LG Mobile revamped their current flagship into a 5-inch Optimus G Pro. After analysts predicted that LG will overtake Apple into the 2nd spot in the US market, they are now ready to conquer the international scene with this beefed-up brother of the Nexus 4.
Fast-forwarding through the specs, this HTC Butterfly-rival will have a 1.7 GHz quad-core CPU and Adreno 320 graphic-player under its belt. Tagging this device with a "Pro" makes us think that LG has realized the winning naming scheme in its handsets since named the succession of their smartphones after the Optimus G line (Samsung has the Galaxy S). Notwithstanding that there is a rumor of the Korean-company making another flagship handset name Optimus G2.
Anyways, other essentials include a 2GB of RAM, 13 MP rear shooter and 2.4MP front camera. It is packed with a monstrous 3000 mAh battery to give you a good run outdoors. Likewise, the 32GB internal storage with a 32GB expansion is also a good catch. It'll run with Android 4.1.2 (Jellybean) out of the box but expected to have a 4.2 update this year.
The pricing and availability deets are scarce at the moment, but I am confident that this beauty will hit the country in late Q1 or early Q2.
LG Optimus G Pro Specifications
5.5-inch Full HD (1920x1080) True HD-IPS + display (400ppi)
150.2 x 76.1 x 9.4mm, 160g
1.7GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 Processor
Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Adreno 320 GPU
2GB of RAM
32GB of internal storage
microSD support up to 32GB
13.0MP autofocus camera with LED Flash
1080p Full HD video recording
2.1MP front camera
GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Quad-band)
3G/HSDPA (UMTS 900/2100)
Dolby mobile sound enhancement
Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP
microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host
GPS with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Li-Ion 3,140mAh battery (removable / wireless charging capable)