LG Launches Optimus G E973 in India For Rs. 34,500

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LG has launched the LG Optimus G in India for a price of Rupees 34,500/-. The Optimus G is the global variant of the Nexus 4 which is an Un-skinned Google subsidized smartphone. The Optimus G on the other hand is packed with many features that are designed and implemented by LG for the device. 

Major hardware components of the LG  Optimus G include, a Quad Core Snapdragon S4 Pro Chipset clocked at 1.5 GHz,  a 4.7 inch 1280 x 720p display, 13 MP main camera with Full HD Video capability along with a 1.3MP front camera. The Optimus G also has 32Gb of inbuilt storage and a 2100 mAh battery along with NFC support. 

We are going hands on with the device shortly, Please stay tuned.



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LG launches Next-Gen Genius-Optimus G




4.7-inch True HD IPS Plus Display


Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro 1.5 GHz Quad-core processor


Latest Android Jellybean (v4.1.2)


2,100mAh battery


New Delhi, 27th February, 2012:  Designed to set a new benchmark in the industry, LG Electronics, a worldwide technology and design leader in mobile communications, today announced the launch of its innovative Smartphone- LG 
Optimus G. Optimus G blends LG’s Superior Design & Display technology with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 processor to take consumers’ mobile experience to an  entirely new level.  This 4.7 inch smartphone runs on the latest Android v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) and packs a mammoth battery of 2, 100 mAh.


Speaking at the launch, Mr. Soon Kwon, President South West Asia Region & MD, LG India,stated, “Drawing upon expertise from the LG Mobile Communications Company and gaining insights from the LG R&D team, we are proud to bring to our consumers LG Optimus G, a carefully styled super-phone. LG has kick-started 2013 by launching the first smartphone to run on Snapdragon S4 Pro. LG Optimus G meets the growing consumer demand by offering ample features like 13MP rear camera; 32 GB internal memory, Dual Screen / Dual Play, QSlide, Quick Translator, NFC


“Our aim at LG is to provide our customers with pioneering technology. We provide our users with enhanced experience by advanced and thoughtful engineering behind every feature. The smartphone encourages users to explore a world of boundless creativity and power and also, helps them balance between business and entertainment”, added Mr. Soon Kwon.




The best of technology


Optimus G boasts of ‘next generation quad-core’ processor and has enviable set of specifications. Its Snapdragon S4 processor enhances the smartphones performance making it faster and more powerful, this makes consumers day to day activities like web- browsing, reading e-books and playing high-end games easy and fun-filled experience! Optimus G users can seamlessly multitask between personal, business and entertainment needs and go beyond the limitations of a traditional smartphone.


The smartphone comes with a 13MP rear- end High Resolution camera and 1.3MP front facing camera. It has 32GB of internal memory and can support NFC. Running on Android v4.1.2 Jelly bean, LG has extended the OS with its own Optimus 3.0 UI for an optimum mobile experience.


Display and Design




LG’s true HD IPS Plus technology brings Optimus G’s 4.7 inch display to life. The Optimus G’s aspect ratio is 15:9 and boasts of a 320ppi high pixel density. The Optimus G is equipped with Zerogap Touch display technology. This technology brings visuals closer to the surface of the screen and gives a more immersive experience.




Standing by its design philosophy, Optimus G is stylishly designed into a slim, timeless form. Optimus G breaks away from tradition by flaunting a premium glass-made back graced with a crystal pattern. This patented Crystal Reflection has the ability to display different patterns depending on the angle and lighting.


Flood of applications


LG Optimus G has a lot of unique applications to boast about. Its QuickSlide feature allows consumers to simultaneously run two apps and multitask their way through work and play. It’s QuickTranslator easily translates any international language into English and vice-versa, while its QuickMemo app allows users to jot down important notes on any phone screenshot even while on active call. When videos are played in the player, the Zoom In function enables consumers to zoom in/ out of a live video. Dual Screen Dual Play, allows mirroring between the smartphone and a TV, and even activates different contents on each screen.


LG has introduced a number of apps to enhance the performance of its 13MP camera. Optimus G’s SmartShutter senses movement and automatically adjusts shutter speed to capture crisp, blur-free images. The CheeseShutter has voice recognition capabilities and automatically clicks a picture when one says ‘Cheese’. Other apps include LG’s SmartStay.


Keeping the current market trends in mind, and anticipating the future trends, LG smartphones would keep evolving consistently to offer that ultimate smartphone experience to its consumers. LG Optimus G truly embodies everything that a smartphone should have. LG’s Optimus G is priced at Rs 34,500 and will be available in various stores across India.


About LG Electronics India Pvt. Ltd. 




LG Electronics India Pvt. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of LG Electronics, South Korea was established in January 1997 in India. It is one of the most formidable brands in consumer electronics, home appliances, IT hardware and mobile communications space. In India for a decade, LG has earned a premium brand positioning and is the acknowledged trendsetter for the industry.




LGEIL’s manufacturing unit at Greater Noida is one of the most eco-friendly units among all LG manufacturing plants in the world. The second Greenfield facility is located at Ranjangaon; Pune has the capacity to manufacture GSM Phones, Colour Televisions, Air Conditioners, LCD TVs, Washing Machines, Refrigerators, Monitors and Optical Disc Drives.





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