The LG Optimus G is an odd phone, sort of announced months ago at the same time as the Nexus 4. It never made it to these shores and has only just been made available. It has better specs than the Nexus 4 and a higher price as well. The Optimus G has 32GB internal memory and also has a 13MP camera.
Here are the specs for the Optimus G
System: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Processor: 1.5 GHz / Quad Core / Qualcomm (APQ8064)
Memory: Internal: 32 GB / RAM: 2 GB
Display: 4.7″ / TRUE HD IPS+ LCD / Resolution: 1280×768 pixels / 315 PPI
Camera: 13 Mpixels / Flash: LED / Video: 1080p full HD / Front: 1.3 Mpixels
Network: 4G: 800/900/1800/2100/2600 Mhz / 3G: 900/2100 MHz / GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
Wireless: Bluetooth: 4.0 / Wifi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n
Connection: Jack 3.5 mm / micro USB
Sensors: Digital compass, Accelerometer, Gyro sensor, Proximity sensor
Crystal Reflection finish
Battery life: Standby time: 456h / Talk time: 15h
Weight: 145 g
Dimensions: 131.9 x 68.9 x 8.45 mm
Whether this will compete with the next generation devices from HTC and Samsung is yet to be seen. If you’re interested though you can pre-order over at Expansys who are getting stock on Monday the 18th of March. The current price is £479.99 including free delivery.
If you want to read some marketing blurb about the Optimus G hit the “show press release” button
The Optimus G offers a unique User Experience (UX) supported by innovative hardware performance. The powerful hardware included in the Optimus G allows for the possibility of such a creative and engaging UX which will enable Optimus G users to “live without boundaries”.
With the powerful quad-core CPU, Snapdragon™ S4 Pro processor and industry best technologies for enhanced viewing and longer battery life, LG adds the finishing touches on the Optimus G with a beautiful sleek design and innovative UX features.
With reliable and speedy performance, LG’s Optimus G doesn’t solely enable multi-tasking but “cross-tasking” of activities without limitations. If multi-tasking applies to running various applications at the same time, cross-tasking applies to complex tasks that can be completed simultaneously without having to compromise other tasks.
Inheriting LG’s design DNA and heritage, the blend of delicate design and technology placed the emphasis on simplicity with a completely black unibody form in the Optimus G. For this unique look, LG developed and patented the Crystal Reflection finish, which is applied to the back of the Optimus G for a luxurious look and feel.
In addition, smart and fun camera features in Optimus G will allow for capturing and seizing those special moments in our lives. Utilizing the industry’s highest resolution camera at 13MP, users will have the opportunity to capture their favorite scenes.