After starting pre-orders for the most awaited LG Optimus G handset by the Japanese network carrier NTT Docomo, now KDDI announces a full lineup of new devices including 4G LTE capable LG Optimus G handset, labeled as Optimus G LGL21. The Optimus G variant will be available on this network carrier November 2. It is the second Japanese carrier to offer the handset after NTT DoCoMo. It will be available in either Astro Blue or White Prism colors.
In the US, Sprint had already confirmed that the LTE capable handset was set to arrive on online on November 11 and its pre-order begin on November 1. Another wireless carrier AT&T also announced earlier that the handset will be available in stores from the same date with KDDI’s launching date, November 2. AT&T and Sprint will offer the device price at $199.99 if you are ready to sign a two-year contract with their carrier or $599.99 without any contract.
KDDI also unveiled HTC J Butterfly (HTL21), this Android 4.1 device is the Japan’s first large screen device with 5-inches, 440ppi full-HD “Super LCD 3” panel, and it’s powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core APQ8064. There’s an eight-megapixel camera, 16GB ROM, 2GB of RAM, and 2020 mAh battery capacity.
The LG Optimus G has a 4.7 inch True HD IPS+ display powered by a 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor with 2GB of RAM. It also features a 32GB internal storage, and it runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (upgradable to Jelly Bean). Sprint’s Optimus G comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera, unlike the AT&T version, which has an 8MP snapper on back side. KDDI comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera, expandable memory support up to 64GB via microSD cards, and a 2,210mAh battery.
But there is no information on its pricing yet.