LG has officially announced the launch of Optimus G Pro for South Korea, just a week before the MWC exhibition. The company had announced the smartphone for Japanese market last month and as per the company, it will be available there from the starting of April, 2013.

LG Optimus G Pro: 5.5-inch Android Phablet with Quad-core Processor

LG Optimus G Pro: 5.5-inch Android Phablet with Quad-core Processor

The LG Optimus G Pro images along with the key specs appeared in many leaks in recent past. The announced specs of the Optimus G Pro is analogous to the surfaced rumored details earlier as it features a big 5.5-inch FHD display with 1920x1080p resolution, 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm APQ 8064 processor, Adreno 320 GPU, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS, 2GB RAM. 13MP rear camera equipped with BSI sensor and LED flash support, 2MP front camera, 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth. It is powered by 3,000mAh battery.

Related story: LG Optimus G Pro goes official in Japan, availability from April, 2013

The company claims that it supports a curved glass display that gives it a “2.5D” effect. The handset will be available in black and white colours and will pack a rather slim bezel.

The exact availability and pricing date of the smartphone in South Korea is still not clear yet, but the smartphone is supposedly going on sale in the country this month.

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Considering LG launched the Optimus G Pro ahead of the Mobile World Congress, we’d certainly expect to see the device make an appearance in Barcelona at the end of this month, where full details of the smartphone could be revealed.