LG has unveiled a combo tablet-smartphone, Optimus Vu LTE device. It is going to have a 5.5 -inch display with supporting easier multimedia viewing and ebook reading. The Optimus Vu brings a distinctive size ratio, 4:3, which has a big screen, 1024×768 IPS display.
The Optimus Vu is going to be displayed at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) next week and will be offered in Korea in March, LG representatives say. Neither Global availability nor pricing are disclosed.
The tablet-smartphone device runs using a 1.5GHz Dual-Core processor and includes 32GB of internal memory and 1GB of DDR2 memory. The product has an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera.
The phone measures 5.5 inches (139.6 mm) long and 3.5 (90.4 mm) inches wide. Although its sports a 5-inch, 1024 by 768 pixel display, it measures only 08.5 mm thick, slim among existing LTE phones.
LG boasts the device’s bright 4:3 aspect ratio and IPS display, which is certainly intended to help you to view documents, books, Websites and multimedia content.
The Optimus Vu will ship first with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, but LG plans to update it soon to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
This Samsung Galaxy Note competitor has approximately the same size as Galaxy Note, which measures 5.78 by 3.27 by 0.38 inches.