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LG Optimus G Could Hit the U.S. in November, Similar to the LG Optimus Nexus?

That name has a good ring to it. LG Optimus Nexus. According to the Associated Press, LG’s newest device the Optimus G, will be hitting the States this November. So far it is only rumored to come to both AT&T and Sprint, but with no word yet for Verizon. The newest rumor to pop up from Android and Me backs up a previous rumor suggesting that LG may also be working on one of the new Nexus devices and could be titled the Optimus Nexus. As of now there’s no evidence to support the claim, but with LG putting out specs such as the ones in this newest device, it might be nice to see LG give a Nexus device a shot.  

The Optimus G has a 13MP camera, sports Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 Pro (which is a beast), and that 4.7-inch WXGA True HD IPS+ display. LG and the name “Optimus Nexus” was tossed out as a possibility back in August, along with devices from Sony and Samsung, so this rumor matches up nicely to that.

From what we know on the device, would you be down to try an LG Nexus with the specs mentioned above?

Via:  Android and Me

  • Michael swaim

    if you look back over all the
    Optimus G Videos out there from the last few days, in one of them Reps from LG said this only 1 of 2 Quad-core phones they are making. So maybe there is a QC Nexus on the way.

  • RoadsterHD1

    this does not have a SD slot. only 32gigs internal. WTF

    • Shawn Goede

      Why do you need one with 32gb internal

      • RoadsterHD1

        Because I have movies in mine and over 1800 pictures. I have a 64GIG SD in my Bionic and I have 17 movies and 5 series of Comedies plus pictures and video and other misc stuff. I have 10gigs left, and internal SD side of the phone has less than 3gigs left. My whole phone has 80gigs of storage and I use every bit of it. I’m just saying its nice to have options. I HDMI out to my flat screen and watch movies.

  • joejoe5709

    Before I gave in and finally joined the world of smartphones last year with the Galaxy Nexus, LG was my favorite phone maker for years. Everyone in my family had LG. I personally had four of them over nearly 10 years. I even bought two LG TV’s due to my loyalty. So it would be nice to see LG get back in the game enough for me to reconsider my love affair with Samsung. Either way, I guess it’s Korean phones for me! haha

  • joejoe5709

    Oh Lord… Last year we had rumors of a Nexus Prime. Now we have the Optimus Nexus? Why not just call it the LG Optimus Nexus Prime.

  • john0214

    i would really like anyone but LG.

    • Trevor

      Haha, I was thinking the same thing. I really haven’t heard anything but bad stuff about LG smarthphones. LG feature phones are another story, but they’d really have to wow me to get me to buy their Nexus.

  • meh… waiting to see what the other manufacturers bring

  • Lactose_the_Intolerant

    Nexus device or not, the specs on this have me considering LG for the first time in a very long time… will hold off and see how the early adopters do. Have to pay full pop to preserve my VZW unlimited — no way I’m jumping on day-one.

  • sdny8

    The Google now voice for it sounds like optimus prime

    • Ethan

      This would make me buy this phone.

  • Joshua Colon

    I would definitely consider LG if they made a Nexus device. I’d have to see the final product though first because I agree with many readers who would rather have on-screen navigation controls versus hard buttons.

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  • RoadsterHD1

    how much RAM does this have?

  • RoadsterHD1

    I want Motorola to build the next NEXUS devise.

    • mgamerz

      I bet they’d lock the bootloader on verizon just to troll nexus users

  • Southrncomfortjm

    Would be interesting to see how custom ROM development changes with 3-5 Nexus phones. I’d have to wait and see if any one phone got most of the developer attention before making a final decision. That said, I have a GNEX I only got 6 months ago, so I’m no upgrading anytime soon.

  • hope it comes to Big Red…this is the best phone that ive seen or heard of in a while and probably a while to come……check the video on here also this the junk

  • Ibrick

    From what we know on the device, would you be down to try an LG Nexus with the specs mentioned above?


  • I would give it a shot based on the specs but wheres the front facing camera? Love me some hangout time with the wife and baby. Can’t give that up.

  • RoadsterHD1

    This is an impressive phone. Nice job LG!!!

  • PC_Tool

    Come on LG…call it the LG Optimus Prime…

    …you know you want to…