After a few months of teasers, rumors, and leaked photographs, the LG G2 has at last noticed the sunshine of day. As you most likely observed the South Korean cellphone maker has ditched the Optimus model, as any further all its excessive-finish fashions will probably be part of the G Collection. Similar to everybody predicted, G2, the brand new flagship smartphone of the corporate, has a few fascinating issues to point out.
One of the vital fascinating factor in regards to the LG G2 is the place of the Energy and Extent buttons. All of the smartphones I’ve held to this point have the amount rocker and the facility buttons on the edges, however no longer the LG G2, as the ability/lock and extent up/down buttons were positioned on its again, LG pronouncing that the brand new place is extra comfy and it reduces the danger of shedding the cellphone. The buttons on the again serve extra performance as neatly: that you would be able to hang quantity down button to speedy get entry to the digital camera or dangle the quantity up button to get admission to the QuickMemo app.
The LG G2 can be on hand in two physique colours and its entrance panel stands out with its nearly area-to-part display. The IPS show is sized 5.2 inches diagonally, carrying 1080p decision and a bezel round it that it’s handiest 2.sixty five mm skinny. An enchanting element in regards to the show is that it makes use of a brand new know-how introduced by using VESA in 2012, referred to as Panel Self Refresh, which handles one of the crucial duties of the images processor. Via incorporating interior buffer reminiscence known as Image RAM, the portraits core won’t refresh the show 60 occasions per 2d when its content material doesn’t exchange. LG claims that Panel Self Refresh can scale back the processor’s battery consumption with as much as 26%, which is a fairly large price.
The hardware platform of the LG G2 integrates the mighty Snapdragon 800 chipset developed by way of Qualcomm, which is in keeping with a quad-core Krait four hundred CPU clocked at 2.26 GHz and an Adreno 330 GPU. The brand new flagship smartphone of the South Korean firm additionally comes with 2 GB of RAM (pushing aside the rumors pronouncing it’s going to be world’s first smartphone to percent three GB of RAM), LTE Cat three, modem, a three,000 mAH battery, and two inside storage choices: sixteen and 32 GB. Sadly, the LG G2 doesn’t include toughen for microSD playing cards. The brand new LG flagship measures 138.5 x 70.9 x eight.9 mm and weighs 143 grams.
The multimedia options of the brand new LG G2 additionally sound very interesting, the South Korean telephone maker boasting about 24bit/192KHz audio decoder and a thirteen megapixel rear-going through digicam with optical picture stabilization and multipoint focal point.
The Optimus G was once the primary smartphone that confirmed us that LG in point of fact cares in regards to the tool options of its smartphones and the LG G2 makes no exception. One of the vital most outstanding tool options of the LG G2 are Resolution Me (reduces the ringtone quantity and robotically solutions a name while you transfer the smartphone and pull it as much as your ear), Fast Faraway (which transforms the G2 right into a far off regulate, making the most of its IR blaster), Slide Apart (lets in the consumer to modify between apps by using sliding with three fingers on the show), and Visitor Mode. The LG G2 will come pre-loaded with Android four.2.2 Jelly Bean, with a brand new LG interface utilized on high of it.
In contrast to the earlier fashions which had large delays when it got here to hitting the Europe and North American markets, it appears the brand new LG may have higher availability. In keeping with LG, the smartphone will likely be available on the market via one hundred thirty carriers in US, Europe, and South Korean within the subsequent two months. The South Korea-based totally firm did not announce the cost of the LG G2. On the other hand, predict it to be priced round $ 199 with a two-12 months settlement.