LG Mobiles has announced a new LG G3 based smartphone – G3 Beat – with design and styling of G3. The new LG G3 Beat features 5-inch HD display and is one of the other handful variants based on G3 model. The G3 Beat is basically a mid-range version of G3 and will be introduced in South Korea post July 18. It will be rolled out in Europe and other CIS countries in the following week.
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 paired with 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 8 megapixel camera at the back with Laser Auto Focus and LED flash. The Laser Auto-focus has been quite raved about by early adopters and reviewers of G3 outside India. In the front is 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.
Other obvious features include 4G LTE and 3G HSPA+ network support along with Wi-Fi, 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.