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Smartphone war: LG Optimus Vu vs Samsung Galaxy Note

Last updated on: February 23, 2012 13:51 IST

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Sameer Mitha, ThinkDigit.com

The 5-inch, 1.5GHz LG Optimus Vu is likely to emerge as a worthy competitor to Samsung Galaxy Note.

The Samsung Galaxy Note isn't the lonely ranger in the smartphone/tablet hybrid market anymore. LG has announced the Optimus Vu, a 5-inch touchscreen hybrid, a week before MWC kicks off.

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In its appearance, the Optimus Vu is wider than the Samsung Galaxy Note, which may make it difficult to handle with one hand.

The Vu's 5-inch IPS display sports a resolution of 1024x786 with a 4:3 aspect ratio as compared to the Samsung Galaxy Note that has a 5.3-inch screen with a resolution of 1280x800 with a 16:9 aspect ratio.

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Apart from the large display, the Optimus Vu has a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor, 1GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, 8MP rear shooter, a 1.3MP front-facing cameras and an HDMI port.

The device also has a 2080mAh battery and will run on Google's Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS (Upgradable to ICS).

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The Samsung Galaxy Note on the other hand has a 1.4GHz dual-core Cortex-A9 processor, 1GB RAM, 16/32GB internal storage, 8MP rear shooter and a 2MP front-facing camera.

The device also has a 2500 mAh battery, and runs on Google's Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS with the Samsung TouchWiz UI v4.0 (Upgradable to ICS in the coming summer).

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The LG Optimus Vu is 8.5mm thin making it thinner than the Note by 1.2mm.

On paper, the LG Optimus Vu seems to be a worthy contender to the Samsung Galaxy Note but the street performance is something that will be seen once the device launches.

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Smartphones in the Samsung lineup from the Galaxy S II and beyond will receive the Android ICS update sometime this summer.

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Given here is an in-depth look at the specifications of both, the Samsung Galaxy Note and the LG Optimus Vu.

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