LG has finally launched the LG G3, the company’s latest flagship smartphone at an event in Mumbai. It was announced back in May and comes with a 5.5-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD display, powered by a 2.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor and runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat) with new flat UI. It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual tone LED flashes and a new Laser AF for fast focus, even in low light conditions and a 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera.
It has Smart Keyboard, Smart Notice, Knock Code, Guest Mode and more new features. It has high-power 1W Hi-Fi sound similar to the G Pro 2 that promises deep bass and clear treble.
Commenting on the launch, Soon Kwon, MD, LG India, said,
In the cluttered, complex world of today, the G3 is the perfect blend of the latest innovative technology and simplified user experience underscoring LGs commitment to users and bringing to them the best in class products and devices. Globally, the G3 has witnessed exceptional traction and we expect the same in India. With G3, LG has truly broken technological grounds and we aim to spearhead our vision of 10% smartphone market share by the end of 2014 for LG’s mobile division in India.
LG G3 Specifications
- 5.5-inch (2560×1440 pixels) Quad HD IPS display at 538 ppi
- 2.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 (MSM8974AC) processor with Adreno 330 GPU
- Android 4.4.2 (KitKat)
- Dimensions – 146.3×74.6×9.1; Weight: 151 grams
- 13MP rear camera with OIS, Dual LED Flash, Laser Auto Focus and 4K video recording
- 2.1MP front-facing camera
- 2GB / 3GB RAM, 16GB / 32GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
- 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 , GPS, NFC, Slim Port
- 3000 mAh removable battery, Qiwireless charging
The LG G3 comes in Metallic Black, Silk White and Gold Shine colors and is priced at Rs. 47,990 for the 16GB version with 2GB RAM. The 32GB version with 3GB RAM costs Rs. 50,990. With the G3, LG offers Rs. 5,000 discount on G Watch when purchasing with the G3, Rs. 3,500 worth QuickCircle case and a one time screen replacement worth Rs. 6,500. LG would also release 15,000 limited edition G3 smartphone with signature of Mr. Amitabh Bachan in India, and lucky customers would also stand a chance to meet the legend.