4.7" LG Optimus G to Land Globally in Oct.-Nov.
August 28, 2012 12:51 PM
LG's Snapdragon 4 powered 4.7-inch Android will touch down this holiday season
LG Electronics, Inc. (
) recently watched fellow South Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics Comp., Ltd. (
suffer a crushing defeat
at the hands of Apple. But an opportunistic LG, whose smartphone division has been seriously improving of late,
finally turning a profit
, is looking to fill the void in the American market that mass bans of Samsung's lineup may bring.
the Optimus G, a
gorgeous 4.7-inch 1280x768 pixel
Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich"
(with an 4.1 "Jelly Bean" update on the horizon) smartphone. The phone is powered by a quad-core
28 nm Snapdragon 4
from Qualcomm, Inc. (
) (which ironically will likely be
produced on Samsung's Texas chip line
The phone also packs a healthy 2,100 mAh battery, a 13 megapixel camera, and 2 GB of DRAM. Visually the phone is striking with no face buttons -- which should be helpful in avoiding potential Apple design lawsuits.
The only disappointment is that only the Japanese will receive the special candy red and black variant; global markets will receive black and white unicolor varieties. The Japanese version will also include other perks -- waterproofing, infrared data transfer, osaifu-keitai mobile wallet, and OneSeg and Nottv mobile television services.
The Japanese LG Optimus G receives a special color. [Image Source: The Verge]
The new phone is equipped with LTE. It will launch in Sept. on all three major South Korean mobile carriers and in Japan in Oct.-Nov.
NTT Docomo, Inc.'s (
) LTE network. A U.S. launch is expected, but the month and carrier availability are still up in the air at this point.
LG [Google Translate]
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