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LG's new G2 Android Smartphone coming to Canada in a big way

technologyEdward KiledjianComment
We're often the forgotten little brother when it comes to smartphone launches but looks like the new LG G2 Android based smartphone will hot the great white north in a big way: supporting 6  wireless telcos including Bell, Rogers, Telus and Videotron.
Pricing isn't available yet but we are getting the americanized version with a 3000mAh battery and 32GB of internal storage. Competition is good and I'm glad this is coming to all carriers.
The LG Press Release for your reading enjoyment:
LG's latest premium device introduces new direction in Smartphone design
TORONTO, Aug. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - LG Electronics (LG) today announced the all new LG G2 smartphone will be coming to Canadian carriers and retailers this fall. The first smartphone introduced under LG's new "G" Series for premium devices, the LG G2, will be available through carrier partners Bell Mobility, Rogers, SaskTel, TELUS, Videotron and WIND Mobile as well as national retailers Best Buy, Future Shop, Target Mobile™, Tbooth wireless, The Source, WIRELESS etc. and WIRELESSWAVE.
Announced globally last week in New York City, LG's newest flagship device brings more customer-centric innovations. Based on LG's research of consumer lifestyles and behaviours, the smartphone offers users more real-life benefits such as ergonomic design, practical functions and an intuitive user experience.
"In developing the LG G2, we listened to and learned from what consumers were telling us they wanted in a premium smartphone," said Geoffrey McMurdo, Vice President Mobile Communications, LG Canada. "LG G2 features a unique design with an ultra thin display bezel and innovative rear key, intuitive user experience and time saving innovations. Through our strong carrier and retail partnerships, our most exciting and ambitious mobile phone, the LG G2 will be available to Canadians nationally this fall."
Key Specifications:
  • Processor: 2.26GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 featuring quad CPU
  • Display: 5.2-inch Full HD IPS (1080 x 1920 pixels / 423 ppi)
  • Memory: 32GB
  • RAM: 2GB LPDDR3 800MHz
  • Camera: Rear 13.0MP with OIS / Front 2.1MP
  • Battery: 3,000mAh
  • Operating System: Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 (with planned OS upgrades)
  • Size: 138.5 x 70.9 x 8.9mm
  • Colours: Black / White
For more information on the LG G2, please visit LG Canada at www.lg.com. You can also follow us on facebook.com/LGCanada and twitter @LGCanada.