Third in LG’s new mid-range smartphones lineup is the LG Leon, the Latin word Leon means “lion”. The LG Leon offers a 4.5-inch FWVGA (220 ppi) display in a compact, premium-looking body. The smallest of the group, LG Joy, has a 4-inch display and delivers pure enjoyment in a smartphone that fits in any pocket.

LG Leon is powered by 1.2GHz or 1.3GHz Quad-Core processor, and comes with an 8GB of internal storage with 1GB of RAM. The Leon has a 1,900mAh removable battery. Like the Magna, Spirit, and Joy, LG Leon will also supports LTE Cat. 4 / HSPA+ 21Mbps network connectivity. The LG Leon will come with an 8MP or 5MP rear camera option, and VGA front-facing shooter.

The LG Leon will run Android latest OS, Android 5.0 Lollipop. The device measures 129.9 x 64.9 x 10.9mm, and will be available globally first week in March with metallic back covers for the 4G/LTE models and patterned plastic back covers for the 3G versions.

The new LG mid-range lineup, is carrying over popular UX features originally designed for its premium smartphones. Gesture Shot makes it easy to take great selfies with a simple hand gesture that starts a three-second countdown.

LG has said that the four new phones will go on sale in the coming months and should cost under $250 USD. [reaction_buttons]