LG G3 – review

It took a while until LG launched the highly anticipated G3 and, in this article, we are going to establish if it was worth it or not. If we are to consider its competitors, S5 and Z2, it would have to be a really good device to compensate for the late release. So is it?

First, let’s take a quick look over the specifications:

KEY SPECS:

5.5" QHD (1440 x 2560px) TrueHD-IPS LCD (534ppi, Gorilla Glass 3)
Android 4.4.2 KitKat (Optimus UI)
Quad-core 2.5GHz Krait 400 processor, Adreno 330 GPU
2GB/3GB of RAM
13MP camera
2.1MP front-facing camera
16GB/32GB of built-in storage (microSD slot)

Design:

We absolutely love what the design team managed to do for this handset. However, by looking at it, we can’t help to see a pretty strong resemblance to HTC One M8. 

At first glance, you might be tricked into thinking this is a unibody. Well, it’s not. The smartphone is just as robust, but the back-panel is removable. 

What we don’t like design-wise is that handling the device could prove a challenge since, compared to G2, it increased in width. 

Performance:

After testing the device using different benchmarks, G3 is almost always surpassed by its competitors. However, with GFXBench's 2.7 T-Rex and 3.0 Manhattan (offscreen, 1920 x 1080px graphical computations), it was able to score some good results. 

Overall, LG G3 could have problems with demanding apps designed for high-res.

Camera:

By far, the key feature is the 13MP camera, which is absolutely impressive. Judging by the colors, contrast and focus, it’s the best available on the market (we’re not referring to dedicated devices here).

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