If you are looking for a low-budget smart phone without compromising on looks and quality, LG is the right stop for you! Not all LG models come without any dominant flaws but LG G3 presents an unbelievable array of characteristics that come for a very reasonable price.
This is LG’s latest flagship and has a high-end LTE device with a design so sleek that one may underestimate its power.Making it a mini powerhouse is a potent 2.5 gigahertz, snapdragon 801, Quadcore processor and a 3000 mAh removable battery with an estimated talking time of 21 hours and wireless charging options. These features offer a compact handset with a robust base and an appealing outlook for an even more appealing price! Apart from this, the phone has a 3 GB RAM and an internal memory of 36 GB which can be expanded up to 128 GB with a micro SD card. As for the appearance, the screen is protected with corning gorilla glass 3, and the back cover is made of plastic which may disappoint customers looking for a full glass body or metallic covering. However, this also makes it a viable option for those looking for an attractive body without compromising on strength and durability.
The handset operates 4.4.2 KitKat with a clean, minimalist interface that adds to its simple beauty. It has a vivid 5.5 inch, Quad HD IPS display with a 2560 x 1440 picture resolution and 538 ppi pixel density. Coming to the most popular feature of all, this phone has a 13 megapixel back camera with optical image stabilization and a laser guided auto-focus which not only gives sharp and crisp photos of bright scenes but is also very useful for low-light environments. LG G3 users can also shoot 4K ultra HD videos, which when tested against the phone’s previous and latest generations: G3 and G4, gives much better results with the GSM Arena Video Compare tool. It also has a 2.1 megapixel front camera, in addition to which is a selfie gesture app which initiates a countdown timer by making a fist motion, and also a sound app which allows one to click photos by just saying “cheese”, “LG”, etc.
The audio quality is also rated well, beating the previous flagship: G2, with a score of 80.2 dB for ringing phone and 66.6 dB for music, measured by a digital loudness meter. The dedicated mic helps minimize background noise to enhance call quality to its maximum. This smart phone is packed with a set of call-related apps that allow one to take fast actions such as flipping the phone to silence calls, or raising the phone to the ear to automatically receive the call.
A number of LG’s signature features such as the knock code that awakens and unlocks the screen with a customizable tapping motion, have caught the attention of customers. Also, there is LG health app, an impressive built-in fitness tracker that works with or without the G watch, LG’s new android variable. This includes records of your workout routines, such as running or biking even without a smart watch. G3 comes in a range of 5 colors: silk white, metallic black, burgundy red, shine gold, and moon violet, however, their availability depends on the region and distributors one opts for.
All in all, G3 is a smart choice in the entire range of smartphones with it’s given specifications that vastly outweigh its shortcomings. Promising a great future for LG in the market and a classy companionship for its users, this phone meets all consumer demands to its fullest.
Post reviewed by Sundas Sajid, Junior Editor – Youth Correspondent