Smartphone manufacturer, LG is all set to announce its new range of Android smartphones during the Mobile World Congress 2012 which is currently underway in Barcelona, Spain. LG has officially releases a pre launch announcement including the names of all the smartphones that will be launched during the MWC.
The smartphones that will be launched include LG Optimus VU, LG Optimus 3D Max and the LG Optimus 4X HD.
The LG Optimus VU has been officially announced by the Korean company just a couple of day back and the 5 inch display based Android smartphone is a direct competition to Samsung Galaxy Note and Acer Iconia Smart. The LG Optimus VU comes in a 4:3 aspect ratio as against the 16:9 aspect ratio featured on most smartphones, which the company believes helps better handling of the device besides improving its usability. The LG Optimus VU will come preinstalled with Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread operating system, but an Android Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade has been promised for the device already. Optimus VU will likely to get the Android 4.0 update three months after the launch of the device.
The smartphone has 1024 x 768 pixel resolution based 5 inch screen that boasts of 650 nits of brightness and an 8 megapixel camera along with features like Android Beam, WiFi Direct for faster file transfer, Bluetooth 3.0 and a front 1.3 megapixel camera.
Along with this, the LG Optimus VU features a dual core 1.5 GHz processor and a faster graphic engine. For storage, the device has 32 GB of onboard storage and a 2080 mAh battery pack to power it up.
The LG Optimus 4X is LG’s first ever device to feature Google Android Ice Cream Sandwich mobile operating system and quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 mobile processor. The LG Optimus 4X HD comes with mere 8.9mm thickness the new a 4.7-inch True HD (720p) IPS panel display.
LG Optimus 4X’s Nvidia Tegra 3 mobile processor comes with four processor cores and one companion core, which very recently had been marketed by Nvidia as “four plus oneâ€. The device features a 1 GB RAM and 16 GB on board storage in the phone. At the rear, the smartphone features an 8.1 megapixel camera with LED flash and in the front there’s a 1.3 megapixel camera for video calling and video chat.
The LG Optimus 3D MAX is the upgrade to the earlier Optimus 3D smartphone. At 9.6 mm thickness, the new phone is slimmer than the existing Optimus 3D which is 11.9 mm thick and is also lighter at 148 grams compared to 168 grams of the Optimus 3D. The Optimus 3D Max also comes with a faster 1.2 GHz dual-core CPU, 1GB of RAM and 16 GB of built-in memory.
Currently the Optimus 3D Max will come with Android 2.3 but it is likely to be upgraded to Android 4.0 soon, just like other LG models. One of the best part of the phone is its ability to edit 3D videos and images captured using its pair of 5 megapixel cameras. The phone can also capture normal 2D visuals and videos of up to 8 megapixel resolution.
Optimus 3D Max comes with a 3D capable, 4.3 inch LCD Display that will surely help users take full advantage of the 3D capabilities of this Android smartphone.