LG to ship the G3 globally from June 27


So! LG is sort of back in the mobile device business with their brand new LG G3 device which for lack of words i’d call a ‘Beast’ of a device. I’d sure like to get my hands on one but i guess i’d have to wait for it to at least get to Nigeria. I’ll be putting up a full review of the unit once i get my hands on it and you my esteemed readers will be getting an update on what i think of the device.

The G3 packs a ton of features and hardware wise is bucking with power. Below is a breakdown of the LG G3 specifications:

GENERAL 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – all versions
CDMA 800 / 1900 – CDMA version
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 – D855
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO – CDMA version
4G Network LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600
LTE 700 / 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2300 / 2600 – D855
LTE – CDMA version
SIM Micro-SIM
Announced 2014, May
Status Available. Released 2014, June
BODY Dimensions 146.3 x 74.6 x 8.9 mm (5.76 x 2.94 x 0.35 in)
Weight 149 g (5.26 oz)
DISPLAY Type True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 1440 x 2560 pixels, 5.5 inches (~534 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
SOUND Alert types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
– Dolby mobile sound enhancement
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 128 GB
Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM/ 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
DATA GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 – 48 kbps
EDGE Class 12
Speed HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 21 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL/ EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
NFC Yes
Infrared port Yes
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (SlimPort), USB On-the-go, USB Host
CAMERA Primary 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels, phase detection/laser autofocus, optical image stabilization, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, check quality
Features 1/3” sensor size, simultaneous video and image recording, geo-tagging, face detection, HDR
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., video stabilization, check quality
Secondary Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps
FEATURES OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8975AC Snapdragon 801
CPU Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400
GPU Adreno 330
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
Browser HTML5
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS (D855 model only)
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
Colors Metallic Black, Silk White, Shine Gold, Moon Violet, Burgundy Red
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– SNS applications
– MP4/DviX/XviD/H.264/H.263/WMV player
– MP3/WAV/FLAC/eAAC+/WMA player
– Photo viewer/editor
– Document viewer
– Organizer
– Voice memo/dial/commands
– Predictive text input
BATTERY Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 565 h (2G) / Up to 553 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 19 h (2G) / Up to 21 h (3G)
MISC SAR US 0.39 W/kg (head)     0.48 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.23 W/kg (head)    
Price group
TESTS Display Contrast ratio: 789:1 (nominal), 1.820 (sunlight)
Loudspeaker Voice 70dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 80dB
Audio quality Noise -99.4dB / Crosstalk -100.0dB
Camera Photo / Video
Battery life



If you’d like to know more about the LG G3 see a video of Android Authority’s review of the device below…. 







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