LG to launch the Optimus Vu in September
LG has recently announced that the company is all prepared to launch its smartphone/tablet hybrid device globally sometime in September. This is a 5-inch Android based ‘phablet’ called LG Optimus Vu which was first unveiled earlier at MWC 2012 in February.
The LG Optimus Vu has already been up for grabs in Korea and LG has managed to sell over 500,000 units of the same. The company has mentioned that the device will launch in parts of Asia, Latin America, Middle East, Africa and Europe in September.
The Optimus Vu sports a 5-inch display however in a 4:3 aspect ratio and 1024 x 768 pixels resolution. The device is powered by a NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM and has 32GB of internal storage. It comes with Android 4.0 ICS and also includes an 8 megapixel rear camera along with a 1.3 megapixel front facing camera.
Further this device comes preloaded with the LG Quick Memo and Notebook apps which make it easier for users to take notes using a stylus. On the other hand Samsung is expected to launch the new Galaxy Note II at IFA 2012 and it is obvious that the LG device has a hardcore competitor.