Whether it is about impressing the sycophantic analysts or its numerous loyal customers, the Samsung’s Note 2 “phablet” has succeeded in making its mark—ever since its launch in September 2012
However, the popular 5.5-inch Note 2 is now gearing up to face competition from AT&T’s LG Optimus G Pro, which is waiting in the wings for its U.S. release in the third quarter of 2013. As per Get Mobile, the much acclaimed LG Optimus G Pro has managed to pass through the FCC, en-route to AT&T’s network.
The two rivals have much to compare. They both boast of a 5.5-inch screen size. However, the LG Optimus Pro G is all set to click pictures with its full 1080p resolution, while the Note 2 features a 720p resolution display. Apart from providing its users with clearer videos and pictures, the LG Optmus Pro G is also packed with a 1.9 GHz Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor. In comparison–the Note 2 possesses a 1.6 GHz quad-core processor.
As far as the OS is concerned, Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean sits tight on the LG Optimus Pro G, while the Samsung model has Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The reports about the pricing and carriers are yet t trickle in. However, its FCC filing is signaling a Ma Bell release in the near future.
We are all wondering–will the Note 2 maintain its supreme position or will it be trumped by the enhanced features of LG’s Optimus Pro G?