Tag Archives: LG

LG Star coming 2011; 4 inch screen, 1080p, dual-core Tegra 2

Take a look at LG’s current Android offerings. Now take a look at the “Star.” LG is about to get serious. Finally unveiled in leaked picture form today, the LG Star, or so it’s being internally called, is a monster: NVIDIA Tegra 2 1GHz dual-core processor, 8MP camera with LED flash, 1080p video capture, front facing camera, and 1500 mAh battery. The… Read more

LG Vortex coming with Bing and Shazam

The LG Vortex, a lower-end Android device coming to Verizon sometime in the near future, has been spotted in the wild showing off your favorite non-Google services: Bing. With a 600MHz processor and 3.2″ screen, it’s almost to be expected. There is some good to be had with these recent Vortex leaks, not only will the device ship with Froyo on board,… Read more

LG shipping dual-core Tegra 2 units this year

LG announced this morning that they will be shipping–by Q4–Tegra 2 dual-core devices branded Optimus. As stated in their press release, embedded below, “Tegra 2 includes the world’s first dual-core CPU, which powers through complex tasks to achieve significant leaps in performance.” LG points our that the dual 1GHz cores can outperform a single-core… Read more

LG pumping out the Androids

Earlier this year, LG announced that they would be releasing a whole slew of Android devices in 2010, somewhere around 20. So far, that number is looking a little high. Enter LG’s Optimus series. LG has officially announced 3 new Android devices ranging from nice, to wow. First up, the Optimus One. A smaller med-range device featuring Android 2.2… Read more

Aloha (?) clears FCC, headed for AT&T

Not likely coming to America anytime soon? That’s what I said of LG’s LU2300 at the beginning of April, but to be fair, that model number wasn’t firmly linked to the Aloha moniker yet (still a bit shaky) and there was little information at the time about what could have been two distinct phones as far as anyone knew. Actually, there was some confusion about… Read more

LG Ally hands on

Aaron from phoneDog got to handle LG’s latest Android (2.1) at the launch party in NYC. It’s not the monster many were expecting when the device was called Aloha, but it does look like it will be a nice, cheaper alternative to Incredible for Verizon customers when it launches on May 20th for $99.99 after $100 rebate on a new two-year contract. Via… Read more

LG GT540 branded Optimus

Although it’s reported to ship with Android 2.1, Optimus, previously known as the LG GT540, is definitely at the lower end of the smartphone market. The device was mentioned at CES but kept a rather low profile until the LG France blog posted these, and other, images. This is the first taste we’ve had of the phone’s colorful flavors: Via… Read more

LG LU2300 headed for Korea in April or May?

While not confirming a link, Engadget has followed up on possible Stateside LG Android device, Aloha, with some images of the LU2300 – a device that shares the Aloha’s rumored specs of a 1GHz processor and 480 x 800 capacitive display. The phone, which features a nice control panel beneath the screen, isn’t likely coming to America anytime soon, but the… Read more