LG has finally announced the second generation smartphone-tablet hybrid device-Optimus Vu 2. The new Optimus Vu 2 features a 5 inch True HD IPS panel display and will house a dual core Qualcomm mobile processor. Packing 2 GB of RAM to run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich it will also support Voice over LTE. The Optimus Vu 2 will be made available in a couple of months from now.
While Samsung has recently announced its second generation Samsung Galaxy Note for the masses, the Korean giant also follows the league. LG has announced the new Optimus Vu 2 smartphone-tablet hybrid device for the masses.
The new LG Optimus Vu 2 has a 5 inch IPS display with 1024 x 768 pixel resolution natively and it has 4:3 aspect ratio. Under the hood rests a dual core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960 mobile chipset coupled with 2 GB of RAM. With such a configuration the Optimus Vu 2 can easily run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich along with the new user experience dubbed UX Dagger.
At the back it has an 8 megapixel camera with LED flash that is capable of recording full HD video. There is also a 1.3 megapixel camera in the front for video chats and calling.
The Optimus Vu 2 has a new user interface and a bunch of new features along with the QMemo feature that allows taking quick notes anywhere on the interface. The Optimus Vu 2 has a QRemote feature that basically turns the phone into a remote to control electrical appliances at home. This is basically an infrared sensor that controls home electronics.
There is also a splitscreen function offering a QSlide feature that lets the user watch a movie and talk to friends on IM on the same large screen by accommodating both apps in two individual windows. The camera makes the best of the QTranslator function that is powered by optical character recognition technology to read and translate up to 44 languages. It will also come with a stylus dubbed as One Key to make the best of the large screen estate.
LG Optimus Vu 2 is set to compete with the freshly announced Samsung Galaxy Note II, priced at Rs 39,900 in India.