Following the footsteps of HTC which is set to launch its first phablet One Max in China, the Korean manufacturer LG is also looking forward to launch a budget Android phablet in the form of G Pro Lite Dual next month. According to the report of technological site Hi-tech.mail.ru, the phablet will be first launched in Russia in October, and will be available with a price tag of 12,990 rubles (USD $401) in the Russian market.
In the report, the LG G Pro Lite Dual is said to pack 5.5-inch display, dual-core processor and 3140 mAh battery . It will also include an 8MP rear camera with BSI sensor and dual-SIM support. In addition to these hardware, the smartphone will also feature several software customization such as KnockOn, guest mode, QSlide etc.
There is till no word on the other specifications such as pre-installed Android version, embedded RAM, processor’s clock frequency etc. at this point, but being a mid-range device, the LG G Pro Lite Dual is speculated to feature Android 4.2 and at least 1GB of RAM.
With this mid-range phablet, LG seems to be planning to target the likes of Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos, Galaxy Mega and Sony’s Xperia C.
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