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ZTE Launches Nubia Z7 with LG G3 Specs at a More Affordable Price

Just like the LG G3, ZTE’s Nubia Z7 offers up a 5.5-inch QHD screen with a Snapdragon 801 and 13MP OIS camera, but with a much lower price $550. The LG G3 is without a doubt the hottest smartphone on the market right now, but Chinese handset maker ZTE is looking to give the highly praised flagship a run for its money by offering the same hardware specs at a much lower price with its new Nubia Z7 phablet. Just like the G3, the Nubia Z7 boasts a 5.5-inch QHD display with a super sharp resolution of 1440×2560 that offers up a retina busting pixel density of 538ppi. It is powered by the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset found in the G3 and is equipped with a luxurious 3GB of RAM. ZTE also gave the Nubia Z7 a 13MP rear camera with optical image stabilization and a slightly faster f/2.0 aperture compared to the f/2.4 shooter found on the G3. … Continue reading ZTE Launches Nubia Z7 with LG G3 Specs at a More Affordable Price

LG G3 Outperforms Every Top Android Phone in Battery Performance Test

Recent improvised battery tests by PhoneArena reveal that the LG G3 offers more battery life than all of the top Android flagships currently on the market. When the LG G3 was announced last month, we learned that the upcoming flagship would be equipped with the same size battery as the G2 despite having a much larger QHD screen with double the pixels. This information led many to believe that the G3 would offer very poor battery performance, but a recent improvised battery test by PhoneArena reveals that the LG G3 actually offers more battery life than all of the top Android flagships currently available. The most noteworthy victory for the LG G3 came over the Samsung Galaxy S5, which PhoneArena recently crowned as the most enduring flagship on the market after achieving over 8 hours and 20 minutes of simulated use on a single charge. The G3 was able to beat the S5 by a full half hour, scoring 8 … Continue reading LG G3 Outperforms Every Top Android Phone in Battery Performance Test

Latest LG G3 AnTuTu Benchmarks Reveal All – Snapdragon 801, 3GB RAM

New benchmark results from AnTuTu place the lower-end LG G3 squarely between the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4. The LG G3 isn’t scheduled for launch until this Tuesday, but new information from @evleaks and other unnamed sources posted on Thursday reveal detailed AnTuTu hardware specs that clear up a lot of rumors, leaving very little surprises for LG to share in London. The leaked screenshot from @evleaks confirms that the upcoming flagship from LG will sport a Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor clocked at 2.5GHz with 3GB of RAM, an Adreno 330 GPU, and 32GB of internal storage. A second set of screenshots found online suggests that the LG will in fact offer a lower-end G3 with 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal memory. Both models will feature the 5.5-inch Quad HD 2K display (2560×1440) as previously leaked, and a 13-MP rear camera with the same OIS lens technology found on the LG G Pro 2. The smartphones will … Continue reading Latest LG G3 AnTuTu Benchmarks Reveal All – Snapdragon 801, 3GB RAM

LG G3 Official Press Renders Give HQ Look at Design

The folks over at PhoneArena have leaked some official press shots of the LG G3, giving us our first official high quality look at the design of the flagship leading up to its scheduled release on May 27. It was just a few days ago when LG released its first official peek at the upcoming G3 smartphone in a brief teaser video. Now the folks over at PhoneArena have leaked some official press shots – giving us our first official high quality look at the G3’s design leading up to its scheduled release, starting May 27 in London. The images show the G3 in dark gray, white and gold color variants, just as we have seen countless times so far, and features an ultra-thin bezel, rounded rear button configuration and a “brushed metal” backside. It is still unclear whether the build material will actually be metal, or if they will follow in the footsteps of Samsung and imitate premium material … Continue reading LG G3 Official Press Renders Give HQ Look at Design

Official LG G3 Teaser Confirms OIS+, Brushed Metal Finish

A new video has surfaced on YouTube that gives an official look at the design of the upcoming LG G3. As we move closer to the impending release of the LG G3, a new teaser video has surfaced on YouTube that gives a look at the design of the upcoming flagship and confirms Optical Image Stabilization camera technology and ultra-thin design. Being a teaser, the 35 second clip doesn’t actually show anything we don’t already expect. It’s mostly suspenseful graphics and epic music. LG put most of the emphasis on its ultra-slim design and “brushed metal” backplate with rear buttons and the LG logo branding embossed in the middle. The video also teases the G3′s optical image stabilization (referenced by a moving camera sensor) and concludes with a tag line that reads, “Simple is the new smart.” It’s pretty clear LG won’t be revealing much about the G3 before its release starting May 27th in London, other than its 5.5-inch … Continue reading Official LG G3 Teaser Confirms OIS+, Brushed Metal Finish

Leaked Images of LG G3 Reveal Gold Paint Job

GSMArena has obtained new photos of an alleged LG G3 smartphone in gold that reveal all about the design of the upcoming flagship. Sources over at GSMArena have released new photos of an alleged gold colored LG G3 smartphone along with more “confirmed specs,” giving even more insight for what to expect from the upcoming flagship later this month. So far, we have seen the LG G3 in white and grey along with a leaked photo by @evleaks that suggests there could be a brushed metal finish in the works. Looking at the photos you will immediately notice ultra-thin bezels surrounding the 5.5-inch display which was just recently certified as QHD by NEMKO, the Norway-based international testing and certification organization for electrical products, and confirmed to have a resolution of 2560 x 1440 which is four times the resolution of HD panels and 1.8 times higher than Full HD displays, producing a pixel density of 534ppi and meeting the 100% … Continue reading Leaked Images of LG G3 Reveal Gold Paint Job

LG G3 5.5-inch QHD display panel officially confirmed

LG has confirmed that its new 5.5-inch smartphone panel has been certified as QHD and will be featured in the upcoming G3 flagship, set to launch on May 27. There have been many rumors and speculation surrounding the upcoming LG G3, especially regarding the supposed QHD display. Now LG has officially confirmed in a press release published on Thursday that a 5.5-inch Quad HD (QHD) AH-IPS LCD panel for smartphones was certified as a QHD display after passing tests by NEMKO, the Norway-based international testing and certification organization for electrical products. The new 5.5-inch panel will have a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels, which is four times the resolution of HD panels and 1.8 times higher than Full HD displays, producing a pixel density of 534ppi and meeting the 100% RGB color reproduction standard. Measuring just 1.2mm in thickness with a 1.15mm bezel, the panel is expected to be the sharpest and most detailed display on the market, easily … Continue reading LG G3 5.5-inch QHD display panel officially confirmed