LG G3 Review

LG G3 is here

LG G3 Short Review

LG G3 earns its place on the mobile arena amongst the most powerful, extraordinary and capable flagships today. It stands out with an impressive design, powerful hardware, modern software and plenty of features courtesy of LG. The flagship of the company for 2014 boasts a 5.5-inch glass with 2560 x 1440p resolution. It is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chip ticking at 2.5GHz.

The model is provided with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory and another variant of the device packed with 3GB RAM and 32GB native storage. The camera set on the rear panel has 13MP resolution, dual-LED flash and OIS. It is needless to say that the LG G3 is LTE-enabled. It works with a 3000mAh battery. Those are just a few of the advantages of the phone.

LG G3 is announced

Design and Display

LG G3 has a unique design and stylish exterior that cannot be mistaken with any other device. It is made of high-quality plastic adorned with brushed metal finish. The size of the new flagship is 146.3 x 74.6 x 8.9 mm. It weighs 149 grams. The model has ultra-thin side bezels which gives an extra space for the screen. Speaking of display, the LG G3 can be called “phablet” outfitted with a 5.5-inch LCD screen with a QHD resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels. The pixel density is impressive – 538ppi. The display of LG G3 is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

LG G3 flagship is unveiled

Something interesting about the design of the flagship is that all the physical buttons of the phone are set on the rear panel. Users that have never worked with LG G2 or LG G3 might need a little time to get used to the arrangement, but according to the Korean manufacturer this location of the buttons is more convenient and practical. The new phone is offered in Silk White, Moon Violet, Metallic Black, Burgundy Red and Shine Gold.

OS

LG G3 is offered with Android 4.4.2 KitKat running on it at purchase. It is eligible to update to the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop. LG has pre-installed its user interface Optimus. There are loads of features that enrich the user experience with G3. One of them is the Knock code for easy unlocking of the device.

LG G3 goes official

Hardware

The new flagship of LG promises excellent performance thanks to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset working with quad-core silicon clocked at 2.5GHz. It has Adreno 330 GPU integrated under the hood. The provided RAM in the more modest variant of the phone is 2GB paired with 16GB of memory. The second variant of LG G3 comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. In both models is provided a slot for microSD cards.

In terms of sound quality the flagship delivers exquisite performance thanks to the Dolby mobile sound enhancement.

Camera

LG G3 is armored with a 13MP primary rear camera. It has a BSI sensor, OIS, dual-LED flash and plenty of possibilities. The camera can record 2160 at 30fps video. The main camera supports different modes. It has features like simultaneous video, HDR, face detection etc. The front-facing camera is with 2.1MP and possibilities to capture 1080p video.

LG G3 with an impressive rear camera

Battery

LG G3 is provided with a large battery that has the possibilities to keep the phone running for a whole day in normal use. The cell in LG G3 is with a capacity of 3000mAh. Users can enjoy around 16 hours of using the phone in the less busy days.

Connectivity

LG G3 doesn’t disappoint the expectations of a wide range of connectivity features. It supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, 3G and LTE.

Conclusion

LG G3 arrives with a fascinating design and the full package of fast and powerful hardware with the modern Android update running on it. It is armored with a decent camera and a broad range of connectivity capabilities. LG G3 is becoming one of the major players in the mobile arena. It competes against the latest models of Samsung, Sony and HTC.

LG G3 debuts

Specs summary

Display: 5.5 inches, 1440 x 2560 pixels

Dimensions: 146.3 x 74.6 x 9.3 mm

Weight: 149g

Processor:  quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 with Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Adreno Adreno 330GPU

Operating System: Android 4.4.2 (KitKat), getting upgraded to Android 5.0 Lollipop

Camera: 13MP, dual-LED flash, autofocus, 2160p@30fps video. Secondary 2.1MP camera

Memory: 2GB RAM, 16GB native memory and 3GB, 32GB storage

Connectivity: Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, USB 2.0, 3.5mm audio jack, NFC, HDMI, 4G LTE, GSM/EDGE, multi band 3G (HSPA+42Mbps/HSPA+21Mbps)

Messaging: SMS, MMS, email, Google+ Messenger, Google Talk

Battery: 3000 mAh (19 hours in talk time)

LG G3 is getting launched internationally

Source: LG

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