LG G3 smartphone: Key features

LG has launched its much awaited smartphone G3 at a special event on Tuesday, May 27. Most of the experts opine that the G3 smartphones are likley to turn heads away from market titans Apple and Samsung.

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LG has launched its much awaited smartphone G3 at a special event on Tuesday, May 27. Most of the experts opine that the G3 smartphones are likley to turn heads away from market titans Apple and Samsung.

Here are the key features of LG G3:

-LG G3 will run on Android 4.4.2 KitKat and a single-SIM configuration, bears a display5.5-inch AH-IPS LCD QHD (1440x2560) display with a staggering pixel density of 538ppi. It has reduced its pixel density from its predecessor G2.

-The handset will sport a removable 3,000-mAh battery and microSD card slot, which are not featured in the LG G2.

-G3 contains three 'smart' features, that differentiate it from its previous version, viz. Smart Notice, Smart Keyboard, and Smart Security.

-Smart Notice is the virtual helper, that will provides the 'right notifications at the right time', based on the phone's usage. The Smart Keyboard tries to minimise eye and hand motion, with the keyboard able to slide up and down when needed. It also features adaptive touch and predictive typing .Smart Security comprises Content Lock, Knock Code, and Kill Switch remote features.

-The G3 arrives in three colours: Metal Black, Shine Gold and Silk White and all three are all plastic. G3 handsets are powered by Google`s free Android software.

-The G3 possess a 13-mega pixel rear camera, dual-LED flash and a laser auto focusing sensor that can noticbly focus in 0.276 seconds. It also has 2.1 MP front facing camera and a selfie mode that starts the timer countdown when users moves their hands in front of the camera.

-LG has keenly but very precisely kept its TAGLIINE-'Simple is the new Smart' meriting for the simple and easy access features for its news Smartphone G3.