29 May 2014

LG G3 Launched in Singapore


LG Electronics reveal the eagerly anticipated LG G3, the successor to the LG G2. It is launched globally at six cities across the world and Singapore happens to be one of the six cities besides London, New York, San Francisco, Seoul and Istanbul.
The phone is developed under the Simple is the New Smart concept and based on the same design philosophy Learning From You as the LG G2 and G Pro2. Some of the key highlights to this new phone include: 
  • 5.5-inch Quad HD display with 538ppi with four times the resolution of HD and almost two times higher resolution than a Full HD display
  • 13MP OIS+ (Optical Image Stabilizer Plus) camera with a revolutionary Laser Auto Focus that can shoot stunningly sharp images in a fraction of the time required by conventional phone cameras
  • Polished metallic skin on the rear cover that is lightweight, fingerprint-proof
  • Floating Arc form factor that feels incredibly comfortable in one hand and incorporates the innovative design heritage of the Rear Key
  • Redesigned graphic user interface (GUIconsistent with the Simple is the New Smart concept of the G3 including:  Smart Keyboard, Smart Notice, Smart Security

Key Specifications:
Ÿ  Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 801 (2.5GHz Quad-Core)
Ÿ  Display: 5.5-inch Quad HD IPS, (2560 x 1440, 538ppi)
Ÿ  Memory: 16/32GB eMMC ROM / 2/3GB DDR3 RAM / microSD slot (up to 128GB)
Ÿ  Camera: Rear 13.0MP with OIS+ and Laser Auto Focus / Front 2.1MP
Ÿ  Battery: 3,000mAh (removable)
Ÿ  Operating System: Android 4.4.2 KitKat
Ÿ  Size: 146.3 x 74.6 x 8.9mm
Ÿ  Weight: 150g
Ÿ  Network: 4G / LTE (Cat4) / HSPA+ 42.2 Mbps (3G), GSM
Ÿ  Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, BT 4.0 LE, NFC, A-GPS/Glonass, USB 2.0
Ÿ  Color: Metallic Black, Silk White, and Shine Gold (Moon Violet and Burgundy Red available at a later date)
Ÿ  Other: Smart Keyboard, Smart Notice, Knock CodeTM , Guest Mode, etc.


Availability

The LG G3 will be available for pre-order in Singapore at selected telcos from June 14 to June 21, 2014, at a recommended retail price of S$868 for the 16GB model, and S$928 for the 32GB model. The pre-order package consists of the QuickCircle and the new Wireless Charger (WCD-100) worth S$98 and S$68 respectively.

The G3 will also be available at LG authorized retailers from June 28, 2014. There will be three color options available; Metallic Black, Silk White and Shine Gold. Two additional colours, Moon Violet and Burgundy Red will be available at a later date.

(Information and graphics from LG Electronics Singapore)

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