KOREAN PHONE MAKER LG and chip designer Qualcomm are teasing an upcoming quad-core smartphone designed to take on the Samsung Galaxy S3.
LG released a video promoting the supposed Optimus 4X HD successor, a video that reveals the smartphone will feature "the second generation" of Qualcomm's quad-core processor known as the Snapdragon S4 chip with an Adreno 320 graphics processor.
Qualcomm also all but announced the upcoming device in a statement sent to The INQUIRER, which reveals that the LG smartphone will launch equipped with 4G connectivity.
"LG has a well-earned reputation for offering the latest and greatest in LTE devices, and we are excited to work with them to bring this commercial quad-core CPU and LTE-compatible Snapdragon platform to the global market," said Raj Talluri, SVP of product management at Qualcomm.
"This device is designed to deliver a superior mobile experience and powerful LTE capabilities."
Further specifications remain a mystery, although the phone - which probably will carry LG's Optimus branding - is also rumoured to boast a large 4.7in touchscreen, 2GB of RAM and a powerful 13MP front-facing camera.
The handset's launch date is still unclear too, but we're putting our money on it making an appearance at IFA in Berlin next week. We'll be there to bring you all the latest. µ
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