LG Electronics Launches its New Smartphone “Optimus Vu” in The Local Market

Combining Attributes of Smartphones and Tablets in One

LG Electronics, leading provider of home appliances, digital technology, and mobile phones, recently unveiled its flagship “Optimus Vu” handset in local market, offering a unique combination of tablet-like viewing with smartphone portability.

The model was officially launched at a press conference held on December 18th, 2012, at LG’s headquarters, whereby Mobile Marketing Manager at LG Levant, Mohammad Al Yousef spoke about the “Optimus Vu” features.

At the event he explained that the Optimus Vu was designed to maximize what customers could do with a smart-phone by offering an optimal 4:3 ratio viewing experience, 5-inch display combined with attributes of high functionality, and user friendliness in one.

The model’s large 5-inch display with optimal 4:3 aspect ratio makes viewing documents, books, internet and multimedia content easier and more comfortable. This aspect ratio is optimized for viewing to grasp more at a glance and for note taking, thus increasing productivity in everyday life. Moreover, Optimus Vu utilizes IPS display technology which realizes every color in its natural state, ensuring the best viewing experience even under bright sunlight and provides a wide viewing angle and crystal clear colors at 768X1024 for content on the display and 650 nits of brightness.

With dimensions of 139.6 x 90.4 x 8.5 mm, this model is the thinnest in its category and perfectly suited for a hand and fits comfortably in a jacket pocket. The device runs on a powerful NVIDIA TEGRA 1.5GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM , 32 GB internal memory and comes with an 8-mega pixel LED Flash back camera and a 1.3 mega pixel front camera to support video calls.

It also supports WiFi and DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) teachnologies, and HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface), thus allowing for easy share of and transfer of data and multimedia content across devices and on TV. The device uses a 2,080 mAh battery.

Furthermore, the Optimus Vu operates using the latest edition of the Android 4.0 platform (ice cream sandwich) operating system, granting greater support for a wider spectrom of applications. Its unique built-in QuickMemo™ allows users to conveniently capture screenshots and write memos with a single push. Furthermore its capture, comment and share with QuickMemo feature allows for the sharing of content with ease.

Commenting further on the new launch Mr. Yongmoo Kim, Mobile General Manager at LG Levant said that LG had reached new heights of ingenuity with its release of its Optimus Vu model, as this handset offers multimedia lovers and users at large a world of possibilities set to make their lives easier, an end that is pivotal to LG Electronics aims, proving once again that life is good with LG. Optimus Vu is just one example of what we can achieve when we combine our best technology with customer needs.

It is worth noting that LG Electronics is committed to providing high quality and efficient products that utilize a number of smart technologies, while maintaining the modern designs that cater to the different tastes of the consumers.

Source: Zawya.Com – Press Release – 26 December 2012