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Tuesday, 18 September 2012

LG Optimus G E973

LG release a new Android smartphone that would feature a second-generation quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro CPU. And today it looks like a smartphone that would be called Optimus G have already appeared on the web. Mexican website AndroidMX says that what we’re seeing below is the Optimus G, which has the model number E973. Speculation is that we will see the Optimus G unveiled officially at next weeks IFA show in Berlin, Germany. We're not so sure, however. While LG will be present at the show, they have previously informed us that they will not be showcasing any new smartphones in Berlin. Given the prototype nature of what we see here, you have to wait a little longer.

Features of LG Optimus G E973 :

  • 2G/3G/LTE
  • Touchscreen bar phablet
  • 4.7-inch WXGA True HD IPS Plus (1280 x 768 pixels) capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro Chip-set
  • Quad-core Krait 1.5 GHz processor
  • Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS
  • 32GB storage
  • 8/13 megapixel auto-focus camera with Time catch shot, smart shutter and cheese shutter; 1.3MP front facing camera
  • Full HD (1080p) video recording at 30fps, LED flash,
  • Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, standard microUSB port with MHL support (TV Out, USB host), A-GPS receiver, 3.5mm audio jack, NFC
  • 2100 mAh battery
  • Optimus U, built-in accelerometer, multi-touch input, proximity sensor, gyroscope sensor, QSlide Function music

Specification of LG Optimus G E973 :

  • 2G Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G Network: HSDPA
  • 4G Network: LET
  • Announced: 2012, August
  • Status : Coming soon. Exp. release 2012, September
  • Dimensions: 131.9 x 68.9 x 8.5 mm
  • Weight: 145 g
  • Type : True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size : 768 x 1280 pixels, 4.7 inches (~318 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch: Yes
- LG Optimus UI v3.0
  • Alert types: Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm jack: Yes
- Dolby mobile sound enhancement
  • Card slot: microSD, up to 32 GB
  • Internal: 2 GB RAM
  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • Speed: HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
  • NIFC: Yes
  • USB: Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0
  • Primary: 13 MP/8 MP (market dependent), auto-focus, LED flash
  • Features: Geo-tagging, face detection, image stabilization
  • Video: Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light
  • Secondary: Yes, 1.3 MP
  • OS: Android OS,v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1.1
  • Chip-set: Qualcomm MDM9615/APQ8064
  • CPU: Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait
  • GPU: Adreno 320
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Messaging: SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
  • Browser: HTML5, Adobe Flash
  • Radio: TBD
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS support
  • Java: Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
  • Colors: Black
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - MicroSIM card support only - SNS applications - MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV/DviX player - MP3/WMA/WAV/FLAC/eAAC+/AC3 player - Photo viewer/editor - Document viewer/editor - Organizer - Voice memo/dial/commands - Predictive text input
  • Type: Standard battery, Li-Ion 2100 mAh
  • Stand-by: Up to 335 h
  • Talk-time: Up to 15 h