Virgin Mobile LS696 Optimus Elite

  • Virgin Mobile LS696 Optimus Elite
Based on 4 scores, 4 reviews available
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  • Responsive performance.
  • Eco-friendly.
  • Affordable plan pricing.


  • Low-end specs.
  • Average camera.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Android Central on 70

Green, eco-friendly, and price conscious, the LG Optimus is certainly a budget phone - But is it for you?When I found out I'd get to do the LG Optimus Elite review, I was happy, to say the least. Most folks write these phones off as bottom-feeders,...

By PC Mag on 70

The LG Optimus Elite is a fine way to get connected with an affordable service plan from Virgin Mobile, but it's running on dated hardware....

By PhoneDog on 75

The Optimus Elite has a few things going for it. It's eco-friendly, inexpensive, has cool features like NFC, and performs pretty well overall. If you're looking for a decent phone to get you by without having to spend a lot of money, the Optimus Elite is a good option for you. You'll get more bang for your buck with the ZTE Fury, also on Sprint, but the Optimus Elite is a decent second option.

By Phone Arena on 70

The Optimus One line of phones set the bar for entry-level Android devices, and the Optimus Elite is a worthy successor to the Optimus S. It improves on the winning formula in just about every category, and while it may have shortcomings it is still...