Having already learned that the LG Optimus G Pro was headed for Japan, the South Korean phone maker is set to increase the availability of the new handset by releasing it in their home country as well – although are we that surprised? This latest move is likely to start a release frenzy in other countries; we should know more during MWC.
LG is certain to show off the Optimus G Pro during the 2013 Mobile World Congress later this month, as well as several other next generation handsets. However, if you’re thinking that the Nexus 5 will be one of them then you could leave feeling a little disappointed.
The success of the Optimus G Pro seems to have already been decided because the four major carriers in South Korea will all offer the handset to their customers, we at least that’s is what we’re being told. However, like we have seen with other smartphones in the past these carriers will assign different models numbers.
We’ve heard several rumors in the past that suggest that the LG Optimus G Pro will be released in other countries in March, well the 13th according to an Australian source. However, LG has yet to make this official, but that is sure to be rectified come February 25, the start of MWC.
The Pro is expected to come with a slightly larger screen than its predecessor and should offer a 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU and 2GB of RAM. While the LG Optimus G Pro will have what it takes to mix it with the big boys, we just cannot see them being able to repeat the success they have had with the Nexus 4, because that handset has had a huge amount of input from Google.