LG confirms G2 as the successor to Optimus G

LG has announced that LG G2 will be the next flagship smartphone from the company. It issued a press release earlier today revealing that it will also be naming all of its future premium smartphones with G branding and G2 is the first.LG G2

“Our vision is to make LG’s newest G devices synonymous with excellence, raising the bar even further for the ultimate in user experience. The new G2 will build upon the excellent reputation established by previous G Series products,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of the LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company.

LG has also revealed that the future 4:3 display phones will be simply known as Vu: smartphones and will skip Optimus branding.

With this as well as previous announcements, LG had already revealed key LG G2 details and there will be hardly anything left to learn from the company’s August 7 event where it is supposed to reveal LG G2.

As per LG announcements, previous leaks and a recent WSJ report, LG G2 will come with a 5.2-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, Android 4.2.2 and 32GB of internal storage. The phone will also reportedly come with 13MP rear camera, front camera and 2650 mAh battery.