LG announces new mid-range smartphones

LG’s new lineup of four mid-range smartphones — Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy

South Korean company LG has revealed details of four smartphones that will be launched at next month's Mobile World Congress.

The handsets -- Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy -- aim for a balance of style and usability and will be available in both LTE and 3G versions.

The Magna and Spirit both have a curved design. The Magna features a 5-inch in-cell touch display for a slimmer look with a maximum display area and minimum bezels, a Quad-Core chipset, an 8-megapixel main camera and a 5-megapixel front shooter, plus a 2,540mAh removable battery.

The Spirit features a 4.7-inch in-cell touch display and an 8-megapixel camera.

The Leon offers a 4.5-inch display in a compact body, while the Joy has a 4-inch display.