LG – Mobile World Congress 2012


Posted by: Brett

LG has kicked off Mobile World Congress with a ton of announcements, most of which we already expected.  Keep reading for everything LG has announced thus far at MWC 2012.

LG Optimus 4X HD

The Optimus 4X HD is LG’s first quad-core smartphone, and a highly anticipated device too. The “4x” in it’s name implies the four processing cores, as part of the NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor inside. The processor is clocked at 1.5 GHz and also includes a fifth core for battery saving and less memory intensive tasks, as well as packing a 12 core graphics processing unity for amazing gameplay graphics and video performance. The device boasts a 4.7 inch HD display with a resolution of 1280 by 720 pixels. It has 16GB of internal storage, as well as 1GB of RAM. It will be running Android 4.0 out of the box and the device will be kept alive by a long-lasting 2,150 mAh battery. Pictures and video can be taken with the device’s 8 megapixel camera.

LG Optimus 3D Maxx

The LG Optimus Maxx 3D is a successor of last years glasses-free 3D phone by LG. It features a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor by Texas Instruments, powering an enhanced 3D converter for displaying 3D images, videos, and apps coded with 3D compatibility. The device features a 5 MP dual lens camera, has a 4 inch #D display with Corning’s Gorilla Glass 2, and Android 2.3 – all powered by a 1520 mAh battery, lower than most newer devices today.

LG Optimus Vu

The LG Optimus Vu is a new device by LG, which touts a 4:3 aspect ratio in a 5 inch display, making viewing everything and anything more comfortable. The device is run by a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor and utilizes the latest in connectivity – LTE. The camera is 8 megapixels and surprisingly runs Android 2.3. The battery is above average coming in at 2,080 mAh. You’ll get 32GB of storage and 1GB of RAM.

LG L3, L5, and L7

Specifications for these three devices are sparse, but there are some that are confirmed by LG. The low-end L3 has a 3.2 inch display and runs Android 2.3. No processor speed / type has been announced yet. The mid-range L5 has a 4 inch display, an 800 MHz single core processor, and Ince Cream Sandwich at launch. THe high-end L7 has a 4.3 inch screen, a 1 GHz single core processor, and will also run Android 4.0 at launch. All three devices will launch in Korea this summer. Release dates for all other countries are unknown at this time.


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