Tuesday, March 13, 2012

LG Optimus VU: Another Hybrid

MWC 2012: Samsung announced Samsung Note 10.1 to add another tablet to their series and give competition to Sony Tablet S. LG on the other hand revealed another phone-let phone to take on the might of Samsung Galaxy Note.

Samsung Note 10.1

Optimus VU Specs

♦ 1.2 GHz dual core processor
♦ 5-inch IPS display
♦ 1024x768 resolution
♦ an unusual 4:3 form factor
♦ 32 GB internal memory; microSD Slot
♦ 1 GB RAM
♦ 8 MP auto focus camera with LED flash
♦ NFC and Stylus(Reobeodyum pen) support
♦ 2080mAh battery
♦ Android OS, v2.3.5 (Gingerbread)



It opens web pages perfectly and without the need for scrolling. LG also promises that it's 4:3 form factor will allow users view magazines with ease. It may be wide but it's also very thin(8.5mm).

LG Optimus VU 5"
Also read, Hybrid Devices: A Comparison

2 comments:

  1. Let the battle of the phablets begin. LG was the first out of the gate with a competitor to Samsung’s oversized Galaxy Note, revealing the Optimus Vu in its own press presentation long before this week’s Mobile World Congress. But they’ve brought it along to demonstrate next to the other high-end offerings, and who are we to protest? The phone’s unique 5.0-inch, 4:3 aspect ratio screen is certainly large, but it remains to be seen whether it is indeed in charge. Judge for yourself from our hands-on below.

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  2. The Galaxy Note 10.1 will probably work with any other Wacom-compatible stylus, Samsung says. That makes it a potential killer tablets for artists who are already in the Wacom ecosystem.

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