LG’s Optimus G might not have gotten the same attention as the Nexus 4, but it’s the cream of LG’s 2012 crop. And to that end, the company has just announced that it will roll out the Optimus G smartphone globally to ove 50 new countries in the coming months.
LG had a few tricks up its sleeve at CES 2013 that went beyond most of the rehashing it ran through of its smartphone announcements from the previous year. One in particular is the news that it will bring smartphone gaming to TVs, but in a way that goes well beyond the type of streaming AirPlay and other services like Miracast manage to accomplish. LG says its smartphones in 2013 will be able to… → Read More
AT&T has just announced that it’s version of the LG Optimus G will be available starting November 2. But for those who need no physical introduction to make purchasing decisions, pre-orders begin tomorrow. The phone will cost $199.99 on-contract. → Read More
Sprint is going to be offering LG’s new Optimus G this fall. The smartphone is LG’s flagship Android device, and has the specs to own that role, with a Quad-Core 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro Processor and 4.7-inch1280 x 768 pixel display. Back in September, Chris went hands-on with the international version, and today at CTIA MobileCon we took the Sprint version for a spin. → Read More
There’s been no shortage of LG Nexus phone rumors these past few days, but it seems the time for speculation may have come to an abrupt end. CNET has apparently confirmed with sources close to the matter that Google’s next Nexus smartphone will indeed be based on LG’s new Optimus G handset, and is slated to be officially revealed at the end of this month. → Read More
LG’s last big (and I mean big) smartphone release around these parts was the Intuition, a funky phablet that many a critic panned. Thankfully, the company’s straight-laced follow-up — the nicely spec’d Optimus G — was revealed earlier this month, and now both AT&T and Sprint have signed on to sell the thing when it launches later this year. → Read More