LG’s 5.5-inch 1080p Optimus G Pro is coming to North America (hands-on)

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After weeks of teasing, LG has finally given its 5.5-inch Optimus G Pro a full unveiling in South Korea today. The model for LG’s home country gains half an inch of screen size and a 1.7GHz Snapdragon 600 processor over the 5-inch variant we’ve seen in Japan, making it the first device announced with one of Qualcomm’s new chips. LG says that this 5.5-inch version will come to North America at some point in Q2, too.

Like its predecessor, the 5.5-inch Optimus G Pro doesn’t exactly break new ground in terms of industrial design — it’s very much cut from the same cloth as many Samsung devices. That’s not to say there aren’t some flourishes here, though. The back of the phone features a similar reflective pattern to the Nexus 4 and…

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