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LG Optimus G2 Will be Crazy Thin, So Thing It Will Move the Power/Volume Buttons to the back

A couple of days ago we were stunned by that new Oppo phone with crazy thin waistline of 6.1 mm and now there’s a new contender for the title of thinnest handset: LG Optimus G2. We don’t even know how thin it will be, but we do know that it will be so skinny, it won’t even fit buttons on the side.

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It appears that the new flagship will be so thin that its volume and power buttons will be moved to the back instead of the sides. I have to remind you that this handset is rumored to be coming during IFA 2013 in Berlin, this September. Frankly, I have to say that I find it hard to image having to use buttons on the back of a phone, but the recently rumored Motorola X Phone also promises a back touch area/button, so nothing’s impossible.

With the LG Optimus G Pro not even ready to hit all the shops yet, we’re in for a long wait that could extend to the winter, when it comes to the G2.  Rumored specs of this anorexic phone include a 5 inch 1080p touchscreen, a quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, a 13 megapixel camera and a 2 MP front shooter. There’s also Android 4.2 on board or maybe the version launched next month at I/O.