LG Optimus G E973 Review Price Specs
LG Optimus G E973 is LG's current flagship smartphone. This phone sends a clear message that LG is back in the smartphone war. If the LG Optimus 4X HD was not enough to convince you, the Optimus G will. LG Optimus G builds on the impressive design of the Optimus 4X HD. Its slimmer, smarter, features LTE, comes with a more advanced camera, features a more brilliant display and throws in a faster GPU and more RAM for an outstanding performance.
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LG's SuperphoneLG Optimus G is a powerful smartphone. It features a 1.5GHz quad-core processor with 2GB RAM, which is twice as much RAM as the Optimus 4X HD. For a brilliant graphics, the Optimus G features Andreno 320. Although with its hardware Optimus G will run the latest Android offering, Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean), comfortably, LG is currently offering Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0.4). LG will be offering Android updates at a future date.
A Brilliant HD DisplayLG Optimus G packs more pixels than the Optimus 4X HD. It is still a 4.7-inch True HD IPS display, but the resolution is 768 x 1280 pixels offering a more brilliant view. The display features Wise Screen, which keeps the display lit as long as the front facing camera detects your face.
8MP or 13MP CameraLG Optimus G features either a 13MP camera or an 8MP camera depending on the country. The 8MP variant will probably be available in Nigeria. The camera will support full HD video recording. It also has LED flash and LED video light. You also get all the other bells and whistles on modern camera phones like autofocus, face detection, image stabilisation, geo-tagging, etc.
Network, Data, and Internet browsingLG Optimus G features highspeed LTE. It also supports highspeed HSPA+ with speeds of up to 42mbps. Outside 3G/4G coverage users will access data services on GPRS and EDGE. LG Optimus G accesses wireless LAN networks on Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n with DLNA and Wi-Fi Direct and high-speed dual-band Wi-Fi support. It can also function as a Wi-Fi hotspot, which enables share your fast 3G/4G data with your other wireless devices. The phone supports NFC and Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP.
Pricing and availability
LG Optimus G E973 is not yet available in Nigeria. However, based on the price this smartphone is going for in other countries, we expect the Optimus G to be priced at around N100,000. Whenever available, you can buy LG Optimus G at online stores in Nigeria like Jumia.
LG Optimus G E973 Specs:
- Platform: Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
- Optimus UI v3.0
- Micro SIM
- Processor: 1.5GHz quad-core Processor, Adreno 320 GPU
- RAM: 2GB
- Storage Capacity: 32GB (built-in memory), no memory card support
- Weight: 145g
- Dimensions: 131.9 x 68.9 x 8.5mm
- 4.7-inch True HD IPS Display 768 x 1280 (318ppi)
- Corning Gorilla Glass
- 8MP/13MP Camera with LED flash, Autofocus, face/smile detection, geo-tagging, full HD video
- 1.3MP front facing camera
- Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity Sensor, Digital Compass
- USB 2.0, USB Host
- Wi-Fi a/b/g/n dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA
- Wi-Fi Hotspot
- Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP
- GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz
- HSDPA (WCDMA) 900/2100MHz
- LTE (4G)
- HSPA+ up to 42Mbps
- HTML5 Browser
- Stereo FM
- Document Viewer/Editor
- Photo Viewer/Editor
- GMail, YouTube, Google Talk, and other Google Services
- Chat, EMail, & Social Networking
- GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, Google Maps
- 2100mAH Battery Capacity
- 15 Hours Talktime (3G)
- 335 Hours Standby Time (3G)