With competition that includes Samsung’s Galaxy S III and HTC’s One X, LG is fighting an uphill battle with their newest smartphone. LG all but snuck into the high-end race with their the Optimus 4X HD. Its specs are impressive, but how does it stack up when put through real-world tests? Keep reading and we’ll let you know if this quad-core, HD smartphone can give Samsung and HTC a run for their money.Video Review · Specs · Hardware · User Interface/Software · Battery Life · Camera · Performance · Purchasing/Availability · Conclusion · Scored for [...]
As you can clearly see in the image above, the phone outlined on the left is exactly the phone pictured on the right, which means that the LG VS950 is indeed the LG Optimus VU — or a variant of some sort. On this exact same note we can draw the conclusion that the LG VS950, aka LG Optimus VU, is heading to Verizon, at least according to FCC.
There’s no mention of the “Optimus VU” moniker though, but the filing reveals that the VS950 is packing NFC and LTE band 13 plus GSM 850/1900MHz compatibility. LG introduced its 4:3 aspect ratio phablet with the [...]
Watch this week’s Android Revolution as we go through all the hot stuff that’s happening at Google I/O. We begin by talking about Google’s first tablet, the Nexus 7 and how it impacts other competing tablets in the market. We later talk about Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and why it matters. We then cover all the details of Google’s enhanced Voice Search and a new service called Google Now that plans to make Siri look like last-years technology. Then we talk about the dramatic price drop that Google just made to the Galaxy Nexus, now costing just $350 off-contract. We [...]
Our good friends over at Negri Electronics were kind enough to provide us with this evaluation unit of LG’s latest and greatest smartphone, the LG 4X HD. 4X, as you probably deduced stands for “quad core”.
This isn’t a US phone, in fact, our version came pre-configured for German, and it shows! That’s okay, it’s easy enough to change languages in Android, so we won’t dwell on it. The phone takes a standard-sized GSM SIM, so it will work anywhere under a GSM umbrella. The box is shrink-wrapped, which is somewhat unusual, but once the warp [...]
On June 21, Sony has finally decided to release the official Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Xperia S, meeting the Q2 target, but unfortunately things were not as smooth as everyone expected. Users were reporting problems updating even with phones having SI numbers for which Sony confirmed the updates.
Now the manufacturer has updated the status of the refreshes and told the world they would re-release the firmware updates. The official wording says: “We have identified the earlier issues and are working to implement the solution across all available ICS updates. This [...]