Whenever you hear the specs of mobile devices, you may read that they have Qualcomm Snapdragons, NVIDIA Tegras, or Samsung Exynos. LG is getting into this market with a new system-on-chip called LG Odin.
LG Electronics is going to start shipping the new G2 mini smartphone in certain Russian territories in April and then expand into Europe, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa several weeks after. The LG G2 mini has a 4.7-inch 960 x 540 display and quad-core processor. It has 8GB of internal storage, 1GB RAM, 8-megapixel camera, 2400mAh removable battery, SD card slot, and Android KitKat operating system. The Latin America and Middle East version of the phone will have a 1.7GHz NVIDIA quad-core Tegra 4i processor and 13-megapixel camera.
When LG unveiled the G Pro 2 smartphone last month, one of the new features that was announced was the “Knock Code.” The “Knock Code” feature will let users activate the display by tapping up to 80,000 programmable combinations.
LG Electronics has announced a new smartphone called the F70. The F70 is a 4.5-inch mid-tier smartphone that is targeted at LTE customers. The F70 has a 1.2GHz quad-core processor and removable 2440mAh battery, which is one of the largest capacities in its class. The F70 runs on the Google Android KitKat mobile operating system. Other specs include 1GB of RAM and a 5-megapixel rear camera. The LG F70 also features the Easy Home launch, which lets users increase the size of icons and fonts. The LG F70 also features the Knock Code feature. This lets users power on and unlock their smartphone by tapping on a personalized pattern on the screen of the phone.
LG Electronics has announced the G2 Mini. There are two versions of the LG G2 Mini. You will get a choice between the Snapdragon 400 or NVIDIA Tegra 4i chipset. Both of them will have a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU and 1GB of RAM. There is also going to be non-LTE versions available and dual-SIM variants. The display is 4.7 inches (540×960 pixels). The LG G2 Mini runs on Android KitKat (version 4.4 ) with the LG Optimus UI with the Guest Mode feature. The LG G2 Mini has a 8 megapixel camera with LED flash. The battery is 2440mAh, which is user-removable. There is a microSD card slot to expand into 8GB of storage.
The LG Knock Code unlocking feature was announced when the company revealed the G Pro 2 phablet. Above is a video demo of how it works. You will notice that the phone unlocks after the user knocks on the phone four times, which is this user’s custom setting. This feature is not hardware restricted so it may be added to the LG G2 in the Android 4.4 update.
LG Electronics has launched three budget smartphones, which will be debuting at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The devices are the L40, L70, and L90. All three of these devices have similar specs and designs except for the display sizes.
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LG has announced the G Pro 2 camera on Wednesday. The G Pro 2 has a 5.9-inch screen, which is larger than the original G Pro’s 5.5-inch panel. This means that the G Pro 2 is as big as the Galaxy Note 3 based on display size and has the same 1920×1080 resolution display.
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