It has been in the rumor mills since long, but the LG G3 Beat has finally been made official by the South Korean smartphone giant. This is actually a mid-range variant of its flagship device which is to be released first in Korea and later in other nations from around the world.
This device carries onboard a 5-inch display which showcases its visuals in 720p HD resolution. Its screen-to-body ratio of 74.1 percent is the highest in the mid-tier segment, according to LG. Boasting of minimal bezels, it of course adopts the same design philosophy as that of the G3.
This smartphone runs on a 1.2GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor which is provided assistance by 1GB worth of RAM. The G3 Beat features 8GB of expandable storage, aside from a 2540mAh battery. The Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS is what powers it from within.
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The LTE-capable handset kicks in an 8MP rear camera with the flagship’s Laser Auto Focus technology to accompany it. Software additions like the Smart Keyboard, QuickMemo+ and more also form part of its offerings.
Here’s a quick look at the specs of the LG G3 Beat:
– Display: 5.0-inch IPS, 720p HD
– Processor: 1.2GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
– Memory: 1GB RAM, 8GB storage (expandable)
– Camera: 8MP rear, 1.3MP front
– Battery: 2,540mAh (removable)
– OS: Android 4.4.2 KitKat
– Dimensions: 137.7mm x 69.6mm x 10.3mm
– Weight: 134gms
– Connectivity: 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS/Glonass, NFC, USB 2.0
Pricing for the LG G3 Beat is still to be confirmed, but the device is set to be released in South Korea as early as tomorrow.