LG sells over 1 million Optimus LTEs in Korea

LG sells over 1 million Optimus LTEs in Korea
LG’s Optimus LTE is one of the more successful high-end launches for LG in recent history, and now the figures prove it - the handset has sold in more than 1 million units in its home market of South Korea.

Back in January, LG reported about Optimus LTE sales crossed 1 million units worldwide, and now we can guess that the global sales number has increased hugely as well. It may also be among the best selling LTE phones so far, and 4G LTE is certainly one of the features that allowed it to become so popular.

Now, that falls short of the big sellers like Samsung’s Galaxy S series, which sold over 10 million units in just a couple of months, and even the Galaxy Note which registered over 5 million sales. We do appreciate though LG publishing sales data for its Optimus LTE as more and more companies continue to not give us exact figures, and leave us reliant on analysts rough estimations for the actual state of the mobile industry.

What seems to bring even more promises however is the Optimus LTE successor, the LG Optimus LTE2, the first phone with 2GB of RAM. Are you looking forward to it?

source: LG via UnwiredView

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Optimus LTE
  • Display 4.5" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S3, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 4 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1830 mAh(4.16h talk time)

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6 Comments

1. jamrockjones

Posts: 345; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Yeah Boy!

2. ReportTroll

Posts: 11; Member since: May 13, 2012

Samsuck, life sucks

3. Osama2332

Posts: 10; Member since: May 04, 2012

I am really looking forward to LG Optimus LTE2. I want LG to be one of the top if not the top manufacturer. But the question is not if LG can beat samsung? The question is that Is Samsungs lead over LG Too Great to overcome?

4. belovedson

Posts: 1061; Member since: Nov 30, 2010

samsung should just buy out lg and then corner to screen market completely

5. OpTiMuS_BlAcK

Posts: 418; Member since: May 04, 2012

You don't know what might happen. Look at apple now, it's slowly weakening due to android.

6. u-suck-more

Posts: 529; Member since: Aug 26, 2011

LG has the potential, they need to sort out their software side first though (esp in updating), once they got that straight, LG will be amazing and might again be on top. it doesn't matter if Samsung is in the lead by a huge margin now, eventually their sales will start dropping. just look at Apple now, their iPhone sales have dropped. it is still high, but dropping

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