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LG G3 made official with QuadHD display and 2.5 GHz quad-core processor


Product Launch by Andrew Kameka on Tuesday May 27, 2014.

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LG G3 in gold, black, and white
LG G3 in gold, black, and white

LG today officially announced the G3, the follow-up to a reasonably successful smartphone that launched less than one year ago. However, the specs show that this phone has come a long way in a short time. The G3 is the first smartphone from a major manufacturer to feature a Quad HD display. The 5.5-inch screen has a 2560x1440 resolution of 538 pixels per inch. It also has a 2.5 GHz Snapdragon 801 processor with 2 or 3 GB of RAM and 16 or 32 GB of internal storage.

The camera has also been upgraded. It's still a 13-megapixel lens, but a new new one with improved Optical Image Stabilization Plus and a laser auto focus sensor that improves focus by being much faster and better capable of handling movement. In other words, it will be much faster at capturing a running child without blur. A dual LED flash with multiple tones is designed to capture more natural hues when taking photos, so there will be less of a bright blue tint you might see in some other cameras. There a 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera.

Anyone craving a new texture to the smartphone will be happy to know that the LG G3 has a metallic casing yet still maintains a relatively thin profile. The phone also includes buttons on the back of the device, as is now customary of LG handsets, a 1-watt speaker with "Boost Amp" for higher volume and bass in the rear speaker, a 3,000 mAh battery, and a revamped version of Android 4.4 with a redesigned version of LG's user experience.

LG G3 in gold, black, and white
LG G3 in gold, black, and white

LG G3 specs

The G3 will launch this summer and be available on all four major US carriers (AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile).

- Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 (up to 2.5GHz Quad-Core)
- Display: 5.5-inch Quad HD IPS (2560 x 1440, 538ppi)
- Memory: 16/32GB eMMC ROM / 2/3GB DDR3 RAM / microSD slot (128GB max)
- Camera: Rear 13.0MP with OIS+ and Laser Auto Focus / Front 2.1MP
- Battery: 3,000mAh (removable)
- Operating System: Android 4.4.2 KitKat
- Size: 146.3 x 74.6 x 8.9mm
- Weight: 149g
- Network: 4G / LTE / HSPA+ 21 Mbps (3G)
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth Smart Ready (Apt-X), NFC,SlimPort, A-GPS/Glonass, USB 2.0
- Color: Metallic Black, Silk White, Shine Gold, Moon Violet, Burgundy Red
- Other: Smart Keyboard, Smart Notice, Knock Code, Guest Mode, etc.

 
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