LG G2 archive

  • LG Knock Code unlocking is coming to G2, G Flex and other LG devices
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    LG Knock Code unlocking is coming to G2, G Flex and other LG devices

    By 25 March 2014

    LG has confirmed it will be rolling out its Knock Code feature to "key LG smartphones" starting with the G2 and the G Flex. Knock Code is the next step from LG's KnockOn which uses a double tap of the screen to wake the phone before unlocking. Using Knock...

  • LG's upcoming LG G3 tipped to be waterproof and dustproof
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    LG's upcoming LG G3 tipped to be waterproof and dustproof

    By 10 March 2014

    LG's upcoming LG G3 smartphone will take on Samsung's Galaxy S5 with waterproof and dustproof functionality, according to ETnews.  This means you won't have to fret if your handset slips off the kitchen counter into the water and dish soap. The publication...

  • LG G2 mini vs LG G2: What's the difference?
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    LG G2 mini vs LG G2: What's the difference?

    By 20 February 2014

    LG has announced the LG G2 mini, a mid-range handset to make its first showing during the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona next week and although it won't necessarily be released in every country around the world, it has been confirmed as...

  • LG G2 mini global rollout starts in March, coming to UK too (update)
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    LG G2 mini global rollout starts in March, coming to UK too (update)

    By 20 February 2014

    LG has furnished us with further details of the LG G2 mini smartphone. The phone was announced yesterday, with some specifications listed, but now the entire official list of specs is available and it looks to be a decent handset for those on a budget....

  • LG G2 mini confirmed, to debut at MWC
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    LG G2 mini confirmed, to debut at MWC

    By 19 February 2014

    LG is to launch a smaller version of its flagship Android smartphone during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week. Its existence was already known, thanks to a picture posted on LG's Facebook page a week ago, but confirmed details have now been...

  • LG G Pro 2 camera with OIS and 13-megapixels detailed by LG
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    LG G Pro 2 camera with OIS and 13-megapixels detailed by LG

    By 4 February 2014

    LG has just announced that its optical image stabilisation (OIS) camera will make an appearance in the LG G Pro 2. The camera will pack 13-megapixels and aims to correct for shake. OIS cameras have appeared before, in the LG G2 and originally in the...

  • LG G3 smartphone to release in May with 5.5-inch QHD display?
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    LG G3 smartphone to release in May with 5.5-inch QHD display?

    By 18 January 2014

    The LG G3 will release on 17 May, according to the latest round of rumours. PhoneArena, which cited a report from Korean website Asiae, claimed LG's next flagship will launch this spring with a QHD display. The display will allegedly have a 1440 x 2560...

  • LG G2 Mini specs appear on benchmarking test: Quad-core and KitKat are present
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    LG G2 Mini specs appear on benchmarking test: Quad-core and KitKat are present

    By 23 December 2013

    The LG G2 Mini is almost certainly on its way. Everyone is doing a mini version of their flagship phone these days and the latest trend, from the likes of Sony, is towards full specced handsets but just with a smaller screen. LG appeared to be following...

  • LG G2 Mini could be on its way soon
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    LG G2 Mini could be on its way soon

    By 10 December 2013

    The LG G2 flagship smartphone, which has had a very good reception from users and reviewers alike, could be getting a down-sized version. It's been the way with the HTC One mini, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini and the rumoured Sony Xperia Z1S, and now it...

  • LG turns to Chickens to improve G2 optical image stabilisation
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    LG turns to Chickens to improve G2 optical image stabilisation

    By 29 November 2013

    LG says that it has turned to a natural technology found in chickens to help it better stabilise the camera on the new LG G2 smartphone. That's the premise of a spoof video the Korean company has created that features a cameraman on the look out for the...

  • LG Odin 2.2GHz octa-core chip hints at move away from third-party chip manufacturers, just like Samsung
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    LG Odin 2.2GHz octa-core chip hints at move away from third-party chip manufacturers, just like Samsung

    By 22 November 2013

    LG has been doing very well in the smartphone and tablet world lately. The G2 was loved by all and the Nexus 7 tablet is selling extremely well. So it comes as no surpirse that LG is now working on its own CPU called Odin. This is much like Samsung does...

  • Best mobile phone 2013: 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees
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    Best mobile phone 2013: 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    By 14 November 2013

    There will always be one category that has everyone fighting, and this year is no different as the competition for best mobile phone returns. Some excellent handsets have launched this year, from the fabulously designed HTC One to the Apple iPhone 5S...

  • Google Nexus 5 vs LG G2: What's the difference?
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    Google Nexus 5 vs LG G2: What's the difference?

    By 1 November 2013

    Google has finally unveiled its Nexus 5 smartphone and juts a cursory glance at the specifications makes for pleasant reading for tech fans. Manufacturer LG has packed a lot of top spec in the phone, making it look extremely good value at £299 for the...

  • LG revenues down year-on-year, but mobile device sales up 24 per cent in Q3
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    LG revenues down year-on-year, but mobile device sales up 24 per cent in Q3

    By 24 October 2013

    LG has posted its third quarter 2013 financial results which reveal the company reaped revenues of $12.51 billion (£7.73 billion) for the period. And while that is down year-on-year, operating profit is up by 27 per cent. The company blames the shortfall...

  • LG G2 release date: Where and when can I get it?
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    LG G2 release date: Where and when can I get it?

    By 1 October 2013

    The LG G2, the new flagship smartphone from LG, has finally arrived in the UK following its launch in the US earlier this year. The handset sports a 5.2-inch Full HD display, a Rear-key design replacing side buttons, along with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800...

  • A week in reviews: 9 - 13 September
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    A week in reviews: 9 - 13 September

    By 14 September 2013

    In a week coloured by Apple announcements and just as the packed-out IFA electronics show in Berlin draws to a close, it's a surprise we've had any time to review, well, anything at all this week. Throw in the Intel Developers Forum in San Francisco and...

  • LG G2 video review
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    LG G2 video review

    By 13 September 2013

    For our full, written opinion of this amazing little phone, head over to the LG G2 review. 

  • LG G2 review
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    By 13 September 2013

    If LG is going to make a success of its premier G2 smartphone, complete with 5.2-inch screen, it's going to need to battle it out hard with Samsung, Apple and Sony while trying not to make the same mistakes as HTC - like not spending enough on good quality...

  • LG G2 release dates announced for AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon
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    LG G2 release dates announced for AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon

    By 5 September 2013

    Following word earlier this week the LG G2 will hit the US and Germany in September, prominent US carriers Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile announced release dates for the new LG flagship.  Verizon is first up to launching the LG G2, making it available to...

  • LG G2 in-depth hands-on video
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    LG G2 in-depth hands-on video

    By 4 September 2013

    LG has, for some time, been making rather nice phones that have been largely ignored by everyone. We loved the Optimus 2X and thought it was one of the smarter additions to the Android phone world that we'd seen. It was only with the Nexus 4 that the...

  • LG G2 hands-on
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    LG G2 hands-on

    By 4 September 2013

    We get our hands-on the new LG G2.  You can also see our hands-on photos from the phone's launch in New York, or look at our "unboxing" video. We'll have a full review live very soon. 

  • LG G2 unboxing
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    LG G2 unboxing

    By 3 September 2013

    We don't do unboxing videos because they're pointless, but for the LG G2 we thought we'd take a stab at it. We'll have a proper hands-on with the phone later, but for now, here is our take on removing something from a box. 

  • LG G2 launching in US and Germany in September, following South Korea primetime
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    LG G2 launching in US and Germany in September, following South Korea primetime

    By 3 September 2013

    LG Electronics announced on Tuesday that the US and Germany will get its flagship LG G2 smartphone in September, following a launch in South Korea in late-August. The company is vague on exact details, but is providing a general time frame on when we...

  • European version of the LG G2 will have wireless charging through separate case
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    European version of the LG G2 will have wireless charging through separate case

    By 15 August 2013

    Following word that Verizon has the exclusive on the LG G2's wireless charging feature, we were wondering if that extended to the LG G2 across the rest of the globe, and not just the US. In turn, LG confirmed with Pocket-lint on Thursday that the European...

  • Verizon sign-up page for the LG G2 confirms Qi wireless charging exclusivity
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    Verizon sign-up page for the LG G2 confirms Qi wireless charging exclusivity

    By 15 August 2013

    US carrier Verizon Wireless has gone on a bit of sign-up page frenzy, having launched pages for the Moto X and HTC One this week. Now go ahead and add LG to the mix, as Big Red on Wednesday launched a page for the LG G2 to receive the "latest information"...