LG Optimus Vu II on the way: Specs & Features

Less than a year since the announcement of the ordinary smartphone with a 5-inches display the LG Optimus Vu, and now the Korean manufacturer introduced its successor LG Optimus Vu II. Recall that the original LG Optimus Vu actively sold only in the Asian market.

Optimus Vu II
New LG Optimus Vu II product is virtually identical to the first generation model looks and all also stands out from its competitors, such as, Samsung Galaxy Note or the Galaxy Note II, its display comes with a resolution of 1024×768 pixels and an aspect ratio of 4:3. This format makes the device closer to the tablet than to smartphones because of its rather large width. In turn, the Samsung Galaxy Note II, on the contrary, seeks to reduce the width of the gadget, using the 5.5-inch display with 16:9 aspect ratio. In LG Optimus Vu II screen is made by technology IPS.

 

At the core of the LG Optimus Vu II smartphone is the dual-core SoC Qualcomm MSM8960 with a frequency of 1.5 GHz. According to this parameter, novelty isnot much different from its predecessor, except that slightly newer hardware platform, but the frequency is identical. But RAM is doubled to 2 GB. The battery capacity is only 2150 mAh battery, which is only 70 mAh more than the Optimus Vu. For software platform supports OS Android 4.0.

 

One of the interesting features of LG Optimus Vu II smartphone is to provide a built-in IR blaster that allows you to use the device as a universal remote control. Also, the unit comes with a new stylus Rubberdium Pen 2.0, has a more subtle point. In Communication device features standard: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, USB 2.0 (there is support for MHL).

Optimus Vu II

Along with LG Optimus Vu II, LG will release accessory One Key. It is waterproof electronic key fob. By clicking on it you can make the phone rings, if it got lost somewhere in the apartment. In addition, the accessory can inform when to charge your smartphone or a message arrives, blinking red and blue light.
At the moment, announced product for the Korean market has 185g of weight. Its price is $ 865. The date of worldwide release of Optimus Vu II is not yet revealed, so stay tuned for more updates regarding this giant phone.