The Android sensation never seems to be ending. What kicked of as a small open source initiative is conquering the world with the OS finding its way into more than half of the World"s Smartphones today and is gaining even more popularity on tablet PC"s. The OS being an Open Source initiative is often seen as a platform by various developers around the world to showcase their talents in coding by building applications for the Android market.
Today there are over a million apps in the Android market which lets users do almost anything with their Android powered devices. The market for Android powered phones is expected to grow at a huge pace in the near future and manufacturers have already begun cashing in on this fact.
One such manufacturer mentioned above is LG. the South Korean Electronics giant has been very active in the mobile market and has been especially focusing on the rising Android market. A famous website has released information of five new handsets all based on Android that is to be released by LG in 2011 itself.
Four of these mobiles are said to be running on the Android Gingerbread OS and the fifth one is reported to be a phone that will make its way into the entry level mobile market and will be running on the Froyo version of Android.
Topping the new launches with its higher specs and features will be LG Prada K2. The phone will have a large 4.3 inch full touch screen interface running on a powerful dual core processor along with the Android Gingerbread update. It will be designed on the cues of fashion brand Prada and will have 3G and Wi-Fi capability and will hit markets by November end.
To tap the mid range market LG will launch the Victor that has a powerful 1GHz processor and a 5 Mega Pixel camera among several other features. It will also run on the Gingerbread version of Android.
The next in line will be the successor to the popular Optimus One and the model is christened by reports to be as LG Univa. It will be equipped with a 3.5 inch display and an 800 MHz processor together with the Android Gingerbread OS and a 5 Mega Pixel camera.
LG is also planning to launch a model for the sprinters and athletes in the US and the model is tipped to be LG Gelato. The Gelato will have a NFC Chip and 3Mega Pixel camera in addition to the Gingerbread OS and an 800 MHz processor.
The final variant will be for the entry level markets and will be christened LG E2 which is by far rumored to be running an Android Froyo OS and has a 3 Mega Pixel camera to its credit.
Other details and expected price and release dates of these phones are not yet made clear by LG but it is sure that all of them will see store light in 2011 itself.