LG Optimus G Pro, which was launched in South Korea in mid-February and in India at the end of last month, is going to receive a measure update next month in South Korea. The company is all set to include an eye recognition feature via this update. There is no word whether Indian customers will also get update or not.

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With the inclusion of this update, LG Optimus G Pro will include features like Smart Video and Dual Camera function to the device. Smart Video feature recognize the viewer’s eye position by means of eye recognition technology using front camera and automatically pause or play the video. The Smart Video feature seems analogous to the Smart Pause feature, which also does the same job and are going to be included in Samsung’s to be announced Galaxy S IV.

On the other hand, Dual camera function will enable users to click photographs using both the front and back cameras simultaneously in the same image.

Here is what LG noted in a press release:

When the viewer’s eyes are no longer focused on the smartphone display, the front camera recognizes this and immediately pauses the video automatically. Once the user’s gaze returns to the smartphone, the video resumes playback from the point last viewed.

In addition to these features, there are also several features which will be included to the device with this update. full change-log of this value pack update for LG Optimus G Pro:

  • Magic Remote Pad and Text Keypad via the QRemote function. These new options for QRemote work specifically with LG Smart TVs
  • The Smart LED Lighting outlining the home button of the Optimus G Pro will be upgraded so users can customize the colors to correspond to their favorite contacts. The flashing of the LED in different colors will allow users to identify the source of incoming calls, missed calls, unread messages and emails.
  • The first Color Emoticons in an Android smartphone for more personalized text messages.