Wednesday, August 7, 2013

LG G2 Officially Announced

LG says that the G2 is designed for humans and that LG put long research into developing it so that it would be best for humans. That was part of what went into the design choices that they made such as the rear power button and volume rocker. They also found that a 5.2-inch display size was the largest size that an average human could comfortably hold. That’s also enhanced with the ultra-thin bezels that LG has incorporated. The G2 is also optimized for next-gen LTE-Advanced networks by using the Snapdragon 800.

The G2 boasts some of the most powerful specs that we've seen to date. It also has some interesting little features and tweaks around it. Let’s take a look at the specs list:

  • 2.26GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 5.2-inch 1080p IPS display with dedicated graphic RAM
  • 16GB/32GB storage
  • 13-megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilization
  • 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera
  • 3,000mAh battery
  • Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
  • 24 bit/192kHz Hi-Fi playback
  • 138.5 x 70.9 x 8.9mm
  • Black and white color options

LG has also included some new features in its UI:

  • Answer Me — Automatically answers the call after lowering the ringtone when the phone is raised to one’s ear.
  • Plug & Pop — Recommends options or related features to choose from when the earphone or USB cable is detected.
  • Text Link — Allows information embedded in text messages to be selected and easily saved in a memo or calendar and searched on a map or the internet.
  • QuickRemote — Not only can LG G2 be used to remotely control popular home entertainment devices, it can also learn from conventional remotes and be customized to operate multiple devices with flexible layouts and keys.
  • Slide Aside — Enables easier multitasking by simply “sliding” open apps off to the side using a three-finger swipe.
  • Guest Mode — Protects owner’s privacy by displaying only pre-selected apps when guests access the phone with a secondary unlock pattern.

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