LG Optimus G Pro, a device said to be available in the rest of the world in Q2, is doing well in South Korea where it sold 500,000 units in 40 days.
Available ever since last September through third-party South Korean retailers, Asus and Google’s Nexus 7 seems to have kept its mojo all this time around those parts.
Valentine’s Day is just hours away, so anyone who’s yet to get a present for his significant other is screwed. But wait, because there might be some hope after all… if you’re living in South Korea.
New images uploaded to Google Plus (and then pulled) reveal they may have been taken with the AT&T and South Korean Galaxy S4 version.
While LG did not announce any new mobile device at the recently ended CES 2013 in Las Vegas, USA, the company unveiled a new smartphone in its high-end G family just a few days ago, the Optimus G Pro.
The Nexus 4 was initially not supposed to sell in South Korea, but apparently, LG had a change of mind after customers voice their frustration over the decision.
LG has released Jelly Bean 4.1.2 for the Optimus G in South Korea. No confirmation on when those in other countries and carriers can expect the update.
The Galaxy Note 2 has done very well globally, but what about in their own home country? Both LG and Samsung have confirmed that their latest phablet efforts have managed to sell at least a million devices in South Korea.
The Korean Communications Commission recently fined and imposed a ban on the three big carriers present in SK because of the fact that they have been giving discounts on handsets through subsidies over 270,000 won or about $252.
Motorola Mobility, which Google officially took over in May of this year after a long approval process, will leave South Korea in early 2013 according to The Next Web. This decision will result in roughly 600 people losing their job. About 10% of the people working in the Research and Development Unit will be offered relocation packages.