LG to take the wraps off of its beast on September 19th?

LG to take the wraps off of its beast on September 19th?
Remember the scene in King Kong when the big Gorilla is unveiled to the world amid the constant popping of flashbulbs? Ok, it isn't really the same thing, but imagine if you would the same excitement and awe on September 19th. That's when LG introduces its beast, the LG Optimus G. The event, produced by both LG and Qualcomm, shows off the phone that LG developed using vertical integration. In other words, when it came to innovations for the handset, the Korean manufacturer ate its own home cooking. And toss in that quad-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ 8064, and you have a phone that not only has a quad-core processor, but also LTE connectivity. And when you need your graphics crunched, the Adreno 320 will be happy to oblige. Some regions of the world will see a 13MP camera on back, while the rest will have to settle for 8MP.

LG wanted a smartphone that could stand up to the Samsung Galaxy S III, and some of the specs show that LG has succeeded, at least on paper. The LG Optimus G has 2GB of RAM, something seen on the stateside version of the Samsung Galaxy S III. And don't forget that the U.S. Samsung Galaxy S III models (outside of the T-Mobile model) have LTE connectivity but no quad-core processor. My oh my, has LG come a long way since its first U.S. sold smartphone, the LG INCITE.

Verizon customers could be getting excited as a version of the phone named the LG Optimus Blaze is allegedly heading to Big Red. On the 19th, we should find out more information on launch dates, price, specs and more. If the display really does make it look like the images on the screen are floating under your finger, LG could have the beginning of the franchise model that they so desperately need to compete with those top-shelf models that get updated every year like the Apple iPhone and the Samsung Galaxy S line.

source: Phandroid

Related phones

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)
Optimus Blaze
  • Display 4.7" 768 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB



1. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

Isnt that the same day as HTC's announcement?

2. No_Nonsense unregistered

Yes, it is. However this phone will be better than the iPhone 5.

5. wsucoug13

Posts: 164; Member since: May 04, 2012

A lot of phones are better than the iphone5

9. No_Nonsense unregistered

I know that tell me something new.

28. teerex42

Posts: 221; Member since: Jun 14, 2012

Oh you mean tired ole iphone?? And they say they inovate hahahaha!!!!! only those blind isheep buy the iphones same old design and technology year after year. They won't sell any on Verizon cause the morons didn't put an antenna on the phone that lets you do voice and data simultaneously!!!! haha losers :) But then again why would anyone buy the iphone..the galaxy s3 blows it away in all phases!

11. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2349; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

HT who? ,, come on LG , bring that beast too att

23. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

I thought like that about the Optimus 2X, and i bought it, must i say LG sucks at updating their devices. My Optimus 2X still hasn't got ICS and it was one of LG's flagship devices last year.

30. jamrockjones

Posts: 345; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Carriers are a big part of why phones aren't updated. ICS would probably be on the Spectrum by now if it weren't for Big Red, the Nitro on AT&T is practically the same phone and it's had it for a couple of months now. In fact every Optimus LTE has it but the Spectrum.

33. papss unregistered

Yep the nitro got it pretty quick.. And I actually like the UI on the ics update.

34. u-suck-more

Posts: 529; Member since: Aug 26, 2011

the tmobile variant of the O2x isnt getting ICS lol

3. u-suck-more

Posts: 529; Member since: Aug 26, 2011

cant waittttt >

4. bayhuy

Posts: 320; Member since: Jun 23, 2011

Not good, LG, not good...

6. whencatsruletheworld

Posts: 16; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

I started to gain respect for LG after the announcement of the LG Optimus 4X HD. I really cant wait for this phone!!! Go LG Go!!!

7. The_Innovation

Posts: 648; Member since: Jul 18, 2012

So the iPhone 5 was announced.

16. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

What's an iPhone?

25. Mohamed_Abdulkareem

Posts: 45; Member since: May 15, 2012

Its a phone costs more than high end laptop. specially designed for people who don't know how to waste their money.

29. The_Innovation

Posts: 648; Member since: Jul 18, 2012

Beats me? Hope everyone caught my sarcasm.

8. Katrina

Posts: 84; Member since: Aug 17, 2012

so sept 18th Moto announces the 2GHz phone, then Sept 19th LG announces this beast, then 1-3 months Nexus phones are announcing.

17. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

It's going to be a great few months for technology. 1. New RAZRs 2. New Lumias 3. New G-Note 4. A couple new Windows tablets, I believe 5. This awesome thing 6. Moto's 2 GHz phone 7. HTC phablet 8. New Nexus devices Woah.

18. stole38

Posts: 14; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

i like the way u didnt say anything about apple :) 4 for you glen coco

20. loken

Posts: 462; Member since: May 09, 2012

why u no talk sony and their gorgeous designs and innovations


Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012


36. desijatt

Posts: 58; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

Oppo's 5inch 1080p......

37. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

I would've put this, but sadly, most of the awesome stuff that Oppo makes never comes to US market.

32. The_Innovation

Posts: 648; Member since: Jul 18, 2012

Nexus a month later? Double You Tea Eff man? You sure Nexus is being announced that late?

10. Ragnarockd

Posts: 47; Member since: Aug 27, 2012

what could be the price for this power?

12. regkilla

Posts: 87; Member since: Sep 13, 2012

bring it

13. Iphone4 unregistered

For me S3 nothing else

14. bloodline

Posts: 706; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

I want this phone

15. djoscar4u

Posts: 59; Member since: Sep 10, 2012

iphone is way better

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