LG Optimus G Pro hands-on
0. phoneArena 06 May 2013, 11:49 posted on
Right away, the design will automatically draw comparisons to the Samsung Galaxy Note II. When they’re turned off, one would be hard pressed to definitively make out which one is which, seeing their designs are similar. Above all, the Optimus G Pro has a near identical flat home...
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5. AamirSIII (banned) (Posts: 187; Member since: 04 Oct 2012)
and why should he do that? u so arrogant dude...
13. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 3607; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)
You should go to the same school too.
16. danny_a2005 (Posts: 161; Member since: 06 Oct 2011)
I don't like how PA mention the samsung Galaxy Note 2 in every paragraph, I know they are alike, but you are in an LG Optimus G Pro hands-on.. right???
18. Wiki_jaan (Posts: 704; Member since: 24 Jun 2012)
u could say '' i like this optimus note pro''
2. MrKoles (Posts: 368; Member since: 20 Jan 2013)
There is already a review about this phone.
4. chocolaking (Posts: 494; Member since: 22 May 2012)
It looks like a nice phone! good job LG!
6. twens (Posts: 955; Member since: 25 Feb 2012)
It's a nice phone but it will be better to wait for the note 3. But if you can't,it's a good option.
8. Jeradiah3 (Posts: 1031; Member since: 11 Feb 2010)
There are too many physical similarities to the Note II. the Optimus G Pro is supposed to have better specs than the Note II because its a newer device lol. I still like the Note II because of the S-Pen and the new multi-window feature
9. papss (unregistered)
I hate that it looks like the generic looking note 2. LG why? Your last design language looked so much better. I do prefer LG UI better than the bloated SS one though
10. feres13 (Posts: 306; Member since: 23 Dec 2011)
For 200$ compared to the Note 2's 300$ price on a 2yr contract, i predict this phone will sell well. Sure there is no S Pen and LG is probably not as dedicated to updating their phones as Samsung, but for 2/3 of the price you get a better 1080p display, a newer and faster processor and twice the internal storage, an IR blaster and an improved design with smaller bezels and a black version (and i kinda klike this carbon fiber back!). If i was going to buy a Phablet, this is probably the one i'll get right now, but i'm happy with 4.7-5" phones...
11. freebee269 (Posts: 535; Member since: 10 Aug 2012)
i had an LG optimus g before i got a gs4, the optimus g is a nice device. if this device is as good as the optimus g then imo whoever gets this will be satisfied with their purchase.
12. imkyle (Posts: 1071; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)
LG has been stepping up their game. If this does well, and if their Optimus G sequel is hopefully reminiscent of that leaked phone days ago, they will have a shot and they may beat HTC.
15. barondebxl (Posts: 131; Member since: 04 Nov 2011)
LG is doing very good. I cant believe that I owned an LG phone ( nexus 4) and that im seriously considering this one. I respect the improvement they are making.
19. Altheusvital (Posts: 4; Member since: 06 May 2013)
The video here was worthless due to bias and a love for Samsung. LG seems to focus on distinction in the details...the trees over the forest. My home is lined with Samsung products but this phone is one sexy woman.
The small, flush, multicolored notification around the home button is a cool touch. The fishnet design on the back is a decent bejeweling. Also, the tapering of the brushed metallic stripe edging the phone is much more tastefully subtle than the Note's chrome.. I hate the speaker placement however.
No sPen needed when you can write with your finger or a pen anyway. The camera sports a Time Catch option, VR panorama, no lag shutter, a quick camera load time. Then there's eye tracking for reading and video. Then you can photo snatch and zoom video.
I'd get in on Sprint but I don't mind the ATT anchoring. So, it's in the mail today and I'll get the Note 3 later. The only other phone that could touch it is the S4 due to air view and sound caught during taking a photo.
Size matters for video, games, reading, photos, and video calls. Who's actually using minutes on smartphones these days?!