For years now, LG hasn’t been a big name in the Android smartphone world, in a race dominated by Samsung, Motorola, and HTC. But this year has shaped up to be the year of the underdog, with companies like Huawei, ZTE, and LG releasing legitimate contenders for the title of best Android smartphone of 2012.
Apart from its high-end lineup, LG also introduced the Optimus L series in February this year, at the MWC 2012. The three device series includes the L3, L5, and L7 smartphones, which were expected to debut in Q2 this year.
Just barely keeping with the stated timeline, LG today announced the release of the Optimus L5 smartphone in Europe. The device will [...]
LG may not be the world’s best-known smartphone maker or the largest maker of smartphones in the world, like their co-nationals Samsung, but the Koreans are, nevertheless, a force to be reckoned with.
First off, the phone maker has passed through a long period of lackluster evolution, marked by mediocre products and a dwindling mindshare. But now, all signs indicate that LG is back with a vengeance. And for those in the know – LG has been making major waves in their display division, and is producing what many consider to be some of the finest displays available to date.
Over the past several months, LG has scored a number of important wins. It [...]
After the unveiling of the Optimus LTE2 and the launch of the Optimus 4X HD, it’s obvious that LG is trying to make a push in the high-end smartphone market niche, where it’s currently no match for the likes of Apple, Samsung, or even HTC.
However, that was just part one of LG’s offensive, with part two coming now in the form of a newly unveiled user interface set to enrich the Android ICS experience on LG’s future phones. The LG Optimus UI 3.0 (not a very original name, I know) will come pre-installed on both the Optimus LTE2 and the 4X HD. The revamped overlay will compete for the customer’s attention with Sense 4.0 and TouchWiz Nature, the [...]