LG Shows Off Android Smartphone with 5.5-Inch Display Screen
Published on: 18th Feb 2013
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By: Ian Mansfield
LG Electronics today introduced the newest addition to its G smartphone range to the Korean public. With the largest display yet to appear on an LG smartphone the LTE equipped Optimus G Pro comes with a 5.5 inch Full HD IPS display and new UX features.
The Full HD IPS display on the Optimus G Pro -- developed in partnership with LG Display -- delivers 1920 x 1080 pixels at 400ppi. The smartphone offers the largest battery capacity in its class at 3,140mAh, allowing for Full HD viewing enjoyment for hours on end.
The smartphone also comes with a 13 megapixel rear and 2.1 megapixel front camera.
The Optimus G Pro also comes with advanced UX features developed specifically for the device, such as Dual Recording and Virtual Reality (VR) Panorama. Dual Recording allows users to capture video with both the front and rear cameras simultaneously for a picture-in-picture experience. And VR Panorama allows shots of entire horizontal and vertical environments for a full 360 degree view.
"The Optimus G Pro was developed specifically to deliver vivid and superb picture quality in a large display smartphone form factor," said Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. "We will continue to expand our position in the premium LTE smartphone segment with our superior display technology and unique user experience."
Optimus G Pro Key Specifications:
- Chipset: 1.7GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 Processor
- RAM: 2GB DDR
- Memory: 32GB / microSD (up to 32GB)
- Display: 5.5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels / 400ppi)
- Camera: Rear 13.0MP with LED Flash / Front 2.1MP
- OS: Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
- Battery: 3,140mAh (removable / wireless charging capable)
- Size: 150.2 x 76.1 x 9.4mm