An image apparently of the LG Optimus G2 has hit the web, although the handset is yet to become official.
The image below shows a smartphone with a slim bezel that looks very similar to a device seen in previously leaked images. That handset was believed to be the Optimus G2 when those pictures were made public a few weeks ago (see following two images).
On the display of this phone you can see an option to send an email to G2-SW-Stability@lge.com, with G2-SW-Stability reportedly standing for “Optimus G2 software stability.” The camera and sensors are placed on the left, just like in the previous images.
Other details about this unannounced device are not available at this time, and we only have one image to look at today.
The Optimus G2 is expected to be a 5-inch smartphone that will offer a 1080p display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and run Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. The device’s model number is said to be LG-D801, which has recently been spotted in unconfirmed benchmarks.
The Optimus G was launched in fall 2012, so we’d expect its successor to be unveiled around the same time this year. More importantly, the Optimus G almost-twin brother was the Nexus 4, so it only seems logical to assume that an LG-made Nexus 5 would be somewhat similar to the Optimus G2.
Just in the last few days, we’ve seen plenty of Nexus 5 chatter on the web. First, an LG exec seemed to indicate that the Nexus 5 will not be made by the company, although LG clarified the situation later, saying that it wouldn’t refuse Google if given the opportunity. Then we learned that an LG Nexus 5 may already be in testing.
That said, we’re not surprised to hear that LG is already working on the Optimus G2 and/or the Nexus 5, but we’ll have to wait a while until any of these devices becomes official.