Posts Tagged ‘Android ICS’

LG Optimus G has a burgundy version

Until now, LG has showcased its Optimus G smartphone in three color versions: black, white, and red. The red one is an NTT DoCoMo exclusive in Japan, where the handset is called LG L-01E (see it here), so it can’t be purchased in other countries. But we have been able to spot a fourth color version of the device — burgundy — which could make it to more markets. The burgundy Optimus G has appeared on advertising materials in South Korea. It hasn’t been… Read more

Exclusive: LG Optimus Vu II images

Introduced in South Korea in the first quarter of the year, and announced for other markets last month, the LG Optimus Vu is certainly not your everyday smartphone. That’s because its 5-inch, 4:3 ratio display makes it a bit uncomfortable to hold. And although most reviewers (including those talking about Verizon’s version, called Intuition) criticized LG for the handset’s design, the South Korean company is getting ready to launch a new Optimus Vu with similar physical characteristics.
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LG Optimus G debuts next week in Korea. US launch set for November

LG finally has a smartphone that can compete with Samsung’s Galaxy S III. It’s the LG Optimus G, initially announced at the end of August, and now ready to enthrall customers around the world. The first country to get the Optimus G is South Korea — and this makes a lot of sense, since we’re talking about LG’s home country here. Koreans will be able to buy the smartphone starting next week, reportedly for 999,900 won. That means about $895, but… Read more

Sprint introduces the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE

Samsung and Sprint have announced the launch of a new LTE-capable smartphone: the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE. Presented as being powerful yet affordable, the Victory is no Galaxy S III, but at least it has some of its features, including Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, S Voice, and S Beam. You also get a 4-inch display with 800 x 480 pixels on the Victory, plus a 1.2 GHz Snapdragon processor, NFC, 1.3 Megapixel front-facing camera, 5 Megapixel rear camera, a 2100… Read more

LG Optimus L7 released by US Cellular as the LG Splendor

US Cellular has just launched a new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone. It’s the LG Splendor, which has been available for several months in other parts of the world as the LG Optimus L7. Resembling its international counterpart, the Splendor is a thin handset (8.7 mm) that features a 4.3-inch WVGA display, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, A-GPS, 512 MB of RAM, a 1 GHz single-core Qualcomm processor, VGA front-facing camera, and a 5 Megapixel rear camera. 2GB of internal memory,… Read more

Video: LG Escape arrives at AT&T on September 16

AT&T has a new LTE smartphone targeted at customers who are looking for “an unparalleled combination of premium performance and value”: the LG Escape, smiling from the image above. Available starting September 16, both online and in AT&T retail stores, the LG Escape runs Android 4.0 ICS. It’s a mid-end device, featuring a 4.3-inch qHD IPS Gorilla Glass display, QuickMemo, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, Wi-Fi, Dolby Mobile surround sound, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 5 Megapixel rear camera with… Read more

Now official: ZTE Anthem 4G LTE for MetroPCS, and ZTE Blade III

ZTE has officially acknowledged the existence of Anthem 4G LTE, an Android handset that will be released in the US by MetroPCS. The Chinese company says the Anthem is its first LTE smartphone for North America. It’s got a 4.3-inch display, micro HDMI, 5 Megapixel rear camera, a dual-core Snapdragon S3 MSM8660 processor clocked at 1.2GHz, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of on-board memory, and a 1,780 mAh battery. The doleful part of the news is that ZTE mentions Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread as… Read more

Win a Verizon HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE daily until September 2

If you happen to like winning Android smartphones, Verizon Wireless has a new Sweepstakes that could make you happy. As of August 20, and until September 2, an HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE is given away each day — so there are still 9 handsets to win. Or 10, depending on how quick you act. Anyway, you don’t have to do much to participate. Just fill in your details here at Verizon Insider. Sharing sweepstakes on Facebook and / or Twitter… Read more