LG may not have revealed its 2014 smartphone line-up but new rumours
suggest that the company has plans to launch two premium smartphone
GSM Arena has cited a Korean report which claims that the South
Korean handset maker has plans to launch the successor to the LG Optimus
G Pro at MWC 2014,
while the alleged LG G3 flagship smartphone will be unveiled in May.
the report speculates that LG will be announcing its next flagship smartphone,
believed to be dubbed LG G3, in May to counter Samsung's rumoured Galaxy
S5, which is said to be scheduled for a launch in March at a New York
event. The report also expects that the alleged LG G Pro sequel will
come with a 5.9-inch QHD display, while the rumoured LG G3 is said to
come with a 5.2-inch QHD display.
We've already heard reports
about the yet-to-be-announced LG G3's specifications, which include a 1440x2560 pixels QHD
(Quad-HD) display; an octa-core chipset, believed to be codenamed LG
Odin, being developed by the company itself, and also a 16-megapixel
Another report had suggested that LG has decided to adopt the
recognition technology for its next flagship smartphone and has been
testing a prototype of the alleged LG G3 with fingerprint scanner.
per the report, LG has been testing a swipe fingerprint sensor that's
different from what Apple is using on iPhone 5s. The report did not
detail much about the upcoming feature on the next flagship from LG, but
it is said to come with the regular functions like unlocking the
smartphone, and mobile payment authorisations.