LG GX Android smartphone with 5.5-inch display announced in Korea

By | December 16, 2013

LG Gx launch

Today, LG unveiled yet another variant of the G Pro in Korea called the LG Gx which is a refreshed version of the original.

The newly launched LG Gx includes the same specifications as its predecessor LG Optimus G Pro features. It sports 5.5-inch IPS full-HD display and a quad-core Snapdragon 600 clocked at 1.7GHz paired with 2GB of RAM. The LG Gx includes 32GB of inbuilt storage, which is non-expandable.

 The device runs on Android Jelly Bean wrapped under LG’s UX interface.The LG Gx comes with some popular preloaded features like KnockON, Pause and Resume Recording, QRemote, QSlide, QuickMemo and QTranslator.

Other features include a 13-megapixel rear camera, a 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera and a 3,140mAh battery. Connectivity options on the phablet include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Micro-USB, NFC, 3G and LTE. Though most of the specifications remain the same, LG has managed to make the package a bit more compact than its predecessor. LG Gx has managed to bring down the thickness from 9.4mm to 9.2mm. This has also reduced the weight to 167 grams instead of LG G Pro’s 172 grams.

The LG Gx will be available in two colors – Black and White. LG confirmed at the launch event that the phablet will be initially available in Korea only, with no word on global availability. Further, the South Korean handset maker has not revealed the prices for the LG Gx.

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