Till now, Indians, or in a broader sense, the Asians had to depend the grey market or had to travel all the way to South Korea to get an Optimus G Pro smartphone from LG. But, that is not the case any more. LG has announced that it will be launching its flagship large screen smartphone, the Optimus G Pro in many Asian markets including India, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippine, Vietnam and Malaysia. The device will be available in all the whole sale, retail and official stores of LG from June 2013.
The Optimus G Pro was launched in South Korea earlier this month and the device made its US entry in the last month. The smartphone was unveiled during the Mobile World Congress of 2013.
"LG's Optimus G Pro sets a new benchmark in the over 5-inch display smartphone category which is catching on with consumers everywhere who aren't interested in owning both a phone and a tablet. Asian customers are leading many of today's technology trends and we're confident Optimus G Pro will find a large following in this region." said Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company.
The coming of LG Optimus G Pro to the Indian market will tighten the competition of the smartphones. The Optimus G Pro is equipped enough to compete with the Sony Xperia Z, Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One etc. To add flavour to the battle, there are a plenty of Karbonn, Micromax and Lava smartphones too.
The Optimus G Pro has a 5.5-inch display, with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels and 400ppi pixel density. The device packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor, which is accompanied by a 1.7GHz quad-core CPU and Adreno 320 GPU. Optimus G Pro has 2GB of RAM. It has an internal storage memory of 32GB, which is expandable up to 64GB, using a microSD card slot. LG Optimus G Pro has Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean as its Operating System.
The phone features twin cameras. There is a 13 MP camera on the rear side of the phone and a 2.1 MP camera on the front side f the smartphone. The dual cameras of the phone has the feature of Dual recording, which allows the users to capture photos or videos using the front and rear cameras simultaneously. There is VR Panorama mode, which allows shots of entire horizontal and vertical environments for a full 360-degree view. The camera has Pause and Resume Recording, which allows shooting small duration videos, which can be clubbed together to make a wonderful filmy experience. The Smart video option of the phone detects the position of the viewer's eyes and automatically plays or stops the video without any manual input from the user.
The phone has a huge 3,140mAh battery.
Read here the full specification of LG Optimus G Pro.
Check out the Picture Gallery of LG Optimus G Pro.
The flagship smartphone of LG is on its way to the Indian shores.
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