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LG officially unveils G2

News   •   Aug 11, 2013 11:42 BST

LG has officially unveiled the G2, the follow-up to the LG’s previous flagships the Optimus G handset and the Optimus G Pro handset.

LG announced, “LG Electronics (LG) today unveiled its latest flagship smartphone LG G2, the first smartphone introduced under LG’s new “G” Series for premium devices, exemplifying LG’s aim to bring forth more customer-centric innovations.

“Nearly 700 guests from over 30 countries converged at the renowned Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Centerin New York for the global introduction of the device. Based on LG’s research of consumer lifestyles and behaviors, the smartphone offers users more real-life benefits such as ergonomic design, practical functions and an intuitive user experience.”

Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of the LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company, said, “Our definition of innovation today is technology that truly resonates with consumers. We have always listened to and learned from consumers in pursuit of innovation. We took these insights to new heights in developing LG G2, the most exciting and ambitious mobile phone in our company’s history.”

Specs include a 5.2-inch Full HD IPS display with a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels (423ppi), a rear-facing 13-megapixel camera, a front-facing 2.1-megapixel camera, 16-32GB of on board storage, a 3,000mAh battery, and a 2.26GHz quad-core processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. It is powered by Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean). Its dimensions are 138.5x70.9x8.9mm. Colour options include black and white.

Sadly LG failed to mention when exactly the G2 will be arriving in the UK. All it said was, “Following the global launch event in New York City on August 7, the LG G2 will be rolled out in over 130 wireless carriers in the next eight weeks starting in South Korea followed by North America, Europe and other key markets. Specific dates for market availability will vary by region and carrier.”

We’ll keep you posted once an official UK release date is announced.

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