New LG Optimus G (E973) – Specifications and Review

South Korean company LG announced their new mobile device LG Optimus G E973 which has great technical characteristics and can compete with the best devices at the market. Among its best characteristics are 13Mp camera, S-IPS display, new powerful processor. In my review Ill tell you about these and other specs.

Appearance:

LG Optimus G is made in the form of a classic monoblock, almost all front panel is taken by the screen. Above the screen there’s a frontal camera, dynamic, and below the screen there’re sensor keys. On the back panel there’s a main camera, LED flash, and company’s logo.
The smartphone itself is very usable: the body of the device is made of materials pleasant by touch, the device is easy to use, without any squeaks or backlashes.

Devices dimensions:

131.9 x 68.9 x 8,45 mm, 145 g.

Performance and software:

This smartphone is provided with a new quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 Krait processor with 1,5GHz frequency, Adreno 320 graphic accelerator, 2Gb RAM. These specs allow you to use the gadget for 3D games and other resource-demanding apps. The smartphone has 32Gb of built-in memory but you can enlarge this number with the help of microSD card. New smartphone will run under Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, though a quick update to 4.1 Jelly Bean is promised.
LG Optimus G has the following software pre-installed: browser, mail client, some office programs, audio- and video player, games. It also supports Wi-Fi (Direct+hotspot), Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, A-GPS, 3G and 4G LTE networks.

Screen:

New LG smartphone has a 4,7 capacitive True HD S-IPS 1280Ñ…768 sensor display. For creating the gadget G2 Touch Hybrid Display technology was used which eliminates the distance between the glass and LC panel, thus unibody construction is very slim. Due to this technology a finger seems to touch the image and the glass barrier seems to be absent.

Camera:

LG Optimus G uses 13Mp camera with LED flash and auto-focus function. The pictures made with the help of the device are of great quality, though the flash isnt powerful enough to make great pics in dark places. With the help of the camera you may also shoot videos in Full HD format with 30 fr/s frequency. Apart from that, Optimus G has a 1,3Mp camera that is intended only for video calls.

Battery:

The device is provided with 2100 mAh with the resource of 800 charging-discharging cycles which is more than usual batteries have (500 charging-discharging cycles).

Author’s bio:

Eugene Rudenko is a tech writer for IT company Intellectsoft. His main interests and topics for writing are Android OS and Apple iOS development and applications.

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