LG G3 launch event scheduled for May 27th

LG G3 launch teaser

At the earning call LG confirmed that it would launch the LG G3, the company’s latest premium smartphone in the second quarter of this year. The company has started sending out invites for the launch event on May 27th in San Francisco, New York and London simultaneously and the launch event in Seoul, Singapore, and Istanbul is scheduled for May 28th, reports The Verge and the Engadget.

The teaser image reads, “To be simple is to be Great”, that could indicate the phone’s new flat user interface, design and build. The capital G indicates the LG G series devices. Specifications of the LG G3 had leaked several times and a recent leak confirmed rear-mounted buttons and a new sensor on the back.

According to earlier rumors the LG G3 would come with a 5.5-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8974 processor (Snapdragon 800 or 801 SoC), 13-megapixel rear camera with OIS+, 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera, 3GB DDR3 RAM, 16GB / 32GB of internal memory, expandable memory up to 64GB with microSD and 4G LTE. It is expected to run on the latest Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) with a new Optimus UI.

The LG G3 would also come in Gold colored variant.  The company could also launch the LG G watch at the event.

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