LG Optimus G Coming Soon

September 19, 2012 by
LG announced today that they will be bringing the Optimus G to Canada this fall. The high-end smartphone offers an elegant and sleek design, innovative user experience, longer battery life and powerful performance driven by Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 Pro Quad Core processor. The LTE-capable device also features a 4.7" True HD IPS display (1.6x clearer than AMOLED displays), the newest generation Adreno 320 GPU (3x faster than Adreno 224 for enhanced gaming and faster frame rates), and enhanced camera features (Time Catch Shot, Cheese Shutter, Smart Shutter, Low Light Shot Noise Reduction). The LG Optimus G will be available in Canada this November through a number of carrier and retail partners including Bell, Rogers, TELUS, Best Buy, Future Shop, Tbooth wireless, The Source, WIRELESSWAVE, and WIRELESS etc. Pricing has not been announced.

LG Optimus G Features
  • 4.7" WXGA True HD IPSPLUS display with 320 ppi
  • Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (will be upgradeable to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean)
  • 1.5 GHz Krait CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro (APQ8064) Processor with Quad-Core, Adreno 320 GPU with 4G LTE
  • 8.0 MP autofocus camera with LED flash + 1.3 MP front-facing camera
  • HD 1080p (@30fps) video recording with LED video light
  • High-density, 2,100 mAh battery runs more efficiently and provides a longer lifespan
  • Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, USB2.0 HS, A-GPS, MHL, DLNA, NFC
  • 32 GB internal memory with 2 GB RAM DDR

Enhanced User Experience

  • Cross-tasking - the ability to utilize multiple applications and features simultaneously
  • Qslide Function - shows two different screens simultaneously on one display
  • Dual Screen Dual Play - mirrors between the smartphone and a TV; it also has the ability to display different content on each screen wirelessly.
  • Live Zooming - zoom up to five times while video is being streamed 
  • QuickMemo 3.0 - allows users to write, draw, or jot a memo with their finger directly on the captured screen for instant sharing as an attachment or URL 
  • Application Link - launches preset applications when the alarm is turned off
  • Icon Personalizer - allows users to customize icons by editing size and adding images
  • Time Catch Shot - captures images just before camera shutter button is depressed on the 8.0 MP camera - ensuring you get the best shot every time 
  • Cheese Shutter - voice activated camera shutters requires a simple "cheese" to capture an image 
  • Smart Shutter - senses camera vibration or the movement of the subject and adjusts the shutter speed
  • Low Light Shot Noise Reduction - employs a light monitoring system and activates when the camera is used in a low-light situation for the least amount of noise

For full LG Optimus G features, specifications, images and reviews, please click here.

Posted in: Bell, Google/Android, LG, Rogers, TELUS


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