LG Optimus G with LTE TDD Connectivity Set to Launch in India

LG is all set to introduce fresh LTE TDD model of the Optimus G handset in the Indian market. For those who are unfamiliar, the LTE TDD stands for Long Term Evolution Time Division Duplexing, and it is a version of LTE that use the TDD modulation scheme in unpaired spectrum.

LG has already introduced this version of the handset in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and now is heading towards regions like China, North America, Japan, Australia and India.

LG Optimus GLTE TDD network allows receiving and transmitting of data on the same frequency at different times. While in LTE FDD, two different frequencies exist for transmitting and receiving data. That means, LTE TDD is somewhat similar to home broadband, which use a narrow band for uploading, but offering a wider band for downloading heavier content.

According to Dr. Jong-seok Park, the president and CEO of the company, LTE TDD is a best alternative to LTE FDD. He also added that the company’s upcoming smartphones will support this technology.

In India, the 3G compatible Optimus G is priced at Rs. 31,899 and includes features such as a 4.7-inch True HD IPS Plus display, 1280 x 768 pixels resolution, quad core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor and 2GB of RAM. It also packs a 13-megapixel rear camera, a 1.3-megapixel front-facing shooter and a 2100mAh Li-Ion battery.

Right now, we are unable to tell anything about the availability of the LTE TDD variant of the LG Optimus G in India, but we expect that it will release sometime in the near future.

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