AT&T Shares LG Optimus G Pro Launch Details, as Korea Gets Smaller Optimus GK
Today’s the first day of May, which means that it’s time for LG’s New York event. The company already let slip that we should expect news about the Optimus G Pro, leaving us only to wonder which carrier (or carriers) might see the Android become a part of its lineup. With FCC evidence pointing to an AT&T Optimus G Pro, we had our guesses, and sure enough, today LG and AT&T confirmed the carrier as the exclusive US home for the smartphone.
Pre-orders open up on May 3, with the G Pro finally arriving on May 10. The 5.5-inch 1080p handset will run you just about $200 on-contract, and if you pre-order you can also snag a free Quick Cover black folio case.
In other Optimus G Pro news, you might remember that Japan got a smaller 5-inch version of the phone, which we had been wondering if LG might be so inclined to make available elsewhere. Sure enough, LG has announced a model called the Optimus GK that sounds a whole lot like that Japanese G Pro, with a 5-inch 1080p display and the same Snapdragon 600 SoC. The GK will come to Korea, leaving us wondering if it will also show up in the West one day.