LG announced its new premium flagship smartphone, the Optimus G that is the first quad-core smartphone with LTE capabilities. Powered by Qualcomm’s SnapDragon S4 Pro quad-core 1.5GHz processor and 2GB of RAM, the phone supports LG’s unique User Experience (UX). It has a elegant and sleek design and a Crystal Reflection finish on the back for a luxurious look and feel. LG said that the Crystal Reflection will gives back cover the ability to display different patterns depending on the viewing angle and lighting.
To provide true multitasking, the Optimus G features the QSlide function for showing two different screens simultaneously on one display. Its QuickMemo allows users to write, draw, or jot a memo with their finger directly on the captured screen for sharing instantly. The Live Zooming function allows users to zoom in up to five times while the video is playing, and the Screen Zooming allows for the zooming in and out of lists in music player, email, text messages and photo gallery. You can also find Application Link that will launch your preset applications such as email, calendar when the alarm is turned off.
The Optimus G features a large 4.7-inch 1280×768 True HD IPS Plus 15:9 touchscreen display with Zerogap Touch, a 13 Megapixel or 8 Megapixel main camera, and a 1.3 Megapixel front-facing camera for video chat. To make photo shooting smart and fun, the phone includes Smart Shutter that will sense camera vibration or the movement of the subject and adjusts the shutter speed for the best shot; Time Catch Shot that enables the user to choose the best among various shots taken before the shutter button is pressed; Cheese Shutter for voice activation capture and Low Light Shot Noise Reduction. It gets 32GB of internal storage.
LG’s new flagship supports Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi, A-GPS as well as DLNA for media streaming and NFC. It also supports MHL for video output and features Dual Screen Dual Play that not just mirror between the smartphone and a TV but is also able to display different content on each screen. The phone supports LTE and 3G, 2G networks. It runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Its 2100mAh battery provides up to 15 hours of talk time and 335 hours of standby.
LG will release the Optimus G in October.