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LG G Pro 2 to join the 6-inch club next month, 3 GB RAM and KitKat in tow

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LG G Pro 2 to join the 6-inch club next month, 3 GB RAM and KitKat in tow
The latest rumor on the LG G Pro 2 that is eventually coming next month, is that it will sport a 6" Full HD screen, 3 GB of RAM, and be powered by a Snapdragon 800 processor. This citation from Korean media differs quite a bit from the last speculation on the device, which pegged it with a 5.9" display at 1440x2560 pixels of QHD resolution, so apparently we'll be on our toes until MWC time, when the phablet is said to be unveiled with Android KitKat on board.

It's kind of hard to fathom why would LG want to release the 6-incher with "just" a 1080p screen, though. All flagships this year are expected to sport QHD displays, and it would be easier and less expensive to make a 6" panel with 1440x2560 pixels, than a smaller one. On the other hand, LG usually tries to be the first to announce something new, but we already had the Vivo Xplay 3S unveiled with a 6" QHD panel, so that feat goes out of the window. 

Moreover, if Samsung indeed outs the Galaxy S5 details on February 23rd at its pre-MWC event, it will steal the QHD thunder quite a bit, so LG might have decided to keep it simpler this time. Not that a Full HD phablet with 3 GB of RAM and powerful Snapdragon is anything to sniff at, so we'll just have to wait and see what would really happen in just a few weeks from now. As always, we'll be right smack in the middle of all the action in Barcelona, and will relay each and any info that comes our away on the spot.

source: ETNews via G4Games

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posted on 23 Jan 2014, 05:37 1

1. chunk1x (Posts: 248; Member since: 25 Jun 2011)


I think that 6 inches is too much.

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 05:41 4

4. xperiaDROID (Posts: 4835; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


That's not what she said literally lol. But even if it has 6 inch screen, LG will shrink the bezels and make it look like a 5.7 inch phone (same size as the Note 3).

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 06:23

11. chunk1x (Posts: 248; Member since: 25 Jun 2011)


I own the the first G Pro and love it but my hand hurts from holding the 5.5 inches of screen. Now imagine how much it hurts more with 6 inches.

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 06:38

13. xperiaDROID (Posts: 4835; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Only Sumo wrestlers and King Kong will have no problem with holding a 6 inch phone or more.

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 06:49 1

16. jaytai0106 (Posts: 826; Member since: 30 Mar 2011)


Yeah, big phones are good for taller/having bigger hand people. If you are at least 6 ft tall, a 5.5"+ screen would be pretty comfortable in your hand. I have smaller hand for my height and using Nexus 4 with one hand is annoying... Why does LG has to make their phones with wider screen ratio...

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 09:04 2

21. g2a5b0e (Posts: 1936; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)


You can only keep shrinking bezels so much. The Note 3 already has pretty small bezels too. Keep in mind that while the G2 (5.2") has smaller bezels than the S4 (5"), it's still bigger in all dimensions. In other words, there is very little chance that the G2 Pro will be the same size as the Note 3.

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 05:44 2

6. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5286; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


6 inches with Full HD is a bit under-whelming. But 6 inches with QHD is another kettle of fish. Especially if everything else about the phone is high-end.

posted on 23 Feb 2014, 11:28

27. networkdood (Posts: 5552; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


5 inch phone is too small for me - 6 inch is nice - but, I ordered a 7 incher....

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 05:37 1

2. Duketytz (Posts: 131; Member since: 28 Nov 2013)


What is the craze with overly-large phones these days?

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 05:42

5. Desmund (Posts: 74; Member since: 01 Nov 2012)


Better Screens basically I think 5.5 should be cut-off, but looking back at my old Atrix I was always like it did have a small screen after awhile.

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 06:19 2

9. Suo.Eno (Posts: 84; Member since: 17 Feb 2013)


Because people would rather not carry an extra, larger tablet to cover their otg online needs w/ something that can still make, receive calls and sms.

I would have thought that's obvious by now this point in time.

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 06:26 1

12. Whateverman (Posts: 3160; Member since: 17 May 2009)


I thought it was kinda silly to use a phone bigger than 4.3 inches, but I had to have eye surgery a couple years ago and while recovering I found smaller screens really hard to see. There a started using the Note, feel in love with it and can't see myself going back to anything smar smaller.

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 05:37 5

3. MarkArigayo (Posts: 175; Member since: 18 Dec 2013)


Ummm......, it's still rumor anyway. But, I'm pretty sure the LG G Pro2 will much better than Note 3 in many aspects.

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 05:46 3

7. xperiaDROID (Posts: 4835; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Hell yea.

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 07:03 1

18. WHoyton1 (Posts: 1618; Member since: 21 Feb 2013)


No it won't, not at all!

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 06:01

8. jackson_kaeluen (Posts: 38; Member since: 12 Mar 2013)


LG better bring this to Malaysia. Until now, the Nexus 5 and LG G2 STILL not available at Malaysia, in the market.

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 06:22 1

10. xperiaDROID (Posts: 4835; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Don't get your hopes high, there's a low chance that LG will bring their new phones to Malaysia. LG tried to bring the Optimus G, Optimus G Pro, Nexus 4 to Malaysia but sadly almost no one is interested, many of them buy Samsung and Apple. So, do you think LG will still bring their new phones to Malaysia? I will say probably not, LG will make a big loss in smartphone sales in our country since many people in our country are all into Samsung and Apple.

If the G2 is available in our country few months ago, I would've buy it. But in case you don't know, the G2 is now available in our country but it's not officially released by LG, it's imported. But I'm not gonna buy it because the G Pro 2 and the G3 is coming.

Nevertheless, I hope that LG will bring the G3 and G Pro 2 to our country.

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 08:28

19. jackson_kaeluen (Posts: 38; Member since: 12 Mar 2013)


Yea! Agreed with that. I also just hope that it will bring the G Pro 2 and G3

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 06:47

14. Arirank (Posts: 40; Member since: 19 Jan 2014)


Was tht right ??? They were came here (Indonesia) as soon as they available in europe..

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 06:47

15. COZMAN (Posts: 99; Member since: 28 Nov 2013)


This has become a joke . Soon we will be also able to use it as a surf board...LG is making
the same mistake as many. Too much too soon. Leave the customer wanting more
for a while and let them enjoy their G2 first.

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 09:03

20. KParks23 (Posts: 422; Member since: 13 Oct 2010)


This phone has nothing to do with the g2 people interested in the g2 most likely will not be interested in the pro there completely different phones!

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 09:11

22. g2a5b0e (Posts: 1936; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)


Completely different phones? Explain to me what is so different between the two besides their sizes.

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 07:01 1

17. Gemmol (Posts: 446; Member since: 09 Nov 2011)


My my my bring it on I love phones 6 inch and up....... I would love to see that display in person

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 10:15

23. isprobi (Posts: 117; Member since: 30 May 2011)


I would like to have one device as a phone and a tablet. My current LG O G Pro 5.5 infh screen is just a bit too small for web surfing so 6 inches may do the trick. But I also like what I hear about the Sonly replacement for the Z1. In the end it may come down to which one AT&T picks up. And also whether the LG still has removable battery.

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 11:54

24. V1nC3 (Posts: 2; Member since: 23 Jan 2014)


Stop with the size of the screen, there is one thing that is sure, the screen is full HD (for the D830) See the UAP.

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 18:23

25. galanoth07 (Posts: 43; Member since: 23 Jan 2014)


5 inch screen is enough for me

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 18:38 1

26. TruPatriot (Posts: 57; Member since: 27 May 2013)


You geniuses crying about the screen size understand nothing about market segments and business. The people who want to buy the Note 3 or G Pro 2 are completely different than you and your tiny hands and lame iPhones.

Further, the true measure of a screen has more to do with Length X Width than just a diagnal measurement. The LG G2 is far too narrow to even be considered for purchase by some people, yet because it is longer it gets a 5.2" screen measurement. It can be misleading and until the actual phone is out you should quit your crying.

posted on 23 Feb 2014, 11:30

28. networkdood (Posts: 5552; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


Yeahhh, way to tell these people...anyways, I own a Nexus 7 and I am buying a Carpad 9976A 7 inch tablet - here are both dimensions:
185X104X7.6mm - 7.28346 X 4.09 X 0.30 in
198.5X120X10.56mm = 7.81 X 4.72 X 0.42 in

Top one is the carpad model....

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