The LG Optimus series is a series of smartphones and tablet computers manufactured by LG Electronics. Optimus-branded devices have been produced running both the Android and Windows Phone 7 operating systems.

LG Optimus smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona

Android edit

Optimus One edit

The LG Optimus One, released in October 2010, is LG's second phone in the Optimus series. Due to network differences between carriers, LG created a sub-series with carrier-specific variants based on the Optimus One. Over two million of the Optimus One and its carrier variants combined have been sold.[citation needed]Additionally, some hardware variants add minor new features:

  • LG Optimus Black, released in May 2011
  • LG Optimus Chat, featuring a smaller screen and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard
  • LG Optimus Chic, with different hardware design plus improved digital camera and modem
  • LG Optimus Net, with an improved 800 MHz single-core processor
  • LG Optimus Sol, with an improved 1 GHz single-core processor

Optimus L edit

LG Optimus L is an Android sub-series launched in 2012. It consists of the following:

First Series edit

Second Series edit

LG Optimus L7 II (P715) along with HTC Desire 500 and Qmobile Noir A500

Third Series edit

And until fourth series, LG has started a new L product line.

Optimus F edit

LG Optimus F is an Android sub-series announced on February 21, 2013. It uses the same naming conventions as its predecessor, the Optimus L lineup.[1] It includes the following:

Optimus G edit

The Optimus G sub-series was introduced for LG's high-end devices in 2012. In 2013, after releasing two devices carrying the Optimus G branding, future products (such as the LG G2) dropped the Optimus brand entirely as part of a new separate G line.[2][3]

Optimus Vu edit

The Optimus Vu sub-series was introduced for LG's stylus-enabled devices in 2012.

Windows Phone edit

LG only released two LG Optimus phones with the Windows Phone operating system, compared to 20 unique Android smartphones. The first of these was the LG Optimus 7, released in November 2010. It was followed by the LG Quantum, alternatively Optimus 7Q or Optimus Quantum, a variant with a physical keyboard.[citation needed]

References edit

  1. ^ "LG AIMING TO INCREASE 4G LTE FOOTPRINT WITH NEW OPTIMUS F SERIES". LG. February 21, 2013. Archived from the original on October 30, 2014. Retrieved February 21, 2013.
  2. ^ "LG's new G2: high-end smartphone in the front, button party in the back". The Verge. 7 August 2013. Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  3. ^ "LG Unveils Flagship G2 Smartphone With New 'Rear Key' Concept". PC Magazine. Retrieved 17 August 2013.