LG to display Optimus G Pro at MWC, device packs in 5.5-inch Full HD screen, Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor

LG Electronics has announced the Optimus G Pro featuring a massive 5.5-inch 1080p full HD IPS display. The device will be showcased at the Mobile World Congress starting next week. Apart from the screen, the phablet is in limelight for carrying a powerful 1.7GHz quad-core processor, Android v4.1.2 Jelly Bean, and a huge 3,140 mAh battery for a longer battery backup.

The LG Optimus G Pro will be a 4G LTE enabled device offering a myriad of impressive features. There is a whopping 13-megapixel camera at the rear and a 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera.

It also includes some impressive advanced UX features such as ‘dual-recording’, which enables users to shoot video from both the cameras simultaneously and ‘Virtual Reality Panorama’ for 360 degree images. Apart from these UX features, there are QSlide, Live Zooming and QuickMemo on-board.

As far as processor goes, Optimus Pro G is another powerful device with a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 Processor clocked at 1.7GHz. Besides this, there is 2GB RAM and an external memory support for up to 32 GB using a microSD. It carries a 3,140mAh battery which can be removed from the device and can also be charged wirelessly.

The Optimus G Pro is speculated to be launched for approximately $900 as it is priced at 968,000 won in South Korea. The device will be made available in Korea first followed by North America. We are hoping to see it in India soon.

Key specifications of Optimus G Pro:

•              1.7GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 Processor

•              RAM 2GB DDR, 32GB / microSD (up to 32GB)

•              5.5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels / 400ppi)

•              Camera – Rear 13.0-megapixel with LED Flash / Front 2.1-megapixel

•              Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean

•              3,140mAh battery (removable / wireless charging capable)

•              150.2 x 76.1 x 9.4mm