Apple introduced the iPhone 5S in Gold last year. We have already seen gold variants of the Samsung Galaxy S4, Note 3, HTC One and BlackBerry Q10. LG introduced the LG G2 in Black and White colors back in August last year. Now the company has introduced Gold and Red colored variants of the LG G2 for Singapore market. The Gold variant would also be available in Taiwan. As you can see, these phones have Gold and Red colored back, but a small strip around camera module and hardware buttons on the back are in Black. LG has introduced these new color variants just in time for Lunar New Year that is celebrated in some Asian countries on January 31st.
The LG G2 packs a 5.2-inch (1920×1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display at 423 ppi, powered by a 2.26 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974) processor with Adreno 330 GPU and runs on Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean). It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, Optical ImageStabilisation (OIS), 1080p video recording and a 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera. It also comes with a lot of unique features such as rear-mounted power button and volume keys, double tap to wake up feature called Knock On and more.
The new LG G2 color variants are priced at SG$898 in Singapore and would go on sale from StarHub, SingTel and M1 from 18th January 2014. In Taiwan, these phones would retail for 19,900 New Taiwan Dollars for the 16GB version and the 32GB variant would cost 20,900 New Taiwan Dollars, according to ePrice. These phones would also be sold on contract through Chunghwa Telecom.