LG G2: Optimus G Flagship Successor Officially Gets a Name


After a massive moments of leaks and rumors about the Optimus G2, here is the latest update on the same handset; LG has announced to dump the Optimus tag out of the G2 handset. The news actually is authentic as it came directly from the press release from LG.

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LG G2: Optimus G Flagship Successor Officially Gets a Name


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The official document from the LG straight away says that it will strike the Optimus from the G2. Guess what now its LG G2. Now that the tech world has already memorized the Optimus G2 name, the G2 sounds a bit too incomplete. Doesn't it!!! However, they preferred to keep G2 which seems to be more than enough for the manufacturer.

The press release also contains one more interesting bit of update. It says that hence forth "LG's premium 4:3 display smartphones will be rebranded as simply 'Vu'". Further more, LG has further assured customers that the current smartphones will not be renamed as a result of the new branding effort.

Here below is the press release; Have a look at it.

SEOUL, July 19, 2013 - The next flagship device from LG Electronics (LG) will be officially known as G2 and will be the first smartphone from LG to be launched as part of the company's new "G" premium brand. Future smartphones in the same series will carry only the G name while the branding of mobile devices that have already been introduced will continue unchanged.

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


Furthermore, LG's premium 4:3 display smartphones will be rebranded as simply "Vu:" going forward. All of LG's smartphones feature next generation core technologies and familiar UX with each series highlighting a different facet of the company's product expertise.

However, what will the difference be? That is where the question lies. Looking forward to the next update on the handset, GizBot will also entertain the guesses from the reader in the comment box below.

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