To cash popularity of its Optimus series of smartphones and requirements of big screens, LG has today announced budjet smartphone – LG G Pro with 5.5 inch display. LG has rebranded its Optimus series of smartphones with G brand. As its name signifies, LG G Pro Lite is stripped down version of LG’s highly successful Optimus Pro smartphone, with larger display and other UX features available on its premium smartphones. This phone is targetted for the emerging markets.
The LG G Pro Lite comes with Stylus Pen that increases the smartphone’s usability. The Stylus Pen allows for quick and accurate handwriting and can be stored conveniently in a slot at the top of the phone. The LG G Pro Lite is equipped with dual speakers for excellent audio performance with or without headphones. This phone has a Dual SIM feature and a dedicated Hot Key to make switching between two SIM cards easier than ever before.
The phone is also designed with an ultra-narrow bezel for an incredible edge-to-edge viewing experience, slim design for optimal one-hand grip.
LG G Pro Lite includes the LG’s UX features that are available on all the flagship LG G Series, G Pro and G2. These features include KnockON with two taps to the display, Pause and Resume Recording allows for the recording of short snippets of video which can then be viewed as one continuous file, QSlide controls up to three different apps in one window, QuickMemo gives users the ability to instantly jot memos or notes from any screen without having to open a separate application and QTranslator instantly translates words and sentences from images captured with the smartphone’s camera.
LG G Pro Lite will make its world debut this month in Latin America followed by markets in Asia, Russia, China, India and the Middle East. LG has not revealed the price of this smartphone and as usual, the prices for specific markets will be announced on the day of the launch.
– Processor: MT6577 1.0 GHz Dual Core
– Display: 5.5-inch (960 x 540 pixels)
– Network: 3G (HSDPA: 7.2Mbps / HSUPA: 5.76Mbps)
– Memory: 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM, MicroSD
– Camera: Rear 8.0MP BSI / Front 1.3MP
– Battery: 3,140 mAh (removable)
– Operating System: Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2
– Size: 150.2 x 76.9 x 9.4mm
– Weight: 161g
– Connectivity: Bluetooth 3.0, USB2.0, A-GPS, Wi-Fi Direct
– Colors: Black, White