Maybe it’s time to start considering LG products again… South Korean tech giant surprised fans by unveiling it’s LTE ready, 5.5-inch “LG Optimus G Pro” Android smartphone with new Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 mobile processor.
A large-screen model “Optimus G Pro” Android smartphone has a 5.5-inch, 1920×1080-pixel AMOLED screen with a linear resolution of 400 pixels per inch.
South Korean conglomerate LG has now confirmed that the LG Optimus G Pro with a 5.5 inch full HD display with be launch in the US some time in quarter 2, so we guess from April onwards, there are no details on an exact date as yet.
Other specifications on the LG Optimus G Pro include a 13 megapixel rear camera with an LED flash and a front facing 2 megapixel camera, the handset will also come with LTE, and a 3,140 mAh battery that will offer wireless charging.
As for the rest of the hardware, it’s a 150.2 x 76.1 x 9.4mm phone tipping the scales at 172g, and LG will be offering it in both “indigo black” and “luna white.” There’s LTE, HSPA+ and EVDO inside, along with WiFi (and WiFi Direct support), Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, HDMI SlimPort output, USB 2.0 Host, and a microSD card slot for up to 64GB cards to augment the 32GB of onboard storage.
Chipset: 1.7GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 Processor
RAM: 2GB DDR
Memory: 32GB / microSD (up to 32GB)
Display: 5.5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels / 400ppi)
Camera: Rear 13.0MP with LED Flash / Front 2.1MP
OS: Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Battery: 3,140mAh (removable / wireless charging capable)
Size: 150.2 x 76.1 x 9.4mm
What makes LG Optimus G Pro android-based smartphone even more special?
=== it is the first of its kind to feature the 1.7 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 processor from Qualcomm.
As Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications, pointed out, the LG Optimus G Pro was “developed specifically to deliver vivid and superb picture quality in a large display smartphone form factor.” With that in mind, it would be interesting to see how the latest LG biggie stacks up against the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 – the current market leader in this particular segment of “phablets.”