LG today formally announced the launch of G3 Beat in India. The phone, which carries a price tag of Rs 25,000, was though being sold by e-retailers since a week ago for Rs 24,999.
LG G3 Beat features a 5-inch IPS display with 720p (HD) resolution. The G3 Beat offers the same Floating Arc Design that has been used in the G3 smartphone. LG has powered the G3 Beat with a quad-core 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 mobile chipset, 1 GB RAM and 8 GB on-board storage. This smartphone measures 10.3 mm thick and also accommodates a memory slot.
The G3 Beat offers an 8 megapixel camera at the back with Laser Auto Focus as the new LG G3. It has also an LED flash in the back. The Laser Auto-focus has been quite raved about by early adopters and reviewers of G3 outside India. In the front, it has a 1.3 megapixel camera for video calls. By default, it runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat with new LG UI layered on top of it.
For faster mobile connectivity, LG G3 Beat features 4G LTE and HSPA+”>HSPA+ network support along with WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, GPS with A-GPS and USB 3.0 port. LG has also implemented the Smart Keyboard, Quick Memo+ and Gesture Shot. LG G3 Beat packs a 2540 mAh battery and will be offered in Metallic Black, Silk White, and Shine Gold colour options.