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."
Processor: 2.26GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 featuring quad CPU
Display: 5.2-inch Full HD IPS (1080 x 1920 pixels / 423 ppi)
RAM: 2GB LPDDR3 800MHz
Camera: Rear 13.0MP with OIS / Front 2.1MP
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.
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SOURCE: LG Electronics Canada
For further information:
Senior Manager, Brand Communications, LG Electronics Canada, Inc.
P: 647-253-6300. ext 2903 | C: 647.828.0462
Senior Consultant, LG-One Canada
P: 416-486-5904 | C: 416.316.4840