LG Optimus G Pro Launches in Several Asian Markets


optimus g pro_asiaLG Optimus G Pro, the first supersized smartphone of LG and the star of MWC 2013, has finally launched outside of its homeland and the American market. Starting yesterday, the smartphone is being rolled out in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, India, Indonesia, Philippine, Vietnam and Malaysia.

“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,” stated Dr. Jong-seok Park, 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.”

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The Optimus G Pro houses the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor clocked at 1,7GHz, which coupled with the 2GB of RAM memory found on-board, should provide a dreamy user experience. Its 5,5-inch 1080p display is a class of its own, providing superb contrast, real-to-life colors and a great amount of details and sharpness. It runs on Android 4.1 Jellybean with LG’s proprietary skin on top of it, which provides versatile functionality free of unnecessary clutter. The Optimus G Pro boasts with its nifty camera features, like Dual Camera and Dual Recording, VR Panorama, Pause and Resume Recording, etc.

This LG powerhouse is still about to launch in Europe. What’s your take on the Optimus G Pro? Tell us in the comments below.