LG Optimus Black Preview: Hands on video

One more hands preview from Mobile World Congress today. This time it’s the LG Optimus Black Android handset which feature the company’s newest 4inch WVGA IPS panel called Nova display. Under the hood you’ll find a TI OMAP 3630 SoC clocked at 1Ghz powering the whole thing. This is obviously far from the Optimus 3D’s insane hardware specifications but should be enough to run Android 2.3 without any problem. This SoC includes a PowerVRSGX530 GPU so you can expect 3D performance to be weaker than the Galaxy S and its SGX540.

Continue reading LG Optimus Black Preview: Hands on video →

LG Optimus 3D and Optimus Tab specifications unveiled

LG has just unveiled some of the hardware specifications of the LG Optimus 3D and Optimus Pad ahead of their official outing tomorrow morning here in Barcelona. The major surprise here is that unlike the Optimus 2X and Optimus Pad the Optimus 3D isn’t powered by an nVidia Tegra 2 but LG decided to use the newest TI OMAP 4 dual-core SoC instead. The Optimus 3D sure looks like multimedia beast with it’s glasses free 3D screen, Dual cameras (3D video recording and DNLA/HDMI output capability. I’ll go hands-on with both devices tomorrow. Press release after the break:

Continue reading LG Optimus 3D and Optimus Tab specifications unveiled →

LG Optimus Black with new NOVA display announced

LG has just announced the LG Optimus Black super slim Android handset a few minutes ago. The device features a new type of LCD panel that LG calls Nova. There’s not real info about it other than what is in the press release below so I don’t really know if this is a new variant of LG’s IPS panel or not. Anyway, the device will also apparently ship with Android 2.2, pack a 1500Mha battery and weight 109g. IT will be available in the first half of 2011 (sucks that it doesn’t have Android 2.3 thought). Press release after the break:

Continue reading LG Optimus Black with new NOVA display announced →