LG isn’t wasting much time until CES 2012 next week to officially release the next generation of Optimus One that called LG Optimus 2 AS680. The LG Optimus 2 is low end Android smartphone that works on Google Android 2.3 Gingerbread as the operating system. The Optimus 2 AS680 smartphone will be release through Verizon and Sprint for US market and ready for purchase at Cellcom online retail store for cost at $149.95 with 2-year contract or $209.95 at retail price .
Under the hood, LG Optimus 2 AS680 comes with standart configurations. You will find a 800MHz processor, 179 MB internal memory with support microSD card for expandable storage capacity up to 32GB (2GB microSD card included), 3.15 MegaPixel rear facing auto focus camera with Geo-tagging, face and smile detection for capture image and photos plus 1500mAh Lithium Ion battery provides up to 168 h standby time or up to 5 hours talk time. Unfortunatelly, there is no secondary camera, so you only can chat with your friends with instanst messaging without video conversation.
There is 3.2-inch capacitive touch screen low resolution display that only offer 320 x 480 pixels plus 256K colors, Virtual QWERTY keyboard with Swype®, Accelerometer, proximity, compass, GPS with A-GPS support, One-Touch Speakerphone and special 5 customizable home screens and app categories. LG Optimus AS680 Android smartphone also support MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player and MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+ player, so you can enjoy YouTube or listen your favorite music.
Physically, the latest Optimus handset measures in 4.44 x 2.32 x 0.47 inches with weight 4.4 oz. In term of connectivity and interface, LG Optimus 2 AS680 will be equipped with micro USB 2.0 port, 3.5 mm audio jack, bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP + EDR and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g for wireless connection with support Wi-Fi hotspot capabilities. The Optimus 2 AS680 3.2 inch Android smartphone works on CDMA 800 / 1900 and support CDMA2000 1xEV-DO.