this is what I was expecting for next year, although the display resolution is still a touch lower than I expected next year. It also has the new display tech that Apple has for "possible use in the iPhone 5" that eliminates the "air gap" between the display layers. Things I'd like to see different, 1. 4GB of Ram (not likely) 2. Jelly Bean at launch... possible as it may not make it to the US until summer, if at all. 3. I'd like a 2800 or 3200 mAh stock battery, especially as it looks like the casing is non-removable on the phone. 4. a 4MP or 5MP front camera for video calling to high res displays, even a 2.0MP looks like crap for a video call in HD. (could be the sensor quality more than the MP... although that can be overcome by using more MP) good photo's here: LG Optimus G: hands-on with a 4.7-inch Android 4.0 powerhouse | The Verge better details here, including full specs: LG Optimus G revealed: 1.5GHz quad-core CPU, ICS, LTE, 4.7-inch screen with in-cell touch -- Engadget "LG trailer video" not much in it, I don't recall even seeing the phone... LG Optimus G - Teaser : The Newest Premium Quad-Core Smartphone - YouTube benchmarks from the dev model of the CPU, showing a quadrant score of 7,698 on a prerelease dev device! pretty funny video, the dev device is a tablet, but has most of the hardware slated for the Optimus G. Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro (APQ8064) MDP benchmarks blow away the competition (update: video) -- Engadget full spec chart from GSM arena, lists planned JB upgrade, video can use the flash, speaking of Flash, supports Adobe Flash and Java MIDP emulator, micro SD, mini sim card, dedicated noise cancelling mic. LG Optimus G E973 - Full phone specifications 1280 x 768 display resolution gives 720p with room for playback controls without overlay. The Japanese version will be waterproof?!?! (for lazy people) Android 4.0 smartphone has a quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, a 4.7-inch 1280 x 768 IPS display, LTE radios, 32GB of storage, 2GB RAM, NFC, and a 13-megapixel camera, as well as a 2,100mAh battery. LG is particularly talking up its "fully integrated touch technology" for the 8.45mm-thick phone, which the company claims allowed it to reduce the air gap between the display and the surface, as well as the size of the bezel. Japan-specific features include waterproofing, infrared data transfer, osaifu-keitai mobile wallet, and OneSeg and Nottv mobile television services ------------------------------ Yum Yum, I'm gonna get me some!