LG will launch the Optimus G2 in autumn and not in next month's MWC, according to reports. Rumors say that that LG's new flagship device will have killer specs, including a 1080p Full HD display, 5 to 5.5-inch screen, the ultra-fast Qualcomm S4 Snapdragon 'Prime' quad-core processor, and, possibly, the next generation Android 5.0 Key Lime operating system. Interest in the successor to last September's Optimus G has grown after the Korean device-maker didn't unveil the device at this month's CES trade show. LG and other vendors are touting new mobile devices at next month's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, but CNET says that LG would instead be unveiling a smartphone/tablet hybrid at the show.

What Else You Need To Know

  • LG has had a successful 2012, launching the Optimus G and the Google Nexus 4.

Other sources

LG is confident its new hardware will dazzle buyers, as it’s apparently expecting its 2013 range of smartphones to push the firm towards sales of 45 million before the end of the year. - Andy Boxall, Digital Trends  
The good news for LG is that people have taken notice of the Optimus G and Nexus 4 enough to actually buzz about its next-generation offerings. - Andrew Grush, Mobile Magazine  
Android Community
LG Optimus G2 reportedly coming this fall with 1.9 GHz quad-core  

Qualcomm also announced their Snapdragon 800 series 2.3 GHz quad-core processors. Stating they’d arrive in Q3 so there’s a slight possibility LG will hold out for that latest and greatest instead.

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