Review: LG Optimus G for AT&T
Wow, LG. Well done. I've been disappointed with nearly every smartphone made by LG for the last few years. The Optimus G erases those failures and elevates the game. The Optimus G may not be perfect, but it is as close as LG has ever come to perfection.
The Optimus G is a solid competitor to the Galaxy S III, HTC One X, and iPhone 5. I like the G's hardware much more than I do the GS3 and I'd put it on par with the iPhone 5. The screen is killer; the voice/signal performance very good; the build quality the best to come from LG's manufacturing facilities; and the 8-megapixel camera is very competitive. I do wish battery life were a bit better, though.
AT&T's version of the Optimus G is clearly better when it comes to the hardware, but its UI tweaks are more annoying than those made by Sprint. Any way you look at it, the LG Optimus G is a looker and a performer.
AD article continues below...
Hands-On: LG Optimus G
LG brought the Optimus G to New York City and Phone Scoop took it for a spin. Here are our initial thoughts on LG's latest flagship smartphone.
Sprint's Optimus G Follows AT&T's on Nov. 11, Also $199
Sprint today revealed launch plans for its variant of the LG Optimus G. Sprint will begin taking preorders for the Optimus G on November 1.
Carphone Warehouse Lists 'Nexus 4' For Sale
Carphone Warehouse, the largest cell phone distributor in the U.K., has listed a phone on its web site called the Nexus 4. According to Carphone Warehouse, the Nexus 4 has features similar to that of the LG Optimus G.
Jelly Bean Hits AT&T's LG Optimus G
AT&T today announced that owners of the LG Optimus G can download and install the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean system update. Android 4.1 adds Google Now, Project Butter, and other enhancements.
AT&T's LG Optimus G Goes On Sale November 2 for $199
AT&T today announced that its version of the LG Optimus G will be available starting November 2. It will cost $199.99 with a new contract.