Although they can easily go head-to-head with the likes of Samsung or HTC when talking about their phones’ hardware and performance, LG is not exactly the go-to company for high-end devices right now. This is due to the software tweaks and especially the delayed Ice Cream Sandwich updates.
Take the Nitro HD, for example, which was AT&T’s take on the original LG Optimus LTE. The 4.5-incher came with a full HD display, a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor, 1 GB of RAM and an 8 MP rear-facing camera, which was pretty much all that you could want from a high-end smartphone back in December 2011.
However, the device, which ran Android 2.3 Gingerbread [...]
Owners of the LG Nitro HD P930 and the LG Optimus LTE SU640 are in for a treat as these devices are reportedly getting ClockworkMod Recovery 5 sooner than you think. Users of rooted LG Nitro HD handsets who hope for a custom recovery on their device will finally get what they deserve. The guys at XDA-Developers have done it once again, and this time around their bringing ClockworkMod Recovery version 188.8.131.52 (CWM 5) to the Nitro HD and the Optimus LTE.
LG’s recent contender in the smartphone race, the LG Nitro HD (and its international sibling, the LG Optimus LTE) surely has some awesome specifications to behold. On paper, the Nitro HD shines with its [...]
LG continues to stay afloat in a sea riddled with tremendous competition from other mobile manufacturers such as Samsung and HTC. With its new flagship phone, the Nitro HD, LG is certainly keeping pace with the rest. First introduced way back in August, the device was reported to feature the award-winning AH-IPS screen with HD capability.
The Nitro HD was marketed to be the best in its own category, with beefed-up specifications that taunt even Samsung’s Super AMOLED Plus display powering many of its phones. The Galaxy Nexus, on the other hand, ushered in a new era in the competition, as the device is the first of its kind to feature the latest and greatest [...]
The recent launch of the LG Nitro HD was expected to make huge waves in the mobile phone industry. Produced by LG, the phone carries an award-winning AH-IPS screen with HD capability. Rising hype concerning the new technology went frantic, with reviews claiming the LG phone’s display to be way better than the display of any other device in the market, including Samsung’s Super AMOLED Plus screen found on the Samsung Galaxy S2 and other devices.
As the new year starts to unfold, it is fitting to take a look again at how LG’s gorgeous HD phone fares against Samsung’s worldwide best-seller, the Samsung Galaxy S2. Can each one outdo each other in a [...]
While most phones have already received the rooting treatment, this time around the newest phone from LG’s camp, the LG Nitro HD, is finally getting its own share of the pie. With more Android smartphones being released every month, it seems that newer devices will also get the same support from the team of developers brewing up custom ROMs for rooted devices.
One of the many benefits of having a rooted device is that it will likely perform better than without root access. For starters, rooting can unlock myriads of opportunities for you, such as being able to install custom ROMs, overclocking your phone’s processor, or installing third-party [...]
Two powerhouse smartphones, the LG Nitro HD and the HTC Rezound, are sought-after devices that pack a punch and could likely end up on many people’s shopping lists this holiday season. Almost identical in specifications, the two super devices could give users a hard time in deciding which of the two to purchase for the holidays.
With each phone carrying its own special features, let’s take a closer look at what makes each device different from the other.Design and Display
The LG Nitro HD is a solid-looking handset with a clean black design. Having dimensions of 133.9 .x 67.8 x 10.4 mm, the handset may be huge, but it does make up for its [...]
If you’re planning to get a new AT&T smartphone for yourself this holiday season, you may want to check out the all new addition to their lineup: the LG Nitro HD. One of the key features this phone boasts of is a stunning high definition touchscreen display which lets you enjoy uber fast speeds of both LTE and 4G networks. As for its mainframe, the phone is packed with a 1.5GHz dual-core processor. With this capability and AT&T’s mega speed networks, it is no wonder why it has been dubbed as the superphone.
If you’re fond of multitasking on your phone, you will find this particular unit a lot of help to you since it lets its user do so. Not to mention, it [...]
Bell Canada recently launched LG’s 720p HD smartphone, the LG Optimus LTE, said to one of the chief competitors of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. The praises it received on the first day of launch brought intrigue and high hopes that the LG contender would be brought stateside, and since both AT&T and Bell Canada share the same frequency, it was very possible. Much to our surprise, Pocketnow confirmed that indeed the LG Optimus LTE will be launched in the U.Ss in the coming weeks.
A leaked press shot of the LG phone confirms that indeed the Optimus LTE will be launched and is heading to AT&T. The first or second – depending on its launching date vis-a-vis [...]
AT&T seems to be taking Android seriously lately, especially if that means helping them promote their new LTE network. Since the iPhone doesn’t support LTE, AT&T will take the Android phones that do support it, and run with them. One of the very first such devices is the LG Nitro HD, which is very similar to the LG phone that’s launching on Bell – the LG Optimus LTE.
It seems we’re going to see a lot more HD phones from now on, because the LG Nitro HD is also one to feature such a display with a 1280×720 resolution that also makes the phone ready to be upgraded to ICS as soon as possible. The phone also comes with a dual core 1.5 [...]