4.3-inches is quickly becoming the standard for smartphone screen sizes.  At least that’s what many a smartphone manufacturer would have you believe when it comes to their Android powered handsets.

Hitting the Korean market tomorrow is the LG Optimus Big.  On board is Android 2.2 with a slight LG twist, a 5 megapixel camera, 16GB of built-in storage, WiFi direct, Bluetooth 3.0, HDMI connectivity, a 1500mAh battery and a 1Ghz dual-core processor.  Honestly, we’re surprised that it doesn’t sport an 8-megapixel shooter like the G2x (aka Optimus), but what you lose in optics you gain in screen size and clarity (it’s LG’s Nova display), and boasts a 700 cd/m2 brightness.  

A US launch isn’t in sight, at least not yet, but you can probably track one down on the import market.

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Christen Costa

 
Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."