LG is preparing to launch a new handset in its home market of South Korea today. It’s called LG GX2, and it’s basically a new version of the G Vista – the successor to the LG GX, which made its debut last December.

The Gx2 sports the same specs as the G Vista. To refresh your memory on just how powerful the G Vista really is, the official specs are listed as:

  • 5.7-inch 720p IPS LCD
  • Quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor clocked at 1.2GHz
  • 1.5GB of RAM
  • 8GB internal storage, microSD card slot
  • 8MP camera rear camera
  • 1.3MP front-facing camera
  • LTE-A connectivity, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC
  • 3200mAh battery
  • 152.1 x 79.2 x 9.1mm and weighs 165
  • Android 4.4 KitKat

The handset will also include LG’s latest UX, Knock Codes, Smart Keyboard and support for LG Quick Circle Cases.

There are two GX2 versions: a black and a white one. Now we have the official word from LG that the phone will launch in Asia on September 18th, but pricing info is yet unknown.

LG GX2 Phone Photos – LG Cell Phone Pictures

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Thanks to a kind tipster we now know when the LG G Watch R will be released in Germany, and how much it will cost.

According to a press release from LG Germany, the upcoming smartwatch should be released sometime in October for a suggested retail price of €299, which is equivalent to around $400 US.

In case you didn’t find out yet, the LG G Watch R features a 1.3-inch P-OLED Display (320 x 320), 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, 4GB Storage (eMMC), 512MB RAM, 410mAh Battery, IP67 Certification and Android Wear.

LG could announce the new smartwatch next week at IFA 2014. We’ll certainly let you know if that happens.

LG G Watch R Phone Photos – LG Cell Phone Pictures

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Best Buy is currently hosting a solid deal on the LG G Watch, where you can land either the white color or black for just 179.99 with free shipping.

Just a few days ago the electronics retailer launched the smartwatch at $229.99, and now it appears on Best Buy’s website with a sale price of $179.99, $50 off the price of the original LG timepiece.

The LG G Watch surely isn’t for everybody, but if you want one, you can now get one much cheaper than before. The Best Buy listing is here.

LG G Watch Phone Photos – LG Cell Phone Pictures

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