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LG Optimus G to be updated to Android 4.4.2 KitKat this summer

LG Optimus G to be updated to Android 4.4.2 KitKat this summer

posted: 26 Mar 2014, 14:03

The Optimus G is a pretty old smartphone - it was running Android Ice Cream Sandwich at launch. Luckily, it looks like LG wants to update it to KitKat this year...

LG testing Android 4.4 for both LG Optimus G and LG Optimus G Pro

LG testing Android 4.4 for both LG Optimus G and LG Optimus G Pro

posted: 19 Jan 2014, 01:52

One of our connected readers took a gander at our story on the LG Optimus G Pro update that is rumored to be on the way, with support for the popular KnockOn feature. This allows the phone to be unlocked and locked with...

LG Gx officially announced in Korea

LG Gx officially announced in Korea

posted: 15 Dec 2013, 21:45

The recently rumored LG Gx has been introduced in Korea on Monday morning in the country. The device will feature a 5.5 inch IPS screen with resolution of 1080 x 1920. The LG Gx will have a quad-core 2.6GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 under the hood. 2GB of...

LG Optimus G not getting KitKat in Estonia

LG Optimus G not getting KitKat in Estonia

posted: 13 Dec 2013, 15:34

You might remember on Thursday when we told you that LG Estonia's Facebook page was spreading the word that customers of local carrier Elisa with the LG Optimus G were seeing their handset updated to Android 4.4. But on Friday, we received a message...

LG Optimus G gets Android 4.4 in Estonia

LG Optimus G gets Android 4.4 in Estonia

posted: 12 Dec 2013, 13:34

Back in October, LG France suffered from "loose lips syndrome" and accidentally passed along the word that the LG Optimus G was going to receive the Android 4.4 update as early as October. The preposterous sounding tongue-slip seemed to be a bogus...

LG Device Loaner Program starts with LG G2

LG Device Loaner Program starts with LG G2

posted: 04 Nov 2013, 19:37

Starting on Monday, LG began its Device Loaner Program for Android developers; the loaner program was previewed last week at the LG Android Developers' VIP event in San Francisco. The program has three steps. First, register on the LG Device Loaner...

LG Optimus GJ brings waterproofing to LG Optimus G in Taiwan

LG Optimus GJ brings waterproofing to LG Optimus G in Taiwan

posted: 22 May 2013, 20:15

Ever since the Sony Xperia Z showed up at CES, a high-end model that was able to withstand water and dust, we have seen other high-end models take the plunge into waterproofing; for example, Samsung has confirmed that the Samsung...

LG Optimus G lands in Europe, improved and ready to go

LG Optimus G lands in Europe, improved and ready to go

posted: 21 Feb 2013, 22:08

Even though the LG Optimus G Pro has already been announced by LG, the predecessor device is just arriving in Europe now, with a few improvements; the LG Optimus G now comes to the continent powered by Android 4.1.2 which means it has...

LG Optimus G in white available from Rogers, uses 2600MHz LTE for faster data speed

LG Optimus G in white available from Rogers, uses 2600MHz LTE for faster data speed

posted: 20 Feb 2013, 10:37

The LG Optimus G will soon be on its way out as the Korean manufacturer's flagship model, to be replaced by the LG Optimus G Pro, but that doesn't mean that Canadian carrier Rogers can't put a new...

Fifty new LTE markets await the LG Optimus G, now laden with Jelly Bean

Fifty new LTE markets await the LG Optimus G, now laden with Jelly Bean

posted: 21 Jan 2013, 23:02

One million LG Optimus G units have been sold in the U.S., Canada, Korea and Japan and later this month, the flagship model from LG will be available in Singapore followed by a number of other LTE covered markets...

LG Optimus G on the way to Europe and China after selling 1 million units

LG Optimus G on the way to Europe and China after selling 1 million units

posted: 18 Jan 2013, 05:15

LG said on Friday that it has sold more than 1 million units of the LG Optimus G after being launched in Korea in September and other countries the following month, and this pales in comparison to the 41 million...

Local Dallas TV news shows the public what's new with smartphone cameras

Local Dallas TV news shows the public what's new with smartphone cameras

posted: 18 Jan 2013, 03:06

Windows Phone 8 is slowly getting more momentum and its been the Nokia Lumia 920 that has been leading the way; Microsoft's mobile OS still is not totally in the clear with the BlackBerry 10 OS about to be introduced...

LG Optimus G official Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 update starts rolling out... in Korea

LG Optimus G official Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 update starts rolling out... in Korea

posted: 11 Jan 2013, 06:12

While not exactly by the end of last month as promised, LG still started rolling out the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for its current flagship handset, the Optimus G. The update starts in LG's...

Giveaway: Optimus G, PHOTON Q, Galaxy Victory and LG Mach for Sprint

Giveaway: Optimus G, PHOTON Q, Galaxy Victory and LG Mach for Sprint

posted: 14 Dec 2012, 07:15

The time has come for us to launch our third Sprint giveaway, and guess what - this time we have not three, but four handsets for you...

The winners of our Sprint giveaway

The winners of our Sprint giveaway

posted: 04 Dec 2012, 08:31

Boy, do we just love giving stuff away! Now that our Sprint giveaway from last week is closed and we have our confirmed winners, it's time to announce their lucky nicknames to the world...

LG Optimus G vs Samsung Galaxy S III: screen comparison

LG Optimus G vs Samsung Galaxy S III: screen comparison

posted: 16 Nov 2012, 02:02

One of the things that can make or break the experience of using a smartphone nowadays is the screen, and these tend to come in many different kinds and implementations, as manufacturers try to come up with something new and unique...

Calves and quad-cores: Snapdragon S4 Pro vs Samsung Exynos 4412 vs Huawei K3V2 vs NVIDIA Tegra 3

Calves and quad-cores: Snapdragon S4 Pro vs Samsung Exynos 4412 vs Huawei K3V2 vs NVIDIA Tegra 3

posted: 23 Oct 2012, 02:08

We gathered the existing quad-core mobile chipsets at the office table, and ran a few standard benchmark tests to decide who is who in the world of multicore. Of notable absence are...

Video shows how LG developed its multitasking tool, QSlide

Video shows how LG developed its multitasking tool, QSlide

posted: 21 Oct 2012, 17:38

The QSlide is a feature on the LG Optimus G that allows a user to use two apps simultaneously, although it has different functions and capabilities than the multiwindow feature on the Samsung GALAXY Note II; a LG engineer explains...

LG Optimus G battery life is better than the Samsung Galaxy S III, claims an LG experiment

LG Optimus G battery life is better than the Samsung Galaxy S III, claims an LG experiment

posted: 16 Oct 2012, 04:24

The tests were presumably done on equal footing - 50% screen brightness, full battery charge, with both phones connected to LG's U+ LTE network. The results are as follows - 15.8 consecutive...

Asus Padfone 2 vs LG Optimus G vs LG Nexus 4: spec comparison

Asus Padfone 2 vs LG Optimus G vs LG Nexus 4: spec comparison

posted: 16 Oct 2012, 02:20

The Asus PadFone 2 is now official and it might just beat the LG Optimus G to become the first phone out there with Qualcomm's extremely powerful Snapdragon S4 APQ8064 quad-core chip...

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