LG Optimus Vu 2 announced for Korea

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Less than one year after introducing the Optimus Vu, LG has announced its successor, the Optimus Vu 2.  Featuring the same 5-inch display with a 4:3 aspect ratio, the handset runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and packs a dual-core 1.5GHz MSM8960 dual-core Snapdragon processor. Additional ...

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Listen to AndroidGuys #129 “99 Problems and They’re All First World”

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RECORDED LIVE SEPT. 20, 2012 For the first time in months, the entire gang gets together to form the Android Podcast Voltron.  Topics this week include LG’s Optimus G and the problem(s) it might face in the United States, HTC’s lack of an Android announcement, and the reason we ...

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LG Optimus Vu II details seemingly confirmed

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The details for the presumed Optimus Vu II have leaked online, seemingly confirming a slightly improved take on the would-be Galaxy Note II killer. According to Korean blog Bad IT Tong (translate), the LG phone/tablet  will run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and feature a 1.5GHz dual-core ...

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Leaked Verizon fall roadmap tips various Android releases

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Seems like every year around this time we find ourselves looking at a leaked Verizon roadmap with multiple smartphone release dates.  Such is the case today as we learn what Big Red has in store for the remainder of 2012.  According to a source close to PhoneArena, we should see roughly a half ...

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Bell, Rogers, and TELUS getting LG Optimus G in November

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Good news for our friends living north of the border, the LG Optimus G is coming to a number of carriers this fall.  Expected to arrive in November, the new quad-core behemoth is set to see support from Bell, Rogers, TELUS, and other retailers. No indication on pricing or specific launch dates ...

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Could LG Optimus G become the Optimus Nexus? Probably

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As many of you know, LG re-introduced the Optimus G yesterday and made it known that it would it hit international markets come October.  With us here in the United States anxiously awaiting our release, we begin to wonder how and where it will make its debut.  Could it be a Verizon follow-up ...

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LG Optimus G to hit global markets in October

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LG today re-announced its quad-core Optimus G, confirming it for a Korean release next week, followed by a global rollout in October.  Yes, this is the same handset introduced in late August.  LG, for its part, decided today would be a better time for unveiling some of its key user experience ...

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LG and Qualcomm set to rock our world on September 19

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As if there were not enough mobile tech press conferences in September, LG has just officially sent out invitations to a September 19 event. Teaming with processor manufacturer Qualcomm, it’s a pretty good bet that they will announce the U.S. availability of the Optimus G. Things get ...

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Might LG announce U.S. details for Optimus G on September 18?

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If you’re one of those people who look to press images for clues as to potential launch dates, then you might expect LG to announce details for the Optimus G.  CNET believes that this could be the case, given the fact that LG has an event scheduled for September 18.  As to whether or ...

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This Day in Android: LG announces first Android handset (2009)

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Can you believe that it was three years ago today that LG announced their first Android-based smartphone, the LG-GW620? Seems like only yesterday (single tear from cheek). For reasons unknown, the handset didn’t even have a catchy name, just the strange model number.  Nevertheless, it was ...

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AT&T announces $50 LG Escape for September 16

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Well, that didn’t take long, did it? Less than a week after it was first leaked,  AT&T has officially announced that the LG Escape will join its Android roster on September 16.  Priced at a very affordable $50 with two-year service agreement, the Escape runs Android 4.0 and features a ...

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U.S. Cellular announces $79.99 LG Splendor

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U.S. Cellular today added another Android handset to its smartphone lineup with the introduction of the LG Splendor.  Priced at $79.99 with two-year service agreement ($100 mail-in rebate), the handset runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a 1 GHz processor, 2 GB of internal memory ...

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Press-ready image of LG Escape slides online

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A press-ready image of the upcoming LG Escape has found its way online roughly one week after the handset first leaked to the internet.  As you can see from the image below, the smartphone definitely has AT&T branding, and looks to match up with the initial specs.  Still no word on when the ...

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Verizon announces LG Intuition for Sept 6

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Verizon today announced that they will be offering the LG Intuition as part of their Android lineup starting September 6.  Known in other parts of the world as the Optimus Vu, the smartphone runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a 5-inch 650 NIT (4:3) display, a 1.5 GHz dual-core ...

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LG Splendor with US Cellular branding leaked

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LG’s addition to Optimus smartphones line which is known as the “L-Style“, is around us from a long time now. Now it seems US Cellular is planning to grab a phone from the “L-Style”, as an image of LG Splendor US730 is leaked by smartphenom.com, and the device is ...

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