LG Electronics have announced today the start of sales of G Pro 2 in the Asia Region in markets including Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Philippine, Vietnam and Indonesia among others.
This is the smartphone that the team at Luxurious Magazine have been waiting for, a product that is the closest yet to an all-in-one solution for people looking to combine power, multi-tasking capability, photography and superb video. Currently we are completely infatuated with the Nokia Lumia range for it’s unparalleled smartphone image stabilization and excellent photography and apps, but the new G Pro 2 looks like it could be a game-changer.
So what is it that’s making us and many others so excited? It’s the video and photography combo – the G Pro 2 is the first device to offer a 13MP camera with OIS+ (Optical Image Stabilizer Plus) not to mention innovative features such as 120FPS HD Video Recording and Slow-Motion playback with adjustable speed, 4K ULTRA HD Recording, Magic Focus and Natural Flash – A mobile journalists dream! With all these image-capturing capabilities, the camera found on the G Pro 2 can not only outshoot and outperform most of the other smartphone cameras in the current market, but quite a few dedicated point-and-shoot cameras as well.
The LG G Pro 2 was first introduced to a global audience at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last month where the smartphone was well received for its innovative UX features, superb display and advanced camera functions.
“With its 5.9-inch Full HD IPS display, versatile camera functions and user-oriented UX features, we expect the LG G Pro 2 to make a strong impression with Asian customers.” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “Asian consumers have been the biggest fans of smartphones with displays over five inches and we wanted to make sure that the G Pro 2 exceeded their high expectations.”
LG’s proprietary UX feature, Knock Code™, enables users to power on and unlock their G Pro 2 in one easy step by entering a personalized pattern on the display. Consumer research shows that users check and unlock their devices more than 100 times a day which was the inspiration for LG to take its existing KnockON feature to the next level. With G Pro 2, users can tap or “knock” the display in a specific sequence two to eight times to power on and unlock the phone. And with more than 80,000 possible combinations and no fingerprint streaks, LG’s patented Knock Code™ solution offers a greater level of security over other methods. Customer response has been overwhelmingly positive, as more than 50 percent of participants selected Knock Code™ as the most anticipated feature of the G Pro 2 in a survey1 in Korea.
The G Pro 2 offers an industry-leading 77.2 percent screen-to-frame ratio with a stunning 5.9-inch Full HD IPS display and incredibly narrow 3.3mm side bezels. The smartphone’s IPS display produces impressively crisp, bright images, taking full advantage of LG’s renowned display technology. Combined with the new high-power 1 watt Hi-Fi speaker, the 1080p display on the G Pro 2 delivers a superb multimedia experience.