LG (066570) on Wednesday confirmed the much-rumored Optimus G Pro smartphone. The company revealed that the handset, which looks awfully similar to Samsung’s (005930) Galaxy Note II, will be equipped with a 5.5-inch full HD 1080p display and a quad-core processor. LG also highlighted the use of curved class on the phone, which it said gives the handset a “2.5D” effect. Earlier rumors suggested that the device may also include a 3,140 mAh battery, 2GB of RAM, 4G LTE connectivity, 32GB of internal storage, a microSD card and a 13-megapixel rear camera. LG said that the Optimus G Pro is will launch in some markets by the end of February.

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