LG G Pro 2

LG Mobile has announced the G Pro 2, the successor to 2013's LG Optimus G Pro. 

Official specs include:

  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 800 (2.26 GHz Quad-Core)
  • GPU: Qualcomm Technologies Adreno™ 330
  • Display: 5.9-inch Full HD IPS (1920 x 1080), Slim Bezel
  • Memory: 3GB DDR3 RAM / 16GB/32GB eMMC ROM / microSD slot
  • Camera: Rear 13.0MP OIS+ / Front 2.1MP
  • Battery: 3,200mAh (removable)
  • Operating System: Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Size: 157.9 x 81.9 x 8.3mm
  • Weight: 172g
  • Network: LTE / HSPA+
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth Smart Ready (BT 4.0) / USB / WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) / NFC / SlimPort
  • Colors: Titan, White, Red
  • Other: Knock Code™, 1W Hi-Fi Sound, Content Lock

In addition, the G Pro 2 features the new "Knock Code," which follows up on the "Knock On" feature that lets you tap on the screen twice to unlock the phone. Now, using one of thousands of combinations, you'll be able to knock on the display in a certain pattern to unlock the phone.

 
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oldtimer42 says:

WoW... Huge phone looking forward to seeing it in real life.

still1 says:

thats ugly back button... apart from that it looks like Nexus 5

JFMobile says:

It actually looks rather nice. :)

rampage1979 says:

I like the buttons on the back of my G2.

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Ry says:

This is the Nexus 6 base.

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Podolsky says:

G3 will be nexus 6 base, this is based on G2

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VAVA Mk2 says:

Um no. G2 shares a lot of specs with the Nexus 5 I am typing this on.

Sent from my Nexus 5 :-D

ConTejas says:

Uh yeah...that's why they said the next Nexus will be based on the G3 if LG makes it. Guess nobody wants Moto to make it anymore lol. Could've been part of the deal...

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newboyx says:

By a lot of specs you mean the processor? That's pretty much all they have in common. Different screen(by a different manufacturer), different battery, different dimensions, different styling, different camera, different OS...

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VAVA Mk2 says:

It has a LOT of specs shared with Nexus 5.

Sent from my Nexus 5 :-D

shoii says:

Specs whore

shoii says:

Looks kinda good tho

gspida says:

Badass son!! My G Pro should be getting KitKat soon. Thinking about ditching my grandfathered unlimited data with at&t to go with tmo. What do you guys think? Am I crazy for even thinking that?
Edit: assuming that tmo gets this phone.

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Hand_O_Death says:

I dropped 3 unlimited data VZW phones and switched to Tmo a few weeks ago. Couldn't be happier and save over 100 bucks a month. I also suggest the jump program.
Note: Nexus and iPhones do not support the Wi-Fi calling feature. Had to return my Nexus 5 for the G2. I am happy with the phone and all but loved the Nexus.

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srgonu says:

I just moved to tmo and got note 3

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I DUMPED VERIZON JUNE 2012. Now have three wonderful unlimited lines on Tmobile.
Looking to add lines 4 and 5 with the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Gear 3 in October 2014.

Let me end with my favorite line made famous ::: Plain and simple nothing beats Tmobile or Samsung period :::

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Ry says:

lulz.

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SirBobaFett says:

Infamous.

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udazavlanje says:

Lighthouses rule !

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VZW Moto X

udazavlanje says:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQ_fnYhI1HU

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VZW Moto X

MERCDROID says:

Lmao

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TheMimic12 says:

I appreciate your low-key activity of late. It makes your "contributions" more pleasant

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MERCDROID says:

+1

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VAVA Mk2 says:

Wow that's a lot of lines.

Sent from my Nexus 5 :-D

squiddy20 says:

You're an idiot, and the number of "lines" you have is proof of that when the only person you're paying for, is yourself. You clearly have no clue what you're talking about and/or how to manage your money.

MERCDROID says:

Haha, Richard you make me smile, lol.

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jwyche007 says:

I don't think LG is going to let ATT have the exclusive rights to this phone since they did such a shit job with the first G Pro. I could be wrong obviously.

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David Horgan says:

I used to think I couldn't survive without unlimited data. But I'm doing fine with a 3gig plan now. Plus overage data is usually only like $20/1gb.

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gspida says:

Also the knock code sounds awesome. You got to know the secret knock to get in to my phone

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NovaSS369 says:

Verizon?

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RHChan84 says:

Probably not, the G Pro isn't on VZW

msburr87 says:

Sure it will.. But 6 months after everyone else, and they will change the back cover to some cheap easily scratchable material with a massive Verizon logo on it

vividrich says:

And screw up the buttons so they're harder to use.

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Ry says:

They're already screwed up being on the back.

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tech_head says:

Tooooooo...................... Biiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiig........................................

MERCDROID says:

Foooooooooor.......................Yoooooooooooou..........................

Lol.

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Hilarious!

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Amir47 says:

That's what she said

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MERCDROID says:

Lol

She said mine hurts her too much.

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MERCDROID says:

Lmao, nice one.

Decent upgrade... Although that's probably too big.

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Knightedpawn says:

Playing catch up to note 3.

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msburr87 says:

Both phones are basically maxed out, the ois should give the edge to LG but other than that it just comes down to preference I suppose.

Amir47 says:

I like having an alternative to Samsung. Wish the HTC maxx was better but oh well.

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MERCDROID says:

What's wrong with the One Max?

NoNexus says:

They did kinda dumb it down like a mini in reverse

MERCDROID says:

Fair enough, brother.

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Amir47 says:

$300 on contract
Snapdragon 600 in fall 2013(make it $200 on contract and I'd be OK with this)
They removed OIS from the camera
Only 16 GB internal storage

MERCDROID says:

Yeah, I see what you guys mean, now.

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NoNexus says:

Yeah back when I was first looking for a new phone for myself, I had it down to the G2, SGS4, One Maxx.

G2 and SGS4 didn't thrill me (I underrated the G2) so I waited thinking the Maxx would add a H-Pen.

Then the specs hit and I was REALLY disappointed.

Glad the series of events happened. The Note 3 is awesome as you know.

MERCDROID says:

Yeah, and you saved A LOT of money from the Note 3 purchase, that you probably wouldn't have saved had you sprung for the One Max. Not to mention, you also got the 50 dollar Play Store voucher through Samsung.

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Not with the note 4 being a bendable phone lol..and I'll be getting it.

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The Galaxy Note 3 has true multitasking abilities and productivity options that are definitely unparalleled to any device on the market today period.

These abilities alone makes the Galaxy Note 3 the far better option over the Lg Gpro 2 and we haven't even discussed the Spen capabilities of the Note 3.

Plain and simple nothing beats Samsung or the Galaxy Note products period.

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Eh...

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Knightedpawn says:

I agree. I'm a happy owner of a note 3. :)

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squiddy20 says:

Good for you. Are you expecting a cookie or something?

MERCDROID says:

I'll agree that the Note 3 could have the edge, due to the addition of the S Pen. But, for people that just want a bigger screen device and don't need to multi-task, the G Pro 2 might be the perfect fit.

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njamson says:

No one cares about your opinion

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Grahaman27 says:

Should have called it "knock lock", but they are Korean and don't know how to market to Americans.

via moto x.

Ry says:

Samsung is Korean and markets to Americans just fine. :/

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MERCDROID says:

I like it. But, I'm pretty sure, it's going to come to the States and be an AT&T exclusive.

Amir47 says:

So buy it from them and use it on T-MO

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MERCDROID says:

It's not that simple, lol. I bought the Note 3, using the JUMP program. So, unless I pay off the Note 3, I won't be switching handsets until July, at the earliest.

My Nexus 5 looks better than it

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Amir47 says:

Preference and I disagree

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MERCDROID says:

+1 to preference

+1 to preference

I do, however, hate the LG logo.

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Amir47 says:

Wish it had a 805

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Yogi217 says:

I'm considering a 6 inch phone, and this may be it...

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ne0ne says:

I will stick with the Nexus 5. Been using the X for awhile but can't put down my nexus

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NoNexus says:

So a Note 3 without the S-Pen.

If the speakers are any good, it is an alternative to the Note if you just use it for media consumption. If you use it for productivity, it is just another big phone (albeit with great specs if your into that kind of thing)

MERCDROID says:

I'm pretty sure, the speakers are probably on-par or slightly better than the Note 3, but definitely not "Boom Sound" quality.

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aznmode says:

I'm not so sure. The g2 speakers didn't compare to the s4. Although note 3 doesn't either. But it's still louder than the g2. Hope LG fixed this on the pro

MERCDROID says:

We'll see. I didn't know the S4 had better speakers than the G2 and Note 3.

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rampage1979 says:

Looks like a beast, if I didn't allready have my G2 I would definitely grab one of these. I had read on another article that this phone will have the best sounding speakers on the market? Not sure if it's true with the placement of the speakers but I guess we will have to wait for the reviews.

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I'd put money on the HTC M8 having the best speakers in 2014. But we'll see heh.

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How are you liking your G2? I picked mine up in January when I dropped Verizon and switched to T-Mobile, and I'm very impressed and content with the device. I'm more interested in seeing what the G3 has to offer. I'm also glad that I opted for the G2 over the Nexus 5 for battery life alone. LG's UI is decent, and hopefully we'll see a few improvements once it's updated to kitkat.

miknxn says:

Looks darn good...

njo¡!

zackmack7 says:

Sheesh. Big phone. I don't think I could go over a 5 inch screen

Ry says:

So rear buttons are con a be LG's thing....

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BrianGS3 says:

Nice!! Would love to see the performance/speed with the 802.11AC wifi. Overall, it seems great. Can't wait to get my hands on one.

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n0obpr0 says:

that is one sexy phone!

So plastic can look good Huh I thought everyone needed metal

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Jay Holm says:

Wow, a company other than Samsung is still making a smartphone where the battery is user-accessible, I'm shocked!

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MERCDROID says:

Yeah, I was kinda shocked to see the removable battery and the SD card slot.

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Looks nice! I agree that the design reminds of a Nexus 5, but I think it´s quite different from Nexus 5 when it comes to specs. The battery on LG G Pro 2 is incomparably better and it has really cool features likes 4k recording and slow motion video recording, and BSI sensor: http://versus.com/en/lg-g-pro-2-vs-lg-nexus-5
Looking forward to try it :)

My galaxy note 3 might be taking a back seat on this one it looks real nice. Those specs were something I thought the HTC one Max was going to look like

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Dave Berla says:

http://versus.com/en/lg-g-pro-2-vs-samsung-galaxy-note-3 if you look at this comparison, the note 3 still looks better! maybe lg has a bit more attractive design, but specs are all in favor to the note 3!