LG teases Optimus Vu Android smartphone with 5 inch screen

LG teases Optimus Vu Android smartphone with 5-inch screen, 4:3 aspect ratio (video)

If you’re into high strangeness in the mobile realm, you’d be wise to check out the video of the Optimus Vu that LG just posted — just follow the break. While our Korean translation skills aren’t quite up to par, we’ve been able to decipher that this boxy number packs a 5-inch touchscreen and a rather unique 4:3 aspect ratio. The telltale capacitive touch buttons reveal this as an Android device, which the Korean manufacturer suggests is more comfortable to hold than traditional portrait-based solutions. It’ll be interesting to see what this means for application compatibility, but for the moment, we’re going to keep digging for more specs. Oh, and if you happen to know Korean, don’t be afraid to drop additional tidbits into the comments below. (via engadget)