SEOUL, South Korea – LG has, once again, announced the release of its new flagship, the LG Optimus G, with a Snapdragon quad-core processor and LTE.
Unveiled back in August, this is the first Android 4.0 ICS-powered smartphone with 4G LTE support to be powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 chip. The chip integrates an Adreno 320 GPU, which is said to be three times better than the Adreno 225.
The Optimus G offers a large 4.7-inch WXGA True HD IPSPlus screen, in addition to LG’s newly developed G2 Touch Hybrid Display panel which offers clearer and sharper visualization.
Besides the 1.3MP front camera for video chat, the phone comes with either a 13MP or an 8MP rear-camera. It has 32GB memory on board, 2GB RAM and is powered by a 2100mAh battery which serves up to 15 hours of talk-time and 335 hours on standby.
The device brings several new features, including QSlide Function, which shows two different functions simultaneously; Live Zooming, allowing users to zoom in and out while watching a video; Screen Zooming, used to zoom in and out of text messages, emails, photo gallery and music player-lists. The camera sensors of the phone feature advanced features, such as Smart Shutter, Cheese Shutter, Time Shot Catch and Low Light Shot Noise Reduction.
Other connectivity options embedded in the phone are Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, MHL and DLNA, NFC, USB 2.0 and A-GPS.
The LG Optimus G will be available globally in October.