The Optimus G Pro launched in Korea, back in February, and has steadily expanded to other countries around the world ever since. LG has officially announced that it plans to increase the availability of the G Pro, making it available in 40 countries throughout the period of Q3; this includes countries in Europe, CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States), Latin America and the Middle East.
This announcement comes in an effort to build on the handsets success in its initial launch region of North America and Asia, where the device surpassed over 1 million sales within 4 months of its release.
The high-end device packs a 5.5-inch HD 1080p LCD capacitive touchscreen, a 1.7GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 3140 mAh battery. It is more than likely that the specifications will remain the same during LG’s upcoming worldwide expansion.
The press release has been translated from Korean and can be read below:
LG Electronics, the explosive growth of the global LTE market penetration for smartphones this week, starting with Italy in the third quarter in Europe, Latin America, CIS, the Middle East, about 40 countries ‘Optimus G Pro’ to expand the market.
‘Optimus G Pro’ held in Amsterdam in June the world’s largest LTE Trade ‘LTE World Summit (LTE World Summit) 2013′ in the ‘Best LTE Device Award (Best LTE Device / Handset)’ was awarded. This past March, the world’s three leading design awards, one of the “Red Dot Design Award (2013 reddot design award) ‘in the world, including the award-winning performance and design has been recognized.
To be released in the global market ‘Optimus G Pro’ is the default mount baelryupaek function. Baelryupaek recognition technology utilizing the pupils ‘smart video’ on the screen when taking pictures with the photographer that holds “dual camera”, while shooting the movie after another pause, and then you can shoot ‘recording pause’, and so on.
‘Optimus G Pro’ 600 a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 2GB RAM (RAM), 5.5-inch full-HD IPS display, dual-class hardware recording (Dual Recording), VR panorama (Virtual Reality Panorama), Q Slide a variety of user experience (UX) was mounted.
‘Optimus G Pro’ last February 21 the domestic market through communication three four four months after the release, but exceed the domestic supply of one million, and mobile phones of LG Electronics put up the fastest ever recorded speed has the initial sale.
MC Park, Jong – Seok, vice president, LG Electronics Business Division “‘Optimus G Pro’ performance and design that has already received recognition in the product,” said “South Korea and the United States on the basis of experience from the success of the global smartphone market in earnest LTE will capture” he said.