G2 will be the name of LG flagship

Following a multitude of rumors and speculations LG has finally dropped the Optimus, and will name their new flagship simply G2.

The G series will become the new flagship line for LG smartphones, which will no longer feature Optimus moniker. The next Android casino tamer from LG has been on the rumor mill for quite some time now, but everything will be revealed, when the company hosts a special press event in New York on August 7.

So far, the speculations put the upcoming mobile casino games monster with 5.2-inch 1080p screen, 13MP snapper on the back with Optical Image Stabilization, and a Snapdragon 800 chipset. The device will be powered by the latest Jelly Bean OS, naturally, with LG’s proprietary UI. Rumors also suggest that the smartphone will feature only on-screen buttons.

LG has high hopes for the new flagship device, the company is expecting to sell 10 million units. While it might not be just as ambitions as Samsung’s goals for their new devices, but taking into account the current LG performance, it sounds pretty good. We sincerely hope, that LG manages to achieve those goals, as the Android smartphone market certainly needs some fresh competition in order to deliver innovative ideas our way.

August 7 is just around the corner, and we will be definitely covering the LG press event as it happens, to bring you the latest updates on the upcoming monster of a smartphone.