LG Electronics today announced its latest Mobile Handset, the LG Optimus G Pro (LG E988).
The LG Optimus G Pro is a feature rich Smartphone that has been built using latest and state-of-the-art Hardware and the latest release of the Android Operating System. Launched at a Price-Tag of Rs.42,500/-, this Handset is intended for sale to buyers of Premium Smart Phones and those who are wanting to upgrade their Premium Smartphones from Apple, HTC, Samsung, Sony, etc. As a Launch Offer an LG Smart Cover worth Rs. 2500/- is being offered free with the LG Optimus G Pro. A few online retailers are also booking the LG Optimus G Pro at a Special Price of Rs. 38,990/-.
The LG Optimus G Pro has a Large 5.5″ Full HD (1920*1080) IPS Display for Superior Graphics and Accurate Colors with a 16:9 Aspect Ratio for Widescreen Viewing, 400 ppi (Pixels per Inch) and Corning Gorilla Glass 2 for enhanced Scratch Resistance and Protection of the Phone’s Display. In spite of its large display the LG Optimus Pro has a comfortable grip for one hand operation and fits well in one’s pocket. The Narrow Bezel (just 3.65mm) of the LG Optimus G Pro makes it look sleek and highlights its Display. The backside of the phone has a Textured Pattern for an Anti-Slip Grip and Scratch Resistance.
The LG Optimus G Pro is equipped with a High Speed 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 Quad-Core Processor for Processor Intensive Applications, High End Games, Fast Internet Browsing and Connectivity.
The LG Optimus G Pro has also raised the benchmarks of Cameras in Premium Mobile Phones by offering a 13MP Full HD Rear Camera and a 2.1MP Full HD Front Camera. Both the Cameras are feature rich and can be used simultaneously. The LG Optimus G Pro has a Dual Camera – Dual Recording feature with which you can record an occasion using its Rear Camera, while recording your own presence using its Front Camera. The Camera also has a VR Panorama mode for creation of 360 Degree Panorama Pictures.
Some of the other features of the LG Optimus G Pro are:
- Smart Video (pauses the video when you are not watching the video)
- Pause and Resume Video Recording (for pausing a video recording at the time of unwanted footage and resuming the recording seamlessly for a single video)
- QRemote (the phone can be used an Infrared Remote Controller for TVs, Setup Boxes, Audio Systems, etc.) and
- Qslide for simultaneous Display of multiple running Applications
The LG Optimus G Pro is also equipped with a best-in-class Long Lasting, High Capacity Battery of 3140 mAh. The high capacity Battery of the LG Optimus G Pro has been designed to deliver longer usage time and longer battery life.
The Key Specifications of the LG Optimus G Pro Smartphone are:
- Opearting System: Android Jelly Bean OS 4.2.1
- Display: 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display (1080 x 1920 pixels, 400 ppi)
- CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 1.7 GHz Quad-Core Processor
- Cameras: 13MP Rear camera and 2.1MP front camera (Both Cameras support full HD recording at 1080p)
- Battery: 3,140 mAh Battery
- Size: 150.2 x 76.1 x 9.4 mm
- Weight: 172g
- Other Features: QSlide, Dual Camera/ Dual Recording, VR Panorama, Pause & Resume Recording, Audio Zoom, Smart LED home button, QTranslator, QRemote, Dual Screen Dual Play
Our View: In our opinion, for establishing a large footprint in the market, LG should have launched this High Performance and Elegant Smartphone at a lower price. With a lower price it would have not only got more customers, more market share but would have also hit its Competitors hard in the Premium Smartphone market.
We’ll keep you posted with a Detailed Review of the LG Optimus G Pro soon.
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