LG’s latest flagship smartphone LG G Pro 2 which was unveiled in South Korea on 13th February and will hit retails shelves in Korea by the end of this month, is all set to move out of Korea from next month. While launching this smartphone, LG did not give its roll-out plans for the global markets.
We have received communication from LG to block the date for 3rd March with the tagline : Innovation returns on 3rd March. From this, we can assume that LG will be launching its latest flagship smartphone LG G Pro 2 in India on 3rd March. Nowadays, all the big players of smartphones and tablets give lot of importance to India market because of its huge potential and they try to bring the newly launched products to India as early as possible. LG can’t lag behind in this aspect and hence their decision to bring LG G Pro 2 to India in the first week of March.
The LG G Pro 2 features a 5.9 inch full HD display with 1080×1920 pixels, with an extra slim bezel of 3.3mm, which LG claims is an industry-leading screen-to-frame ratio of 77.2 percent. This phablet is powereed by Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor((2.26 GHz Quad-Core), coupled with 3GB of RAM and 16GB/32GB of internal storage. This smartphone is equipped with 13MP rear camera with LG’s proprietary OIS (Optical Image Stabilizer Plus) technology. This device also has 2.1MP front camera.
The LG G Pro 2 has some advanced camera features including its capability to record slow motion HD video at 120FPS and it can also record in 4K. The other feature of the camera is a flash for selfie that reduces the size of the preview screen and adds a bright white background for more soft lighting in self-portrait mode. The camera is capable of taking up to 20 continuous shots and automatically edits them to create a video of the captured images. It allows users to select photos from their gallery to create a collage for easy uploading to social network sites.
The LG G PRO 2 is also equipped with high-power 1Watts, Hi-Fi sound speaker system, which LG claims is 30 percent louder than the previous G Pro. This smartphone incorporates a completely unique feature called Knock Code, which is advanced version of KnockON feature that was first unveiled last year in the LG G2. Knock Code allows users to power on and unlock their G Pro 2 smartphones in one easy step by tapping their screens using one of 86,367 “knock” combinations.
The LG G Pro 2 has been positioned to give competition to the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5, which will be unveiled at MWC on 24th Feb and Apple iPhone 6 which is rumored to come with a 4.7 inches and probably 5.5 inch display in different variant. LG is getting good response to its LG G2 and G Pro series of smartphones wherever they are available, and they are getting aggresseive to take head-on with world leaders like Samsung and Apple.