LG Optimus G – the first smartphone based on the 4-core SoC Snapdragon S4 Pro | Specs & Features

At a special event in Seoul, Korea, LG introduced its new flagship smartphone LG Optimus G. This phone will be the competitor to high end smartphones Samsung Galaxy S III or HTC One X. LG Optimus G is the first Android-smartphone on the chipset Qualcomm Fusion 3, which consists of SoC Snapdragon S4 Pro (APQ8064) with four cores Krait 1.5 GHz and GPU Adreno 320, and cellular module MDM9615 with network support 2G, 3G and LTE.

LG Optimus G

Moreover this flagship smartphone is displaying new items, too unusual. It is based on a 4.7-inch HD IPS Plus matrix with a resolution of 1280×768 pixels (320ppi, aspect ratio 15:9) technology Zerogap Touch. The latter, in fact, is another representative of the In-Cell, when the touch panel and the display matrix combined. A similar technique is used in the iPhone 5.
In the thickness of 8.45 mm LG engineers were able to put a 13-megapixel camera with BSI-sensor, f/2.4 aperture and LED flash. There is also a 1.3-megapixel front camera, 32 GB of internal flash memory, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS, NFC and support MHL. But this phone is not equipped with microSD card slot which could be only cons of this LG Optimus G smartphone.

LG Optimus G

Moreover, its battery is not removable, and its capacity is 2100 mAh. Battery is designed for 800 charge / discharge cycles. The operating system uses Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. On the transition to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Korean manufacturer has not spread, but given flagship status of the device, it is only a matter of time.
At the presentation of the company, has also put an emphasis on light weight device, only 145 g, and the original design of the plastic back panel, which calls the LG Crystal Reflection. Feature of this design is that at different angles depending on how the light falls on the cover, you see different patterns.
Moreover, the price of LG Optimus G is around $ 900 in Korea but LG has not reported the exact release date of this phone, so stay tuned for more updates.