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LTE-enabled AT&T-bound LG Escape surfaces

LTE-enabled AT&T-bound LG Escape surfaces

04 September, 2012 | comments (7)

The LG Escape joins the AT&T leaks today. It’s a LTE-capable mid-ranger based on the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 chipset with a 1.5GHz dual-core Krait processor, Adreno 225 GPU and 1GB of RAM. The rest of the specs include a 4-inch qHD display, a 5...


Verizon announces LG Intuition, Samsung Galaxy Stellar

Verizon announces LG Intuition, Samsung Galaxy Stellar

04 September, 2012 | comments (4)

The LG Intuition has been off in rumor land for some time, but that’s no more - it was officially unveiled today by Verizon. The phablet looks exactly like its international sibling but has a few extra tricks in its bag of features. The LG...


LG outs Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Korean Optimus 2X

LG outs Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Korean Optimus 2X

30 August, 2012 | comments (48)

Owners of the Korean LG Optimus 2X SU660, rejoice! As promised earlier, LG has delivered an update for your device, which will finally let it experience the tasty Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The update build name is V30x name, which as our...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG Optimus L9 dual-core Android smartphone gets announced

LG Optimus L9 dual-core Android smartphone gets announced

28 August, 2012 | comments (59)

Following the footsteps of the Optimus G quad-core powerhouse, LG announced yet another Android smartphone today. Dubbed Optimus L9, the handset will sit at the top of the popular L-Series of devices from the Korean manufacturer. The LG...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


We are in Berlin, eagerly waiting for IFA 2012 to kick off

We are in Berlin, eagerly waiting for IFA 2012 to kick off

28 August, 2012 | comments (34)

The time for IFA 2012 is quickly approaching and we are on site, ready to bring you coverage of the news as it happens. And by the looks of it, there will be lots to report in the next few days as manufacturers unveil their lineup for the holiday...

Tags: Samsung, Sony, LG, Misc


LG Optimus G becomes official, arriving in Korea next month

LG Optimus G becomes official, arriving in Korea next month

28 August, 2012 | comments (128)

The LG Optimus G has finally become official, letting us have a good look at its glorious design and specs. This will be one of the first phones to be based upon the new quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor and also has a ton of other great features....

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Optimus Vu II to come with universal remote app, IrDA port

Optimus Vu II to come with universal remote app, IrDA port

27 August, 2012 | comments (18)

LG has revealed that its upcoming Optimus Vu II phoneblet will give users the ability to control many consumer electronics devices throughout their house, thanks to the phones' included infrared and "all-in-one remote control" app,...


LG gives more details about the Optimus G, some specs

LG gives more details about the Optimus G, some specs

27 August, 2012 | comments (21)

Following the leaked information yesterday, LG has issued a press release giving more details on its upcoming flagship smartphone - the Optimus G. The LG Optimus G is now confirmed to rock the quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 chipset,...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG E973 Optimus G emerges in leaked images

LG E973 Optimus G emerges in leaked images

24 August, 2012 | comments (96)

With IFA only a few days away, the LG E973 Optimus G has emerged in leaked photos. One of the likely stars of the shows looks bound to claim the title of the best equipped device in the Android realm. The LG E973 Optimus G packs a...


LG Singapore confirms ICS for Optimus 2X, Black, 3D, LTE, Prada

LG Singapore confirms ICS for Optimus 2X, Black, 3D, LTE, Prada

24 August, 2012 | comments (66)

The last few weeks must have been really confusing for the LG Optimus owners around the globe. The company's 2011 lineup was first promised ICS updates but then those were delayed, denied, faked and for a brief moment it appeared that the saga will...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG Optimus LTE2 may go international as the Optimus G

LG Optimus LTE2 may go international as the Optimus G

22 August, 2012 | comments (55)

South Korea may soon not be the only country to enjoy 4G goodness of the LTE2, as the rumored Optimus G is set to bring its impressive specs to other markets. The LG Optimus G will feature an updated 13 MP camera (a step up from the 8 MP...


LG Optimus Black ICS update confirmed by the retail box stamp

LG Optimus Black ICS update confirmed by the retail box stamp

20 August, 2012 | comments (50)

Update, August 22: The source - TechCovet - has just confirmed the stickers were put there by the retailer to increase the sales. With the last hope gone it seems the Optimus Black will be stuck on Gingerbread forever. Sorry, folks! LG’s PR is...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG Optimus Vu goes global with a quad-core CPU

LG Optimus Vu goes global with a quad-core CPU

20 August, 2012 | comments (26)

LG announced global availability of its unorthodox screen ratio sporting Optimus Vu phoneblet. The device will hit select markets in Europe, Asia, Middle East/Africa and Latin America in September. The most important change about the globally...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


ICS update for LG Optimus 2X is coming after all

ICS update for LG Optimus 2X is coming after all

13 August, 2012 | comments (84)

LG Optimus 2X users must be getting sea sick of all the back and forth - LG committed to upgrading its former flagship to Android 4.0 ICS nearly a year ago, then there was a delay and then LG Canada tweeted that the update just won't...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG Optimus L3 Dual now available for €120

LG Optimus L3 Dual now available for €120

03 August, 2012 | comments (29)

Indian online retailer flipkart.com has put up for sale the LG Optimus L3 E405 for 8299 INR, or €120. The L3 features a 3MP camera, 800 MHz processor, 384MB of RAM, and 1 GB of internal memory all running on a 1500 mAh battery. The OS will be...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG Nitro HD for AT&T will get Android 4.0 on July 31

LG Nitro HD for AT&T will get Android 4.0 on July 31

27 July, 2012 | comments (17)

LG Nitro HD owners have a good reason to smile these days, as the handset's Android Ice Cream Sandwich update is finally coming their way. Starting this coming Tuesday, July 31st, AT&T will begin seeding the long awaited release of the Google...

Tags: LG, Android


2011 Xperias won't get Jelly Bean, no ICS for Optimus 2X and Black

2011 Xperias won't get Jelly Bean, no ICS for Optimus 2X and Black

27 July, 2012 | comments (273)

Every time Google announces a new version of its Android mobile OS, every droid user out there starts asking - will my smartphone get it? Well, we have some bad news for Sony Ericsson phones regarding Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and worse still - LG...

Tags: Sony, LG, Android


LG posts net profit in Q2, but not from selling phones

LG posts net profit in Q2, but not from selling phones

25 July, 2012 | comments (17)

LG handed in its report card for Q2 of this year. Overall the company did well, but the mobile phone division continues to struggle. The other divisions picked up the slack though and the company's profit increased compared to the same quarter last...

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A Verizon branded LG Optimus Vu gets caught in spy shots

A Verizon branded LG Optimus Vu gets caught in spy shots

16 July, 2012 | comments (6)

It looks like the US version of the Samsung Galaxy Note is about to get some competition in the phoneblet realm in the immediate future. LG's answer to the Note - the Opitmus Vu has been caught in a series of spy shots, sporting Verizon Wireless...


LG codenamed F180 to pack quad-core Krait and Adreno 320

LG codenamed F180 to pack quad-core Krait and Adreno 320

10 July, 2012 | comments (58)

Yesterday we told you about LG's in-house quad-core chipset called L9. It is supposed to power a new Optimus smartphone with a true HD screen and 10 or more megapixels worth of camera. Today we get more details on the phone’s specs. Its codename...