After its successful launch in Korea, LG Electronics is now ready to roll-out its flagship Optimus G Pro smartphone in India and the rest of the Asian markets in the month of June. The first country to receive this device will be Hong Kong followed by other Asian countries including Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, India, Indonesia, Philippine, Vietnam and Malaysia throughout the month. However, LG has not specified exact date of launch in India.
The Optimus G Pro is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor, which features a 1.7GHz Quad-Core CPU and Adreno 320 GPU, and runs on Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2.This smartphone is packed with very powerful long-lasting 3,140mAh battery and comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory, which can be expanded to 64GB via microSD card, This phablet sports an expansive 5.5-inch 1080p Full HD IPS display delivering a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 400ppi, The Optimus G Pro provides razor sharp images and wide viewing angles as well as a comfortable in-hand experience and great “pocketability.” This device is equipped with 13 MP rear camera and 2.1MP frontal camera.
The Optimus G Pro will be available in Indigo Black and Lunar White colours.
“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,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “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.
Backed by powerful hardware features, the Optimus G Pro also comes packed with differentiated UX features, such as:
- Dual Camera and Dual Recording: The Dual Camera and Dual Recording functions allow users to capture pictures or videos with both the front and rear cameras simultaneously for a unique picture-in-picture experience;
- VR Panorama: The VR Panorama allows shots of entire horizontal and vertical environments for a full 360° view;
- Pause and Resume Recording: The Pause and Resume Recording feature allows for the recording of short snippets of video which can then be viewed as one continuous file.
- Smart Video: Smart Video recognizes the position of the viewer’s eyes and automatically plays or stops the video without any manual input from the user.
After arrival of Optimus G Pro in India, there will be scorching competition in phablet segment in this summer of India, and other phablets makers like Samsung will rejig their marketing strategies after arrival of this device in India.