At MobileCon 2012, LG surges where others hang back
LG makes a play for the top-tier market with a couple of new devices and a review unit of its LG Optimus G flagship phone.
SAN DIEGO--We knew all along that MobileCon, with its enterprise focus, would be a quieter show for consumers, but what we didn't know was how the players who did show up would engage us.
LG used the event to showcase the midrange, which it announced just before the show, and the , a dual-core QWERTY device for Sprint, which it announced on Day 1.
Later, at a launch party, LG pleasantly surprised with goody bags containing oneflagship phone each for AT&T and for Sprint. Bravo, LG, and we'll have the full review up lickety-split, so check back -- especially since the based on an earlier test here at the show.
In addition, we got to check out the Android gaming accessory., as well as a pair of ZTE phones (the and the ), and let loose with the , an
Meanwhile, Verizon announced a, and tipped .
We also got our hands on T-Mobile's, and heard from Huawei about its .
Despite a relatively quiet show, as the sun sets on another fall mobile conference, we know there's still plenty more to look forward to as we round the corner to the busy holiday season.
Be sure to review all the latest news from MobileCon 2012, and as always, stay tuned to CNET for ongoing news about the smartphones you love best.