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Value Pack update for the LG Optimus G Pro revealed in video

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Value Pack update for the LG Optimus G Pro revealed in video
In Korea, the LG Optimus G Pro is expected to get an update sometime this month. The so-called Value Pack update offers a number of new features to the handset. Dual Camera allows you to record using both the front and rear cameras at the same time. Smart Video uses the front-facing camera to track your eyes while you are watching a movie. If it detects that your eyes are open, it keeps playing the movie or video you are watching. Once it detects that your eyes are closed, the phone stops playing the video.

Pause and Resume recording lets you record short snippets of video as if they were right off the Vine. LG's top gun is going against the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Samsung GALAXY Note III whenever that model becomes reality. OEMs' like Samsung and LG are loading up their high-end models with cool new features, looking to help users multitask, for example, or save battery life by going to sleep when you do.

And there is more than one way to skin a cat. Samsung uses MultiWindows to cut the screen in two so that two apps can be used at once. Fellow Korean manufacturer LG uses QSlide, which allows you to view 2 apps at once in full size with one app appearing solid and the other translucent. Using the QSlide bar on the screen, you can determine how translucent and how solid the two apps appear.

Take a look at the update by clicking on the video below.

source: LG via Engadget

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posted on 11 Apr 2013, 00:04 4

1. asingha94 (Posts: 295; Member since: 08 Apr 2012)

Nice lg!!very good job!!

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 01:04 1

6. pokharkarsaga (Posts: 418; Member since: 23 Feb 2012)

Sammy copied LG's OLED technology & LG copying sammy gimmicky features.this is called counter copy.its better than filing a lawsuit & wasting time & money.

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 06:27 5

13. TheBitterTruth (unregistered)

LG copying sammy gimmicky features? you mad bro?
Lg has announced all these features because the announcment of Galaxy S4. Don't get me wrong but atleast give credits to them not to the copier.

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 02:27

8. TechBizJP08 (Posts: 495; Member since: 25 Mar 2013)

How could this be? Now who is the copy cat?
If this is getting back at Sammy, still it's not right.. xD

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 00:11 2

2. galaxydude1 (Posts: 6; Member since: 09 Apr 2013)

It's simply the best 5inch device
On the market today it's awesome.

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 00:30

3. halowen_pcd (Posts: 9; Member since: 11 Apr 2013)

LoL. Pause and Resume feature ???? Is that a Value Feature????? LoL
Besides, you will really need a big muscle hand to hold the phone that long without shaking to record the video, definitely need a tripod to do that

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 00:34 2

4. PhilTech (Posts: 11; Member since: 16 Jun 2012)

I smell a lawsuit

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 00:53 1

5. ebubekir26 (Posts: 334; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)

wtf is LG trying to do?

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 01:25 2

7. emadshiny (Posts: 1144; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)

LG is on fire but it can't do anything to stop Sammy's high rate of selling.

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 03:15

9. yero789 (unregistered)

All Galaxy S4 features in LG mobile :D

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 03:49 1

10. MCrapp (Posts: 318; Member since: 07 Apr 2013)

First Samsung look! (Optimus G Pro and L series).Now that? Maybe change name for Samsung

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 04:37 1

11. TreyTreyTaylor (Posts: 709; Member since: 21 Dec 2010)

I'm all for competition but damn LG. No shame in the copying anymore I guess. Not sure how to feel though cause it's two android oems.

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 05:19 1

12. big.e927 (Posts: 94; Member since: 21 Nov 2012)

I never really liked LG much and I've always been more in favor of Samsung anyways, but this he just ridiculous. LG, you've officially become a swacker yo...

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 08:06 2

14. joey_sfb (Posts: 6624; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)

LG still owe me phone update promised but not delivered. Check out LG face book to learn the truth.

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 08:44 1

15. taikucing (unregistered)

Are you desperate, LG?

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 14:03

16. yudi.nemesis (Posts: 1127; Member since: 14 Mar 2013)

LG came out with some of these new features first before the Samsung Galaxy S4
was even shown to people.

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 23:31

17. Luisit0 (Posts: 73; Member since: 18 Feb 2013)

Stop with the copying! They're implementing cool features other implemented first to make their devices better! It ain't copying cause neither manufacturer invented the feature! They didn't innovate these features, they implemented them into their devices!

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