LG Electronics on Thursday introduced Optimus G Pro, the newest edition of its Optimus family, priced at Rs 42,500.
With this launch, the company has entered into the high-end smartphone segment ranging around Rs 40,000, eyeing a slice of the share from competitors like BlackBerry, Samsung, Sony and Apple’s iPhone.
The device runs on Android Jellybean v4.1.2 operating system and is powered by a 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor. The smartphone has a 5.5 inch full HD IPS display, which carries the DNA of LG’s high definition TVs. This model has a pixel density of 400ppi, one of the highest in the market.
CPU: Qualcomm Snapragon 1.7 GHz Quad-Core 600
Dimensions: 150.2 (L) x 76.1 (W) x9.4 (D) 174g
Operating System: Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)/ Optimus UI3.0
Display: 13.97cm (5.5″)
Camera: 13MP Full HD Auto Focus, LED Flash
The device has 2GB RAM and an internal memory of 16 GB.
Equipped with 4G LTE, LG Optimus G Pro has the battery capacity with 3,140 mAh with an improved 13 MP rear and 2.1 MP front Full HD camera. The smartphone boasts dual recording that captures video with both the front and rear cameras simultaneously and and virtual reality panorama feature allowing 360 degree viewing, from taking pictures of both horizontal and vertical environment.
The UX features popular with Optimus G users have been added to the Optimus G pro, such as upgraded Q Slide, Live Zooming and Quick Memo. Other features in the smartphone include Q Remote, Audio Zoom, Video Wiz, Magic Remote Pad.
Soon Kwon, Managing Director, LG India said, “Smartphone market in India is growing rapidly and there is a huge demand for big screen size mobile phones. The market size for 5 inch and above screens is expected to be 1.5 million units by end of 2013. With this launch we are gearing towards our aim of capturing 10% market share of the smartphone category by end of 2014.”