LG must feel like it's shouting into the wind when it comes to smartphones.
The company today showed off the Optimus G, the latest Android super smartphone. The G boasts the most advanced Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processor, a 13-megapixel camera, and a hefty 2,100mAh battery.
The question is: will anyone care?
There lies LG's biggest dilemma in the smartphone market. It's not the lack of any particular feature or specification that has hurt the company, but the virtual non-presence it has had for the past few years. LG was late to the smartphone game and has … Read more
LG's latest super phone, the Optimus G, will head to the U.S. in the fourth quarter, according to the head of its U.S. marketing unit.
LG executive James Fishler, speaking at an event in New York, touted it as one of the most powerful and fastest smartphones yet.
The Optimus G, which was announced earlier in South Korea, is the first phone to use Qualcomm's Snapdragon quad-core processor. The phone is positioned as a flagship device for LG, but it remains to be seen how enthusiastically the carriers will push the device. LG declined to comment … Read more
After weeks of rumor and speculation, the Optimus G has been officially unveiled.
LG's new flagship smartphone will be LTE- and NFC-compatible and feature the new Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 quad-core processor. It will also sport a 4.7-inch WXGA screen (1,280 x 768 pixels), a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera, a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, and an embedded 2,100mAh battery that has a longer lifespan of 800 cycles compared with the 500 cycles of today's batteries.
The phone will ship with the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system and feature 2GB of RAM and 32GB of … Read more
Looks like the rumors were true.
Verizon's version of the unlocked LG Optimus Vu, renamed the LG Intuition, will be available online to U.S. customers starting September 6. It will be offered in Verizon retail stores starting September 10 for $199.99 with a two-year contract.
The Intuition sports a gigantic 5-inch display with a 4:3 aspect ratio and 650 nits of brightness.
LG took the wraps off the latest addition to its L-Series line of smartphones this evening.
Featuring Android 4.0 (aka Ice Cream Sandwich), the Optimus L9 will sport a 1GHz dual-core processor and 4.7-inch IPS display. The 9.1-millimeter-thick L9 will also feature a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera and a high-density 2150 mAH SiO+ battery.
The new phone, which is expected to debut this week at the IFA 2012 consumer-electronics trade show in Berlin, will come bundled with QTranslator, MY Style Keypad, and QMemo apps. LG is touting QTranslator's use of optical character recognition technology to translate words … Read more
LG today announced a new flagship smartphone, boasting 4G LTE and the Snapdragon quad-core processor.
Dubbed the Optimus G, the device is designed to lead LG's smartphone line. The flagship handset comes with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and a 4.7-inch HD IPS+ display offering 1,280x768 resolution. According to LG, it bundles 32GB of storage and 2GB of RAM into the device. It also features Bluetooth 4.0 and near-field communication support.
Perhaps the most surprising addition is the mammoth 13-megapixel rear camera to complement the device's 1.3-megapixel front-facing option. According to LG, the … Read more
As deployment of 4G LTE networks increases, LG Electronics is reaping the benefits.
The South Korean handset maker announced this evening that it had sold 5 million LTE smartphones worldwide, with 1 million of the handsets sold in July alone.
The Optimus LTE -- dubbed the world's first HD LTE smartphone by LG -- was the most popular LG LTE smartphone with 2 million units sold. Also contributing to the success was the Optimus Vu, which sold more than 500,000 units since March.
The company said that more than 10 LG LTE smartphones are available in countries where … Read more
The 5-inch LG Optimus Vu could arrive at a U.S. wireless provider in the next few weeks, fresh with support for a 4G LTE network.
An LG press release (translated) indicates that the Android smartphone is due stateside at some point in the third quarter. LG doesn't discuss carrier specifics, but recent signs indicate Verizon will be up first.
Initially announced back in February at Mobile World Congress, the Optimus Vu is meant to be a direct competitor to the Samsung Galaxy Note. Though it sports some popular Android features like the dual-core 1.5GHz processor, 8-megapixel camera, … Read more