As expected, the company LG Electronics today officially unveiled at a special event its new flagship smartphone – LG G3. On models lot of rumors and a lot of preliminary data really confirmed.
As expected, the smartphone should become the owner of a powerful stuffing and a large touch display True HD-IPS + with a diagonal of 5.5 inches and a resolution Quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixels), resulting in pixel density reaches 534 ppi.
The hardware smartphone LG G3 was a 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 variations – the first one with 16 GB of internal flash memory and 2 GB of RAM, and the second – with 32 GB of internal flash memory and 3 GB of RAM. Internal memory for storing content can be expanded through microSD card slot with support for up to 128 GB.
Also worth noting quality camera on the back with a 13-megapixel sensor and optical image stabilization system. Next to the camera is a dual LED flash, and a special laser to measure distance and speed up autofocus. Moreover, the unit introduced a system for ultra-fast AF phase focusing for 276 ms. The company also paid the front and a 2-megapixel camera, promising viewing angle of 77 degrees, which is especially important for the self, are larger pixels that they allow more light, as well as more than a fast lens.
Following the trend laid down in LG G2, the new flagship was located on the rear panel of the volume buttons and the power / lock. Corpus LG G3 is made of polycarbonate with a special coating, similar in appearance to the metal, but not real metal. Furthermore, it is protected from scratches and resistance to appearance of fingerprints. Unfortunately, such an enclosure does not have the ability to “self-healing” as, for example, LG G Flex. The most annoying thing, perhaps, that the LG G3 received no protection from exposure to water.
Although the plastic housing and disappointing, but this made it easier smartphone – 150 grams, while achieving such dimensions. Full dimensions are 146,3 x 74,6 x 8,9 mm, more than for a compact 5.5-inch device. For comparison, the smartphone Oppo Find 7 with the same display has dimensions of 152,6 x 75 x 9,2 mm.
It is also located behind 1-watt speaker, the same as can be found in the LG G Pro 2. You can also use “boost mode”, which will give all the power of a half watt. Responsible for the unit’s power with removable battery capacity of 3000 mAh and supports wireless charging, the other proposed optional rear panel. Regarding connectivity, here provides Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 ac), NFC and IR.
LG G3 running an operating system Android 4.4.2 KitKat with a redesigned user interface Optimus UI with lots of new features. Interface design has changed a lot, now he is in the trendy “flat” style, new icons and the overall impression of smoothness and speed. Naturally, there are new features and applications.
One of them is called Smart Notice and is an attempt to make LG rival Google Now. Service slowly accumulates information and gives the user data, which, according to the program will be useful and will help him in daily activities. For example, if the window says it started to rain, sets reminders based on location, and can even automatically delete applications that are not used in a couple of months. Of course, if the user asks for it. Handy feature – automatically enable Wi-Fi on arrival home or at work.
The keyboard is also redesigned and allows you to adjust the height according to your preference. Branded chips KnockCode and Knock On, of course, have not disappeared, and a new application Health, which helps keep track of the sport mode and count the number of steps you’ve walked every day.
LG G3 release in South Korea the next day, May 28. In Europe, the novelty will be in June. Information about recommended price not yet announced.
Main specifications LG G3:
Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon quad 801 with up to 2.5 GHz
Display: 5.5-inch Quad HD IPS (2560 x 1440 pixels, 538ppi)
Memory: 16/32 GB eMMC ROM, 2/3 GB DDR3 RAM, a slot for microSD (up to 128 GB)
Camera: 13 MP with the main optical stabilization OIS + and laser auto focus / 2.1 megapixel front
Battery: 3000 mAh (removable)
Operating System: Android 4.4.2 KitKat
Dimensions: 146,3 x 74,6 x 8,9 mm
Weight: 149 grams
Cellular Networks: 4G / LTE / HSPA + 21 Mbit / s (3G)
Communications: Wi-Fi (802.11 a / b / g / n / ac), Bluetooth Smart Ready (Apt-X), NFC, SlimPort, A-GPS/Glonass, USB 2.0
Color: black metallic, white, gold, purple, red
Extras: Smart Keyboard, Smart Notice, Knock Code, Guest Mode, and so on