LG Optimus G U.S. release date set for November

LG Optimus G U.S. release date set for November
The LG Optimus G is a behemoth of a phone not for its size, but mostly for its internals - it’s the first mass produced phone to come with the Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core chip and you bet it’s impressive. It’s also gorgeous looking with a beautiful back glass and a thin profile. Best of all, now, it’s confirmed that the Optimus G will hit the United States right in time for the Holiday shopping season in November.

There are no details about which carriers will pick up the LG Optimus G in the U.S., but we’re sure more details will soon surface.

LG is breaking a couple of firsts with the Optimus G and obviously there is a lot at stake and hopes are high that this will mark a turnaround point for LG. The Optimus G comes with a “zerogap” integrated touch screen with a 4.7-inch size and 768x1280-pixel resolution.

The phone itself is merely 8.45-inch thick and right now seems to arrive in two versions with different cameras - one with an 8-megapixel shooter and another with a slighlty bulging 13-megapixel rear camera. It’s launching with Android 4.0 ICS on board, but it should swiftly get update to Jelly Bean. How do you like the news? Would you wait for this monster phone from LG coming in November?

source: TheVerge

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Optimus G
  • Display 4.7" 768 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, Quad-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2100 mAh(15h talk time)



1. doejon

Posts: 411; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

nice specs but s3 has better softwarefeatures

4. redmd

Posts: 1926; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I agree. Samsung may have a "crappy"plasticky body but they have the most solid Android software IMO. Users don't complain at the OS level they complain on the build. I hope the software on the optimus G is great, I hope the camera delivers and hope LG put a louder higher quality sound chip. This or Note 2 depends on which comes first. nerdgasm all over if this becomes LG's entry nexus device with stock Android inside.

2. lallolu

Posts: 732; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

I definitely love to have this phone but I am skeptical because of LG's record with buggy software and lack of updates. I may still buy it though.

3. lallolu

Posts: 732; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

Hopefully they will not lock the bootloader so custom ROMs can be made even if LG does not support the software for long.

5. andersensam

Posts: 10; Member since: Apr 23, 2012

* 8.45mm thick

11. an4564

Posts: 39; Member since: Jul 17, 2012

crap i thumbs down on accident sorry

6. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Once my contract expires, I'll have just enough time to grab the "newly released" Note 3. Lol

7. u-suck-more

Posts: 529; Member since: Aug 26, 2011

swiftly updated? you sure? haha

8. FranksGT

Posts: 167; Member since: Aug 29, 2012

LG updated is LG Nitro to ICS, before Samsung could update the S2, and other high end androids. This is deff a phone I will keep in mind for a holiday Upgrade.

10. kweldude101

Posts: 9; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

they finally updated the nitro? nice

9. kweldude101

Posts: 9; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

id rather have an htc device, maybe the new verizon "droid incredible x" or htc one x+ cause i enjoy there build and there software is nice but slow but jelly bean will speed it up some...hopefully jelly bean will come to the one x which im buying soon

12. King9242

Posts: 10; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

yes i would wait on it but i need jelly bean out of the box.

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