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Optimus G

  • E970

  • Discontinued Product

Key Features

  • Powerful Snapdragon™ S4 Pro 1.5GHz Quad-Core Processor
  • Seamless Performance with 2GB of RAM
  • Vivid 4.7" Zerogap Touch with True HD IPS Plus Display
  • Blazing-Fast 4G LTE* Connectivity
Technical Specifications
Carrier AT&T
Form Factor Bar
Camera Yes
Smartphone Android™-Powered
Touch Screen Yes
Web Yes
Type Smart Phone
Form Factor Bar
4G Technology HSPA+, LTE**
Processor 1.5 GHz Quad-Core
Network GSM Quad Band/UTMS Tri Band/LTE Dual Band***
Frequencies GSM/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, HSPA+21 Mbps 850/1900/2100 MHz, LTE Cat. 3 CSFB 700/1700 MHz**
Dimensions 5.15" (H) x 2.82" (W) x 0.33" (D)
Weight 5.19 oz.
Display 4.7" (768 x 1280) True HD IPS Plus Display
Touch Screen Yes
Battery Capacity 2,100mAh
Talk Time Up to 10 hours*
Standby Time Up to 13.5 days*
Internal Memory 32 GB total memory (16GB built in memory and 16GB microSD card), and support for up to 64 GB of expandable memory.
* Certain features may use more power and cause actual time to vary.
** All listed frequency support is network/carrier specific. When roaming, network specific frequency support may not be available. Check with your network provider to see if and to what extent they offer support for this device.
LG and Android™ Enhancements
Android™ Platform Android™ 4.1.2 Platform (Jelly Bean)
Preloaded Apps Chrome™, Gmail™, Google+™, Latitude™ , Maps, Messenger, Navigation, Play Books™, Play Magazines™, Play Movies & TV™, Play Music™, Play Store™, Search™, Talk™, Voice Search, and YouTube™
Network AT&T 4G LTE Network*,***
Bluetooth® Version 4.0+LE
Mobile Hotspot Share a 4G data connection with other compatible wireless devices*
Wi-Fi® Connectivity 802.11b/g/n
GPS S-GPS For Enhanced Location Accuracy
* All listed frequency support is network/carrier specific. When roaming, network specific frequency support may not be available. Check with your network provider to see if and to what extent they offer support for this device.
Dual Screen Dual Play Share content with a larger display while performing other tasks on the device
Live Zooming Zoom in/out on videos during playback
Video Player Resume Play Function; supports DivX,® WMV, MP4, 3GP, and 3G2 Formats
Music Player Supports MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA, and WAV Formats
SmartShare Share media wirelessly to DLNA®- enabled devices
Video Wiz Make and edit your own movies
Media Sync (MTP) Transfer files or synchronize with Windows® Media Player
USB and Bluetooth Tethering Share your phone’s Internet connection with your computer
Accelerometer Control games by turning and tilting phone**
Front-Facing Camera 1.3 Megapixel Front-Facing Camera for Video Chat
Rear-Facing Camera 8.0 Megapixel HD Rear-Facing Autofocus Camera and Camcorder
Camera Resolutions Up to 3264 x 2448 (default)
Full HD Video Recording Up to 1920 x 1080 (1280 x 720 default)
Video Resolutions Record video in 1080p for sharing or playing on a larger display
Audio Recording Record video with or without sound
Zerogap Touch Touch input is built into the display, reducing device size
QSlide Perform two functions simultaneously on the same screen (ex. watch a movie and reply to a text)
QuickMemo™ Create and share personalized memos by taking screen captures and adding handwritten drawings or messages
Android Beam Share contacts, web pages, and more via Near Field Communication (NFC)
LG Tag+ Preset, individual phone profiles activated using NFC technology tags
Web Yes
Wise Ringtone Ringtone volume automatically adjusts volume based on ambient noise
AT&T Messages™ Access your text and picture messages, call history, and voicemail all in one place
AT&T Navigator® Spoken turn-by-turn directions showing real-time traffic and 360° destination views
Eco Mode Extend battery life by optimizing CPU control
Connect to Social Networks Send quick updates to Google+, Twitter®, Facebook®, and other social networks. Applications downloaded from Android Market.

What People Are Saying

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pretty good (for the novice) Well recieved the phone in excellent condition , That being said, I know i am kinda "hard" on my equipment, this phone held up a lot better than others i have had in the past. Again.... that being said soon after Rooting it, all sorts of issues starting happening . (and of course AT&T cant have anything to do with me or the phone.) other than that an excellent gift, dont know if i would pay the asking price for it in the store.
Date published: 2015-10-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Refuse to upgrade This is my third LG phone. I've had the Optimus G for 2 years now. I can easily upgrade but this one works so well that I do not see a need to. I cannot count the number of time i have dropped this phone, sat on it and more... but it just keeps working! Love this product.
Date published: 2015-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great phone Love this phone. Could do without all the useless included apps.
Date published: 2015-02-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super fast and very durable Everything worked as advertised. Dropped it one too many times, but not a scratch. Gorrila glass indeed! Hoping there's a firmware for Kitkat. If there's one thing that needs improvement, then i would like that the power button be more subdued, not protruding. Performance-wise...AWESOME!
Date published: 2015-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome phone! This is the best phone I've ever had. It was very easy to learn to use. I like the length the battery stays charged....I LOVE the size!
Date published: 2014-10-28
Rated 1 out of 5 by from DO NOT I REPEAT DO NOT BUY THIS PHONE!!!!!!!!! This phone is a sorry excuse for a phone my phone shattered BY ITSELF! And I was told that there was nothing that could be done. It is not durable at all. My phone nearly fell 2 feet and cracked and left me with no sensory on the bottom half. It also freezes up quite often and closes apps by itself as well. Overall LG should have thought things over with this phone. I WOULD NOT RECOMMEND!!
Date published: 2014-10-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great service from this phone really like the phone. fast, very adaptable, lots of storage, would like the new g3 but this phone works great/
Date published: 2014-08-19
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Don't buy this phone! I've had this phone with at&t for about 7 months before it started acting up. I could not access the settings menu no matter what i tried. I took it to an at&t store and they could not fix the problem, they said it was a a problem with the phone and it was nothing that could be fixed, even by a factory reset. I ended up getting a second phone since it worked good for the first months i had it and i figured that the chances of it happening again were highly unlikely. However, i was mistaken in about two months i had the same problem, but i just kept the phone this time, and now about two months after that problem my phone shut off and will not turn on it at some points it lights up and says low battery but when it shut off the battery was over half full and it will not charge.I can not wait to be done with this phone, and get something that actually works.
Date published: 2014-06-25
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