LG Optimus G Pro launch date moved to late this month to beat the Samsung Galaxy S IV release?

Originally expected to be introduced later this month and then launched later, there is now speculation that the sequel to LG's flagship phone will be released sometime later this month; the LG Optimus G Pro will beat the Samsung Galaxy S IV to market, according to the speculation, as LG tries to grab some business before the most anticipated handset of the year becomes competition...
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27. xoatomxo

Posts: 57; Member since: Apr 26, 2011

I have GS3 and I love it very much. You call it cheap and toyish? You obviously never held GS3.

28. papss unregistered

I have held my friends many many times and I truly hate it (and by hate I don't mean how it performs or touch wiz as I have nothing bad to say) He has the blue 80's speedboat one..

14. Desmund

Posts: 74; Member since: Nov 01, 2012

It doesn't matter if Samsung is industry leading all that matters to me is if the phone is good or not, and if it has longevity last Samsung phone I got stuck with a overpriced crappy phone(which at the time though was my fault didn't do enough research). I think this quote describes LG in the words of Kratos lol. "The hands of Death could not defeat me. The sisters of fate could not hold me. And you will not see the end of this day. I will have my revenge!"

26. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

It's industry leading because it's good, dummy. :) S2 owners are reluctant to get rid of that 2yo beast, and now that it gets JB, they might wait out another year, Samsung Galaxies are THAT good.

42. Desmund

Posts: 74; Member since: Nov 01, 2012

Sony's PS3 is industry leading yet it sold like crap although now that's not the case now that it's 2013 and people are looking forward to PS4 and what not. My point still remains it can have a lot of nice tech, but if the phone itself sucks SO WHAT!

43. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

But does it suck? No. What's the point of arguing lol.

18. sabirc13

Posts: 2; Member since: Jan 20, 2013

Will this be an att and sprint exclusive?

19. dicemoney

Posts: 59; Member since: Mar 28, 2011

I will never buy a LG phone they don't update their phone optimus g is still on ics

22. motty

Posts: 84; Member since: Dec 13, 2012

XPERIA ZZZZZZZZZZZ XD

24. bluescreen

Posts: 154; Member since: Nov 22, 2012

like moving their launch date is really going to make the people that want the s4 change their mind and by the lg one....unless the s4 bombs out and totally sucks people will be glad to wait a few more weeks.....me personally i want a flexible screen and heard the note 3 is going to have it so im holding out for that...cause if i get the s4 im locked into two years with it and by then the flex screens will be out :(

29. drpain

Posts: 85; Member since: Feb 07, 2013

Samsung Galaxy S IV will only have 2600mah battery. Doubt it will best this in battery life. Pentile display as well. If this launches in the next 45 days with the rumored s600 chip, I will be getting it will no regrets.

30. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

The optimus G pro is too chunky so it has the same problem as the Nokia Lumia 920. Its too huge. If the GS4 says around 8mm with a 2600 Mah battery it wins automatically.

32. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

M7 already out of the running with a 4.7 inch screen in the size of a 5 inch phone. Plus flush buttons that are hard to press. Don't forget a tiny battery.

33. D_Tech-tive

Posts: 104; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

Intense competition between manufacturers means better specs and features at great price! # win for consumers!!!

34. scsa852k

Posts: 331; Member since: Oct 16, 2012

If it's released on AT&T and Sprint only like Opt G, no chance in hell to compete in US

37. erdpov

Posts: 67; Member since: Dec 07, 2012

Galaxy S4 is coming. Out of way, LG. Year by year you tried to beat Sfamily making some pr and noise. This time you're going to fail again, caliber is not the same, sorry, LG.

38. aco96

Posts: 244; Member since: Oct 12, 2012

I don't like this design. I prefer LG phones with sharp edges. :)

40. Adithya7184

Posts: 322; Member since: Mar 05, 2011

"--LG-- The New Copycats." releasing soon near your shelves.... featuring LG,the manufacturer and producer, & Directed by Google 4.1 OS...lolz

44. Jonathan41

Posts: 532; Member since: Mar 22, 2012

I want them to hurry up and announce these phones already.

49. pkiran1996

Posts: 166; Member since: Oct 22, 2011

Good hardware is useless with a poor interface. Rooting aside, TouchWiz is far better than Optimus UI, and the Exynos chipsets are very optimised for TouchWiz.

53. kenemu

Posts: 26; Member since: Oct 22, 2011

seriously lg pro g is the one to expect for 2013, provided that lg gets battery issue sorted out. i still think lg ips is king of screens while sammys amoled only comes third behind slcd. willing to see lg making a comeback so that we all have other choices other than samsung.. even currently samsung is still industry leader overall.

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