LG Optimus G smartphone is one of the hot discussion topics in the tech world currently. This  phone comes up with a quad-core processor, and a 13-megapixel camera. Some of the specifications of the phone are detail reviewed below:


First thing that you notice in an  LG Optimus G is its flat structural design with clean edges rounded corners, a lustrous black front, and a Nexus 4-like glass back. Another uique feature of this phone is that the front and back glass is made from Gorilla Glass 2 making it extremely durable and scratch resistant.  As this phone has a weight of 145 grams, it’s quite heavy when compared to other models.

The front  glass doesn’t have any virtual buttons, instead completely covered by a 4.7-inch display. You can find three buttons for navigating through the interface below the screen. The front lens of the camera is located above the screen towards the right side along with a notification LED light, with the LG branding at the middle and sensors towards the left.

There is a thin chrome coating over the screen.
You can also find a rectangular camera lens in the back coated with a chrome frame.

The bottom edge also comes a micro-USB and a microphone port. There is also a secondary microphone for noise cancellation.

The 4.7-inch  display comes with a resolution of 1280×768 pixels and a pixel density of 320ppi. The screen is bright and it has got excellent color rendering feature. All the  text on the screen will look crisp whereas app icons and images seem to be more sharp.

The LG Optimus G has a 13-megapixel rear camera with auto focus and face tracking. There is also a  time catch shot feature that starts taking pictures even before the trigger is pressed and displays 5 best shots that you have taken. You can choose a multitude of modes and effects to click perfect pictures.

Another best thing is that with this phone you can shoot even full-HD videos with a frame rate of 30 frames per second. You can even take still photos in shooting mode.

Software and User Interface

The LG Optimus G runs Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean and LG has added its own Optimus UI layer on top, greatly bringing in a different look and feel for the interface , thereby enabling you to customize your phone. There is an attractive  smart screen feature that keeps the screen on if the phone detects the user’s eyes are looking over it. You can have up to seven screens and choose different animated phones. Optimus has even brought a change in the Back button by keeping iton the left side just like Nexus phones.

Battery Life

The LG Optimus G comes with a 1.5GHz Qualcomm S4 Pro quad-core processor with 2GB RAM onboard, and an Adreno 320 chip (400 MHz) for processing graphics. There is 32GB of internal storage, out of which 25GB is available to the user. The weak point of this phone is that it doesn’t have a memory card slot.
LG Optimus G is a good phone for anyone who prefers a feature rich Android smartphone over phablets.

At ebay the price of this smartphone is Rs. 30,364.00.

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Yogitha, loves to write, on just about anything. Realising her passion not too late in life, she managed to complete her Masters in Communication from Women's Christian College, Chennai. Currently, she works as a Technical Writer with Cognizant. A complete 'sitcom buff'', her current must see list has 'The Big Bang Theory' right on top!

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