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LG and Sprint prepping new quad-core Optimus phone

Sprint Optimus G Pro release date

AT&T nabbed the exclusive rights to carry the LG Optimus G Pro smartphone in the United States, however new information suggests a similar handset could debut on Sprint later this year. A User Agent Profile on Sprint’s website has revealed that the two companies are working on an Optimus smartphone with a full HD 1080p display, Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and an upgraded quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor. The device also carries the model number LS980, which is in line with the Optimus G Pro’s identification (E980) on AT&T. The Optimus G Pro is scheduled to arrive on AT&T on May 10th for $199 with a new two-year agreement. The smartphone is equipped with a 5.5-inch full HD 1080p display, a 1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 processor, 2GB of RAM, a micro SD slot and a 13-megapixel rear camera.