LG Unveils New G2 Smartphone with Quad-core, 2.26GHz Processor
August 8, 2013 8:33 AM
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LG shows off new high-end smartphone
LG Electronics has unveiled a new flagship smartphone called the G2. The design of the G2 places all of the buttons on the rear of the device -- the Rear Key concept springs from LG designers recognizing that the larger phones became, the more difficult it was to access side keys. LG moved the main buttons to the back of the phone and located them where the user's index finger naturally rests.
The LG G2 features a 5.2-inch full HD resolution display. The phone also features a very thin bezel on the side that's only 2.65 mm thick. The phone comes equipped with a blazing Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor operating at 2.26 GHz. Feeding that hungry beast is a 3000 mAh internal battery promising more than a full days use per charge.
The G2 also has a 13-megapixel camera on the rear featuring optical image stabilization technology. The G2 is also the first smartphone on the market to utilize 24 bit/192kHz Hi-Fi playback of also to of audio content offering sound superior to CD-quality.
The G2 can be had in 16GB or 32GB storage capacities, and runs the Android 4.2.2 operating system. Unfortunately, the G2 doesn’t include a microSD slot, so you’re out of luck if you want to expand storage beyond what’s available from the factory.
The LG G2 will roll out over the next eight weeks over 130 wireless carriers in South Korea, North America, Europe, and other world markets.
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RE: Too Big
8/8/2013 12:29:28 PM
My daughter has much the same opinion as this guy spooty. She carries her phone around in her tight jeans pocket and doesn't like them overly big to the point that they stick out. She carries around an SGS2. I offered her one of my SGS3s for free and she refused it saying it was too big for her. For me the 5" screen on my SGS4 is bordering on too big. I wouldn't want to tote anything bigger around in my shirt pocket.
There is a big market ouot there for those folks that want smartphones rather than mini phablets. For many, bigger isn't always better. Phone companies know it hence the SGS4 mini and its ilk.
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