LG Optimus G smartphone - reviews, features and speculations

Are you looking for overview of LG Optimus G smartphone? Samsung has released this smartphone in November, 2012. Read this article to know about the features, overview and technical specifications of LG Optimus G.


The LG Optimus G is one of the most exciting smartphones developed and manufactured by LG Electronics. This smartphone designed with a 4 inches HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, True HD IPS plus display (1280x768) at 318 ppi. The phone has clear and rich colors, which allows you to discover small content on the phone's display. The text in the display screen of the phone is easily readable and the letters in the text looks so sharp. The phone offers a sharp touch response and smooth feel and accurate information. The speed of the phone is better than other phones in the same price bracket. You can easily read the content on the display of the phone even in the direct sunlight.

LG Optimus G - reviews, features and speculations

This phone provides an attractive viewing angles, which is adding value to your viewing experience in any direction, based on how the device is held by the user. The body of the phone is slim, gives a stylish look. This is an amazing smartphone for experiencing games, videos, web browsing, etc. It offers an easy and faster multi-tasking feature, serving as the main highlight of the device. It features Quick Slide for showing two different screens simultaneously on a single display and allows to to complete two tasks at a time.

LG Optimus G - reviews, features and speculations

This phone runs on magical Android 4.0 operating system and 1.5 GHz Qualcomm MDM9615/APQ8064Krait processor with a 2GB RAM for faster performance. This phone manufactured with a charm, having a chiseled and an angular design. The front part of the device has brilliant looking screen. The only physical buttons in the phone are volume controlling button on the left and power button on the right side of the phone. It has a 3.5 mm audio jack on the top of the device with a USB port at the bottom of it. The screen of this phone protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 2 to make sure a maximum resistance to scratches and external damage.

The LG Optimus G comes with a camera of high quality with a 13 Megapixel auto-focus rear camera with flash and a 1.3 Megapixel front camera. The rear camera can capture clear photos even in low-light conditions. It can take snaps of detailed images. The rear camera allows the users for recording videos in different modes like 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD), 720x480 (TV), 640x480 (VGA), 320x240 (MMS), 176x144 (MMS). The front camera serves the best for video calling. It has a feature called Time Catch shot, which helps in capturing the missing moments before the shutter button pressed. The phone equipped with an interesting voice activated shutter feature, which helps in capturing the images by uttering one of these word - Cheese, Smile, Kimchi, LG, Whisky.

LG Optimus G - reviews, features and speculations

Coming to connectivity, LG Optimus G can support for GPRS. The phone stays connected to do jobs by using Gmail, Yahoo and features like Document Viewer and PDF Reader. It has Bluetooth to help for the wireless transfer of files and DLNA connectivity feature to help for sharing data from your phone with a compatible devices like TV. The LG Optimus G powered with a standard Lithium-Polymer battery of 2100 mAh, which provides an official standby of 13.5 days and the 3G talk time of 10 hours. That means, it has a great and powerful battery, which normally lasts for one day for sure.

The phone has great quality speakers for producing loud and clear voice. The phone a huge 32GB internal memory. However, no expandable memory slot which is disappointing. 25GB is user accessible out of 32GB internal memory.

Let's see in detail about its specs.


This smartphone has 4 sensors, which helps the users in different ways. It has an Accelerometer, which helps in positioning the view of the screen depending on your wish and helps application developers for configuring games and videos and other programs. A digital Compass to navigate the directions, GPS and Gyroscope, which helps to know the exact location of device on earth, as its name Global Positioning System suggests. This sensor in the phone will help military, marine and aviation users. Gyroscope sensor helps in orientation purpose.

LG Optimus G - reviews, features and speculations


This device can support 3G (HSPDA/CDMA), 4G (LTE/HSPA+) and Edge/2G (GSM/GPRS).

It has features like DLNA, FM Receiver, FM Transmitter, GPS Navigation, Graphics Accelerator, HD Playback and Microphone. It has 1.5 GHz Qualcomm MDM9615/APQ8064Krait processor with 2GB RAM.

Technical specifications

Display : It has a screen display size of 4 inches with pixel density of 318 PPI, LCD display screen with screen resolution of 768 x 1,280 pixels. It also offers an additional display support and sensors like an Ambient Light Sensor, Multi Touch, Proximity Sensor and Scratch Resistant Glass to protect the screen with a Corning Gorilla Glass 2.

Storage and RAM : It offers an internal storage memory of 32GB, with 2GB RAM. However, there is no slot available on the LG Optimus G for external storage. This is a disadvantage of this product. However, an internal memory of 32GB can be good to an acceptable extent.


The LG Optimus G has an 13 Megapixel rear camera with, 1.3 Megapixel front-facing camera, that helps for video calling. It has a video capture resolution of 1080p. Apparently, it looks to be desirable for better photo quality and for photography lovers to capture their favorite moments in the phone. The camera also has advanced features like Autofocus, Front Facing camera, Digital Zoom, Burst Mode, FaceTime HD Camera, Panorama, Image stabilization, LED Flash, Auto Face Detection and Video Recording.


Wireless connectivity: It supports easily for 3G, 4G, Bluetooth Version 4.0, Mobile Hotspot Tethering, NFC and WiFI. It supports GSM Networks like 850 MHZ,900 MHZ,1800 MHZ, and 1900, HSDPA Networks like 900 MHZ, and 2100MHZ and LTE networks like 700 MHZ,and 1700 MHZ.

Charging Connection : There is a micro USB charger available in this phone to charging.

Interfaces : It has interface like HDMI (Via Micro USB ) Micro USB and USB.

Headphones Connections: It has 3.5mm headphones. The sound of the headphones is good. The speakers are very efficient and produces very loud and an overwhelming sound. The phone has a music and video players with an FM radio for easy access to the latest music and news.

Battery:The battery of the phone is very powerful and effective. It has a capacity of 2100 mAh Lithium-Polymer battery, that supports up to 10 hours of talk time and up to 300 hours of standby time.

Price and Availability of LG Optimus G

Price: The price of this smartphone is $149 with carriers like AT&T Wireless, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless. User can choose his own carrier and purchase this phone for $549.

Availability: This phone is available on online shops like Amazon.com, eBay.com, Flipkart.com, etc. Buyers can also buy this phone directly from LG showrooms.


So, these are the features, reviews, speculations, price and availability of LG Optimus G. Hope this would help buyers while buying this phone.

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