G2 LG officially unveiled




LG unveils the LG G2. Big surprises were made, this was too much already known by the device. Within the next 8 weeks, the G2 will then be available almost worldwide. An exact date for Europe has not yet, however. As was the Samsung Galaxy S4, LG tries to enrich the lives of software features to the smartphone.


This can be quite useful in fact, it takes the “Answer me” function a call when you move the phone towards the ear. A Guest mode is also available. In this example, apps can be hidden when it is activated.

Also, the camera can record purely on the specifications with others. 13 megapixels and OIS should provide for decent pictures. The 5.2 inch IPS HD display brings it to a pixel density of 423 ppi. Despite the size of the device should be operated with one hand thanks to even more thin frame.

The specifications of the LG G2:

Processor: 2.26 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 800
Display: 5.2-inch Full HD IPS (1080 x 1920 pixels / 423 ppi)
Memory: 32GB / 16GB
Camera: back 13 MP with OIS / Front 2.1MP
Battery: 3.000mAh
Operating system: Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2
Dimensions: 138.5 x 70.9 x 8.9 mm
Colors: Black / White

The battery is rated at 3000 mAh quite generous, however, whether the effect on the runtime needs to show up. The built Snapdragon SoC 800 (2.26GHz Quad Core) is known as an energy-saving, but still so much power must be supplied with power only once. LG says that the battery or through an entire day keeps playing.

Here’s the press release, so that you can advanced information you before Caschy hopefully sends a hands-on video across the pond.

LG G2 ensures paradigm shift in smartphone design

Ratingen, 7 August 2013 – LG Electronics (LG) unveiled to the world today, the LG G2, its newest flagship smartphone. With the G2 LG also introduces the new series called “G” for premium products. Nearly 700 guests from over 30 countries experienced today the presentation of smartphones in the Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. In the design and development of the G2 LG is being geared to the needs and desires of customers. The G2 offers its users about significant benefits in daily use by a particularly ergonomic design, convenient features and intuitive user guidance.

“We define innovation as the modern technology that resonates with the customer,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications, which was the name of the event, guests welcome. “In search of innovation, we have always listened to the consumer and learned from them. In the development of the LG G2 we have taken this approach to the extreme. The result is the most ambitious phone in our history. ”

Paradigm shift in smartphone design

The LG G2 combines high performance in a comfortable, functional and beautiful design. LG established with the G2, a new paradigm in smart phone design: all buttons are moved to the back of the unit. This makes it the first smartphone that completely dispenses with the side buttons. The “Rear Key” concept stems from the observation that an operation of the side buttons for the user, the more difficult the larger the phone. The shift of the main buttons on the back gives the user more control since his forefinger naturally is right there. LG’s investigations also revealed that a mobile phone with buttons is not easily dropped on the back, when the user adjusts the volume during a call.

By continuing pressure on the rear volume control, users can start the intuitive QuickMemo function and the camera even more easily than before and so save notes and pictures. If the LG G2 is up with the “face” on a surface, it can be activated without using the rear power switch. “KnockON” turns on the LG G2, simply by tapping twice on the screen.

Full-surface display and superior battery capacity

With the 5.2-inch (13.2 cm) Full HD display of the LG G2 LG tops everything that has gone before. It features the largest screen for one-handed operation in the popular segment of 2.7 inches (7 cm) wide mobile phones. The full-length viewing experience is made possible by a side mount, which has shrunk to 2.65 mm, thanks to LG’s dual routing technology. The proven IPS technology ensures outstanding image quality, accurate color and clear images without distortion.

Graphic RAM (GRAM) provides the LG G2 for increased energy efficiency. GRAM reduces the energy for a still image by up to 26 percent and extends the battery life of the device by about 10 percent. In conjunction with the generous 3.000mAh battery, which exploits the maximum interior space, the LG G2 is more than equal to the daily challenges.

OIS and high resolution for brilliant photos

The LG G2 features Optical Image Stabilizer (OIS) technology. This prevents blurry images and ensures crystal clear, brilliant and sharp pictures even in motion or in dark places. Most current smartphones offer OIS with resolutions in the range of four to eight megapixels (MP). The G2 is unique in that it combines 13 MP and OIS technology in a sleek casing with no protruding lens. Features such as super-resolution and multi-point AF keep everything in focus, as with dedicated digital snapshot cameras.

HiFi sound of studio quality

The demands of consumers on the sound quality of its smart phones have increased in recent years, not least due to the growing supply of high-quality multimedia content. Smartphones molt to the entertainment center for all types of media – TV shows, movies, games – and consumers expect from the sound of the same high quality as the image. The LG G2 is the first smartphone on the market that offers 24 hi bit/192kHz a playback quality that corresponds to the sound studio and the CD is superior. Consumers can enjoy a sound quality that was previously impossible with a smartphone.

Usability for everyday

The most frequently used functions of a smartphone-users basic functions like SMS, social networking, navigation and phone calls. The LG G2 features several functions facilitate exactly these tasks:

Answer Me – When the user lifts the handset to your ear, the ringtone will automatically be turned down and accepted the call.
Plug & Pop – Locates your smartphone earbuds or USB cable, it offers options or matching features to choose from.
Text Link – information in text messages can easily be selected and stored in the memo or calendar and searched on a map or on the Internet.
Quick Remote – The LG G2 can be used not only for remote control of popular home entertainment devices, but can also learn from conventional remote controls and set with flexible layouts and buttons on the control of various devices.
Slide Aside – For easy multitasking simply pushes the apps using a three-finger grip on the side.
Guest Mode – This mode protects sensitive content of smartphone owners by displaying only default apps when a guest smartphone unlocked with a special second password.
Super fast with LTE next-generation

The LG G2 performed with the Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 800 is the most advanced mobile chipset on the market its service. Thus, the G2 offers amazing performance, brilliant graphics and superior battery life. The long partnership with Qualcomm chipset that LG could integrate perfectly with the hardware to reliably ensure maximum performance.

After today’s product launch in New York City start within the next eight weeks, more than 130 mobile operators worldwide sales of the LG G2. Making South Korea the beginning, followed by North America, Europe and other major markets. Exact dates depend on the region and service provider.

Key Features

Processor: 2.26 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 800
Display: 5.2-inch Full HD IPS (1080 x 1920 pixels / 423 ppi)
Memory: 32GB / 16GB
Camera: back 13 MP with OIS / Front 2.1MP
Battery: 3.000mAh
Operating system: Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2
Dimensions: 138.5 x 70.9 x 8.9 mm
Colors: Black / White

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