The smartphone market of 2012 has seen some heated competition. The usual contenders all released solid hardware. But the dynamic between them changed, too—Windows Phone arrived as a serious third OS option, and 2012 ended with exciting new models of iPhone and Android devices. Here's a look at the best new products…
Say this for the Optimus G: it doesn't skimp. LG went for broke to shake off its mid-range reputation, cramming its latest flagship Android phone full of goodies. But specs don't always equal performance.
LG wanted to build a super-phone. Good idea. So LG crammed it with the nastiest specs we've seen on a mobile device. We were excited. We got to play with it today... and they covered that beauty in one of the ugliest skins we've seen. C'mon, guys!