First of all, in Korea market, LG Optimus G LS970 is known as LG Optimus G E873 with an alias name as LG-F180. In some other region, this phone is also named as LG Eclipse 4G LTE. Personally, I will honestly that I do fall in love with this phone. If I must give a point, this phone acquired 8.7/10 point in design, features, performance and hardware. If you had a budget, I do recommend you to have this device.
OK, back to the device. LG Optimus G obtained 320 ppi pixel density from the large 4.7-inch display with True HD IPS plus LCD capacitive touchscreen with WXVGA resolution at 768 x 1280 pixels. As you can see on the figure above, the sleek, slim and stylish design are giving this phone perfect appearance. The body with 5.08 ounces weight and 5.19″ (H) x 2.71″ (W) x 0.33″ (D) is cased with Patented Polarized Black Plate Design. As usually, for high-standard touch bar gadget, the touchscreen is coated and protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 2 material.
LG Optimus G LS970 User Manual Resume
I begin this resume section of User Guide / Manual of LG Optimus G by inform you that there is no need to worry on breaking apart the casing of your phone due to “wrong-way” on opening the cover or inserting the micro SD card. It’s due to there is no need to do that on this phone. There is no need on assemble battery or detach it.
Forget about that, now we go to the basic parts tutorial available on the UG / UM of the LS970. The picture above is the Phone Overview Layout that would give you a guidance and information what the phone keys and parts functions and could do. We only embedded the name of the keys and the location of them, but on the Manual it also provided the elaboration of each function of the keys. For example the Sprin ID key would lauches the Sprint ID applications from where you can replace a current ID or get a new one. The Power/Lock button to locks the screen or Power off, restart or turn on Airplace mode; the Messaging key would lauches the Messaging applications.
If you wanna looking for a help relating how to adjust the settings on the Optimus G such as pairing the bluetooth, Wi-Fi settings, Miracast, bluetooth tethering, Android Beam, VPN, use TTY mode, set the North American Dialing, Set the Gestures, Quad Core Control, Display setting, Notification and Ringtones, Set roaming mode or roaming guard, connect to PC, an else, please go to Settings Chapter at page 72 to page 107 (PDF Page).
In focus on how you can perform Factory data reset on this smartphone, you can open page 100 of the UM, and follow the guide instruction in there: Tap Home > Applications > System settings > Backup & reset > Factory data reset > reset phone > Erase everything (you might find prompted unlock sequence in this step) > Done
If you see a blank page, just Reload your browser.
LG Optimus G LS970 Specifications
The only “weakness” on this phone is the Android OS that still used Ice Cream Sandwich OS, although it can be understood due to this device was released in October 2012. Don’t if the upgrade version to Jelly OS is available or not. Special for the Optimus series, the LG Optimus UI is installed on this phone, it’s currently on version 3.0.
The deep hardware is used Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 chipset, quad-core 1.5GHz Processor with Adreno 320 chipset. The Internal memory, uses 2GB RAM and for the internal storage, it has 32GB capacity. There is no microSD card slot external memory. On the US, this LG Optimus G LS970 comes along with Sprint Carrier. That is why the data networks designed for this LS970 is CDMA technology: supports EVDO Rev.A and 4G LTE 1900 Mhz.
One of the best of the best feature on this LG Optimus G comes from the photography ability. The device attached with 13 (thirteen) Megapixel camera on the rear facing for HD Video Recording up to 1080@30fps and of course supported by LED flash light, geo-tag, face smile detection, and image stabilization. The front side for video call uses 1.3MP camera.
NFC, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi (Direct, Hotspot router, DLNA), USB with MHL supports are also provided. One thing for need to be carrefully notice is the battery uses Li-Po is a non-removable type. The battery has 2100 mAh capacity.
Furthermore, for Google preloaded applications you can use directly without need to install or download the Chrome Browser, Gmail, Google+, Latitude, Maps, Youtube, Search, Talk, Play Store, Play Music, Play Movies & TV, Magazine, Play Books, Google Maps Navigation, Google Messenger and more.
Table of Contents of LG Optimus G LS970 User Manual
Accounts and Messaging
Apps and Entertainment;
Sprint TV & Movies
Web and Data
Camera and Video
Tools and Calendar;
LG Optimus G LS970 User Manual PDF Download
Because the one that we discuss it here is the Optimus G LS970 for Sprint Carrier, the Manual that available on PDF format isn’t need to be written the way you should insert the SIM card of Sprint mobile provider. It’s due to the phone was bundled and the ID of the Sprint has already been assembled. The only tutorial is how to charge the phone (as pictured below).
For the User Manual, you can download from the link below along with Specs of the Optimus G (in PDF format)
- Download User Guide of LG Optimus G LS970 for Sprint | Language: English US | Page: 200 | PDF Size: 5.4MB
- Download eSpecs of LG Optimus G LS970 for Sprint | Language: English US | Page: 1 | PDF Size: 193KB