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LG to debut in-house quad-core L9 chipset in a phone this September

LG to debut in-house quad-core L9 chipset in a phone this September

09 July, 2012 | comments (42)

LG is about to debut its own L9 chipset this September. The L9 will be feature a quad-core ARM processor and a powerful GPU, but the architecture is yet to be announced. As the number 9 in the name suggests, the L9 might be based on the older ARM...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG announces dual-SIM version of Optimus L3 for some regions

LG announces dual-SIM version of Optimus L3 for some regions

24 June, 2012 | comments (26)

LG has come up with a dual-SIM version of their entry-level L-Style droid, the Optimus L3. It's model number is E405 (the single SIM one is E400). The Optimus L3 E405 features a new set of keys below the screen. The hardware button is gone -...


LG introduces Quick Voice to compete with Siri and S-Voice

LG introduces Quick Voice to compete with Siri and S-Voice

20 June, 2012 | comments (34)

Not wanting to be left behind in the voice control game, LG is now also introducing its own brand of voice recognition system, called Quick Voice. Voice controlled features in mobile phones are nothing new and we've had them for quite a while...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Photo of  Samsung T699 QWERTY ICS droid leaks

Photo of Samsung T699 QWERTY ICS droid leaks

18 June, 2012 | comments (17)

The rumored SGH-T699 full-QWERTY smartphone from Samsung has just been spotted in the wild. Little is known about the device save for the fact that it has a 5 MP shooter on the back, a front-facing camera, and a LED notification light....

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG Optimus L5 is now globally available, to cost 189

LG Optimus L5 is now globally available, to cost 189

18 June, 2012 | comments (52)

LG has announced its entry-level Optimus L5 smartphone will be making its international debut this month. Powered by a Qualcomm MSM7225A chipset with a single-core 800MHz Cortex A5 processor, the LG Optimus L5 runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG Optimus 4X HD now available in Germany, to hit UK in mid-July

LG Optimus 4X HD now available in Germany, to hit UK in mid-July

11 June, 2012 | comments (43)

After leaving the factories yesterday the LG Optimus 4X HD is already available for purchase in Europe. Germany is the only country to have received it so far, though. The white version of the quad-core LG Optimus 4X HD is currently ...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG launches the Optimus 4X HD in Europe, Germany gets it first

LG launches the Optimus 4X HD in Europe, Germany gets it first

10 June, 2012 | comments (65)

LG announced today that they will be launching their Optimus 4X HD this month in several European countries, including Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, the UK, and Italy, right on plan, actually. The LG Optimus 4X HD was announced back at...

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Sprint's upcoming LG LS730 leaks out

Sprint's upcoming LG LS730 leaks out

06 June, 2012 | comments (5)

It looks like the recently leaked LG LS970 "Eclipse" and LG LS860 "Cayenne" will have an entry level sibling on Sprint's network. The entry-level LG LS730 "Snapshot" has emerged in a curiously looking spy photo, which reveals the blurry front, and...


LG Optimus LTE, Vu, and LTE Tag will get the ICS treament in June

LG Optimus LTE, Vu, and LTE Tag will get the ICS treament in June

30 May, 2012 | comments (22)

June is bound to be a good month for the owners of LG Optimus LTE, Optimus Vu, and Optimus LTE Tag. The Korean giant has announced that it will kick off the update of the smartphone trio to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on June 4, which is less...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG LS860

LG LS860 "Cayenne" emerges in a blurry shot

23 May, 2012 | comments (29)

Here's another proof that the hardware QWERTY droids are not completely on the way out, folks. LG LS860 has leaked in a blurry shot. The device, which is internally known as "Cayenne", is bound to hit Sprint Wireless's LTE network later this...


LG Optimus TrueHD LTE goes on sale in Portugal

LG Optimus TrueHD LTE goes on sale in Portugal

18 May, 2012 | comments (12)

It seems that LG are keeping true to their word, as the LG Optimus TrueHD LTE is at long last available in Europe. The device, which has only been available in North America and Korea until now, had previously been announced by LG for a limited...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI, LTE


LG LS970 Eclipse 4G leaks again, has NFC and  removable battery

LG LS970 Eclipse 4G leaks again, has NFC and removable battery

18 May, 2012 | comments (27)

The monstrous LG LS970 Eclipse 4G LTE broke cover once again, revealing two more bits of its specs sheet. In case you missed it the first time around, the Sprint-bound smartphone packs a quad-core Krait processor (at 1.5GHz), 2GB of RAM, 13MP...


LG Optimus LTE2 packs 4.7-inch screen, dual-core Krait CPU

LG Optimus LTE2 packs 4.7-inch screen, dual-core Krait CPU

17 May, 2012 | comments (51)

LG announced the Optimus LTE2 and bragged about the 2GB of RAM but said little else about the device. Today, they decided to fill in the blanks. There is no official word on a worldwide release of the LTE2, but it probably will venture out of South...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI, LTE


LG to launch the Optimus 4X HD in Europe next month

LG to launch the Optimus 4X HD in Europe next month

15 May, 2012 | comments (40)

LG has announced that they will be launching the Optimus 4X HD next month in Europe, just in time to go against its Korean rival's flagship Galaxy S III. The Optimus 4X HD will start selling in Germany, Sweden, Great Britain, Italy and...

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Sprint LG LS970 to come with quad-core 1.5GHz Krait processor

Sprint LG LS970 to come with quad-core 1.5GHz Krait processor

11 May, 2012 | comments (70)

It seems LG is working on a new flagship for Sprint the LS970 that will probably retail as the Eclipse 4G LTE. The rumored specs are quite impressive a Snapdragon SoC (System-On-a-Chip) with a quad-core 1.5GHz Krait processor and Adreno 320...


LG Optimus 2X ICS update pushed back to Q3

LG Optimus 2X ICS update pushed back to Q3

11 May, 2012 | comments (106)

Late last year, LG made some waves as being one of the few manufacturers to publicly release a detailed list regarding updates to the latest Android version. This is a good idea if you want to show your customers that you're serious about...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Apple and Samsung get 99% of the total mobile phone profits

Apple and Samsung get 99% of the total mobile phone profits

04 May, 2012 | comments (105)

Looks like it's a grim time to be a mobile phone manufacturer if you are not Apple or Samsung. According to the latest report by Asymco, Apple and Samsung accounted for 99 percent of the total mobile phone profits, with HTC taking the remaining 1...


LG announces Optimus LTE2 with 2GB of RAM

LG announces Optimus LTE2 with 2GB of RAM

04 May, 2012 | comments (110)

Not to be outdone by its Korean counterpart, LG announced its own flagship smartphone on the same day as the the Galaxy S III. The Optimus LTE2, as it is called, is no less when it comes to features and specifications and in some aspects even...

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LG Optimus L7 goes on sale in Europe and Asia today

LG Optimus L7 goes on sale in Europe and Asia today

03 May, 2012 | comments (21)

LG has officially released their mid-range Optimus L7 that they announced back at MWC 2012. The phone has gone on sale in Europe and certain regions in Asia. The LG Optimus L7 is a very run of the mill handset with specifications that we...

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LG has no future plans for Windows Phone devices

LG has no future plans for Windows Phone devices

30 April, 2012 | comments (219)

Update, May 1: LG has officially denied all speculations of dropping the Windows Phone OS. The company may be focusing on Android OS right now, but it is still doing R&D on WP. Also "Regardless of which OS, LG is committed to offering consumers as...