LG G3 launched in India at a starting price of ₹47,990
By on July 21st, 2014

LG has finally launched their latest flagship smartphone, the LG G3, at a grand press event in Mumbai today. The smartphone runs on Android 4.4 KitKat with LG’s new flatter UI.

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The device comes with a beautiful 5.5-inch Quad HD – or 2K (2560 x 1440) – display. Powered by a 2.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, the device is available in two variants – one with 16GB internal storage with 2GB of RAM and the other with 32GB internal storage with 3GB of RAM.

The G3 boasts of a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual tone LED flash and a new Laser Auto Focus for fast focus, even in low light conditions. The camera is capable of 4K video recording as well.

In the cluttered, complex world of today, the G3 is the perfect blend of the latest innovative technology and simplified user experience underscoring LGs commitment to users and bringing to them the best in class products and devices. Globally, the G3 has witnessed exceptional traction and we expect the same in India. With G3, LG has truly broken technological grounds and we aim to spearhead our vision of 10% smartphone market share by the end of 2014 for LG’s mobile division in India.

- Soon Kwon, MD, LG India

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The LG G3 comes in Metallic Black, Silk White, Shine Gold, Moon Violet, and Burgundy Red colors. The 16GB edition with 2GB RAM is priced at ₹47,990 while the 32GB edition with 3GB RAM costs ₹50,990. As an introductory offer, LG is offering the Quick Window case worth ₹3,499 for free.

The company will also release 15,000 limited edition LG G3 smartphones with the signature of Mr. Amitabh Bachchan, although no details on its price or availability have been shared.

LG G3 Specifications

  • Display: 5.5-inch (2560×1440 pixels) Quad HD IPS display at 538 ppi
  • Processor: 2.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor with Adreno 330 GPU
  • Operating System: Android 4.4.2 KitKat
  • Dimensions: 146.3 × 74.6 × 8.9 mm
  • Weight: 149 grams
  • Camera: 13MP rear camera | OIS, Dual LED Flash, Laser Auto Focus, 4K video recording | 2.1MP front-facing camera
  • Memory: 2GB RAM with 16GB internal memory | 3GB RAM with 32GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 , GPS, NFC, Slim Port
  • Battery: 3000 mAh | Qi wireless charging
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