A few minutes ago, LG officially unveiled the G3 smartphone. The presentation took place at the same time at a press conference in London, New York, San Francisco, Seoul , Singapore and Istanbul. Lots of rumors and preliminary data were confirmed.
LG G3 screen size again surpassed older smartphone competitors, which is 5.5 inches diagonally . For comparison , iPhone 5s, Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z2 displays have a screen size of 4.0 , 5.1 and 5.2 inches , respectively. LG G3 smartphone beomes the first well-known manufacturers with a screen resolution above Full HD ─ 2560 x 1440 pixels ( 534 ppi). Few users will notice an increase of details.
LG G3 Specifications
LG’s main competitors such as the Galaxy S5, the HTC One M8 or the Sony Xperia Z2 have all been officially unveiled in early 2014 year. To differentiate themselves from the competition, it should stand out from it through the design, features and specifications “unprecedented.”Concerning the technical specs, here is what LG G3 have:
- Display: 5.5-inch Quad HD IPS (2k resolution 2560 x 1440, 538 dpi)
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 2.5 GHz
- Camera: Rear 13 Megapixel sensor with optical image stabilizer, 2.1 megapixel front camera
- OS: Android 4.4 Kitkat
- Battery: 3000 mAh removable
- Internal Storage: 16 GB (or 32 GB depending on the version), expandable via MicroSD up to 128 GB
- RAM: 3 GB
- Network: HSPA+ 21 Mbps (3G), WiFi, 4G/LTE
- Colors: black, white, gold, purple, pink
- Weight: 139 g
- Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth Smart Ready (Apt-X), NFC, Slimport, A-GPS/Glonass, USB 2.0)
- Size: 145.5 x 74.6 x 9.1 mm
LG G3 hardware has powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 801 MSM8975AC 2.5 GHz , quad-core Krait 400 and Adreno 330 graphics accelerator . Interestingly, the model is available in two versions, the 16 GB of internal flash memory with 2 GB RAM , and the 32 GB of internal flash memory with 3 GB of RAM. Internal memory for storing content can be expanded through microSD card slot with support for up to 128 GB.
LG says the G3 has a 13 – megapixel camera quality with optical image stabilization . Beside its a dual LED flash, and a special laser to measure distance and autofocus acceleration , the camera focuses only 276 ms. The company also paid attention to the front 2- megapixel camera , promising viewing angle of 77 degrees , which is especially important for portrait shots .
LG G3 housing is made out of polycarbonate with a special coating , similar in appearance to metal, but not real metal . Furthermore, it protects the smartphone from scratches and fingerprints . Through the use of special material managed to make the phone compared to its competitors with the same dimensions of 150 g. Full dimensions are 146,3 x 74,6 x 8,9 mm, more compact than for the 5.5 -inch device.
LG G3 is running Android 4.4.2 KitKat with a redesigned user shell Optimus UI. Interface design has changed a lot , now it is made in “flat” style , new icons and the overall impression of smoothness and speed. Naturally , there are new features and applications .
It has a removable battery with a capacity of 3000 mAh and supports wireless charging. As for connectivity options , Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 ac), NFC and IR are provided .
In addition, LG has created a range of accessories for G3: Case with window QuickCircle with easy access to frequently used functions , covers premium Slim Guard and Slim Hard, wireless quality sound with LG Tone Infinim (HBS- 900) and a compact wireless charger device compatible with the Qi technology.
Sales of LG G3 begin in South Korea on May 28,then the smartphone will appear in other markets, LG announces 170 mobile operators and major retailers around the world .