At an event in Mumbai, LG electronics launched their flagship model LG G3 in presence of Mr. Amitabh Bachchan. Big B actually walked through most of the key feature of G3. The Simple is the New Smart – i.e. the G3 is here starting from Rs. 47,990.
LG has also released special Limited edition G3 handset with Mr. Bachchan’s signature on the back. There are about 15,000 of these signed G3’s. A few lucky buyers will also get a chance to meet the legend (Big B). This handset is available in 3 color options.
The G3 houses a 2.5 GHz quad core processor qualcomm snapdragon 801. It runs KitKat 4.4.2 on a 5.5 inch screen with QHD resolution i.e. 2560 x 1140 pixels. You can get the handset with 2GB RAM + 16GB storage or 3GB RAM + 32GB storage.
Micro SD card is supported. I was invited for the event, the handset weight is 149 grams and is 8.9mm thick. It is a single SIM handset that supports 4G, 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, GPS (GLONASS), infrared and micro USB.
It comes loaded with Smart Notice, Guest Mode, Smart keyboard and Knock Code. The camera is a lot improved it is 13MP with OIS+ sensors on the rear with instant focus using laser. There is a front camera of 2.1MP resolution. LG G3 comes with a 3000 mAh removable battery.
G3 with 16GB storage is priced at Rs. 47,990 and 32GB for Rs. 50,990. 32GB is available on Infibeam for Rs. 46,990.
On this occasion LG also launched the LG G Watch. It is powered by qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Processor, sports a 1.6 inch screen with 280 x 280 pixels. The screen is LCD IPS. This wearable watch runs Android Wear with 512MB RAM and 4Gigs of internal storage.
The watch works with android smartphones running OS 4.3 and over. Weight is 63 grams and there is Bluetooth, Gyro, Magnetic and accelerometer. It is available in White Gold and Black Titan color options. The dust and water resistant (IP67 certified) LG G Watch with a 400 mAh battery is priced at Rs. 14,999.