LG Electronics drop Optimus brand name
Confirming recent rumours that it would stop using the "Optimus" brand name for it's line of premium smartphones, the upcoming LG Optimus G2 will now be known as the LG G2 instead. The confirmation comes straight from LG Electronics themselves with a relevant press release from their LG Korea site. The press release also confirmed some tech specs of the upcoming LG G2 which include:
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor
- LTE-A support
Premium smartphones formerly known as "Optimus" will now be known as the "G series". While LG will stop using this brand name it appears that they will continue using the Vu brand name for their 4:3 differentiated view premium smartphones and that more LG Vu models will be coming in the future.