LG Optimus G Pro to get updated with some LG G2 features, and a new QuickWindows case

LG Optimus G Pro to get updated with some LG G2 features, and a new QuickWindows case
Amid rumors about a May launch of the LG G Pro 2, a published report out of Italy reveals that the LG Optimus G Pro, the former Android flagship from the Korean OEM, is going to be receiving an update. The update will bring some features of the current flagship model, the LG G2, to the older model. One of the features coming over is KnockOn, which allows you to unlock and lock your phone with a double tap to the screen.

In addition, there will be a QuickWindows case that offers the same capabilities as the QuickWindows accessory for the LG G2. According to the report, there is also the possibility that the case will allow the LG Optimus G Pro to reveal a "dedicated interface' through its opening, accessible without having to open the case.

The report also goes on to add that the update is expected to take place only in Korea for now, but we wouldn't be surprised to see it eventually migrate to other markets including the U.S.


Thanks, Anonymous Tipster

source: Webtrek.it

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Optimus G Pro
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3140 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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10 Comments

1. Teja171 unregistered

Nice that LG is supporting their outdated models.

2. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Nice case, but is this an update to Android 4.3 or maybe 4.4?

5. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

I would hope so. The Optimus G and G Pro are still on 4.1.

3. bkzebraphone

Posts: 38; Member since: Dec 12, 2012

That's cool and all but why not 4.2 or 4.3 at least? Oh well.

4. kaikuheadhunterz

Posts: 1157; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

Kinda makes me wish I can afford it

6. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

I'm not huge fan of LG, but that notification light is pretty damn cool. And bravo LG, for supporting older models.

7. domen151

Posts: 34; Member since: Sep 13, 2012

I hope that Optimus G will also get this...

8. slavytodorov

Posts: 48; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

Why isn't Samsung doing that?! I have a Galaxy Note 2 and there haven't been any new accessories by Samsung for it for a really long time!

14. g2a5b0e unregistered

Why would they put out new accessories for a device that's 15 months old? The G Pro is under a year old & most devices that are that old don't get new accessories.

12. MarkArigayo

Posts: 240; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

Sooner or later, the KnockOn feature will remind us of LG.

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