LG launches its G2 smartphone in the UAE

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LG Electronics has finally unveiled its flagship smartphone the LG G2, deeming it the first handset inspired by the behavior and lifestyle of mobile users around the world. The G2 is considered one of LG Electronics exceptional handsets launched within the G brand series.

The phone’s sleek design boasts smooth edges, free of buttons. Instead, the buttons are found on the mobile’s rear and below the camera. The dial can control the volume, while the power button can also activate the camera function or run the “QuickNote” application to record notes when pressed for a longer time period.

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This arrangement makes taking notes and pictures easier than ever before. In addition to its bold and unprecedented design, the G2 phone comes with a KnockON feature that enables the user to switch the phone power on or off with utmost ease and comfort and only by touching the screen twice in a row. Furthermore, the rear key boasts LED lights that enable the user to be informed once he/she receives a notification should the phone be flipped faced down.

The G2 operates using an Android 4.2.2 operating system, while boasting a 5.2 inch, 1920×1080 pixels screen enhanced with a user interface technology and IPS high-definition (Full HD), which makes it the slimmest Full HD LCD handset in the world, further featuring ultimate contrast and a brightness of 450 units.

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The handset’s screen comes at a thickness of 2.65mm and a width that does not exceed 2.7 inches, these figures make it easier to hold in one hand. It is further enhanced with a GRAM memory in order to reduce energy consumption by 26%, and increase the time of use by 10%. It also boasts the most advanced of Qualcomm processor, the quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor of 2.26 GHz frequency, designed to enable users to view and record video clips and audio files with superior accuracy and better standards of graphics and data transmission combining speed, accuracy and image clarity.

The phone is available with a 16GB of storage capacity, and a battery with a capacity of 3000 mAh. Furthermore, the G2 comes with two cameras, a front 2.1 mp camera, and a 13MP back Optical Image Stabilizer (OIS), the LG G2 is able to capture clear images even when in motion or in dim lighting. With the ability to take 1080p videos at 60fps, it has set a high bar for other smartphones. In addition, LG G2 offers 24 bit/192kHz Hi-Fi playback that reproduces studio-like quality sound, far superior to a CD.

In addition to the advanced unprecedented 24-bit frequency, the G2’s 192 kHz SOUND makes it the first choice for entertainment, as it offers high quality, audio, video, and gaming experiences. LG Electronics added a number of exceptional features in the phone, with the most prominent being the “Answer Me ” feature, designed to allow for automated answering once risen to the user’s ear.

The handset also comes with a “Plug & Pop” feature that provides a range of options, features, functions and applications when connecting the headphones or a USB cable to it, and a “QuickMemo” feature which allows for the writing of quick notes, as well as the “Guest Mode” feature that protects users’ privacy. Through it the user can choose what to display for each person using the handset, thus running a locking mode of its own.

The handset can also be used as a remote control for home appliances, as it supports infrared technology. The “Slide Aside” feature also enables users to use three fingers on the application to drag to the right, or to save it in the background.

Key Specifications:
– Processor: 2.26GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Processor
– Display: 5.2-inch Full HD IPS (1080 x 1920 pixels / 423 ppi)
– Memory: 16GB
– RAM: 2GB LPDDR3 800MHz
– Camera: Rear 13.0MP with OIS / Front 2.1MP
– Battery: 3,000mAh
– Operating System: Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2
– Size: 138.5 x 70.9 x 8.9mm
– Colors: Black / White

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Chris N. Fernando is an experienced media professional with over two decades of journalistic experience. He is easily excited by the smallest of technologies around. He is an Android fanboy at heart, who also owns an iPhone, a Windows Phone, and a BlackBerry. Though he uses a MacBook Pro at work, he also uses a Windows PC, an Xbox One and an Xbox 360 for all his gaming requirements. True gadget lover at heart!