Mystery LG handset leaks, could be the LG Optimus G2

Mystery LG handset leaks, could be the LG Optimus G2
This mystery LG handset apparently is buttonless, at least in front

This mystery LG handset apparently is buttonless, at least in front

Evleaks has posted a picture of a mystery LG handset that apparently doesn't have any buttons. The serial leaker makes a guess that this is the LG Optimus G2, a handset that is expected to be launched next quarter. Actually, this seems to be a good guess because a recent rumor had the power and volume controls for the LG Optimus G2 on the back of the phone. The same rumor has the phone powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and having a thin footprint.

The leaked photo shows off a curved glass, thin bezel and a reflective earpiece. For those who were thinking that this could possibly be the rumored LG Nexus 5, you won't find a shred of Nexus branding anywhere on the picture. For the moment, we might go with evleaks' guess unless we can come up with something better.

source: evleaks via AndroidCentral

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G2
  • 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)

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25 Comments

1. imkyle

Posts: 1111; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

LG impressed me with the Nexus 4. If this turns out to be the Optimus G 2 and then the Nexus 5 spins off of that device... I say bring it LG.

8. asingha94

Posts: 295; Member since: Apr 08, 2012

I had an optimus 2x & now I own a lg optimus 4x..i also kind of impressed....my next android will be be from lg no doubt!

2. flexile

Posts: 78; Member since: Jun 03, 2012

A LG device that actually looks good? Now I've seen everything. :p

16. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

What do you mean? LG smartphones have gorgeous designs! For example, the Optimus G, Optimus G Pro, Google Nexus 4 etc.

23. alltechinside

Posts: 248; Member since: Apr 21, 2013

To be honest, Samsung is the only Manufacturer that doesn't make good looking phones. LG, Sony, HTC, Motorola and Asus makes awesome looking phones.

3. dorianb

Posts: 617; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Can someone clarify the "curved glass" statement. We talking curved around the bezel, or Nexus S type curve?

10. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1244; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

Probably around the bezel based on the picture and the way the Nexus 4 was.

4. kclgphilsbsa

Posts: 765; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

Looks like d g pro

5. hung2900

Posts: 966; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

A little bit looks like GS4 without the physical button

18. hung2900

Posts: 966; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

I said a little bit only, what's wrong with it? Who can prove that there is nothing similar? PhoneArena is now not a place for making opinion. Sorry to say about this, but there are soo many brain-wasted haters.

21. kclgphilsbsa

Posts: 765; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

D comments can speak.. Look, i can see this leak as a beautful device like d gs4 bcoz of thin bezels.. Seems like it is also plastic and u dont need a clear vision to see that it really looks like the g pro.. but look at d samsung haters here in comments section, they are praising d handset while they bash gs4 haha Beautiful like gs4 bcoz of thin bezels and curved edges_yet gs4 can only receive d bad feedbacks Looks like plastic, and similar to g pro_yet gs4 is d only thing that can receive bashers rdculous comments hahha

25. kclgphilsbsa

Posts: 765; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

Who gave me d red marks haha? Im telling what ive obsrved.. This mystrious device looks beautiful like d g pro, and looks like d s4 but s4 seems to be prettier bcoz the flashy curve effect in the top edge of this myst dvice disturbs the looks of it.. yet d sammy haters are praising it whyl bashing s4 haha

6. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

The "mystery" LG handset looks very good! Bring it on, LG!

7. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

no buttons, thin bezel, interesting design. looks promising LG.

9. MariaGabriela

Posts: 12; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

everyone knows how to design expect Samsung they suck.

12. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1244; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

Samsung CAN make awesome looking phones. Unfortunately, they usually save those designs for their non-android phones such as the Wave series devices. Those phone were sexy.

11. OpTiMuS_BlAcK

Posts: 418; Member since: May 04, 2012

Blue Screen of Death, now on Android! lol Anyways, I like the look. Hopefully the back looks good too~

13. xperiazdroid

Posts: 1; Member since: May 05, 2013

it kinda looks like it has been photoshopped.....

14. yyuu1000

Posts: 260; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

bring it on with the 800

15. TNesmith

Posts: 13; Member since: May 05, 2013

You know if this does turn out to be the Nexus 5, I wouldn't mind at all. Now if it were... I do find it odd that the LG branding is on the face of the phone... I know you people of the internet will correct me, but no recent Nexus (that I can think of) has had the maker's branding on the front.The branding is usually on the back as it was on the last two Nexi(?). Now if this were the Optimus G2, it's interesting that they'll go with the Google-standard on-screen buttons. Either way the device itself looks great but then again it could be just a prototype.

17. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

I know it is your opinion, but there's nothing wrong with the placement of the LG logo, it is very sexy, I love it! Just like the HTC One, the placement of the logo is also at the bottom face of the phone, oh and don't forget about the BlackBerry Z10!

19. bnick25

Posts: 38; Member since: May 05, 2013

Awesome looking but dont expect this phone out anytime soon at least until android 5.0 so we should see android 4.3 first and waiting snapdragon to annouce 800 series so I dont see it at least till end of summer

20. mydi.maus unregistered

think nexus 5 will look better then this,might be OG2.

22. MistB

Posts: 581; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

The Optimus G2 defining features are eye scrolling which are slightly more advanced than the GS4, meaning the phone's cameras will know when your eyes stop at a point on the page and the pinch to zoom feature which can also be done with the eyes wide open too, though you will look really weird doing it. This is supposed to be the phone with software which LG described as being partially self aware of it's surroundings, remember they did point out a phone with google now like senses coming out this year and this looks to be it.

24. Note2waitingonNote3

Posts: 87; Member since: Mar 19, 2013

Looks great on the outside but we all know the BIGGEST PROBLEM with LG is optimization of software as well as plain updates to handsets. Lg is putting on a great face luring people into it's crusty trap with the battery draining Optimus G and the battery draining Nexus 4. Now they have the overheating Lg Optimus Gpro that wanna be Galaxy Note 2 fake. Lg isn't going anywhere to soon that's for sure..

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