Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 to power LG "G" series phones, the OEM's successor to the Optimus line
0. phoneArena 19 Jun 2013, 22:07 posted on
LG and Qualcomm teamed up to announce on Wednesday that Korean based LG will use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 on its LG "G" series phone; the "G" series replaces the Optimus line as the OEM's high-end models. The chip will allow LG's smartphones to offer outstanding performance, stunning graphics and outstanding battery life...
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14. MCrapp (Posts: 312; Member since: 07 Apr 2013)
LG "G" Point "G" is probably associated with a woman's intimate area!
3. flynfree (Posts: 374; Member since: 09 Jun 2013)
So, if Samsung owns the Galaxies,
the LG " G "owns the Globe/global,
and Sony xperia ZU = Universe,
and nokia Lullaby,
and the hTc T6 = total recall. .. nice!!!;-)
9. TechBizJP08 (Posts: 495; Member since: 25 Mar 2013)
oh man you've been drinking too much.. But i gave you a thumbs up.. cheers
5. dan86 (Posts: 298; Member since: 17 Mar 2012)
Not suprised android world moves very fast. And so it goes with all OEM's of Open Handset Alliance.
7. TheLolGuy (Posts: 483; Member since: 05 Mar 2013)
So it'll be called the LG G2? Hmm, it sounds funny to say it out loud. But I do like the compactness of the name.
I imagine somewhere down the line we might see a 'Samsung Galaxy Stellar Win Active Zoom 3"
8. roscuthiii (Posts: 1832; Member since: 18 Jul 2010)
The name "Optimus" should never be relegated to low/mid-range fields.
Optimus had the touch, he had the powerrrrrrr!
10. Jason2k13 (Posts: 648; Member since: 28 Mar 2013)
Lg go update your phones, the 2012 flagship optimus g is pretty much dead.
11. Suo.Eno (Posts: 185; Member since: 17 Feb 2013)
Agreed. All the raw spec firepower are rendered useless w/ locked boatloaders, lacking dev support and slower than slow official updates.
15. roldefol (Posts: 2976; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
They could resurrect the Goldstar name. I have fond memories of my Goldstar...CD-R Drive.
16. flynfree (Posts: 374; Member since: 09 Jun 2013)
"Optimus G" is good, get rid the "LG" in front of it.
LG= LIFE IS GOOD. .. IF YOU KNOW HOW TO UPDATE YOUR PREVIOUS PHONES NOT ONLY THE NEXUS 4. You just know how to make new one, but forgot to upgrade/support the old one, that waiting somewhere in the dark.
By the way, How's your new "Optimus G Pro", I barely read a news about it. .. it is going to the dark side too!???
17. flynfree (Posts: 374; Member since: 09 Jun 2013)
I thought Optimus G Pro is the killer competitor to gnote 2, what happened now ? " your product is good but... we need update ".
18. roldefol (Posts: 2976; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
I've owned more LG phones than any other brand. They had great built quality and electronics. Haven't seriously considered an LG smartphone because Verizon insists on using proprietary branding like Spectrum and Lucid. I'd look at a G if it were left untouched by the carrier.