LG is betting big on Android powered smartphones. The company has announced the launch of two new smartphones in the UK. The new line of smartphones shall be known as Optimus. LG has said that the second half of the year will see close to ten new smartphones under the LG Optimus series being launched.
For now, LG Optimus One and LG Optimus Chic are two phones that will be among the first to come installed with Froyo – the new Android 2.2 mobile operating system. As the name suggests, LG Optimus Chic is aimed at “fashion aficionados” who love the curvy design of this smartphone.
LG is having an interesting year trying to match up to the benchmarks set by its Korean rival, Samsung. The company had earlier announced its plans to launch an Android powered tablet PC in the fourth quarter of this year. With at least a dozen Android phones being launched from now till the end of the year, expect LG to be in the news quite a bit in this second half of this year.