LG Optimus Vu

Last updated: Feb 8th, 2012.

The LG Optimus Vu is a 5-inch device with a 4:3 aspect ratio. It breaks away from the standard 16:9 mold of tall and skinny devices, instead offering a smartphone that looks something like a tiny iPad at first glance.

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LG teases lineup for Mobile World Congress

With only days to go before we’re packing our bags and heading to beautiful Barcelona (jealous much?) for Mobile World Congress, LG has dropped what might be their final tease before they debut their 2013 lineup at the show. We’ve already been introduced to the Optimus G Pro and Optimus L Series II, but the …

LG Intuition for Verizon officially announced, launching Sep. 6th for $200

Verizon has finally formally announced the LG Intuition and its forthcoming availability. Just as previous rumors have suggested, September 6th is the landing date — or September 10th in store — and you can secure yours for $200.It’s the 5 inch “phablet” that boasts a strange 4:3 aspect ratio, and while it may not fit the …

Verizon LG Intuition press shots leaked, looking kind of fat in those jeans

Verizon’s LG Intuition, an Optimus Vu variant, is poised to launch sometime soon and first press renders of the device have finally shown up.  It still boasts that ridiculous 4:3 aspect ratio that makes it one of the more wider phones you’ll have ever carried.The device doesn’t host any remarkable features outside that aforementioned aspect …

LG Optimus Vu will be branded LG Intuition on Verizon, debut at $200

While we’ve known Verizon would be carrying the LG Optimus Vu for quite some time, but as we know Verizon likes to get a hold on branding. According to materials received by Droid-Life, Big Red will bring the device to market as the LG Intuition. Not only that, but we should be seeing it come …

Tegra 3-powered LG Optimus Vu: available globally this September

After launching the phone back in March in their native Korea, LG is ready to bring the phablet stylings of the Optimus Vu: to new regions around the globe. The phone landed in Japan this month and will make its way to select markets in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America in …

LG Optimus Vu officially headed to America

While we’ve long had suspcion of LG’s plans to bring the LG Optimus Vu to America, it is nice to get some solid confirmation. A press release by the South Korean company today mentioned that the device would be launched in the United States.The device features a 5 inch HD display, but the aspect ratio …

FCC filing suggest Verizon could soon host the LG Optimus Vu

A filing uncovered over at the FCC site shows us the outline of a device that looks remarkably similar to the LG Optimus Vu. If the 4G LTE logo didn’t give it away, the LG VS950 appears destined for Verizon. A quick check of the radios reveals LTE Band 13 support as well as CDMA …

LG Optimus Vu Now Available in Korea

LG was fast at work to get their devices launched following their Mobile World Congress announcements. One of those devices is the LG Optimus Vu and it’s now available in South Korea carriers SK Telecom and LG U+. The 5 inch 4:3 aspect ratio device was unveiled last week with a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, digitized …

LG Optimus Vu hands-on and first impressions [MWC 2012]

If you thought the Galaxy Note was ridiculously large, wait until you get a look at the LG Optimus Vu. While manufacturers want to sell these devices as blurring the line between a smartphone and tablet, it’s hard to say the Optimus Vu is anything but a table with the ability to make phone calls. …