LG G2

LG G2 hardware round-up

LG G2 hardware round-up

This morning LG revealed the LG G2, their headliner for the year 2013 in smartphone form, complete with a 5.2-inch display and a back-facing set of physical buttons. With no physical buttons around the sides of this smartphone and only on-screen buttons up front, this device is LG's most unique hardware delivery of the year - if not in their whole smartphone-toting history. What we've learned today is what this device is made of and what makes it tick, starting with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor.

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LG G2 vs Galaxy S 4 vs Moto X: hero phone war

LG G2 vs Galaxy S 4 vs Moto X: hero phone war

Now that LG has released its 2013 hero smartphone in the LG G2, it's time to hit the specifications battleground. What we're doing here on SlashGear first is taking on not just the Samsung Galaxy S 4, but the Motorola Moto X as well, aiming to give you an idea of the range of devices that are now sitting up on top of the game from several of the smartphone universe's top brands. We'll be saving the HTC One for a separate, individual battle - coming up not long after this one.

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T-Mobile LG G2 teams with Optimus F6 and F3 carrier companions this summer

T-Mobile LG G2 teams with Optimus F6 and F3 carrier companions this summer

While T-Mobile isn't sharing information on pricing or actual release dates for the LG G2 as of yet, they're certainly keen to let it be known that they're carrying the device. This is LG's first multi-carrier release, so to speak, as the LG G2 hits all four of the top four USA-based mobile groups last this year. Joining the LG G2 are a couple of smaller smartphones hitting it off at what will certainly be lower price points as well: LG Optimus F6 and LG Optimus F3.

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LG G2 battery detailed: “Stepped” for maximized energy and space

LG G2 battery detailed: “Stepped” for maximized energy and space

Under the hood of LG's new LG G2 smartphone, announced just today, comes no less than a 3,000mAh "Stepped Battery." When LG decided to create a hero phone in the LG G2, they didn't take Motorola's approach with the Moto X, they went straight for the gullet with a specifications war. One of the places this aim is quite evident is in this smartphones new method for battery delivery.

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LG G2 hands-on

LG G2 hands-on

The LG G2, the company's latest Android smartphone, is here, and we've been spending some hands-on time with the 5.2-inch flagship to see how it shapes up in a crowded market. LG has dipped into all of its different divisions - displays, batteries, and more - to cherry-pick their best technologies, pairing them with Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 800 2.3GHz quadcore and the first smartphone 13-megapixel camera with optical image stabilization. Does that make it the Android phone to have? Read on for our first impressions.

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LG G2 camera delivers 13MP with Full-HD 60fps video

LG G2 camera delivers 13MP with Full-HD 60fps video

With the delivery of the LG G2 comes expectations for greatness - and with all modern smartphones, this means a great camera experience. Here with the LG G2 the user will be working with a 13-megapixel camera on its back, this working with the ability to capture Full-HD 60fps video and photos with optical image stabilization.

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LG G2 display detailed: 5.2 inches and near-borderless

LG G2 display detailed: 5.2 inches and near-borderless

The LG G2 is being delivered to the public this week at an event where LG has, first and foremost, made it clear that they're no to be beaten in the display department. With the LG G2, the user will be working with a 5.2-inch display working with "True FHD". What LG means when they say True FHD is a more "true" version of Full-HD at 1920 × 1080 than competing smartphones that work with Pentile technology.

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LG G2 back-facing buttons: what do they do?

LG G2 back-facing buttons: what do they do?

This week the LG G2 was revealed by the company as a flagship smartphone "Learning from You" - so how does that translate to these new back-facing hardware buttons? What you've got here is a smartphone with a 5.2-inch display, one that takes up nearly 80% of the front of the device. There's no room for buttons up there - and the edges are too thin to hold said buttons. So to the back they go.

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LG G2 release set for “all four major carriers in the US”

LG G2 release set for “all four major carriers in the US”

This week the LG G2 has been introduced by LG, aimed at carriers around the world and "all four major carriers in the US". This means that LG will be releasing the smartphone to Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile USA. It'll be doing this as the first worldwide-launching smartphone to carry the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor as well.

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LG G2 official: near-borderless display up front, buttons on the back

LG G2 official: near-borderless display up front, buttons on the back

Today LG makes the LG G2 official, showing this next-generation device to be coming with what looks to be the closest-to-borderless display up front that a smartphone has ever been delivered with. This smartphone is made to be thin: so thin that the power and volume buttons traditionally situated around its edges have been pushed to the back entirely. That means its camera sits up high, while directly below you've got a power button and volume up and down.

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