LG just announced its flagship smartphone, the Optimus G which was unveiled in Seoul, South Korea. The new Optimus G comes equipped with a 4.7-inch True HD IPS Plus display with a 1280×768 pixel resolution and powered by Qualcomm’s SnapDragon S4 Pro quad-core 1.5GHz processor and runs the Android 4.0 with LG’s unique User Experience (UX).
The Optimus G is LG’s first quad-core smartphone with LTE capabilities, it has a sleek and elegant design with a Crystal Reflection finish on the back for a luxurious look and feel. The Optimus G will come with either a 13-Megapixel or 8-Megapixel camera on the rear with LED flash and capable of shooting 1080p HD videos. There’s a 2100 mAh battery that promises up to 15 hours of talk time or 335 hours of standby.
The Optimus G has 32GB of internal storage and runs the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS with LG’s proprietary Optimus UI launcher on top. Once the handset makes it way out into the market, the company plans to release the update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
The LG Optimus G will be priced at 1,000,000 Won ($896; €683) in Korea. The device goes on sale in its homeland starting next week. Global availability will follow soon afterwards.