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Optimus G

  • LGE973

  • Discontinued Product

Key Features

  • 1.5 GHZ QUAD-CORE PROCESSOR WITH BLAZING FAST 4G LTE SPEEDS
  • 4.7" TrueHD IPS+ Display
  • Amazing Battery Life
  • Available at Bell & Sasktel.
Basic Specification
Type Bar
Form Factor Full Touch Screen
Display 4.7” True HD IPS Plus display
Resolution WXGA (1280x768)
Frequency GSM/GPRS/EDGE Bands: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz QUAD BAND, HSPA Bands: UMTS 850 / 1900 / 2100 MHz, LTE: Bell/Telus/Sasktel - 1700/700
Dimension: LxWxD (mm) 131.9 x 68.9 x 8.45 mm
Weight 141g
Battery 2,100 mAh
Talk Time (hrs) 12.5 hours - in HSPA network (approximately – dependent on usage)
Standby Time, Max (hrs) 20.8 days - in HSPA network (approximately – dependent on usage)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro 1.5 GHz Quad-Core (APQ8064)
Camera 8MP Rear 1080p Full HD Playback and Recording, 1.3MP Front LED Flash, Auto Focus, Facial Detection, Time catch shot, Cheese shutter
OS Android™ 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Memory RAM: 2 GB, Storage: Shared 32 GB
Colours 16.7M
Connectivity
MHL Yes
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
PC Sync Yes
BROWSER Android Webkit and Chrome Browsers
USB 2.0 HS
A-GPS Yes
Bluetooth V4.0
NFC Yes
DLNA® Yes
Messaging
Threaded SMS Yes
MMS Yes
E Mail SMTP, POP3, IMAP4, EAS
Google Talk Yes
Carrier
Bell Mobility Yes
Sasktel Mobility Yes
Telus Mobility Yes
Supported Formats
Video MPEG4, H.263, H.264
Ringtone AMR NB, AAC, WMA, MP3, WAV, MIDI, OGG
Music AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MP4, MP3, MIDI, SP-MIDI, IMELODY, 3GPP, MPG, MPEG, IMY, AAC, WAV, WMA, ASF, OGG
Additional Features
Mobile Back up Yes
NFC Tags Yes

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from LG Optimus G I have 2 of these phones in our home; purchased 3 years. I have had no issues with either devise. In fact, one of the phones was crushed; sat on while going over a cement jersey barrier, over a year ago and continues to work. If the case is taken off the back will fall off. Really quite remarkable considering that it attends a construction site daily. The only "wish list item" I would have is a higher quality picture performance. I highly recommend this phone.
Date published: 2016-12-22
Rated 2 out of 5 by from LG has no quality I loved the features on this phone... until the main board died after 1 1/2 easy years of use. It is now unfixable... a very expensive paper weight. I will never own another LG phone.
Date published: 2015-01-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice but quirky I, like some other users have had problems with heating, the battery has to be recharged 2 to 3 times per day. I've had one major software upgrade since I got it over a year ago. I'm on my third charger (burned out 2 others). The first one only lasted a couple of months. Camera is great
Date published: 2014-11-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A good phone but... Optimus G is a very good phone...i like it a lot! The problem is that LG doesn't make updates to often, so your Android softwear isn't up to date... there are a lot off apps that you can't install them because they are not compatible with your system!
Date published: 2014-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from For my first smartphone, it was a great deal Overall, I must say this was the best phone I could have picked up. I wasn't looking for anything fancy, just something I could text off of and enjoy looking at lolcatz on, but wow, did it ever impress me. Not only did I get my monies worth from the product, I love what I can do on it, and how fast the processor is, and basically everything about it. I don't think I could have chosen a better phone.
Date published: 2013-08-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Bright, fast and user friendly. It was really easy to catch onto the phones features. I enjoy it as it is fast and the camera is great - it also has a few extra camera features I have never seen on a previous phone before. Like adding Your videos to a background of a photo. It's neat. My only issue is that it get SO HOT - SO QUICK. I wrap a cloth around a cold magic bag to keep its temp down.
Date published: 2013-05-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome product The first day I saw this product, I new this was the cell to have. The wifi capability is a great for requiring quick answers on the spot when no laptop is available. The screen is clear and bright and the touch sensitivity is awesome. The 8 mp camera and flash is better than some cameras I have seen. The quad core makes this unit for processing information awesome. I general I can't find anything wrong with it, another excellent product from LG.
Date published: 2013-03-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Glass Pros: The phone is fast, great battery life, awesome screen, good camera, basically everything Cons: Over heating. My Personal Experience: The phone is a great phone to have, but my second OG has failed me in a way that is not great. My first one I dropped in water, and I got it replaced through Asurion.. I received my second OG the 19th of Feb. and yesterday(6th of March) the phones back glass cracked. Now I don't know exactly why it did, but it did. I haven't dropped this phone ever, and I even have a bumper for the phone, so when I put it on my desk it doesn't scratch... Not very happy with that.
Date published: 2013-03-07
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