LG Says LTE Smartphone Sales Surpass 1 Million Units
Published on: 25th Jan 2012
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By: Ian Mansfield
LG Electronics announced today that sales of its Optimus LTE smartphone have exceeded over one million units. The smartphone is currently available in the USA Canada Japan and South Korea.
First launched in Korea in October 2011, the Optimus LTE hit sales of 600,000 units there in the first three months. On the first day of its launch in Japan, the Optimus LTE also recorded sales of 8,500 units. The phone is now available as a premium smartphone through three mobile networks in North America.
"With brisk sales for a high-end smartphone, the Optimus LTE reaffirms LG's leadership in mobile LTE technology," said Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of LG Mobile Communications Company. "The combination of LTE connectivity with LG's True HD IPS display has resonated with the public regarding the potential of LTE technology."
The Optimus LTE has a 4.5-inch 1280 x 720 (16:9 ratio) True HD IPS display, and runs on a 1.5GHZ dual-core processor and includes a 1,830 mAh battery, 8MP camera, and multiple connectivity options including DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance).