Another leaked LG Optimus G2 photo appears, confirming the general shape

Last we heard about the upcoming Optimus G2 flagship by LG it was prepped for launch in Q3, and since that begins the count in just a month, pictures of the device itself started to leak, or at least the claimed corner of it you see on the right.

LG is pulling all the stops with this device, and we are expecting a Full HD display, which might feature a plastic unbreakable substrate, fast Snapdragon 800 processor and some touch areas on the back that would serve for navigation, while the bezel is reduced and the screen-to-phone-size ratio should be maximized too. 

In the picture, however, the bezel story doesn't seem to be the case, though this might be just an engineering prototype of sorts, if it's the real deal in the first place. 

It, however, resembles very much the photo that leaked in the beginning of the month, which you can see on the left. 

That one doesn't have any buttons in the front either, and no side keys are visible, so there might be some merit to the backside navigation, or, alternatively, the Optimus G2, or whatever it gets named, might simply feature onscreen buttons.

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  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2260 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 3000 mAh(21.3h 3G talk time)



1. MCrapp

Posts: 318; Member since: Apr 07, 2013

Sorry but that LG logo on the bottom looks........

2. Zomer

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2013

That's the image that was leaked last month, the one on the right side is 100% legit. I can't say for 100% it is the Optimus G2, but considering it's referring to there shouldn't be much doubt.

3. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

Mmmmm thin bezel...grrrrrrr but honestly I heard this would have a eight core rival to the exynos 5....I can't wait....maybe gonna be my next phone!?

4. Zomer

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2013

The Snapdragon 800 will leave the Exynos 5 in dust. Just Google LG D801 benchmark.

6. MCrapp

Posts: 318; Member since: Apr 07, 2013

Snapdragon800 2.1-2.3GHz-Exynos5 1.6GHz?

18. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Snapdragon 800 up to 2.3 GHz Exynos 5 Octa up to 1.8 GHz But but need to remember that CPU performance is not only about frequency.

9. justsayit

Posts: 256; Member since: May 09, 2013

and also it maybe use LG's Own 8-core (big.LITTLE) Odin, base on new arm cpu A53 and A57 detail LG Becomes Lead Partner for ARM Cortex-A50 and Next-Generation Mali GPUs. LG Develops Application Processors Based on ARMv8 64-Bit Technology [05/28/2013 08:46 PM] by Anton Shilov ARM announced that LG Electronics has licensed the next generation of ARM Cortex-A50 series of central processing unit (CPU) solutions and the next generation of ARM Mali graphics processing units (GPUs). This agreement means that LG Electronics will have access to ARM’s highest-performing CPU and GPU solutions to create market-leading system-on-chips. This agreement builds on an already strong relationship between LG Electronics and ARM, as LG Electronics has previously used both Cortex processors and Mali GPUs in its system-on-chips. This new agreement will enable LG Electronics to offer a wider range of high-performance SoCs powered by ARM Cortex-A50. The next generation of the Mali GPUs licensed by LG Electronics will extend the performance capabilities beyond that offered by the Mali-T678 GPU, taking graphics and GPU computing to new levels. “The close interaction between the CPU and GPU becomes increasingly important as solutions transition between the 32-bit and 64-bit world. Being able to implement full Profile GPU Compute in conjunction with ARM Big.Little processing configurations will be a key driver to the overall performance and capabilities of our devices,” said Bo-ik Sohn, senior vice president of LG Electronics. ARM Cortex-A50 processor series is fully compatible with ARMv8 architecture introduced this year and currently includes Cortex-A57 and A53 cores. The family features AMBA system coherency to extend to many-core coherence with ARM CoreLink cache coherent fabric components, including the CCI-400 and CCN-504. The new cores are also compatible with ARM Mali graphics processor family for GPU compute applications as well as ARM’s cryptographic acceleration. ARMv8 architecture is fully compatible with programs designed for ARMv7, which will simplify transition to 64-bit computing in the ARM world. ARM Cortex-A57 processor core is the most advanced, highest single-thread performance ARM application processor that delivers the three times higher performance than today’s leading-edge mobile SoC with the same power consumption. The Cortex-A57 also sports extended reliability and scalability features for high-performance enterprise applications. ARM Cortex-A53 processor core is the most efficient ARM application processor ever, delivering today’s superphone performance while using a quarter of the power, thus enabling low-cost advanced smartphones of tomorrow. The core also incorporates reliability features that enable scalable dataplane applications to maximize performance per mm2 and performance per mW. The Cortex-A53 is optimized for throughput processing for modest per thread compute applications. “Licensing the highest-performing IP from A

11. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Not very nice copy and paste...

13. justsayit

Posts: 256; Member since: May 09, 2013

haha~ even i am lg fan, ya , almost everybody copy each other,, just like this lg make LG prada, then apple follow and make Iphone which in rectangular and rounded shape samsung make big.LITTLE, other follow , just simple thing

15. Zomer

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2013

It won't. It will be the Snapdragon 800.

5. Diego!

Posts: 876; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

LG Galaxymus S Pro GIII... WTF?

7. gmracer

Posts: 24; Member since: May 09, 2013

If they launch globally this phone LG will have success, not like S4 but this may become a good rival.

8. R-vjn

Posts: 301; Member since: Jan 07, 2013

Bring the powerhouse to the battlefield LG...just unleash the beast..!

10. Kurai unregistered

it looks like an s4 lol but with less bezel

12. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Look at that slim bezel! Bring it on, LG!

14. SonyFindOneDroidple

Posts: 865; Member since: May 11, 2013

If note3 will borrow gs4's design and still plastic, This lg g2 is another twin story.. Handsets with thin bezel, plastic structure and curve corners are now getting too similar between galaxies and optimus.. LG pls retain the beautiful prada/optimus G design language, it is not advantageous for your image following samsung's design 2.0 Hoping design 3.0 to come this year with the note3

16. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Now LG's gonna give tough competition to Sony's Togari, HTC's T6 and Samsung's Note III. Battlefield for Phablets. Beware other OEMs.

17. red_fox unregistered

The fist Optimus G looks better (in my opinion).

19. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

i think it looks very nice. o:

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