Articles about Optimus G

LG Optimus G Android 4.4 KitKat Begins Rolling Out For Some Users [Update]
Just a few months ago, LG France accidentally confirmed its LG Optimus G would be receiving Android 4.4 KitKat some time in October, although if you’re an owner of the 1-year-old Android smartphone, you’re probably well aware KitKat has yet to come your way. In fact, November came and went and still no Android 4.4 KitKat, but December looks like it’s the sweet month as the latest version of Android […]

LG Optimus G To Get Android 4.4 KitKat Update In October, According To LG France
Back in 2012, LG announced the LG Optimus G handset and given that the handset is almost a year old, it makes it “old” as far as smartphones are concerned. Well the good news is that if you were hoping that the handset would get a new lease on life with the Android 4.4 KitKat update, you might be in luck as LG France might have confirmed that the handset […]

LG Holding Press Event On August 7; Next-Gen Optimus G Incoming?
LG will be holding a media event on August 7 in New York City. Could the next Optimus G be coming?

AT&T LG Optimus G Receives Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update
Sprint introduced the Android Jelly Bean for a variant of the LG Optimus G in March this year, and it seems that rival mobile carrier AT&T is going to follow in their footsteps as well, serving up a nice dose of Jelly Bean goodness for the LG Optimus G. Of course, there was no official fanfare or announcement made, although there were owners of the LG Optimus G who ride […]


LG Optimus G To Get Off At The Next EOL Stop?
The LG Optimus G is one smartphone that had everything going for it when it was released, but somehow, in one strange way or another, did not manage to sell in large numbers. Taking things into stock four months after its release, a mere 1 million units were sold worldwide, and this has not stopped LG from working with mobile carriers to offer the LG Optimus G Pro, leaving the […]

Sprint LG Optimus G Receives Jelly Bean Update
Looks like the weather report for today should read something like this, “We expect clouds and thunderstorms, with plenty of Jelly Beans dropping from the sky.” How come? Well, earlier today we brought you word that not only did the HTC One X over at AT&T pick up the long awaited Jelly Bean update, so too, has Motorola declared that their Droid RAZR as well as Droid RAZR MAXX, will […]

LG Optimus G Arrives In Europe
Folks living in Europe tend to get the shorter end of the gadget stick, but from time to time, there would be exclusive releases of a device that hits Europe before it arrives Stateside. This time around, the LG Optimus G has been announced to arrive in Europe later this month, never mind the fact that the more advanced LG Optimus G Pro has already been announced for a South […]

LG Optimus G Kicks Off Global Rollout
The LG Optimus G is rightfully LG’s most premium and powerful 4G LTE smartphone to date, although we are quite sure that this situation will change sometime down the road, but it is not the time yet. In fact, LG has announced that they will start to roll out the smartphone in more than 50 countries later this month – although folks in North America, Korea and Japan have already […]

LG Sells Over 1 Million Optimus G Smartphones Worldwide
The LG Optimus G, which we reviewed last year, seems to be doing pretty good in terms of sales. The South Korean conglomerate announced today that it has sold more than 1 million Optimus G smartphones worldwide since its launch in September last year. LG also announced that it sold a total number of 7 million smartphones worldwide in Q3 last year. That will also include the wide-looking Optimus Vu, […]

Hack Converts LG Optimus G's Software Into A Nexus 4
The LG Nexus 4 is a device that’s becoming increasingly difficult to get these days. Some of it might have to do it with its popularity thanks to its impressive hardware specs and affordable price tag, while other reasons might have something to do with the supply of phones to the Google Play store. In any case if you wanted the LG Nexus 4 experience, the closest thing you might […]

LG Optimus G Receives Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update In South Korea
While the LG Optimus G might be the first Android smartphone to offer a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, the “downside” was that it came with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich versus Android 4.1 Jelly Bean which we think could have made the experience even better, partly in thanks to Project Butter. In any case if you own an LG Optimus G, you might be interested to learn that […]

LG Optimus G gets rooted before it even hits the shelves
If you were planning on picking up the LG Optimus G on Sprint’s network, which should be available for pre-order 1st of November and should arrive 11th November, you might be interested to learn that a root method has already been discovered for the handset. This is thanks to Jerry Hildenbrand over at Android Central who decided to try rooting the handset after their review of it. Apparently the method […]

AT&T announces the LG Optimus G for 2nd November, pre-orders now available
If the LG Optimus G is a phone that you’ve had your eye on, you might be interested to learn that if you planned to pick it up on AT&T’s network, the carrier has announced that the handset will be available come 2nd of November and will be priced at $199.99. This is LG’s latest flagship handset and looks quite promising in terms of hardware specs and could in theory […]

LG Optimus G pricing announced by Sprint
Sprint, which just signed a huge deal with Japanese carrier Softbank, has just announced the pricing for its version of the LG Optimus G, the first handset to use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 pro. With a 2-year contract, the Sprint LG Optimus G will retail for $199.99, which is in line with most high-end smartphone launches, with a few exceptions.However, customers will still have to wait until November 1 before being […]

LG Optimus G headed for AT&T and Sprint with different cameras
All right, we did take a look at the LG Optimus G sometime at the end of last month, and we do know that the smartphone itself is not too far away from a US release sometime later this November, which is a month after the handset rolls out in Japan. While pricing details are unavailable, at least we have more concrete information on just which carrier in the US […]

More rumors suggest that LG's Optimus G could be the next Nexus device
A week ago we reported that according to the rumors, LG’s upcoming Optimus G Android phone could also be one of the several upcoming Google Nexus handsets. Well it seems that Spanish website, Movilzona has “confirmed” that possibility. This is according to their source who apparently is connected to Vodafone (or at least that’s what Google Translate has suggested), who has also offered up some additional details about LG’s rumored […]

LG Optimus G more details - preview with videos
Yesterday, I was at the LG Optimus G launch event in Seoul and I could briefly play with a unit and post a hands -on. This morning, the LG flagship smartphone was launched in the US at a press conference in New-York.I finally got the time to shoot additional photos of the Optimus G white version, which is the model I prefer.  So far, I am really impressed by the […]

LG Optimus G could also be the Optimus Nexus? [Rumor]
So it seems that LG’s Optimus G will be making its way into the US market come November, but will it be as the Optimus G or will it be as Google’s next Nexus handset? A few days ago, the Samsung GT-i9260 was spotted in a User Agent Profile which gave rise to the speculation that this could be the next Nexus device. However this was not a guarantee as […]

LG Optimus G to make its way stateside in November
It wasn’t too long ago when LG Korea officially presented to the world their latest and possibly greatest Android smartphone to date – the LG Optimus G. While it will be available for those living in Korea starting from next week, those in other countries can expect it in October, but does that include the US? Given that US carriers have a habit of tweaking phones to their specifications in […]

LG Optimus G: hands-on with LG's latest and greatest
As I have posted earlier, we are in Seoul/South Korea, where LG has unveiled its high-end LG Optimus G smartphone. After spending some time with the handset, I’m going to give you my first impressions, but before I do that let’s go back to the main specifications to provide some context for those who are just jumping on board now.The LG Optimus G is the first handset powered by Qualcomm’s […]