LG Optimus G Pro coming to India & other Asian countries in June

LG Optimus G ProLG announced today at a press event in Macau that it will be launching its 5.5-inch Optimus G Pro phablet in select Asian markets including India next month. The phone will first go on sale in Hong Kong beginning early-June and will be rolled-out in other countries throughout the month.

“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.

LG Optimus G Pro, which was originally announced at Mobile World Congress, was initially released in South Korea and other select markets.

To remind you, LG Optimus G Pro comes with 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor, Adreno 320 GPU, 3,140mAh battery and 2GB RAM. The phone also comes with 5.5-inch 1080p Full HD IPS display and Jelly Bean.

LG has revealed that Optimus G Pro also packs several software customizations apart from the massive hardware. Take a look at select key software features below:

  • 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.
  • 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.

According to LG, Optimus G Pro will be released in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, India, Indonesia, Philippine, Vietnam and Malaysia as a part of current roll-out.

LG Optimus G Pro Key Specifications:

  • 1.7GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 Processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • Memory: 32GB / microSD (up to 64GB)
  • Display: 5.5-inch True Full HD IPS Plus  (1920 x 1080 pixels / 400ppi)
  • Cameras: Rear 13.0MP with LED Flash / Front 2.1MP
  • Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
  • Battery: 3,140mAh (removable / wireless charging capable)
  • Size: 150.2 x 76.1 x 9.4mm

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