LG to Boost Smartphone Sales 52% in Shift From Basic Handsets

LG to Boost Smartphone Sales 52% in Shift From Basic Handsets

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South Korea’s No. 2 phone-maker, LG Electronics Inc., will roll out the upgraded Optimus G Pro in overseas markets this year as it seeks to lure buyers from Apple Inc.’s iPhone and Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy lineup.