Summary: Familiar devices. More than four months after the launch of the Google Nexus 4 the counterpart from LG is finally available. The specifications are almost identical but the price is much higher.
Pros: Build quality, SoC-performance, LTE module, Bright display, NFC module, Temperature profile, The Google Nexus 4 concept was successfully refined, drawbacks have been improved and useful features were added, for example the LTE module.
Cons: No Full HD display, Non removable battery, Memory cannot be expanded, High retail price, A removable battery would make sense and the quality of the front camera could be better.
Conclusion: For the first time in a long time, it’s quite possible that LG’s fortunes might turn around for the better thanks to the LG Optimus G , especially when it’s packing that dreamy combination of a mighty quad-core processor and 4G LTE connectivity.
Pros: Super fast processor, Solid feeling handset, Great outdoor visibility with its great display, More functionality with the Android experience
Cons: Poor results from its camera, Not excellent call quality, Cartoony looking UI
Late but worth waiting for: LG 4G Optimus G reviewed
3 April 2013
Summary: It’s a little later than we would have otherwise liked, but the Optimus G does manage to be a mostly stellar effort from LG. There is a lot to admire about this handset. From the simple and understated look to the fact that it just really performs, LG has made a device that can compete with the best...
Pros: Lovely premium look and design, Blazingly fast 4G speeds, Not performance shy at all, Camera performs very well
Cons: Screen isn't Full HD, No microSD slot, Not remarkably easy to plug into a computer thanks to the requirement of LG's software, On-screen keyboard isn't the best out there, Battery life isn't great
Excerpt: LG appears to be on an enthusiastic spree to bend the rules while proffering superlative devices in the oh-so-niche league of fast and furious smartphones! So it is G for grandeur, and the stunning LG Optimus G E973 shall vouch for that!
Conclusion: In definitiva, LG Optimus G E975 è dotato di un’ottima scheda tecnica, con processore veloce e reattivo, supporto rete LTE, ottimo design, applicazioni molto interessanti, perfetto reparto fotografico e cuffie di qualità.
Excerpt: Après Sony et HTC, c’est au tour de LG de sortir en France son nouveau smartphone haut de gamme. Un produit performant et bien fini, mais qui partage en apparence beaucoup de similitudes avec le Nexus 4, pour un prix plus élevé.
Pros: Design sobre et de bon gout, Fluidité d'utilisation impeccable, La surcouche LG, discrète et efficace, Rapport qualité-prix
Cons: Plus cher qu'un Nexus 4, pour les mêmes services
Conclusion: Tralasciando le considerazioni relative al fratello Nexus 4 (che ricordiamo non è ufficialmente disponibile in Italia), e che affronteremo in un articolo separato, possiamo ritenerci molto soddisfatti da questo LG Optimus G, che senza ombra di dubbio è il miglior smartphone LG mai commercializzato...