Feb 12th, 2013

The LG Optimus G Pro hasn’t been much of a secret since it was announced for Japan a few weeks ago. Tonight, LG has finally taken the wraps off the device for its homeland of South Korea, unveiling the device unto the world for a likely debut at Mobile World Congress. Pretty much everything here is what we’ve already known of the device: 5.5-inch full HD 1080p display, 2GB of RAM, 3140mAh battery, 1.7GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor and 13MP camera.

But this isn’t simply a rehash of the Japanese version we saw a short time ago. This version not only comes with a larger display (5.5-inches vs Japan’s 5-inch), but aesthetic differences as well. You’ll now notice LG’s now trademark “glitter” pattern along the back of the device ala the Nexus 4/Optimus G, and a curved glass display, giving the phone — what LG is calling — a “2.5D” effect. Sounds a lot like the curved glass on the Nexus 4 which makes us wonder… could a Nexus 5 be in the works from LG? I know, just thinking out loud.

No word on when we can expect this anywhere outside of South Korea, but like the LG Optimus G (sans Pro), expect it in the near future. We more than expect to nab a hands-on of this device during Mobile World Congress 2013 at the tail-end of this month. Full (roughly translated) press release below.

Feb. 13, 2013 – LG Electronics (066,570, representing具本俊www.lge.co.kr ) Companies Face book ( https://www.facebook.com/theLGstory ) to ‘Optimus Pro design, scheduled to be released through the end of February, Lightning unveiled

‘Optimus Pro succeeded LG Electronics minimalist design, but the design plus the vibrancy of the full-HD. LG Electronics had previously released products revealed the beauty of temperance, but the smooth, dynamic sensory elements emphasized

LG Electronics this product, but the 5.5-inch large screen with one hand for ease of use and attentive. Narrowing the width of the left and right bezel to minimize the thickness of incoming hand-animated feel. Good grip of similar size compared to competitors’ products.

Products in a streamlined metal border with dynamic images reanimated. Feel a sense of depth to mount the glass front of a finely curled, curved glass, ‘2 .5 D ‘. The effect of the pattern is applied to the rear of the high quality of the Optimus G ‘Heritage succeeded. ‘Digital Cube Pattern’, went on to create the sleek texture, depending on the angle of the light patterns shimmering effect steric and mysteriously coming.

Smartphone is the first full HD of LG Electronics’ Optimus Pro 5.5-inch full-HD display equipped with quad-core AP. ‘Optimus Pro’ design public as a way to participate through Facebook from the past 12 days was conducted.

Vice President of LG Electronics MC Director Park, Jong – Seok “full-DH smartphone ‘Optimus Pro LG’ quality ‘would clearly imprinted” said three-dimensional UX, hardware, as well as vivid, full-HD large-screen design differentiated smartphone markets to lead, “he said.

Source: LG Electronics (KOSPI: 066570 )

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