The LG Optimus G pro model E988 with a 5.5 inch FHD screen and powered by quad core 1.7GHz processor will be available for Rs. 42,500. The handset will hit retail and online stores within few weeks.

The Optimus G pro will compete with Galaxy Note 2 though Note 2 is cheaper with lower specs as compared, however Samsung is gearing up to launch the Galaxy Note 3 probably in 2013. The LG Optimus G pro supports single SIM and runs on the Android 4.1 OS with Optimus 3.0 UI.

This handset is powered by Snapdragon 600 1.7GHz quad core processor coupled with Adreno 320 GPU. It is a big handset but pretty slim with 9.4mm thickness and weight is about 174 grams. The screen is 5.5 inches protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2. The IPS screen resolution is 1920×1080 pixels.

The Optimus G pro comes loaded with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. The handset sports a 2.1MP front camera and a 13MP auto focus camera on the rear. It can record videos in full HD resolution. The front camera can record in HD resolution.

LG Optimus G supports 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC and GPS. The battery is of 3140 mAh capacity.

LG Optimus G Pro W988

LG Optimus G Pro key features and specifications

  • Single SIM.
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 – 1.7GHz quad core + Adreno 320 GPU.
  • Android 4.1.2 + Optimus 3.0 User Interface.
  • 5.5 inch IPS screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 2 protection supporting resolution of 1920×1080 pixels (401 ppi).
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage and micro SD card support (64GB).
  • 13MP rear AF camera with LED flash + 2.1 MP front camera. Full HD recording supported.
  • 3G (42Mbps), 2G (Edge / Gprs), NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi (a/b/g/n), GPS, HDMI and RGB Supported, TV out, micro USB and 3.5mm audio jack.
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity, gyro, light and magnetic sensors.
  • 3140 mAh battery (Li-ion) with 21 hours talk-time on 3G and 31 hours talk-time on 2G networks.
  • Price Rs. 42,500 –  Via Flipkart.

By Rajeev Rana

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