Rumored specs for the LG Vu III include Snapdragon 800 chip, 5.2-inch display

Rumored specs for the LG Vu III include Snapdragon 800 chip, 5.2-inch display
According to reports published by Korean media, LG is working on a third-generation Vu handset. This upcoming device will succeed the LG Optimus Vu II, retaining its odd 4:3 display aspect ratio. Some things are bound to change, however. The screen, for example, will be slightly bigger on the LG Vu III, measuring 5.2-inches in diagonal, with an improved resolution of 1280 by 960 pixels. A Snapdragon 800 chip, a 13MP camera, and LTE-Advanced support are also said to be present on the device, according to the source. Out of the box, Android 4.3 will be pre-installed on the third-gen LG Vu.

Rumored specs for the LG Vu III

Rumored specs for the LG Vu III

LG's Vu handsets didn't really gain much traction anywhere outside of the company's homeland. While one million Vu units were sold in Korea, Verizon's LG Intuition (which was basically a rebranded LG Optimus Vu), couldn't make much of a splash. Chances are the third LG Vu smartphone will follow suit and be targeted primarily at its home market, but then again, you never know what the company's plans might be. The LG Vu III is expected to be announced in September, presumably during the IFA electronics expo in Berlin. Its launch is said to be scheduled for later next month.

source: Asia Economic (translated) via Techkiddy

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10 Comments

1. james004

Posts: 486; Member since: May 15, 2013

da fak is this? :s LG G Pro gone fat?

2. LetsBeHonest

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

Should have been great if its a 1080p screen but a 1280x960 will deliver high performance on snapdragon 800 chip set and i think 4:3 display aspect ratio kind feel uncomfortable on hands but some may like it though...

7. ianbbaa

Posts: 332; Member since: Mar 20, 2013

As a user of Note1, i didnt like the 16:9 of NOTE2 so went back to NOTE1. If this VU had a pen support, believe me, it is much better to use "Spen" on this then on N2/3 aspect ratio. I dont like LG too much, but this device keeps "normal" buttons in front, if it had proper wacom technology build in, i might consider. I am on Note8 + S4 now.

3. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1186; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

LG has gone MAD... 5.2" screen on 4:3 ratio??? Whats next, a 3:4 ratio 5.5" screen???

4. Mittal

Posts: 494; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

it serves a particular purpose of pleasent TV viewing on the phone which i beleive is quite standard in Korea And LG knows that the primary takers for it are the locals

5. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

I don't like Vu design.

6. lhtbinh1909

Posts: 94; Member since: Apr 02, 2013

HD, not full HD, so the benchmark will be mind-blowing

8. threeline

Posts: 298; Member since: Sep 11, 2011

This phone is hideous! It very apparent that LG has too much time on their hands. Designs like this keep them from surpassing Samsung.

9. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1186; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

Giant sized dwarf phone from LG????

10. persikon

Posts: 29; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

I hope they keep the beautiful multi-colored LED home button. Yes, I just love it!

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