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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...

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GSMArena Labs tests now added to phone specs

GSMArena Labs tests now added to phone specs

25 April, 2012 | comments (68)

If you've been following our reviews, then you're undoubtedly familiar with the extensive array of tests we subject any device which finds itself under our critical gaze in the GSMArena Labs. Today, we're proud to announce the test results now have...

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LG Optimus 3D Max launches in Europe, not coming to the UK

LG Optimus 3D Max launches in Europe, not coming to the UK

23 April, 2012 | comments (17)

LG has some good news for 3D buffs - the LG Optimus 3D Max, their second generation Android phone with glasses-free 3D screen is launching across Europe. There's some bad news too - the Optimus 3D Max won't be coming to the UK for now. Anyway,...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG's Optimus lineup hands-on - 4X HD, Vu, 3D Max, L7, L3, and LTE

LG's Optimus lineup hands-on - 4X HD, Vu, 3D Max, L7, L3, and LTE

24 February, 2012 | comments (38)

LG will officially hit the MWC 2012 floor on February 26 - that's Sunday but we already have a pretty good idea what devices the Korean manufacturer will showcase. The Optimus L series was announced just a couple of days ago - the L7, L5 and L3. The...


LG announces Optimus 3D Cube smartphone

LG announces Optimus 3D Cube smartphone

22 February, 2012 | comments (20)

After announcing the three new L-series smartphones yesterday, LG has yet another phone to announce before MWC. This one is the successor to the Optimus 3D and is called the Optimus 3D Cube. The Optimus 3D Cube improves upon its successor by...

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LG Optimus 3D to be called 3D MAX, with or without the Optimus

LG Optimus 3D to be called 3D MAX, with or without the Optimus

27 January, 2012 | comments (24)

A few days ago leaked the first images of the rumored as the Optimus 3D successor - LG CX2. The CX2 is supposed to feature a better processor, superior display, slimmer shell and even better connectivity options (incl. NFC). Today a reportedly...


LG announces Android 4.0 ICS upgrade plans

LG announces Android 4.0 ICS upgrade plans

28 November, 2011 | comments (78)

LG might be slow on the actual upgrades, but at least it’ on time with the announcements. While most of the latest Optimus siblings are getting their first Gingerbread bite just now, LG announces they are all going to taste Ice Cream Sandwich...

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Gingerbread update for LG Optimus 3D coming next week

Gingerbread update for LG Optimus 3D coming next week

15 November, 2011 | comments (38)

The Optimus 3D will be making the jump to Android 2.3 Gingerbread starting next week. The update brings not only the usual set on Gingerbread enhancements over Froyo but a number of extra improvements too, like faster data speeds and improved...

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LG reports disappointing Q3 results, handset sales down

LG reports disappointing Q3 results, handset sales down

27 October, 2011 | comments (77)

LG has posted its Q3 financial report and things aren't looking particularly good for the company. Sales are down both on year-on-year basis and sequentially and the conglomerate has actually lost some money over the past three months. The sales...

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CyanogenMod 7.1 finally gets released

CyanogenMod 7.1 finally gets released

10 October, 2011 | comments (91)

After a long wait, the CyanogenMod 7.1 has finally been released. Although originally planned to release last weekend but some issues with their automated build system prevented that from happening. The latest version adds a host of...


LG Optimus 3D now available in white from Phones 4u in the UK

LG Optimus 3D now available in white from Phones 4u in the UK

27 August, 2011 | comments (20)

Nearly everyone at the time was aware of the arduous birth of the white iPhone 4 but making such top products whiter than white is anything but exclusive to the likes of Apple. Other top-end smartphones which have more recently been able to parade...

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AT&T's LG Thrill 4G available for pre-order on Radio Shack

AT&T's LG Thrill 4G available for pre-order on Radio Shack

24 July, 2011 | comments (7)

The AT&T version of the Optimus 3D, christened the LG Thrill 4G, was announced a while back but we are yet to hear a proper launch date for the phone from AT&T. But now Engadget is reporting that Radio Shack has started accepting pre-orders for the...

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LG Optimus 3D available for £35 on contract, £500 SIM-free

LG Optimus 3D available for £35 on contract, £500 SIM-free

05 July, 2011 | comments (31)

The LG Optimus 3D has just changed its status message from “Coming Soon” to “Available”. The phone is now on sale at UK’s Carphone Warehouse. The Optimus 3D can be purchased on a contract for a price of £35 ($56) per month from any of the...

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LG officially launches the Optimus 3D, to go on sale in Europe first

LG officially launches the Optimus 3D, to go on sale in Europe first

17 June, 2011 | comments (44)

After announcing it months back in January, LG has finally launched the Optimus 3D, their first 3D Android handset and what LG calls the world’s first tri-dual architecture smartphone. The Optimus 3D uses dual-core processor, dual-channel...

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LG Optimus 3D to hit the UK on 20 June, costs an arm and two legs

LG Optimus 3D to hit the UK on 20 June, costs an arm and two legs

13 June, 2011 | comments (28)

Amazon UK has updated its LG Optimus 3D listing with new info and pricing. Firstly and most importantly, LG's most exotic flagship is coming on 20 June. Amazon accept pre-orders at £600, but there are better pre-order deals out there. This is not...

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LG Optimus 3D coming to UK in early June, on pre-order now

LG Optimus 3D coming to UK in early June, on pre-order now

26 May, 2011 | comments (33)

In about a couple of weeks time, the LG Optimus 3D will add another dimension to Androids in the UK. It’s available on pre-order on contract with most major carriers and you can sign-up for a SIM-free unit too. BuyMobilePhones has listed the LG...

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LG Optimus 2X to get Gingerbread update in June or July

LG Optimus 2X to get Gingerbread update in June or July

14 April, 2011 | comments (34)

The LG Optimus 2X will be getting updated to Android 2.3 Gingerbread this summer. That’s according to the FAQ section of LG Denmark’s support site. The release date for the update isn’t as specific as some of you might have hoped for, but it's still...

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LG Thrill 4G and HTC HD7S are new phones for AT&T US

LG Thrill 4G and HTC HD7S are new phones for AT&T US

21 March, 2011 | comments (18)

AT&T announced today that it will be converting two well-known devices to its lineup and making them 4G-capable. Those are the HTC HD7 and LG Optimus 3D. Keep in mind that in this case 4G refers to HSPA+ 21Mbps, not the real-deal LTE. Still...

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3 UK roadmap reveals 1.4 GHz Galaxy S II mini, Nokia X7

3 UK roadmap reveals 1.4 GHz Galaxy S II mini, Nokia X7

21 March, 2011 | comments (44)

The Three UK roadmap just surfaced, revealing excitingly sounding devices such as a Samsung Galaxy S II mini and confirming that the Nokia X7 hasn't been canceled world-wide. Unlike the Galaxy mini, the S II mini will be a high-end smartphone,...


UK getting the XPERIA Play on 31 March, Optimus 3D - in late May

UK getting the XPERIA Play on 31 March, Optimus 3D - in late May

13 March, 2011 | comments (56)

Sony Ericsson is prepping its biggest UK marketing campaign for XPERIA Play launch at 31 March. Meanwhile LG is working hard to unleash the Optimus 3D in “late May”, again in the UK. It seems the Sony Ericsson’s "late March release" promise...