LG Optimus LTE Tag makes an entrance: 4.3-inch dual-core phone on NFC steroids

LG Optimus LTE Tag makes an entrance: 4.3-inch dual-core phone on NFC steroids
The LG Optimus LTE Tag is the newest addition to LG’s lineup, unveiled just days before the start of Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. After the gigantic LG Optimus Vu, comes another big fellow - the Optimus LTE Tag is a 4.3-inch version of the Optimus LTE and it comes with NFC connectivity that makes it stand out. Currently, though, it's Korea-bound only.

The whole idea behind it is that it can communicate with tags, “special stickers” that you can have in different places. For example, you might have a tag at the office that would trigger a different, work mode for your phone via NFC. You’d just need to swipe through the tag with your phone. It’s not a new idea - Sony has introduced its own SmartTags recently, but it’s still a neat addition.

Spec-wise, the LG Optimus LTE Tag focuses on a 4.3-inch bright, 650-nit WVGA display, a 1.2GHz dual-core chip, a 5-megapixel rear camera and a front-facing snapper. The handset will ship with Gingerbread, but will get updated to ICS. The phone has a 1700mAh battery and 16GB of built-in memory.

The Optimus LTE Tag is announced for Korea, but we wouldn’t be surprised to see it elsewhere. We’re even more certain that we’ll see more of it at MWC, so stay tuned.

source: LG


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7 Comments

1. ledbetterp3

Posts: 467; Member since: Aug 31, 2011

Why do LG's phones look so damn big in their pictures?? (LG optimus vu)

2. lukasound

Posts: 152; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

because those asian girls holding it are so tiny ^_^

4. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

Oh really? so by your logic you're basically saying that Americans are Big/Fat?

6. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

highest obesity rate in the world, duh!

7. Yeeee

Posts: 190; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

Highest Obesity in the World FTW!

3. Guest_star

Posts: 231; Member since: Dec 30, 2011

I don't know why but LG phones allways look beautifull to me on pictures, even more beautifull than in real life...

5. nyamo

Posts: 274; Member since: Mar 19, 2011

its all in the lighting/ pretty girl. but damn you lg/samsung i want a white phone, and no i do not accept the s3 chip as a qualifier

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