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LG G3 Review: First Look Hands On


LG G3 Review: First Look Hands On

Reviews Paul Briden 20:18, 27 Might 2014

We familiarize yourself with the LG G3

So the LG G3 has now launched and it is just about precisely because the rumours stated it will be, identical to the HTC One M8, the Sony Xperia Z2...beginning to see a sample right here.

Matching the rumoured spec sheet is one factor,  however what's it actuality wish to familiarize yourself with? 

It is in all probability not a lot of a shock to many who it is moderately just like the LG G2, however anybody who noticed our assessment of that handset will know that is a very good factor.

The construct high quality is extraordinarily strong, it is thinner and lighter than its predecessor, with a wafer skinny bezel round that sizeable show. LG described the handset as having a metallic "pores and skin" over plastic. It has a brushed end which appears eyecatching and within the hand it looks like a premium grade polycarbonate. The rear buttons (quantity and energy)  nonetheless take some getting used to however the design is far slicker this time spherical.

The show is implausible with exceptionally clear picture high quality and nice color. Brightness additionally appears good and viewing angles are extensive. It is a 5.5in IPS LCD with a QHD decision.

The digital camera is an identical setup to the earlier mannequin,  a 13MP sensor with twin -LED flash. Nevertheless, optical stabilisation hads been enhanced and the laser autofocus means the G3 can focus in a mere fraction of a second. Naturally additional testing is required to evaluate high quality ,  nevertheless it's wanting constructive. 

The Snapdragon 801 chip delivers comparable efficiency to what we have seen from rival flagships - effortlessly zipping round menu screens and multitasking. The telephone runs Android four.four KitKat with a customized UI. At first look this appears fairly clear, however there's so much happening right here and it will get busy quick. It might be too noisy for some.

You get full 4G, Bluetooth, wifi, NFC and MHL connectivity,  the telephone additionally helps wi-fi charging. The UK dealing with mannequin has 16GB of storage and it is nice to see LG add microSD (as much as 128GB)  and a detachable three,000mAh battery as these have been absent on the G2.


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