LG Optimus G Pro

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LG Optimus G Pro
LG Optimus G Pro logo.jpg
LG Optimus G Pro (Black).jpg
ManufacturerLG Electronics
SloganG 이상의 G
SeriesOptimus
G series
Compatible networksGSM (850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900), HSDPA, LTE, CDMA Korean PCS 1.8 Ghz (LG U+ Plus Network)(Global Variant)
TD-LTE & TD-SCDMA(China Mobile Variant)
Availability by RegionMay 2013 (US and Canada)
SuccessorLG G Pro 2
RelatedLG Optimus G
LG G2
TypeSmartphone/Phablet
Form factorBar
Dimensions150.2 mm (5.91 in) H
76.1 mm (3.00 in) W
9.4 mm (0.37 in)
Mass172 g (6.07 oz)
Operating systemAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly Bean LS970 (Upgraded to 4.4.2 KitKat on 6/3/2014 for AT&T)
Android 4.2 (China Mobile Variant) Upgradebale to android 4.4.2 kitkat
System on chipQualcomm Snapdragon 600, 28nm LP
CPU1.7 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Krait, 2MB L2 Cache
GPUQualcomm Adreno 320
Memory2 GB LP-DDR3 RAM
Storage16 & 32 GB
Removable storagemicroSDXC up to 64GB
BatteryLi-Ion 3140 mAh (Global Variant)
Li-ion 2940 mAh(China Mobile Variant)
Data inputsTouch
Display5.5 in (140 mm) diagonal
"True HD" IPS LCD 1080×1920 pixels, Corning Gorilla Glass 2
Rear camera13.0 megapixels Back-illuminated sensor, LED flash


HD video (1080p) at 30 frames/s
Time catch shot, smart shutter and cheese shutter


Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Smile and face detection, Image stabilization
Front camera2.1 MP, HD video recording (1080p)
Connectivity3.5 mm stereo audio jack
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, DLNA
Bluetooth 4.0 + A2DP
micro-USB 2.0 (5-pin) port with mobile high-definition video link (MHL) for USB or HDMI connection, NFC

The LG Optimus G Pro is a flagship smartphone/phablet designed and manufactured by LG Electronics. It was released in the U.S. on May 10, 2013.

Availability[edit]

North America[edit]

In the United States, the Optimus G Pro was available through AT&T for $99.99 with a 2-year contract and data plan. At release, it was priced at $199.99.

Specifications[edit]

Hardware[edit]

Processor[edit]

The LG Optimus G Pro features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064 SoC with a Quad-core Krait processor clocked at 1.7 GHz. The processor is based on 28 nm semiconductor technology with Adreno 320 graphics processor running at 400 MHz.[1]

Memory[edit]

The LG Optimus G Pro has 2 GB of RAM and 16\32 GB of internal storage which may be expanded via a microSD card up to 64 GB.

Screen[edit]

The phone features a 5.5" True HD IPS LCD of 1080x1920 resolution and displaying 16,777,216 colors at ~401 PPI pixel density.[2]

Cameras[edit]

The LG Optimus G Pro has a 13 MP back-illuminated camera sensor and a single LED flash for both AT&T and Sprint. The phone is also capable of recording FullHD 1080p video at 30 FPS. The phone also features a front-facing 2.1 MP camera, capable of recording HD 720p video at 30 FPS. The Indian LG Optimus G Pro features a 13 MP camera. The camera supports digital zoom of up to 8X magnification.

Battery[edit]

The LG Optimus G is powered by a standard Lithium-Polymer battery of 3140 mAh.

Software[edit]

The LG Optimus G runs on Google's Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean operating system skinned with LG Optimus UI 3.0. LG has released the Android 4.4 KitKat firmware update on March 21, 2014 for LG Optimus G Pro.[3]

Critical reception[edit]

LG Optimus G Pro has received a generally favorable reception. CNET reviewed it as "a great performer" with a score of 4 out of 5 stars.[4] PhoneNews reviewed it "a feature laden handset with excellent software".[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LG Optimus G Pro technical specifications".
  2. ^ http://www.gsmarena.com/lg_optimus_g_pro_e985-5254.php
  3. ^ "Korean LG Optimus G Pro gets Android 4.4 KitKat update". GSM Arena. 21 March 2014.
  4. ^ "LG Optimus G Pro (AT&T) review: Big, blazing, and beautiful". CNET.com. Retrieved May 10, 2013.
  5. ^ "LG Optimus G Pro Review". PhoneNews.co.

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