LG Optimus G leaked to be OEM’s most powerful smartphone yet?

LG could be getting ready to drop a monster of a device if recent rumors are to be believed. AsiaToday has claimed to have heard of one “ LG Optimus G,” a superphone that would rival the likes of Samsung’s Galaxy S3.

It’s said to feature LTE with VoLTE capabilities, a 4.7 inch TrueHD IPS display, 2GB of RAM, a 13 megapixel camera, and a quad-core SoC of unknown variety. Naturally we’d guess Tegra 3 or Qualcomm’s quad-core S4, but anything’s liable to be inside that beast.

For software, LG’s bringing their latest Optimus UI atop a healthy helping of Ice Cream Sandwich. So are we slated to see this thing at IFA? We can’t say for sure.

LG will definitely be at IFA for a few different areas of their electronics business, but it’s possible they could be leaving this phone behind until a later date. But we’re keeping our fingers crossed that they’ll add on to the already exciting showing we expect to see in Berlin starting August 31st. [via PocketDroid]

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  • ari_free

    Keep pushing the state of the art in phone hardware!

  • TBN27

    Sounds like the perfect G-Series successor…. If it were to only happen.

  • Marsg

    >.> wtf 13 mp cam, quad core, 2g ram, I really hope they don’t screw it up, the only thing that would make this any better sounding is if it came with on screen nav

  • scoter man1

    Now if another company would do something similar. I dont know why but I just dont feel all that comfortable buying an LG phone. Brand phobia I guess?

    • ari_free

      People once said the same thing about Samsung, back when the best Android was a Motorola Droid.

  • Don_SoLow

    Too bad it’s LG…

    • Michael Thompson

      Kinda what I was thinking. Weak tech and weak build. Weak.

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  • Fuzzypaw

    Samsung used to have the reputation for making worthless hardware, maybe LG will shed that too.