LG makes the Optimus Vu II official with quad-core S4 processor and 2GB of RAM

The successor to the original Optimus Vu is official. Just a few months after releasing their massive 5-inch smartphone with a 4:3 aspect ratio, LG ready to do it again with an updated model.

The new Optimus Vu II features the same massive 5-inch display in a 4:3 aspect ratio, but this time around things have changed slightly. The phone now sports a 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 processor along with 2GB of RAM and a bigger 2150mAh battery. The phone features an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera along with a 1.3 shooter in the front.

Powering the device will be Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with an update to Jelly Bean at some point in the near future. Other features of the LG Optimus Vu II include NFC, Voice over LTE, an IR blaster along with a remote control app, a redesigned pen, and more.

The Optimus Vu II is expected to sell for roughly $865 unlocked. It will be available in black, white, and pink. The first market to receive the phone will be South Korea, Unfortunately, there’s no information on release dates or availability in other markets.

Source: LG

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