LG is taking on the LG Optimus G smart phone -- and here's the first official photo.with the oversized LG Optimus Pro, bigger brother to the
The Android-powered quad-core G Pro is a 5.5-inch behemoth of a phone, or a 5.5-inch mini-tablet, depending which you look at it. It sports a full high-definition 1080p display -- higher than the Note 2 -- to show your movies and games in eye-massaging detail. And LG says it's 2.5D!
Yes, 2.5D. Apparently, the curved glass screen gives things a slightly-but-not-really 3D appearance. Give it up LG -- no-one cared about thebecause .
LG already makes a large phone/mini tablet, the, but indications are that it won't come to the UK -- there's no word on the G Pro yet either. But the Galaxy Note has been such a hit that LG will no doubt want to get in on the big phone/little tablet action.
The G Pro was first unveiled by a Japanese phone network, when it was also revealed the 4.7-inch Optimus G phone is heading for these shores.
This week LG also revealed L3, L5 and phones., the second generation of last year's disappointing
We should see the new devices at Mobile World Congress, the annual phone trade show at the end of the month. The CNET team is heading to Barcelona en masse to bring you news, previews and videos of the coolest new phones.
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