On the lines of Sony and Samsung, another major tech vendor, is set to announce waterproof handset. The South Korean giant - LG, has plans to announce a waterproof version of Optimus G. The tech vendor is believed to have sent invitations to main stream Taiwanese media to have a glance at the device (E-Price).
The LG Optimus GJ won't come with a new hardware, as the maker is already ready to announce the sequel to original Optimus G on May 30 in Macau, Hong Kong. Samsung, world's largest mobile phone maker, is due to announce the rugged version of Galaxy S4 in the late June.
Japanese giant Sony keeps on announcing waterproof handsets each after another. Earlier this year, the company announced much awaited Xperia Z along with the Xperia ZL at CES 2013, both comes with waterproof and dust resistant capabilities. Then the makers behind the PlayStation 4 have announced Xperia ZR and the Xperia A, in the market. The great thing about the Xperia ZR is that users can record HD videos under water. Sounds amazing!
LG Optimus G - Highlighted specifications
The LG Optimus G comes with a 4.7-inch True HD IPS + display with resolution of 1280 X 768 pixels , 1.5Ghz Quad- Core Qualcomm processor, 2GB of RAM , 32GB of internal storage, a 13-mega pixel rear camera with Autofocus and LED Flash supported, 1.3-mega pixel front facing camera, 3G, Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 , A-GPS and 2,100mAh battery. The device comes with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean inside. Asking price - Rs. 30,000
Samsung Galaxy S4 - waterproof and dust resistant ‘Edition'
It is not known when Samsung has plans to announce this very handset, but it's coming soon. The internal specs will remain unchanged. The device packs a 4.99-inch Super HD AMOLED display( 441ppi) with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 2GB of RAM, 16GB/32/64GB of internal storage , supports micro SD cards( up to 64GB), Octa- Core Exynos 5 processor / 1.9-GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor ( US variant only), Q1 Wireless charging, Wi-Fi, 4G LTE , NFC, a 2,600mAh battery, 3G, 13-mega pixel rear camera with LED Flash and 2 -mega pixel front facing camera, IR blaster, Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and 130grams , new TouchWiz UX interface. The Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with some slick software enhancements: Air View and Air Gestures ; S Heath; S Translators; Samsung Knox; Samsung Home Sync; Dual Camera; Sound and Shot; Drama Shot; Eraser among others tempting features.