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LG Optimus G Pro sales in Korea reach half a million in 40 days

02 April, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
LG Optimus G Pro sales in Korea reach half a million in 40 days - read the full textThe recently launched LG Optimus G Pro has been enjoying quite warm reception in its home country. According to LG, its latest phablet has already managed to achieve half a million sales in just 40 days after its launch in Korea. LG Optimus G Pro sports a huge 5.5" True HD IPS Plus display...

 

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i'm so buying this

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  • 2013-04-04 18:34
  • Nr1Z

nice display with narrow bezel...!

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  • 2013-04-04 03:52
  • HvJt
  • LG still the Pioneer
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actually lg can beats samsung in market share
if lg would release their phone in over 200 markets like samsung doing...

lg sold over 58 million phones in just 50 markets
samsung sold over 300 million phones in over 200 markets.

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  • 2013-04-03 13:54
  • thaa

I dont care for LG updates. heck, i wont even use LG's interface Ill just slap on a Cyamongem Mod and place whatever I want using root acess. What I do want is a Full Hd Android phone with a QUALITY size baterry. and will you look at that Lg optimus G pro Is a Galaxy note 2 (better than S3 In my books) Without a pen and with its battery *-* you gotta love that :p... exept no pen :( but cyamongen mod gives no pen suppor so im sorta happy for that u_u

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  • 2013-04-03 09:48
  • Jskm

In 40 days after sales started LG shouts "hey! we sold a phone!!!" (when compared to Samsung sales during first week after launch of another flagship device).

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  • 2013-04-03 09:11
  • gGk0

LG
Lifes great :)

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  • 2013-04-03 01:02
  • iien

A bit of disappointing because Optimus G Pro should have the latest Jelly Bean 4.2.2 instead of 4.1.1.

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  • 2013-04-03 00:07
  • IVQq
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Very Nice, and competitive!!!!!!

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  • 2013-04-02 21:58
  • jSjV

> In reply to geordie81 @ 2013-04-02 21:24 from 3xqh - click to readOf course, compared to the best selling Android device, being the SIII so far, figures pale. But compare it with the Note II instead. The Note II only managed to get to 1 million devices in Korea after about 4 months of sales. Even with declining numbers, the G Pro can get quite close to that. So yeah, not the best ever figures, but for such a device, quite good.

And yes, I am aware with the high level of smartphone penetration in Korea, but not all are of the massive size like a Note II or G Pro. Most go for a more moderate size device.

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  • 2013-04-02 21:49
  • mA51

> In reply to Iskander @ 2013-04-02 18:49 from mA51 - click to readI agree that it is not the worst but, galaxy s3 had shifted 4 million in south korea alone, by end of august 2012, which makes it sell by nearly 3/1 but at current rates which will no doubt slow down rapidly now with the impending release of the s4, which does make the numbers posted very average :-)people over there over love their tech, it is also one of the most sophisticated mobile markets in the world, and actually 85% of the population of 50 MILLION own a smartphone which is a huge rate

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  • 2013-04-02 21:24
  • 3xqh

Why only in korea ?
why they not shipping europe ??

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  • 2013-04-02 20:22
  • mpmX

in a word - awesome!

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  • 2013-04-02 19:46
  • SgvH

in a word - awesome!

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  • 2013-04-02 19:39
  • SgvH

> In reply to geordie81 @ 2013-04-02 15:22 from 3xqh - click to readEventhough I have no doubt that Samsungs SIII and soon SIV will outsell the Optimus G Pro, selling 500k in 40 days time on a population still is not a small feat. With some rough calculation of 75% of the population buying such expensive phones (I seriously doubt these sort of devices are bought for up to 4yo's for example) and taking in time it's in 1/9th of a year, where many such device is sold on a 2 year contract or bought to be used for at least such amount of time, you easily have 20-25% of the total market buying a phone in that period of time. Nothing shameful imo.

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  • 2013-04-02 18:49
  • mA51

lg is geting better Great job.

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  • 2013-04-02 17:19
  • fsVb

> In reply to geordie81 @ 2013-04-02 15:22 from 3xqh - click to read Half Million G PRO in just 40 days In ONLY S.KOREA is GOOD NEWS!

LG SOLD MILLIONS of OPTIMUS G Worldwide!

nice job LG!


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  • 2013-04-02 17:10
  • wYBb

Hot girl lying across the table...........what are those annoying things stopping us from seeing her body???

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  • 2013-04-02 16:53
  • m2wY

WTF?? Why am I not seeing any cleavage now???? common LG

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  • 2013-04-02 16:40
  • j9xA

wow beautiful... I meant the girls

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  • 2013-04-02 16:31
  • jZqC

@gsmarena
What do you meant *32 GB in-built memory card*???
I know it has 32GB built in memory and support upto 64GB memory card.
Do you meant LG actually sticking in 32GB memory card inside the phone instead of memory chip,just like most China's tablets and mobile phones?

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  • 2013-04-02 15:27
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