Samsung, LG to Unveil Smartphones at Mobile Expo

A paste-up of Samsung Electronics Galaxy S5 (left) and LG Electronics G Pro 2, circulated on the Internet. The firms officially disown them but observers say the actual products will be very similar. A paste-up of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S5 (left) and LG Electronics' G Pro 2, circulated on the Internet. The firms officially disown them but observers say the actual products will be very similar.

Samsung and LG electronics will unveil their latest smartphones at the Mobile World Congress 2014 that opens in Barcelona on Feb. 24.

Samsung on Tuesday announced that it will hold an event at the fair to showcase its latest smartphones including the Galaxy S5, the latest model in the popular series.

The Korean electronics giant also plans to unveil the latest version of its wearable smartphone Galaxy Gear.

LG plans to unveil the G Pro 2, a device halfway between a tablet PC and a phone like Samsung's Galaxy Note series at the expo. It could be launched in Korea even before the event.

englishnews@chosun.com / Feb. 05, 2014 11:01 KST