LG G3 is a fascinating Android phone released in 2014, packing a 5.5" display, an extremely powerful Quad-Core CPU running at 2.5 gigahertz, a 13 MP back side camera and a 2.1 MP front camera. Great! That's it? Not at all, it's just the tip of the iceberg.

This cellphone feels much lighter than what one would think about a cellphone like this. The LG G3 is quite a compact phone, taking into consideration it has a 5.5 inches display and it has just 5.76 inches long. The LG G3 has a gorgeous design, with a thickness of just 0.35 inches. LG sells this cellphone in many colors like black, purple, pink, white and gold.

LG decided to design this cellphone using a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC system chip, which holds a very fast Quad-Core processor running at 2.5 gigahertz with a huge 3 GB RAM. Helping with graphic intensive tasks, the LG G3 also counts with an Adreno 330 graphics processing unit running at 450 megahertz. This cellphone comes with a great 32 GB internal storage memory and a slot for SD memory cards, which allows you to store lots of apps, games, songs, photos and videos without having to worry about filling it.

This cellphone has two cameras, a 13 megapixels back side camera and a 2.1 mega-pixels front camera. Whereas it's 13 mega-pixels may appear amazing the back side camera sensor size is quite small which makes photos have less details and worse lighting than they should. It is capable of capturing videos in 3840x2160 (4K) at 30 frames per second. In addition, this phone's camera also has a lot of interesting features like flash, auto-focus, fast burst mode, optical image stabilization, face detection shooting, smile detection shooting, HDR mode and geo tagging.

The LG G3 includes a spectacular 5.5" display with a 2560 x 1440 (Quad HD / 2K) resolution, providing this cellphone with a high level graphical experience. This display uses IPS LCD capacitive technology, with a very good 450 cd/m2 brightness and allows multi-touch gestures.

This phone has a 3000 mAh amazing Li-Ion battery that provides this cellphone a marvelous battery duration. This phone has an estimated stand by time of 548 hs and a talk time of 19 hs.

The LG G3 features wi-fi connection (and it can share it with other devices acting as a mobile hotspot), 4G LTE high performance connection type and also HSPA+ connectivity, that is a bit slower 4G variation and 3G fast data connection, over HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS and EDGE technologies. The LG G3 uses a Micro SIM card for GSM carriers.

This phone also features a wide range of cool characteristics like Wireless charger compatibility, NFC (to trigger actions, transfer data or make payments by holding your cellphone close to another NFC device or tag), Infrared Blaster, Bluetooth (4.0), GPS Geolocation and Radio, and multiple sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer and Compass.

The LG G3 costs about 190 dollars, quite the same as other same level phones. This phone is probably a very good choice no matter if you want this phone for playing games, love photography, want this device for work or are looking for a social device.

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Device Type:Phone
Operating System (OS):Android 5.0, 4.4.2
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Also Known As:LG Optimus G3
Product code:LS990
Dimensions:5.76 x 2.94 x 0.35 inchesMetric14.63 x 7.47 x 0.89 cmImperial
Weight:5.26 ouncesMetric149.12 gImperial
Colors:Black, Gold, Pink, Purple and White
Release date:2014-05-27
Price:$ 190.00


Screen Type:IPS LCD (16M colors)
Size:5.5 inchesMetric14 cmImperial
Resolution:1440 x 2560 pixels (Quad HD / 2K)
Pixel density:534 pixels per inchMetric210.24 pixels per cmImperial
Brightness:450 cd/m2
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch


Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC
Processor:Krait 400 (Quad-Core 2500 MHz)
RAM Memory:3 GB (800 MHz)
Graphics Processor:Adreno 330 (450 MHz)
Internal Memory:32 GB
SD Card Slot:microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB)


Battery type:Li-Ion
Capacity:3000 mAh
Wireless Charging:Yes
Stand-by Time:548 hours
Talk Time:19 hours


Back camera:13 megapixels
    Sensor size:0.33 inches (1/3.06")
Front camera:2.1 megapixels
Max video resolution:3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K)
Camera features:Auto-Focus, Face Detection Shooting, Fast Burst Mode, Geo Tagging, HDR Mode, Optical Image Stabilization and Smile Detection Shooting


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Micro SIM
LTE (4G) Bands:800 (band 20), 1800 (band 3), 2600 (band 7)
UMTS Bands:850, 900, 1900, 2100
GSM Bands:850, 900, 1800, 1900
Technologies:LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 4.0
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Radio:FM Radio
Sensors:Accelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor