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LG reveals Optimus Vu smartphone before MWC

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 20 Feb 2012 1:51 User comments (1)

LG reveals Optimus Vu smartphone before MWC LG has unveiled their unique Optimus Vu before the Mobile World Congress event this week.
The device has a 5-inch screen, a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 32GB internal memory and a large 2,080 mAh battery.

Says LG: "The Optimus Vu: was designed to maximize what customers could do with a smart-phone. By offering an optimal 4:3 ratio viewing experience, 5-inch display combined with superfast LTE technology, Optimus Vu: is just one example of what we can achieve when we combine our best technology with customer needs."

The device is one of the only smartphones to have a 4:3 aspect ratio, which the company says makes "viewing documents, books, internet and multimedia contents easier and more comfortable."

For now, the device will have Android 2.3 Gingerbread with an update to 4.0 in the works.

Full specs:

- Chipset: 1.5GHz Dual-Core Processor
- Display: 5-inch (1024x768) IPS Display
- Memory: 32GB eMMC and 1GB DDR2
- Camera: 8MP with AF LED Flash (rear) and 1.3MP (front)
- OS: Android 2.3 Gingerbread
- Battery: 2,080mAh
- Dimension (L x W x D): 139.6 x 90.4 x 8.5mm

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1 user comment

120.2.2012 13:54

That thing is cumbersome to say the least.........might as well just put a handle on the back of an IPad and use that as a phone. How ridiculous. LG stuff is so off-the-wall and run of the mill.

While it's not crap, it's nothing special either. Be gone Lucky Goldstar!

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