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LG Optimus G Pro for AT&T pictured and spec'd

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LG Optimus G Pro for AT&T pictured and spec'd
With the LG Optimus G Pro getting introduced at an event in the Big Apple on May 1st, perhaps this will be a three-team race after all for Android supremacy. The players, of course, are the Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One and the LG Optimus G Pro. Evleaks has taken a picture of the AT&T branded version of the LG Optimus G Pro and has passed along some of the specs. The 5.5 inch screen on the AT&T variant is a bit different from the version of the phone that launched in Korea. Still a FHD panel, it is a Full HD IPS screen as opposed to the True HD IPS+ found on the model that was launched in LG's backyard. Whether or not anyone can tell the difference is another story.

The AT&T version of the LG Optimus G Pro

The AT&T version of the LG Optimus G Pro

Under the hood is a quad-core 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of native storage. A 3140mAh battery keeps the lights running. A 13MP snapper is on back with a 2.1MP camera up front. It is a little disappointing that Android 4.1.2 will probably be pre-installed on the handset, when Android 4.2.2 should be running the show.

A number of LG's proprietary features will be on the LG Optimus G Pro including the multitasker's wet dream, the QSlide 2.0. You know the drill. Two apps are running at one time with one solid and one translucent. You can adjust the settings using a slide on the screen to change which app can be seen, and which one you can see through. Another LG feature is Quick Memo which lets you use your fingernail as a pen to write a quick note and send it to friends and family via a social network, email or SMS message. The LG Optimus G Pro also supports NFC.

source: Engadget

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posted on 25 Apr 2013, 18:14 4

1. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)

Im really digging lg on the battery life compare too the gsiv. At&t kickn sum butt releasing new phones. Im still going have too wait for sony Xperia z or zl too make my up decision. Please get rid of the ugly at&t logo lg

posted on 25 Apr 2013, 18:21 2

4. HASHTAG (unregistered)

You're complaining about that one, small logo?

posted on 25 Apr 2013, 19:37 2

8. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)

like moroman66 says LOGO'S looks horrible on a phone. even people on VERIZON don't like the logo on their phone

posted on 25 Apr 2013, 18:38 6

5. moronman66 (Posts: 162; Member since: 09 Jan 2012)

The logo could be a lot worse, it could be Verizon's Note 2, that's just wrong. But good job LG on the 3140mAh battery, that's great!

posted on 25 Apr 2013, 18:21 1

2. YaBoiDre10 (Posts: 84; Member since: 15 Nov 2012)

Oh look the Galaxy Optimus G

posted on 25 Apr 2013, 18:21 1

3. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)

I still can't believe LG copied the design of the S3 for their phones now. Also disappointing it'll be shipping with 4.1.2 and probably is going yo take months to bump it to 4.2.

posted on 25 Apr 2013, 19:16 5

6. galanoth (Posts: 426; Member since: 26 Nov 2011)

Are the Optimus G and G Pro made of plastic?
People knock Samsung for using plastic. Is LG using plastic too?

posted on 25 Apr 2013, 19:31 2

7. SkOne (Posts: 95; Member since: 02 May 2012)

Optimus G = glass on glass, Optimus G Pro = plastic

posted on 25 Apr 2013, 20:53

11. etotherescue (Posts: 39; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)

The optimus G is Glass front.....Glass Back. I believe the Pro has a plastic body.

posted on 25 Apr 2013, 19:42 2

9. lyndon420 (Posts: 5000; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)

If it wasn't for the logo I would have assumed this was a Samsung phone or concept.

posted on 25 Apr 2013, 19:53

10. papss (unregistered)

I'm pretty disappointed that LG went the SS plastic route.. To me the last few phones were far better looking...plus the copy off of SS is obvious.. It's built into the DNA if their part of the world.

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