G Pro 2 - £560
Why this smartphone is built for you
The LG G Pro 2
The G Pro 2 is a top-end smartphone that runs on a version of Android KitKat that has been augmented with LG's 'Optimus' UI. It is the bigger cousin of LG's 2013 flagship the G2 and has an impressive list of features. It is a powerful phone with a good battery life that competes at the highest level of the market.
This phone has a 5.9 inch HD touchscreen that displays in 373PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The G Pro 2 has a 13MP camera, can record video in up to Ultra HD 4K and has a 2.1MP front facing camera for taking selfies and making video calls.
Performance is provided by a 2.3GHz quad core processor and 3GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 95 out of 100.
The G Pro 2 has an estimated battery life of around 9 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 3200mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh.The battery on this phone is removable.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The G Pro 2 comes with 16 or 32GB internal storage (depending upon the model) and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 64GB external storage. It also comes with Google Drive installed which gives you an additional 15GB of free cloud storage.
The G Pro 2 comes 4G ready so can take advantage of high speed mobile Internet in locations where it is available. It has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit). It has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels. The G Pro 2 is able to connect to HDMI enabled TV's or projectors (this requires a separate slimport to HDMI adapter). It has NFC compatibility which enables you to make contactless payments and share files with your friends and it is able to connect to DLNA enabled devices (such as a laptop or smart TV) meaning that you can stream content both to and from your phone wirelessly. This phone also has an infrared blaster which gives it the ability to control most TV's or home cinema systems.
The LG G Pro 2 has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter Apps and it comes preloaded with Google Maps, Gmail, Chrome, Google+ and YouTube. Other apps, such as Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat and Spotify are available to download from the Google Play Store, along with the latest music, films, TV shows and games.
The G Pro 2 is a very desirable offering from LG and competes well with the other phablets currently on the market.