover

LG Optimus L7 II Dual P715
LG Optimus L7 II Dual P715 Specification

Network : HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
Dimension / Weight : 122.2 x 66.6 x 9.7 mm / 115.5 g
Display : IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 480 x 800 pixels, 4.3 inch (-217 ppi pixel density), Multitouch
OS : Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
CPU : Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon, Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A5, Adreno 203
Camera : 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, Video 480p@30 fps, Secondary VGA
Messaging : SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email
Connectivity : Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA, Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP, microUSB v2.0, 3.5 mm jack
Memory : Internal 4 GB, 768 MB RAM, microSD, up to 64 GB
Battery : Li-Ion 2460 mAh
Others : Dual SIM, Dolby mobile sound enhancement, Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass, HTML, FM radio, GPS with A-GPS support, Java via Java MIDP emulator, SNS integration, Active noise cancellation with dedicated, mic, DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player, MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+ player, Document editor, Organizer, Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk, Voice memo/dial/commands, Predictive text input
Sales Package : Phone, Battery, charger, earphone, warranty card, User Manual, screen guard

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