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LG Optimus L1 II now available on Three

Back in August it was revealed that Three would be the exclusive carrier for the LG Optimus L1 II. Well, the smartphone that has one of the weirdest sounding names ever is now available both instore and online. The low cost handset is available from £49.99 on pay …

LG Optimus L1 II coming to Three

In what will be a very confusing name for many people to remember, Three today announced the LG Optimus L1 II. It’ll be exclusive to their network in white and features a bright 3″ screen. This low value affordable phone is a great way to get introduced to …

LG Optimus L9 now £204.99 SIM free

We’re all working twice as hard for half the money so, during the last month or two, I’ve been looking at SIM-only deals and cheap-but-powerful SIM free phones. This week it’s the turn of the LG Optimus L9, down to £204.99 this week from those boys at Expansys. …

LG G2 revealed. No more Optimus for you

We mentioned back in March that the LG Optimus G was due to arrive in the UK but now the successor has been announced by LG, and we can say goodbye to the “Optimus” name. Their Korean office has just put this press release live along with the …

Worldwide Availability For The Optimus G Pro

While the Optimus G Pro (we mentioned here) has been available since February in LG’s home country of Korea, it has made a slow but steady march out to other countries around the world and is ready to reach a whole lot more in Q3. LG is announcing …

LG Optimus L5 II – Review

The LG Optimus L5 II is an interesting little phone, plasticy, lightweight and covered in fingerprints yet still it is an appealing little phone. Introduced as the middle device in the 2nd generation of budget “Optimus L” phones, there is also an L3 and a L7 which are …

MWC – LG Optimus Vu II hands on

Here at MWC we see lots of different designs from the various different manufactures, but touch screen input is all over the place.  One device which has a slight twist on this is the LG Optimus Vu II which instead of the traditional widescreen format has opted for …

MWC – LG clarify each of the four Optimus ranges

LG seem to have a lot to tell the world about recently. For some the barrage of model numbers and range names may be a little confusing. Leading up to the unveiling of their new devices LG have published details of what each range is about. The four …

LG announce the LG Optimus L3 II, L5 II, L7 II

A few days ago details about the upcoming budget L Series Optimus range from LG appeared online which we covered here. The Optimus L3 II, L5 II and L7 II all looked to be solid budget devices for those looking for a cheaper phone. LG have now officially …

LG Optimus VU for only £279.99 – stocks running low!

The LG Optimus VU is an unusual beast. With a 5″ display and a 4:3 ratio the VU crosses the line between tablet and phone. Powered by a quad core 1.5Ghz processor paired with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the handset has 8mp rear camera and 1.3mp front …

LG Optimus 4X going cheap today at Expansys

The LG Optimus 4X is one of those underrated devices. Retailers are now in that period where LG’s newer devices are appearing and these older devices are in danger of getting overlooked. Expansys are selling them today for £284.99 here. Features you’ll love: Flagship phone from LG bursting …

LG Optimus L7 going cheap for the rest of today

LG are all over the place at the moment. Mainly down to the excitement about the upcoming Nexus 4. Their older phones are obviously going to have to be sold off quickly before then. First in line is the Optimus L7. Expansys have dropped the price to £159.99 …

LG release Ice Cream Sandwich source code for the Optimus 2X

In a move no doubt prompted by the upcoming LG Nexus 4, LG have released the Ice Cream Sandwich source code. So what does this mean? Well the Optimus 2X was released in early 2011 and it was the first dual core device on the market. It’s history …

LG Optimus VU now in stock at Expansys

LG have been threatening to release the 5″ screen equipped VU for a while now and UK based online retailer Expansys now have them in stock at a great rate of £349.99 inc Vat. A great deal if you want a phone quite a bit different to anyone …

LG Optimus Vu Global To Launch Globally

  LG has announced details and global availability of its latest device the Optimus Vu.  The device, a mixture between a phone and a tablet (rather like the Samsung Galaxy Note) will be sporting a 5″ screen and come inclusive of 1gb RAM, 32gb onboard storage – no …

Coolsmartphone Podcast – Episode 7

  It’s friday and that means its time for us to share another podcast with you. This week is a veritable variety bag of topics, including the LG Optimus 4x, the Huawei Ascend P1, 4G in the UK, Android Piracy and Dan has an announcement. This week your …

LG Optimus 4X HD Review

Quad core phones are the new benchmark in Android at the moment and LG have just launched the Optimus 4X HD. The specs are impressive, Android 4.0 Quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor, with 4.7” 1280 x 720 Screen 8.9mm thin 8-megapixel camera, 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, 21Mbps HSPA, 802.11 …

LG Optimus L7 Review

The LG L7 forms part of the “L Style” range. When we saw the L3, L5 and this at Mobile World Congress. This is at the very top of that range but it’s still not one of the most powerful devices we’ve seen from LG. First impressions are …

LG Optimus 4X HD Unboxing

In the last few days retailers have started to get the eagerly awaited LG Optimus 4X HD into stock. Expansys are one of these retailers and they have recorded a quick unboxing of the device which you can see below. LG’s First Quad-Core Processor Smartphone: LG’s next milestone …