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LG Optimus GJ officially announced in Taiwan

LG Optimus GJ officially announced in Taiwan

22 May, 2013 | comments (68)

LG has extended its collection of smartphones by officially announcing the Optimus GJ in Taiwan. The Optimus GJ is an upgraded version of the popular LG Optimus G with water and dust resistance. The new smartphone can withstand 1 meter of water for...

Tags: LG, Android


White Nexus 4 and Android 4.3 allegedly coming on June 10

White Nexus 4 and Android 4.3 allegedly coming on June 10

17 May, 2013 | comments (33)

This year we didn't see a new Android version debut at Google I/O 2013, having to live with updates to Maps, Google+ and Hangouts, the new Play Music All Access and the new Play Game Services platforms. Google went on to show a lot of...


Water-proof LG Optimus GJ headed to Taiwan

Water-proof LG Optimus GJ headed to Taiwan

16 May, 2013 | comments (215)

LG has supposedly sent invitations for the announcement of a new Taiwan-exclusive handset called Optimus GJ - an IP57-version of the popular Optimus G. The IP57 certifications means the LG Optimus GJ will last for 30 minutes under one meter of...

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LG officially launches the Nexus 4 in India

LG officially launches the Nexus 4 in India

16 May, 2013 | comments (113)

It has been a long wait but the Nexus 4 has finally landed in India through official channels. But it's LG and not Google that has taken the initiative. The Nexus 4 is now available in India through LG for Rs. 25,999 ($475) from LG exclusive...

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White LG Nexus 4 says hello again, this time from Dubai

White LG Nexus 4 says hello again, this time from Dubai

15 May, 2013 | comments (13)

The white LG Nexus 4 is walking the rumorland since January this year, but it appears lately the smartphone isn't even trying to hide from the public. The Snow White Nexus 4 was showcased in Dubai and there is a video to prove it. It appears the...

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74.4% of smartphones sold in Q1 run Android, gap to iOS widens

74.4% of smartphones sold in Q1 run Android, gap to iOS widens

14 May, 2013 | comments (104)

Analyst company Gartner has released its usual report outlining the sales of mobile phones in Q1 2013. Android keeps sitting comfortably at the top running on 3 out of 4 smartphones sold in the period. Out of 210 million smartphones sold in...


Photos of the white Nexus 4 surface again ahead of Google I/O

Photos of the white Nexus 4 surface again ahead of Google I/O

13 May, 2013 | comments (20)

The white version of the LG Nexus 4 has posed for the camera once again after its extended photo shoot back in January. This time around, the photos aren't as clear or as many, but give enough reason to speculate on the phone's wider...

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New alleged image of the LG Optimus G2 surfaces

New alleged image of the LG Optimus G2 surfaces

11 May, 2013 | comments (73)

LGs Optimus G served as the basis of the Nexus 4 and now the rumors suggest that the South Korean company is working on the successors of both. An alleged image of the Optimus G2 was posted on Twitter, which shows thinner bezels than the Optimus...

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LG Optimus G Pro now available in the US

LG Optimus G Pro now available in the US

10 May, 2013 | comments (24)

The LG Optimus G Pro hit store shelves Stateside today as scheduled. The flagship is available exclusively via AT&T and costs $200 with a two-year contract. LG Optimus G Pro for AT&T The LG Optimus G Pro is already available in South Korea...

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LG hosts a press event on May 30, likely for Asian Optimus G Pro

LG hosts a press event on May 30, likely for Asian Optimus G Pro

08 May, 2013 | comments (29)

LG has sent invitations for an upcoming press conference, which will take place in Macau on May 30. There is no saying what exactly the event will be about, but we bet it will be the LG Optimus G Pro for the Asian markets. It was unveiled for the...

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Images of a mysterious LG smartphone leak out

Images of a mysterious LG smartphone leak out

05 May, 2013 | comments (130)

Images of a yet to be revealed LG smartphone appeared on the web. The mysterious handset sports a new design language, with the lack of physical front-facing buttons leading the way. Currently, there's no word on which upcoming LG...

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LG reportedly confirmed to build the Nexus 5 smartphone

LG reportedly confirmed to build the Nexus 5 smartphone

03 May, 2013 | comments (181)

The popular Google Nexus 4 was built by LG and, apart from the early manufacturing mishap, the Korean manufacturer seems to have done its job with the smartphone pretty well. Rumors of the next generation Nexus smartphone are already growing...


LG Optimus G2 spotted at Bluetooth SIG and in benchmarks

LG Optimus G2 spotted at Bluetooth SIG and in benchmarks

02 May, 2013 | comments (22)

It's been six months since the LG Optimus G was released and it seems we have already come across its successor. The Optimus G2, as it is being called, was spotted getting its Bluetooth certification at the Bluetooth SIG and also in AnTuTu benchmark...

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LG Optimus G Pro for AT&T goes official

LG Optimus G Pro for AT&T goes official

01 May, 2013 | comments (14)

AT&T has just announced it will be launching the LG Optimus G Pro flagship on May 10. It will be an AT&T exclusive smartphone and will go on pre-order on May 3. AT&T's Optimus G Pro is almost identical with its international sibling. It has a...

Tags: LG, Android, AT&T


LTE-enabled LG Optimus F5 now available

LTE-enabled LG Optimus F5 now available

29 April, 2013 | comments (12)

LG announced the Optimus F5 back in February, prior to the MWC in Barcelona. We were promised the Optimus F5 by the end of Q2 and here it is arriving right on schedule. The first country to get the LG Optimus F5 is France. The handsets should be...

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LG Optimus GK with 5

LG Optimus GK with 5" 1080p display goes official in Korea

29 April, 2013 | comments (49)

LG officially took the wraps of the Optimus GK Android smartphone. Made for the Korean carrier KT, the newcomer packs all the functionality of the LG Optimus G Pro, but in a smaller body with a 5" display. Like its bigger brother, the LG...

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Samsung extends smartphone lead in Q1, LG climbs to third

Samsung extends smartphone lead in Q1, LG climbs to third

26 April, 2013 | comments (152)

IDC has come out with its report on the global smartphone market and the cellphone market in general in the first quarter of this year. The numbers show that smartphones continue to pick up speed and have finally managed to outsell feature...


LG Optimus G Pro for AT&T image and specs leak out

LG Optimus G Pro for AT&T image and specs leak out

25 April, 2013 | comments (18)

With less than a week left until its scheduled unveiling, the full specifications of the LG Optimus G Pro for AT&T emerged, together with a press image. The handset will go official next week, on May 1st, at an event in New York City. The...

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LG aims to unveil a phone with a flexible screen later this year

LG aims to unveil a phone with a flexible screen later this year

25 April, 2013 | comments (66)

We just got a new report that along with the increased smartphone sales LG has made another interesting announcement the other day. The company's vice president of mobile, Yoon Bu-hyun, shared at the conference call that the company is working...

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LG Q1 report is in: smartphone sales on the rise

LG Q1 report is in: smartphone sales on the rise

24 April, 2013 | comments (34)

The LG mobile division was able to ship some 10.3 million smartphones in Q1 of this year, resulting in a sales growth of some 30% compared to Q1 of 2012. This is especially impressive considering that this includes an almost a 15% sales increase...

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