According to a report from the Korean website DDaily, Samsung had initially planned to fit the newly launched Galaxy Note 2 with a 13MP image sensor supplied by Sony. The report explains some of the rumors about the Note 2 that circulated a few months ago, which eventually proved inaccurate. The Galaxy Note 2 is fitted with “just” an 8MP camera, identical with the one in Samsung’s other flagship, the Galaxy S3.
Did you wonder why did LG choose not to brag around with the Optimus G “beast” over in Berlin at the IFA 2012? Well, it might have had something to do with a new video teaser which popped up on YouTube and that could be the start of an exciting marketing campaign.
A new LG handheld set to hit the States has been leaked, hopefully just paving the way for other more exciting unveilings. The LG P870, also known as the Escape, is an LTE-enabled AT&T-bound smartphone that stars in what DroidDog calls leaked “press shots”.
LG is improving its mid-range lineup in the US with the addition of the LG Splendor for US Cellular. The Splendor is actually a rebranded, slightly modified version of the international LG Optimus L7, which was first announced at MWC this year.
New flexible lithium-ion battery technology from LG could open new possibilities for smartphone design. The cable-type batteries are fully flexible and capable of holding a comparable charge to normal smartphone batteries.
The Intuition is the fancy new name of LG’s Optimus Vu “phablet”. Athough rumors from last week stated that it’ll come on the 15th of September, it now seems that Verizon and LG are going out of their way to undercut the US release of the Galaxy Note 2.
Quad-core chips and LTE don’t come along too well, but that’s about to change soon. It seems that the LTE version of the new Galaxy Note 2 is identical with the 3G version, save for the baseband chip. In other words, the LTE Galaxy Note might be powered by the mighty quad-core Exynos 4412 chip. More details inside.
When it comes to corporate rivalry in the smartphone market, many people seem to believe that the Google vs Apple rivalry, or the Samsung vs Apple rivalry are the... two best examples one can come up with. But from where I’m standing, the LG vs Samsung battle represents the biggest and most intimate rivalry that you are ever going to see.
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Ice Cream Sandwich is hitting the Optimus 2X as we speak, but for now it’s available only for the Korean handheld (aka model number SU660). Other country-specific models of the phone are expected to get the software leap soon, with the Singapore version being most likely next on the list.
LG is taking its stylish L-series to new heights two steps at a time. After flooding the market with the Optimus L3, Optimus L5, and Optimus L7 – here comes the most grandeur model of them all, the Optimus L9, which the company hopes can boost its presence in the mid-range market.