We're less than two weeks away from heading off to Barcelona, Spain for Mobile World Congress, and we're starting to see more reports of what LG might have to unveil at the show. Last week we saw leaked images suggesting the Optimus G Pro might make its way to the U+ carrier in LG's native Korea with a tweaked spec sheet, and now fresh leaks suggest the device could be headed to all major Korean operators.
Today's reports come from Japanese outlet Blog of Mobile, which claims the G Pro is bound for SK Telecom, KT and LG U+ with model numbers LG-F240S, LG-F240K and LG-F240L. It's not too surprising to see a big LG device like this destined for more than one Korean carrier, but the existence of multiple versions will fuel hope that this 5.5-incher could get a broader international release.
At the other end of the hardware spectrum, LG's L-style series looks set to get a hardware refresh, as earlier leaks have indicated. First up, the unannounced Optimus L3 II has made an early appearance in a T-Mobile Hungary promotional PDF, along with a list of (very) entry-level specs. It seems LG isn't aiming far beyond the original L3, as specs seem to include a faster 1GHz CPU and upgraded 5MP camera, but the same QVGA (240x320) screen resolution.
Meanwhile, specifications reported on Korean blog Naver suggest that the Optimus L5 II and L7 II will offer modest spec boosts over the year-old originals. The L7 II is said to sport a 1GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8225 CPU with Adreno 203 graphics, 768MB of RAM and a WVGA display. Meanwhile the L5 II apparently keeps things simple with a single-core MediaTek MT6575 CPU, PowerVR SGX531 graphics and a 4-inch WVGA screen. OS-wise, both L5 II and L7 II are said to run Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean.
As we've already seen from previous leaks, it's likely that at least the L7 will be available in dual-SIM flavor. Given the L5 II and L3 II's budget leanings, we wouldn't be surprised to see dual-SIM versions of them, too.
Last week LG announced that it'll be showing off its new smartphones at MWC on Feb. 25, and we'll be live in Barcelona on the day to find out whether all these various leaks pan out as expected.
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