LG Optimus GK Features and Specs with Price

LG has announced their new phone under the Optimus Series, the LG Optimus GK.With specification and features close to Samsung Galaxy S4,this could be LG’s only real competitor to the current Samsung flagship.The Smartphone,which is to be released in South Korea,is to all intents and purposes a 5″inch version of the G Pro.LG Optimus GK comes with a 5″inch screen fully HD IPS display Screen.The screen resolution is 1920×1080 pixels.LG has incorporated something known as the Zero Gap Touch Technology for their display.The phone runs on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Operating System.Under the hood runs on quad-core 1.7GHz Snapdragon 600 processor.The phone will have 16GB of Internal storage with a microSD card slot,2GB of RAM,13 Megapixel rear camera with Autofocus and LED flash and 2.1 front facing camera for HD video chat.Connectivity wise the GK will support 3G and 4g LTE as well as Bluetooth,NFC and of course Wi-fi.Samsung_galaxy_s4_vs_LG_optimus_gk_comparison_image.jThe Optimus GK will also feature the Software that was recently released for the Optimus G Pro including Smart Video (which recognizes the position of the viewers eyes and automatically plays or stops the video accordingly),Duel Camera(which simultaneously captures photograph of both the subject and the shooter using both the front and back cameras together) and the Pause and Resume Recording (which allows the user to pause and restart recording video in the same clip without creating multiple video files).The Optimus GK is currently available as an exclusive for Korea Telecom,but it could be launched contract free in Korea in the near future and wider international launch is also quite likely.

Expected Price: $300 approx

LG Optimus GK Features

  • Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) Operating System

  • 5-inch (1920×1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display at 440 ppi

  • 1.7 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor with Adreno 320 GPU

  • 2GB of DDR2 RAM

  • 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 64GB with microSD

  • 13 MP rear camera which resolution is 4208 x3120 pixels with Autofocus and LED Flash

  • 2.1 MP front-facing camera

  • 9.9 mm thick and weighs 156 grams

  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (5GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, SlimPort and NFC

  • 3,100 mAh battery

LG Optimus GK Specifications


2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G NetworkUMTS 850 / 900 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G NetworkLTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
AnnouncedAnnounced 2013,April
StatusComing soon. Exp. release May 2013


Dimensions139.1 x 69.9 x 9.9 mm
Weight156 grams
ColorsPlatinum White and Black Indigo


TypeFull HD IPS Capacitive Touchscreen
Resolution5.0 Inches,1920 x 1080 px


Operating SystemAndroid OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 600
CPUQuad Core 1.7 GHz
GPUAdreno 320
SensorAccelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Light Sensor


Primary13.1 MP, 4208 x3120 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization, HDR, sweep panorama
VideoYes, 720p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR
Secondary2.2 MP (1720 x 1280 pixels) front-facing camera

640 x 480 pixels video recording


Alert typesVibration; MP3 ringtones
3.5mm jackyes

Memory info

Card slotmicroSD, up to 64 GB
Internal16 GB, 2 GB DDR2 RAM


EDGEUp to 237 kbps
SpeedHSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (5GHz), Wi-Fi Direct
BluetoothYes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
USBYes, microUSB v2.0


MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
RadioStereo FM radio with RDS
GPSYes, with A-GPS support
JavaYes, via Java MIDP emulator

Battery Life

TypeLi-ion 3100 mAH
Talk timeN/A
Music playN/A

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LG Optimus GK Features and Specs with Price