Smartphones routinely have 5-inch screens and larger bodies, and the LG Optimus G Pro is a grand device that makes quite an impression. Is this yet another trailing device, or has LG managed to make this new phone for AT&T standout for more than its size?
The Samsung Galaxy Note II has been the most talked-about device with a larger than normal display, but the AT&T-destined LG Optimus G Pro is a new challenger. How do the 5.5-inch screen rivals compare?
The LG Optimus G Pro is finally slated to arrive in the United States this month when it launches as an AT&T exclusive May 10. LG held an announcement party to showcase the device and there was quite a bit to showoff to the public.
The LG Optimus G Pro will be an AT&T exclusive in the United States. AT&T has just announced that the Optimus G Pro, previously available in South Korea, will launch later this month with a special gift given to customers who pre-order the device.
Concepts for flexible displays have been shown at gadget conferences for years, but the technology will appear in consumer products later this year. LG has confirmed that it plans to release a smartphone with a flexible OLED screen in the final three months of 2013.
Though Samsung's Galaxy line grabs all the headlines and seemingly hordes the profits as well, LG today reports that its smartphone efforts have improved and reached its highest level "since it entered the smartphone race."
The LG Optimus G Pro has been taunting potential U.S. fans who have been forced to watch from the sidelines as consumers in Asia have already had access to the phone. LG will soon end the misery when it confirms all of the U.S. launch details for the Optimus G Pro
The LG Lucid 2 offers 4G LTE, Android 4.1, and more in a modest package that may surprise buyers.
AT&T has begun updating the LG Escape to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. LG Escape owners should start seeing update notifications beginning today, but they an press Settings > General > About phone > Software Update > Update Now to manually search for an update. Android 4.1 adds new notifications, Google Now, and AT&T DriveMode among other many other features.
The LG Optimus G didn't launch with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, but the AT&T version of the phone is upgrading to the newer version of Android. AT&T announced that the Optimus G is updating beginning today.