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    • LG Optimus L9 - Refurbished - None
    • LG Optimus L9 - Refurbished - None
    • LG Optimus L9 - Refurbished - None
    • LG Optimus L9 - Refurbished - None

    LG Optimus L9 - Refurbished

    A perfect harmony of style and versatility, the LG Optimus L9 is designed to keep you connected and entertained. It's beautiful to look at, comfortable to hold, and includes lots of cool features.

    • Browse the Internet at blazing-fast 4G speeds
    • Watch your favorite entertainment on a large 4.5” qHD full touch screen
    • Get there with voice search, GPS, and turn-by-turn directions
    • Capture notes or ideas from any screen with LG’s Quick Memo feature, and then easily share with others

    New device purchase requires a SIM Starter Kit which will be added to your order automatically.


    Rated 2.6 out of 5 by 51 reviewers.

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    Optimus L9 - Refurbished
    • Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)

      Android 4.1.2 builds on the things people love most about Android — easy multitasking, rich notifications, customizable home screens, resizable widgets, and deep interactivity — and adds powerful new ways of communicating and sharing.

    • 5 Megapixel Camera

      With quality worth printing, now you can really enjoy those special moments captured on your device. You can also share them with family and friends by sending them to any e-mail address or T-Mobile camera phone.

    • Dual Core 1GHZ processor

      For apps that open and run more smoothly, and web browsing with less interruption.

    • 4G capable

      Browse the Web, download content, and stream media faster on T-Mobile’s 4G network.

    • Wi-Fi & Mobile Calling

      Call normally, or use Wi-Fi when you don't have cellular reception.

    • Address book

      The info you need to contact your contacts.

    • Alarm clock

      Set an alarm to wake up, leave for an appointment, or take a break.

    • Bluetooth® connectivity

      Wirelessly connect your device to optional compatible hands-free accessories such as headsets and car kits.

    • Calculator

      A handy way to check your figures.

    • Calendar

      Keep track of appointments and even set reminders to make sure you're on time.

    • E-mail

      Send and receive e-mail messages on your device, using your existing e-mail accounts.

    • Front-facing Camera

      Front-facing Camera.

    • GPS with Navigation Capability

      Get your real-time location on maps, driving directions, and more.

    • Media Player

      With a built-in media player, your favorite songs and videos are at your fingertips.

    • Messaging [Text, Picture & Social Networking]

      Send a message or a photo to any wireless phone or e-mail address. Or stay connected using always-on social networking.

    • Music player

      Transfer your favorite music files from your computer to your phone and listen in stereo on compatible headphones.

    • Name ID

      Name ID lets you see the names and numbers of your callers, even if they’re not in your address book.

    • Personal and Work E-mail

      Send and receive messages from personal and work e-mail.

    • Preloaded Apps

      Start enjoying preloaded apps the moment you turn on your phone.

    • Proximity Sensor

      A built-in proximity sensor turns your screen off when you are on a call so you don't accidentally hang up, then turns it back on as you move the device away.

    • Speaker phone

      Free up your hands for safety and convenience - speakerphone allows you to talk on your device without having to hold it.

    • T-Mobile® TV

      Watch live TV, news, sports, and kids’ shows, and stream popular entertainment on demand with T-Mobile TV.

    • Video capture/playback

      Capture and play back short video clips.

    • Visual Voicemail

      With Visual Voicemail you can listen to your voicemail messages in any order, respond in one click and easily manage your inbox without ever dialing in to the network.

    • M3 & T4 – Hearing aid compatible

      This phone is rated M3 and T4. Digital wireless handsets rated M3, M4, T3, or T4 meet American National Standard Institute (ANSI) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requirements and are considered hearing aid compatible.

    • 1080p HD Camcorder

      Record videos in 1080p resolution.


    Size and Weight
    • 5.03 x 2.63 x 0.36 inches
    • 4.2 ounces
    Operating System and Processor
    • Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
    Battery Life
    • Up to 15 hours talk time
    • Up to 28 days standby time
    Camera, Photos and Video
    • Front-facing Camera
    • 1GB RAM, 4GB ROM
    • Sync methods: USB, Bluetooth, WiFi, WiFi Direct, DLNA, NFC
    • 4G Capable
    • Wi-Fi Calling
    Audio and Multimedia
    • T-Mobile TV
    GPS and Apps
    • GPS enabled
    • Quad Band GSM; UMTS: Band I (2100), Band IV (1700/2100), Band V (850)
    Hearing Aid Compatibility
    • M3 & T4
    WEA Capable? 
    • Yes
    In The Box
    • Optimus L9 - Refurbished
    • Charger
    • USB Cable
    • Start Guide
    Rated 2 out of 5 by You get what you pay for it seems... Had this for almost 2 years. At first I loved it, would have given it 5 stars. Now it's become a little annoying. I've owned Samsung phones almost exclusively, and got this one because it was cheaper to own. The battery life isn't great for a dual-core phone. It's got good performance. I never had an issue with lagging. The display is good, but not the greatest, too dim. The phone is well-built, slim, and light. The camera isn't good either. It's decent, but for 5 MP, the indoor photos in anything but direct sunlight are underexposed. It could benefit from WDR too. Outside photos are nice, but the pictures from my Exhibit 4G 3.2 MP camera are just as good, and sometimes better! It has limited features as well, scant shooting modes, focus modes (no macro). The worst part is the software. LG's UI of Jelly Bean works, but lacks the TouchWiz features I like. It's also buggy at times, crashing apps for no reason, overheating, and stalling out during media scanning, which required a factory reset recently. It's run out of internal ROM (only has 4 GB, the OS uses 60% of it), and JB doesn't let you save apps to the SD card, so I have had to delete some apps I really like that take up a lot of space. You can add an SD card up to 32 GB. Call quality is good, the speaker is too quiet. It has to make do with the slower 4G radio as well. I am not sure if this was meant to compete with the Galaxy S2, but it's nowhere near as good. There are newer phones in this price range that are better. Pass on it unless you can't afford anything more expensive in this price range. August 16, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Decent Phone I've had this phone for about 2 years. It's a full-featured phone with many good points, but a couple painful drawbacks. It's a fine device if you don't need many apps or long battery life. The Good: Lots of features, touchscreen, address book, wifi, wifi calling, GPS, decent camera if you have enough light, good size, takes an SD card, front camera The Average: Battery life, device speed, call quality, speech to text The Bad: Not enough on-board memory, can't transfer your apps to the SD card, tinny quiet speaker August 14, 2014
    Rated 1 out of 5 by yuck worst phone I ever had. would go super nova in your pocket. this was not just the first one but 2 replacements. thankful for the jump program I got a g2 and could not be happier. Thanks t-mobile August 13, 2014
    Rated 3 out of 5 by Purchased this a over a year ago No problems with it so far, can download any apps! August 12, 2014
    Rated 2 out of 5 by okay this phone could be better but is a good starter phone I would give this to someone for starter phone August 5, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by very much like this phone I got this phone new in February 2013. I like the phone very much. I still have the phone, even though I upgraded in May 2014. I upgraded only because I had used all it's memory. However, I intend to activate it as a second devise on my plan! New, at least it is a great phone. I can not speak of refurbished, which may not be totally fair. I also like that it swypes! July 19, 2014
    Rated 1 out of 5 by only get this for a 10 yr old first phone. Ive had my phone for quite a while but the first month it was horrible to use, the memory was horrible, and the camera isnt all that good. Its pointless to even have an sd card with this phone. My grandma doesnt even like hers. She stopped using it after a month. The screen glitches some time. LG should do a total recall on this phone. They are horrible. July 18, 2014
    Rated 2 out of 5 by Not the best phone I've had this phone for awhile, and I use my phone alot. If you use your smart phone alot, do not buy this phone. I got mine brand new. Was excited, then went to get apps.. The storage wasn't good at all. Only 5-6 apps. The front camera is the WORST. It makes everything look darker. Texting was fine, only you can't send that many texts at a time. Battery Life is poor. Web Browser was always buggy. The phone was just buggy and not a good phone. Speaker phone was not an option, they couldn't hear you, and you couldn't hear them. July 16, 2014
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