LG Optimus 7 Ripped Apart, No MicroSD, Runs NAND Instead


It looks like not every WP7 handset uses MicroSD for their on-board storage. An XDA user has taken screwdrivers to his LG Optimus 7, and pulled it to shreds. Instead of the MicroSD that most have for storage, the Optimus 7 has a soldered on 16GB HYNIX NAND chip. While this obviously can't be swapped out as easily as a MicroSD, it should be faster and more stable — you're just … [Read more...]

LG Optimus 7 Gets Its Tether On


The way to tether a Samsung WP7 phone has already been discovered, but what about other handsets? Well, if you type ##634# on your Dell Venue Pro, you get to see the Matrix, which isn't very helpful, as cool as it may be. On the other hand, the LG Optimus 7's tethering tricks have been unearthed by French site SmartPhoneFrance. Like the other devices, you type ##634#, and then … [Read more...]

LG Optimus 7 To Give Away Free Apps

This raises the stakes a little. LG has just announced that if you pick up the Optimus 7 handset, every two months you'll get to download more than $30 worth of apps for free. Ten free apps every 60 days via the LG application store. We don't know how good these apps will be, and we assume they won't expire when that time is up, but hey, that's a pretty freaking good deal on … [Read more...]

Pitting The Screens of the Samsung Omnia 7 and LG Optimus 7 Against Each Other


OLED-Display have done a head to head comparison of the Omnia 7 and Optimus 7, pitting the former's 4-inch Super-AMOLED against the latter's LCD-TFT screen. Their takeaway? Super-Amoled has a much better contrast ratio, better colours, and is much better in direct sunlight. Microsoft want Amoled for all Windows-Phone-7 smartphones but the OLED demand at the moment is to … [Read more...]