LG are aiming to have a pretty solid end to 2013, and now it looks like we could be seeing a lot more than just the upcoming flagship LG G2 smartphone. After officially confirming the "G" will be their new premium brand name, like Samsung's Galaxy, we're now seeing some filings suggesting an LG GPad will follow the G2 smartphone.
LG. They did make it clear they were going to be announcing the handset on August 7th, and as of today they have shared a rather interesting teaser video. The video is a bit longer than a minute and a half and while it is clearly connected to the phone, it is talking about humans.
Virgin Mobile has another LTE handset joining the available lineup today. The handset is the LG Optimus F3 and as standard practice with Virgin Mobile -- it will be available without any long-term contract. The Optimus F3 will be priced at $179.99 and available with the month-to-month Beyond Talk plans.
stripping away the Optimus name while kicking off what will be an eventual series of "premium" handsets that fall under the G branding. In addition, LG hints at 4:3 handsets, saying they will be branded until the term "Vu:".
LG G2 related leak that dealt with the battery. While still considered rumor, it is looking like the handset will debut with a 2540 mAh battery. We can put that previous leak to the side though because today is a new day that has brought a new leak. This latest is coming by way of The Wall Street Journal and deals with the size of the display and the name of the handset.
LG originally announced the Optimus G Pro back in February and the handset quickly launched in Korea. The Optimus G Pro topped 500,000 shipments in the first 40 days of availability and then later came available for those in Japan. That launch was then followed by a US launch when the handset came available with AT&T.
in April the folks from T-Mobile started pushing out an update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for the LG Optimus L9, but they quickly pulled the update after a slew of issues were found. However, today all you Optimus L9 owners that have been dealing with the issues after updating, or waiting for Jelly Bean, they've resumed the update this week.
LG Display has introduced a super-slim full HD LCD panel, which it says is the world's slimmest offering in its category. The display measures in at 5.2-inches, and has a resolution of 1920 x 1080, with the goal being to reduce the overall thickness, weight, and "grip-ability" of modern handsets. There wasn't any word on when the LCD will be made available.
Optimus G Pro smartphone over on AT&T is getting a pretty major software update starting today. The highly anticipated "value pack" update has a slew of new features, tools, and customizations that makes the 5.5-inch smartphone even better. Things like eye tracking to pause video if you look away, dual recording, and much more.