LG G2 Coming to Canada

LG G2 Coming to Canada (CNW Group/LG Electronics Canada)

LG's latest premium device introduces new direction in Smartphone design

TORONTO, Aug. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - LG Electronics (LG) today announced the all new LG G2 smartphone will be coming to Canadian carriers and retailers this fall. The first smartphone introduced under LG's new "G" Series for premium devices, the LG G2, will be available through carrier partners Bell Mobility, Rogers, SaskTel, TELUS, Videotron and WIND Mobile as well as national retailers Best Buy, Future Shop, Target Mobile™, Tbooth wireless, The Source, WIRELESS etc. and WIRELESSWAVE.

Announced globally last week in New York City, LG's newest flagship device brings more customer-centric innovations. Based on LG's research of consumer lifestyles and behaviours, the smartphone offers users more real-life benefits such as ergonomic design, practical functions and an intuitive user experience.

"In developing the LG G2, we listened to and learned from what consumers were telling us they wanted in a premium smartphone," said Geoffrey McMurdo, Vice President Mobile Communications, LG Canada. "LG G2 features a unique design with an ultra thin display bezel and innovative rear key, intuitive user experience and time saving innovations. Through our strong carrier and retail partnerships, our most exciting and ambitious mobile phone, the LG G2 will be available to Canadians nationally this fall."

Key Specifications:

  • Processor: 2.26GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 featuring quad CPU
  • Display: 5.2-inch Full HD IPS (1080 x 1920 pixels / 423 ppi)
  • Memory: 32GB
  • RAM: 2GB LPDDR3 800MHz
  • Camera: Rear 13.0MP with OIS / Front 2.1MP
  • Battery: 3,000mAh
  • Operating System: Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 (with planned OS upgrades)
  • Size: 138.5 x 70.9 x 8.9mm
  • Colours: Black / White

For more information on the LG G2, please visit LG Canada at www.lg.com. You can also follow us on facebook.com/LGCanada and twitter @LGCanada.

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About LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company
The LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company is a global leader and innovator in mobile communications. With its breakthrough technologies and innovative designs, LG continues to establish a number of benchmarks in the smartphone market, while also helping create a better lifestyle for consumers by delivering a wholly enhanced smartphone experience. As a leader in 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology, LG continues its commitment to developing ground-breaking LTE technologies and fulfilling consumer demands with differentiated LTE devices of the highest quality, all of which are based on the company's wealth of LTE patents and technical knowledge.

About LG Electronics Canada
The LG brand was established in 1995. The company is a global leader in electronics, information and communications products, with more than 117 operations around the world, and annual worldwide revenues of more than US $49 billion. LG Canada is comprised of five business units - Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, Home Entertainment, Business Solutions and Commercial Air Conditioning. The company has offices in Toronto and Vancouver. LG Canada is focused on delivering award-winning products known for blending style and technology. These innovative products include cell phones, flat screen TVs, laptop computers and home appliances. For more information please visit www.LG.com.


SOURCE LG Electronics Canada

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Media Contacts:

Court Elliott
Senior Manager, Brand Communications, LG Electronics Canada, Inc. 
P: 647-253-6300. ext 2903 | C: 647.828.0462 
court.elliott@lge.com

Anne Morello
Senior Consultant, LG-One Canada
P: 416-486-5904 | C: 416.316.4840
anne.morello@lg-one.com