LG Optimus G Pro smartphone review- available from 38k.

LG Optimus G pro is large sized cellphone, also known as phablet. It was announced ahead of the MWC event which was supposed to take place in 2013 a scheduled. A teaser image provided on the LG Facebook revealed that this smartphone aims to take on the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 which is also a similar smartphone with 5.5 inches HD screen. The company has also said that G Pro uses a curved glass which gives the handset a 2.5 D effect.

Full technical specifications of LG Optimus G Pro android smartphone:

Hardware and O.S:

  • It is powered by 1.7 GHz quad core Qualcomm processor.
  • For better graphics quality, Adreno 320 GPU is provided.
  • The processor and GPU together will provide you with peak performance.
  • Dimensions of the phone: 139 x 70 x10 mm.
  • It weighs approximately 160 grams.
  • It uses Android v4.1.1, i.e. Android Jellybean as its platform, i.e. OS.

LG Optimus G pro smartphone image

Optimus G pro smartphone image

Display size, type:

  • The all new LG Optimus G Pro features exuberant 5.5 inches true HD IPS LCD capacitive touch screen.
  • You can enjoy movies and HD gaming on this phablet with ease.
  • It has display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, with 16 million colors and pixel density of 400.
  • Supports multi-touch feature input.

Connectivity options in Lg Optimus G Pro:

  • One SIM card slot.
  • Comes with mini SIM card slot and supports GSM network.
  • It includes 2G network, with support for GPRS and EDGE internet connectivity.
  • There is also 3G network and Wi-Fi along with LTE connectivity for lightning fast internet speeds.
  • It can provide downloading speeds of up to 21 mbps and uploading speeds of up to 7 mbps on 3G networks.
  • Along with it there is also 4G connectivity, you can get speeds as fast as 100 mbps on LTE (4G) networks. However, the Indian variant will not have LTE connectivity.
  • You may also use this device for Wi-Fi tethering.
  • For data transfer options, it has Bluetooth v4.0, NFC and micro USB v2.0 port.
  • Capable of playing JAVA apps through JAVA MIDP emulator.
  • Supports NFC too.
  • There is also GPS with GLONASS for navigational purposes.
  • Radio.
  • You can also make conference calls in this smartphone through third party applications.
  • 3.5 mm earphone jack for connecting earphones.
  • Additional features: active noise cancellation through dedicated microphone, Photo viewer, document reader and writer, image editor, video editor, Google play store and more.

Camera details:

  • The main camera of this cellphone is of 13 megapixels.
  • It comes with LED flash and autofocus. That means you can take high quality snaps even in dark areas.
  • Capable of recording 1080p HD videos.
  • The rear camera is of 2.1 megapixels basically for making video calls.

rear view image LG Optimus G pro

Rear view

Memory options:

  • It has in built memory of 32 GB along with 2 GB of RAM.
  • 2048 MB of virtual memory will prove handy and can provide good multi-tasking capabilities.
  • There is also an external micro SD card slot so that you can you can expand memory further up to 64 GB.


  • This smartphone will boast a battery of 3000 mAh Li-Po battery.
  • The battery is non-removable type.

Price of LG Optimus G Pro smartphone:

It had recently arrived in India and was available for pre-bookings. However, you can now purchase it from various stores available or from online stores. It is available for price of 38,990 INR from Flipkart and 38,999 INR from Univercell.

Related: Samsung Galaxy S4 review.

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