The event is about to begin, and the LG G2 will be officially shown off in sometime.
The LG G2 is expected to come powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. It is likely to have a 5.2-inch display, 13 megapixel camera and 2GB of RAM.
LG has already unveiled an accessory for the G2 - QuickWindow smartphone case. It will allow users to glance at information displays without having to open the cover flap. The QuickWindow UX can be displayed with a swipe of a finger.
The leaked images of the LG G2 hint the phone to have volume keys and a power button located just below the camera lens. Also, in the leaked images, the phone's back has a design different from both the Optimus G and Optimus G Pro.
The event will begin at 8:30 PM IST. Stay tuned.
The event has not yet begun, but LG has started disseminating press releases. This is really funny.
The LG G2 has a a 5.2-inch Full HD display.
Key specs: LG G2
- Processor: 2.26GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 featuring quad Krait CPU
- Display: 5.2-inch Full HD IPS (1080 x 1920 pixels / 423 ppi)
- Memory: 32GB / 16GB
- RAM: 2GB LPDDR3 800MHz
- Camera: Rear 13.0MP with OIS / Front 2.1MP
- Battery: 3,000mAh
- Operating System: Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2
- Size: 138.5 x 70.9 x 8.9mm
- Colours: Black / White
The LG G2 shifts the paradigm in smartphone design by placing all the buttons on the rear of the device, making this the first smartphone to be completely devoid of side buttons.
LG believes that moving the main buttons to the back of the phone gave users more control since this place was where individuals’ index fingers are naturally located.
At 8.9mm, the LG G2 isn't as thin as the initial leaks suggested it to be.
Finally, the show begins.
What a blunt launch? An LG executive takes the stage and shows off the LG G2. "This is the G2," he says. Crisp. Simple. Direct.
The unique Rear Key concept came from the realisation when studying users that the larger the phone became, the more difficult it was to properly access the side keys.
Researchers found that moving the buttons also resulted in fewer dropped phones when adjusting the volume while talking.
Long-pressing on the rear-mounted volume keys allows users to launch QuickMemo.
Qualcomm's COO and President takes the stage to talk about Qualcomm's relationship with LG.
The LG G2 is powered by a 2.26GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 featuring quad Krait CPU.
The LG G2 is the outcome of the two companies' unceasing efforts, says Qualcomm President.
James Fishler, Senior VP, LG is on the stage now.
He is trying to make us understand that why to opt for the LG G2, and he starts with design.
The LG G2 has a fresh design and is ergonomically designed.
The Rear Key is the only physical key on the LG G2
LG is focusing a lot on the placement of the volume keys and the power button below the camera lens.
The LG G2 is first smartphone to be completely devoid of side buttons.
No matter whether you are using your left hand or right hand in operating the LG G2. It does not make any difference as the power key is located at the rear.
The rear key is the only physical button on the LG G2.
"It's your idea. We learned it from you."
The LG G2 has a 5.2-inch Full HD display. LG’s Dual Routing technology reduced the phone’s bezel to a mere 2.65mm on the side edge.
The LG G2 is packed with a 3,000mAh battery.
The LG G2's OIS (Optical Image Stabiliser) lets you take clear pictures even in a moving car.
The LG G2 has a 13 megapixel camera equipped with new OIS technology.
The LG G2 is claimed to be the first smartphone on the market to feature 24 bit/192kHz Hi-Fi playback that reproduces studio-like quality sound, far superior to a CD.
The Guest Mode on the LG G2 protects owner’s privacy by displaying only pre-selected apps when guests access the phone with a secondary unlock pattern.
Its Plug and Pop feature recommends options or related features to choose from when the earphone or USB cable is detected.
The LG G2's Text link feature allows information embedded in text messages to be selected and easily saved in a memo or calendar and searched on a map or the internet.
The LG G2 will be rolled out in over 130 wireless carriers in the next eight weeks starting in South Korea followed by North America, Europe and other key markets. Specific dates for market availability will vary by region and carrier.