LG’s next flagship smartphone model which will succeed the Optimus G is the Optimus G2. The company together with Qualcomm announced that the next flagship device will be running on the Snapdragon 800 chip however they did not refer to the device as the G2. While information surrounding this upcoming model is scarce a few credible rumors are spreading about its possible specs and features.
We all know that the company will be hosting an event this coming August 7 which is to be held in New York. This is most likely going to be the company’s official announcement of the G2 as well as the rest of their lineup for 2013. The South Korean market will however get the chance to try out the G2 first as it is said to become available as early as July before spreading out to other markets.
So what do we know of the Optimus G2 so far? While no official specifications have been released by the company yet we’ve listed some of its rumored specs below.
- Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core 2.3 GHz processor
- Adreno 330 GPU
- 2 GB RAM
- 32GB of storage
- 13 megapixel camera
Twitter account @evleaks has also just leaked a photo of what appears to be the G2 with a 5 inch edge-to-edge 1080p display. The device has an extremely slim bezel making it difficult to place physical buttons at the front. The capacitive and home screen buttons are now located on-screen while the other buttons will be placed at the back of the device. These buttons may include the power button and the volume rocker key.
Even if the specs are purely rumors right now they are pretty impressive. Several sources say that this is going to be the best smartphone that LG has produced so far.
We will get to know everything about this device this coming August 7 when it gets announced. Stay tuned on our coverage of this event.