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LG Optimus G Pro Vs Samsung Galaxy Note 2 The Big Battle Review

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Overview: LG Optimus G Pro Vs Samsung Galaxy Note 2

The Korean brand focuses on high performance, fastest processor, innovative design and most importantly a challenge to other smart phone manufactures offering at the best price range. The battle comes down to LG Optimus G Pro and the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. These 'Phablet' is set to challenge the market with a bang. As usual, it features interactive interface powered by quad core processors, GB's of RAM, big storage, sleek graphics, etc.

Build: LG Optimus G Pro Vs Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Off the Optimus Pro line up the LG Optimus G pro stands tall with a 5.5 inch screen weighing about a 160g. While the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 boasts a seemingly bigger screen of 5.5 inch, within a rather smaller dimensions producing a edge to edge screen and weighs a heavy 182g. The LG Optimus G Pro certainly is a mere 22 g lesser than the Galaxy Note 2 and 25 g lighter than the Nokia Lumia 920.




The new and improved S Pen stylus, now features a rubber end for easier browsing, fits securely in the bottom of the Galaxy Note 2 and has a much premium finish compared to it's predecessor, the Galaxy Note 1, adds to the value and feel when you hold it. LG has also considered to accommodate latest processor chips for extreme performance, large screen and a whooping 3140mAh batter back for really long battery life and still managing to make it as sleek as possible. 

Hardware: LG Optimus G Pro Vs Samsung Galaxy Note 2

LG Optimus G Pro sports an impressive Quad core processor, by Snapdragon 600 series, clocking 1.7 GHz speed. LG also offers a generous 2GB RAM and 32 GB expandable storage capacity. The screen stands at 5.5 inches with a Full HD resolution portraying 440pixel per inch pixel density. The Galaxy Note 2 includes a pepped-up quad core 1.6 GHz processor chip and 2GB of RAM to power the bigger screen.




Moving on to the solid keys, like the Optimus Pro series smart phone, Optimus G Pro the touch screen and one central key at the bottom and ambient sensors next to the ear piece along with the front camera. On the rear is the primary camera, flash and loudspeaker. The left side features the lock/unlock power key and the volume controls while the right side has a dedicated camera key. The charging port is placed on the bottom while the head phones jack is on the top. While the Galaxy Note 2, the touch screen and one central key at the bottom and ambient sensors next to the ear piece along with the front camera. The rear side features the primary camera, flash and loudspeaker. The left side features the volume controls while the right side has the lock/unlock power key. The charging port is placed on the bottom next to the head phones jack.




Features & Screen: LG Optimus G Pro Vs Samsung Galaxy Note 2

LG Optimus G Pro sports a Full HD resolution screen with a pixel density of 440 pixels per inch. LG Optimus G Pro not only has a big screen and a bright screen, but is very crisp, clear and the colours are vibrant. Watching a video, shooting pictures, playing games, video chatting etc seems perfectly brilliant. Graphic transitions are so smoothly calibrated for an amazing viewing experience. By far this is the best Optimus Pro line up smart phone by LG. LG has incorporated the InfraRed technology back to it's Optimus G Pro allowing you to control and share content to your TV. LG also offers the QSlide allowing multiple apps to run together. Just tap on an app that supports QSlide and move it to a desired location on the screen and you'll have a grid of apps that you can choose to run along side. 




The Galaxy Note 2 sports a 1280 x 720 pixel on the Super HD Amoled 5.5" screen developed by Samsung. The screen is much more vivid and with an edge to edge screen, the Galaxy Note 2 is a visual treat. The Galaxy Note 2's screen also combines the enhanced features of the S Pen and its beautiful interactions. The S Pen allows you to hover over icons to get more info on apps or content too, without actually touch the screen, Samsung calls it the AirView. Along with various other features, Galaxy Note 2 has enhanced Popup Note, Quick Command, Easy Clip, Enhanced Writing, Photo Note, Enhanced S Pen/ S Note, that make up for the wonderful experience.




Performance & Battery: LG Optimus G Pro Vs Samsung Galaxy Note 2

LG Optimus G Pro runs on Android Jelly Bean OS that powers the entire interface powered by the latest Snapdragon processors, the device is a sprinter. Applications launch quick, multitasking is smooth and the phone is capable of handling power extremely well. Graphic transitions are silky smooth and count for the interactive interface on the device. The Galaxy Note 2 includes a pepped-up quad core 1.6 GHz processor chip and 2GB of RAM to power the bigger screen and Android Jelly Bean OS. Galaxy Note 2 offers many exclusive features that arenít available on rival phones or even tablets. Editing large images on the go feels much better owing to the S Pen and it's interface. It's swift and a pleasure working with the Samsung Galaxy Note 2.




LG has generously offered 3140mAh of battery capacity ensuring superb battery life. Now you can enjoy the LG Optimus G Pro longer throughout a whole day of multi media and your favourite apps. However, the  Galaxy Note 2 lags far behind with a 3100mAh and does far enough to last an entire day enjoying your Galaxy Note 2. Both the devices have a big battery capacity and should understand the huge screen and the performance capabilities.

Verdict: LG Optimus G Pro Vs Samsung Galaxy Note 2

The Korean brand has done it's best for a flagship and is eagerly awaited in the market. The LG Optimus G Pro is the best Optimus Pro smart phone by LG. It features amazing hardware and some interesting functionality. The Galaxy Note 2 by Samsung has everything from the features to the hardware, and also the price tag, and performs really well. The only aspect that might set you back is the lack of unique identity in the Samsung built phones and premium quality of materials used.


For those with no size restrictions for a smartphone, but filled with ability to get creative on the go packed with a variety of features available and exclusive to itself. 

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