Before launching the G3, LG might release a G Pro 2

Before launching the G3, LG might release a G Pro 2
In 2013, LG introduced three high-end smartphones: the Optimus G Pro (available since April), the G2 (released in September), and the huge, curved G Flex (launched in November). This year, things might not be different.

We already told you about the LG G3, which may be announced in the second half of 2014. But what will LG do in the meantime? Well, among other things, the company could launch a sequel to the Optimus G Pro (sans the Optimus branding, of course).

Korean website Naver recently reported that the successor to the Optimus G Pro might be called LG G Pro 2. This could be released around March – or at least that’s what a local analyst believes. There are no details on the features of this alleged G Pro 2, so we don’t know if, like the G3, the new G Pro is also expected to sport a Quad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels) display. In any case, it might keep the screen size of the original G Pro (5.5 inches) and bring improvements in other departments.

A G Pro 2 scheduled to be released around March makes perfect sense. It would allow LG to have a new high-end handset on the market to try and compete with Samsung’s expected Galaxy S5, while giving the company more time to perfect the G3 (and possibly also a new curved, flexible handset).

source: Naver (translated)

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11 Comments

1. casualavi

Posts: 48; Member since: Oct 02, 2013

We already have the awesome LG G2, Now time for the New Year Treat! :D

2. hafini_27

Posts: 944; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

I think a pro version is not necessary right now

3. Desmund

Posts: 74; Member since: Nov 01, 2012

I don't think any kind of new Flagship is necessary right now. Few of my friends and family members constantly telling me this is what gets on their nerves about some Android companies such as LG and even Samsung to an extent their always rumors or announcing things too soon. Just got LG G2 and it's a blast, but can I at least get 4.4 Kit Kat before they go popping off about rumors?

8. FeRoZ

Posts: 33; Member since: Sep 04, 2013

I hav a korean version lg F320L i just recieved an OTA for kitkat its downloading r8 now so it wont b long dat LG will start roll the update 4 da international version out b patient buddy :)

4. sianto

Posts: 65; Member since: Dec 11, 2013

Or they call it the G2 Pro. XD

5. npaladin2000

Posts: 165; Member since: Nov 06, 2011

It's possible the "G3" rumors we're hearing about now are actually the G2 Pro. In which case a 5.5 inch screen makes a little more sense.

6. saratew

Posts: 28; Member since: Apr 15, 2012

Placing the power and volume buttons on the back is certainly not a bad idea, I prefer the original their original positions though. :) I also want to see LG G Flex mini with a 5 inches or smaller screen.

7. antonioli

Posts: 200; Member since: Sep 08, 2013

I like the idea. I want a phablet and the G Pro fits well, excepts that the camera is not so good and it still uses 4.1.2. G2 has a perfect screen using well the space but it is still a little above the size that I want and here only sells the 16Gb version without microsd slot. Well, a 5.5-6.0" using the space like the G2, with the amazing camera with OIS, microsd slot and also a great battery will be what I want, and of course, with KitKat out of the box. Do not fail LG, do not fail.

9. RadKrish

Posts: 21; Member since: Nov 28, 2013

if so guys please dont buy G pro 2. LG never update it. wait for G3 atleast you can get 1 or 2 updates....

10. mas39

Posts: 80; Member since: Jan 17, 2013

The perfect phone for me would be a 6" - 6.44" G3. That would make me so happy.

11. COZMAN

Posts: 99; Member since: Nov 28, 2013

If they are turning into Apple rushing product to market I will not support it. That is Apples demise and now they have nothing left to offer. Slow down and let the consumer enjoy having the latest or you won't have them at all!

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