Ahead of the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona, LG has made the rumoured LG G Pro 2 official by announcing the announcement of the incoming phone/tablet device. Yes, LG has announced that it plans to announce the LG Optimus G Pro 2 at the big show in February.
This means that the G Pro 2 is no longer a rumour, although LG has not released any further specifications or info regarding the handset itself.
Rumoured specifcations of the handset suggest that the phablet will sport a 6-inch Full HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor, 3GB of RAM, Android 4.4 KitKat and LTE Advanced mobile connectivity. The flagship handset is also expected to come with LG’s first fingerprint scanner to try and steal some of Apple’s thunder.
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LG is stepping up its game with rumoured specs like these, but the “phablet” market is becoming increasingly competitive with Samsung, Sony and HTC all releasing top-end smartphone that are over 6 inches in size. Samsung still leads the way with its Galaxy Note 3 but the HTC One Max and Sony Xperia Z Ultra are chasing at the company’s heels.
So we now know we will be seeing the LG G Pro 2 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month somewhere between February 24th and 27th. Stay tuned for the full, official reveal.