LG is gearing up to launch the LG Optimus Vu a 5 inch Phablet in Middle East, Africa, Europe, Latin America and Asia in September 2012. The Optimus Vu will come with enhanced features powered by NVIDIA Tegra 3.
The LG Optimus Vu was initially launched in Korea in March 2012. LG claims that they already sold more than 500K handsets. Now this version that was launched in Korea came with dual core scorpion processor clocked at 1.5GHz running Android gingerbread (2.3) OS.
The same handset will now come with upgraded features like the NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad core processor and 5 inch IPS display screen with resolution 1024×768 pixels. There will be an 8MP rear camera and a front 1.3 for video chats / self photos.
Other features included are 1GB RAM and massive 32GB of internal storage. Add to it this version of Optimus Vu Phablet will run on Android 4.0 or ICS OS. To make good use of the large display area QuickMemo and Notebook apps comes pre-installed. This is similar to the note taking app that comes loaded on the Samsung Galaxy Note Phablet.
The LG Optimus Vu will compete with the Galaxy note 2 which is expected to hit the markets by end of this month. Pricing details are not known.
LG Optimus Vu key features and specifications
- Quad core NVIDIA Tegra 3 mobile processor with 5th battery saver core for longer battery life.
- 8.5mm thin with 168 grams weight.
- Android ICS (4.0)
- 5 inch capacitive IPS XGA supporting 1024×768 pixels resolution.
- 1GB RAM, 32GB internal storage.
- 1.3MP front and 8MP rear cameras.
- 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth and USB.