Breaking its silence over rumoured flagship G2, the South Korean manufacturer LG has come forward and confirmed as well as announced that the it’s removing Optimus branding from its next upcoming flagship smartphones under ‘G’ line up and LG G2 is the first smartphone which company will unveil under this series. However the product which have already been introduced will continue to come unchanged.

LG G2

Purported image of LG G2

Giving reason behind the step, Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of the LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company, said:

Our vision is to make LG’s newest G devices synonymous with excellence, raising the bar even further for the ultimate in user experience. The new G2 will build upon the excellent reputation established by previous G Series products.

LG has also revealed that the future 4:3 display phones will be simply known as Vu: smartphones and will skip Optimus branding.

With this as well as previous announcements, LG had already revealed key LG G2 details and there will be hardly anything left to learn from the company’s August 7 event where it is supposed to reveal LG G2.

As per LG announcements, previous leaks and a recent report, LG G2 is said to feature 5.2-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, Android 4.2.2 and 32GB of internal storage. It will also include 13MP rear camera, 2.1MP front camera and 2650 mAh battery. It is reportedly said to support virtual Android keys like Nexus 4 and LTE-A connectivity along with the usual set of connectivity options.