Remember when LG thought a 4:3 phablet was a good idea? In our first ever Throwback Thursday post, we look back at the LG Optimus Vu.
When Samsung's Galaxy Note launched, it was treated as an enthusiast device, which would never gain mainstream popularity due to its hulking size. Of course, given the staggering popularity of the device (and its successors), it wasn't long before other companies sought to steal a piece of the...
LG will start selling its Optimus Vu 3 on Friday via SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus service providers in Korea. The new LG phablet Vu 3 features a 5.2-inch display and will compete with Samsung‘s Galaxy Note 3. Samsung ….
Latest LG Vu handset drops the 'Optimus' name, adds Snapdragon 800 LG has announced a new device in its quirky 4:3 aspect ratio Vu product line, the Vu 3. Initially headed to the company's native South Korea, the Vu 3 will pack a 5.2-inch, 1280x960-resolution display and run Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 800 chip. Show More Summary
LG's oddly shaped Optimus Vu II is slated for an update next month, according to Korean site ETNews. The 4:3 large-format device, dubbed simply Vu 3 (LG has dropped the Optimus branding from flagship devices), has also appeared on an...Show More Summary
New version expected to borrow specs from the G2, keep the same odd form factor. LG is purportedly planning a new edition of its oddly-shaped Optimus Vu lineup with a larger display and more powerful internals for later this year. Just as we've seen with the LG G2, the Vu III will drop the "Optimus" branding and pick up some very high-end specs. Show More Summary
LG company follows its course in the vision of smart phones with larger screens, the distinguishing feature of which is the use of screens with an aspect ratio of 4:3, while other manufacturers offer a variety of widescreen aspect ratio. Show More Summary
LG attempted to beat Samsung at their own game with phablets by releasing the Optimus Vu, an oddly-shaped device. While we did not think it caught on too well, LG decided that it did and promptly released the Optimus Vu II, and now it seems that LG could be considering a successor. Show More Summary
Strategic Venture with VMware and Verizon Wireless Enables Secure Virtual Mobile Experience on LG’s Optimus Vu: LG Electronics (LG) announced that its Optimus Vu: — known as Intuition in the United States — is the first commercialized smartphone in the U.S. Show More Summary
Verizon has teamed up with privacy and business virtualization firm VMware to offer its Horizon Mobile virtual workspace solution on the LG Optimus Vu – known as the LG Intuition... Keep reading ?
LG's Optimus Vu is a 5-inch smartphone with a stylus that was designed to go toe-to-toe with the Galaxy Note and win. Unfortunately, it was unfriendly in your hand, had a miserable stylus and, worst of all, ran Gingerbread on dated hardware. Show More Summary
We already knew that LG's now jumped on the TD-LTE bandwagon with the demo of a modified Optimus G, but it turns out that China Mobile also announced several devices that are destined for its 4G market, including the 5-inch 1080p Huawei...Show More Summary
LG Shows New Panoramic Memo UX Feature in Optimus Vu: II LG Electronics will introduce a new feature, Panorama Note, on the Optimus Vu: II for the first time at the 2013 International CES, held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Panorama Note allows...Show More Summary
LG is set to show off a new "Panorama Note" feature for its stylus-toting Optimus Vu: II at CES 2013. The feature takes features of LG's current note apps that take advantage of the large 4:3 screen on the Vu, and combine it with some of the fundamentals of a panoramic photo. Show More Summary
LG has officially announced that the Optimus Vu is now for sale in the United Arab Emirates. This makes the 5-inch smartphone available in most major markets in North America, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and now the Middle East. The Optimus Vu eschews typical smartphone design, instead opting for a more squarish 4:3 aspect ration. Show More Summary
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Company LG Electronics predstaiva the Russian market smartphone LG Optimus Vu, directed, with her words, to perform everyday business tasks. The model is the presence of a large 5-inch IPS-LCD screen with an aspect ratio of 4:3, andShow More Summary
LG has just announced the availability of their new Optimus Vu in India. The handset retails for Rs 34,500 (about $640) outright. Specs-wise, the Indian version of Optimus Vu packs a 5.0-inch 1024 x 768 IPS capacitive touchscreen display, a 1.5GHz quad-core processor, a 1GB RAM, a 32GB of internal storage, dual cameras (1.3MP front [...]
The LG Optimus Vu has popped up on Expanys for £349 (approximately $564). This is basically the same version that we reviewed, except it has a Tegra 3 processor rather than the Snapdragon S3. AT 5-inches, the Vu is a Galaxy Note and Galaxy Note 2 competitor. Show More Summary
Good news for everyone who recently bought an LG (06657011) Android smartphone: You won’t have to wait very long for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. LG on Monday released a rough timeline for when its recent Android devices will get updated to Jelly Bean, with the first upgrade slated to launch next month. Show More Summary