LG updates the Optimus G Pro to Android 5.0 Lollipop (in Korea)

Introduced two years ago, the LG Optimus G Pro is - surprisingly or not - being updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop. The update is now officially available in South Korea, LG's home country, so we hope that Optimus G Pro owners in other parts of the world will also get the new OS at some point.

At launch, the Optimus G Pro ran Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. This is LG's last flagship handset to use the "Optimus" brand, while also being the company's first phablet to sport a 1080 x 1920 pixels display (measuring 5.5 inches).

In case you're interested, you can still buy an LG Optimus G Pro. In the US, you can find it unlocked at Amazon for around $300. That's a very good price considering all the features that the Optimus G Pro is offering, including a 13 MP rear camera, a quad-core 1.7 GHz Snapdragon 600 processor, 2 GB of RAM, 32 GB of expandable internal memory, and a 3140 mAh battery.

Other LG handsets that have already received official Android 5.0 Lollipop updates (though not in all markets) are the G3, the G2, and the G Pro 2.


source: LG Mobile Korea via Blog of Mobile (translated)

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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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7 Comments

1. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

this is the handset that was probably one of the best of 2013 yet it got overshadowed quickly, kudos to lg for updating this amazing phablet

2. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

They should also update the Optimus G to Lollipop, it has Snapdragon S4 Pro which is the same chipset in the Nexus 4 and Xperia Z. But anyways, good job LG!

6. xperian

Posts: 418; Member since: Apr 10, 2014

I think they completely forgot Optimus G after updating it to KitKat. It didn't even get small bugfix updates (KitKat on OG has some bugs)

7. V1nC3

Posts: 109; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

The Korean model get one update this week ! Bug fix and security patch.

3. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

great job lg

4. justsayit

Posts: 256; Member since: May 09, 2013

when g2 d802 get updated? :(

5. HSN87

Posts: 109; Member since: Jan 09, 2015

Thats Really Good Job LG, Keep it up :-)

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