LG G Pro Lite Dual smartphone rumored to launch in mid-October

LG G Pro Lite Dual smartphone rumored to launch in mid-October

Over the years, we've heard a lot of awkward smartphone names – names that just don't sound right and are a chore to pronounce in their entirety. And the newest one to make us giggle upon reading it is the LG G Pro Lite Dual, attached to a new smartphone, allegedly headed to select markets in Europe. 

As the name suggests, this is a lower-cost, dual-SIM variant of the company's former flagship, namely the LG Optimus G Pro. It sports a similar, 5.5-inch IPS display with a very slim bezel around it, according to the source, but the exact resolution hasn't been mentioned. Processing power is delivered by a dual-core SoC of unknown make and model. Further specs include an 8MP main camera and a 3140mAh battery. 

On the software side, it is said that the LG G Pro Lite Dual has borrowed some of the goodies found on the LG G2 flagship, including Knock-On, Guest Mode, and Q Slide. Interestingly, the source claims that the handset is equipped with 2-way speakers – speakers with drivers dedicated to a specific frequency band, but they might be referring to the earphones included in the set (or we could be just lost in translation). 

The LG G Pro Lite Dual release date is said to be penciled for mid-October. Russia should be among the markets to get it, where it will retail for roughly $400.

source: Hi-Tech.Mail.ru (Translated) via IntoMobile

UPDATE: More details about the LG G Pro Lite Dual have surfaced, courtesy of the very same source. Apparently, the smartphone will come with a stylus, making it a potential alternative to Samsung's Galaxy Note handsets. The screen resolution is said to be 540 by 960 pixels, which is underwhelming and barely passable for a display of that size. Furthermore,  the dual-core processor of the device ticks at 1GHz and is backed by 1GB of RAM. There are 8GB of storage on board, with the option to expand it with the use of a microSD card slot. Android 4.1.2 will come out of th box, and the unit measures 76.9 by 150.2 by 9.48 millimeters. 


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15 Comments

1. woodshop20

Posts: 459; Member since: Sep 14, 2013

Wow looks like LG is really stepping up their game. All they need to do is stop copying Samsung and develop a better looking Android skin (the current one is horrible, even worse than Touchwiz).

11. DukeX

Posts: 327; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

My lg optimus m had a front facing speaker. So i guess HTC is copying LG then huh?

12. LG_is_the_best unregistered

What's wrong with LG's UI? I think its perty :)

2. nnjerzy

Posts: 126; Member since: Jun 19, 2013

Doesnt Samsung copy everyone?

6. vincelongman

Posts: 5625; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Fact: everyone copies everyone

3. N-fanboy

Posts: 543; Member since: Jan 12, 2013

Wtf $400 for qhd screen???

9. quesoesgrande

Posts: 217; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

That's 400 dollars off contract.

4. N-fanboy

Posts: 543; Member since: Jan 12, 2013

Wtf $400 for qhd screen???

5. Erthling

Posts: 17; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

As i wrote in another site, this is actually the LG L9 II Yes, it has a stylus, 1 GB Ram, Dual Core processor and a 720P screen. Will cost $400 off plan.

7. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Costly LG with outdated specs not even 720p display.

8. Bedz81

Posts: 84; Member since: Dec 30, 2012

Better off getting the original G Pro, i got one for £365. Android 4.1.2 though?? They are having a laugh!

10. Kishin

Posts: 706; Member since: May 30, 2013

2 words::: Down grade Sucks

13. LG_is_the_best unregistered

3 words*

14. antifanboy14

Posts: 68; Member since: Nov 26, 2012

that name is too damn long!

15. aminekh

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 10, 2013

it seems we are in the cheap devices war the LG G Pro Lite is released to compete the other cheap phablets. Source: Netisia

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