LG, at its LG Tech Event, has announced that the company will be releasing the flagship LG Optimus G Pro in the Indian market in June/July this year. The smartphone was launched in South Korea early February this year. It is being sold in South Korea and Japan only, and now LG is gradually launching it in the other markets too in order to compete with Samsung Galaxy Note II. The smartphone is also going to be launched in US market on coming May 1. In Indian market, it’s speculated to be priced around 40,000,
Running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS, it is equipped with 5.5-inch full HD display, 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of on-board storage, 13-megapixel rear camera, 2.1 MP front-facing camera, 3,140mAh battery and usual set of connectivity options.
Just few days ago, LG had rolled-out a value pack update for the smartphone in Korea, which brought features like Smart Video eye recognition, Dual-camera and more. The Indian variant will most probably be featuring these software customizations on-board when launched.
At the starting of this month, LG revealed that it has shipped more than 500,000 units of Optimus G Pro in South Korean market alone in just 40 days of availability. The number of shipments will surely increase when the phone will be available in Indian and US market.