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LG Optimus G launched in the Philippines priced at Php26,900

LG Optimus G officially launched in the Philippines!
LG Optimus G officially launched in the Philippines!

LG Optimus G officially lands in the Philippines

The LG Optimus G has finally landed in the Philippines! Competitively priced at Php26,900, this new flagship smartphone for LG Mobile Philippines has all the high-end specifications you’d want in your device including LTE connectivity, potentially long battery life, and a blazing fast quad-core processor. LG also says that the camera is one of the best you can find in a smartphone though we’ll have to test that for ourselves once we get our grubby hands on a review unit, lol.

Here’s a quick rundown of the full specifications.

LG Optimus G Spec Sheet

  • 1.5GHz Krait CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Pro
  • Adreno 320 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 32GB Internal Storage
  • 4.7-inches True HD-IPS+ LCD Capacitive Touch Screen
  • 768 x 1280 pixels, ~318 pixels per inch
  • 13.0-megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus, LED flash
  • Can record video 1080p@30fps
  • 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera
  • WiFi a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, WiFi hotspot, DLNA, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC
  • GPS with AGPS Support and GLONASS, 3G, HSPA+, HSDPA, LTE
  • Android Jelly Bean 4.1
  • 2,100 mAh battery

QSlide, QMemo, and QTranslate

So what makes it different from all the other Android handsets in the market today? To make it more interesting for users LG built-in three features: QSlide, QMemo, and Qtranslate. QSlide basically lets you see two screens on your display and you can control the opacity (transparency) and size of the secondary window. QMemo, on the other hand, is a note taking handwriting app. Combined with QSlide you can keep whatever you write “floating” on your screen. Lastly Qtranslate lets you take photos of words and it will translate for you in the language of your choice.

All three features are funky, gimmicky, but definitely fun to use. We’ll put them to the test when we review the handset.

LG Optimus G at the Unbox Podcast

During episode 12 of the Unbox Video Podcast, Paolo and our guest Joey featured the LG Optimus G. You can watch the full episode below but if you want to skip to just the LG Optimus G go to 22:17.

The LG Optimus G will be available in stores starting next week.

Carlo Ople

Carlo is the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of Unbox.ph. During daytime he’s the Managing Director and Partner of a Digital Marketing Agency in the Philippines and by nighttime he’s living out his passion as a gadget enthusiast and story teller through Unbox.

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