The phone has been launched by Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is also endorsing the product. The phone is also being released with the actor’s signature on 15,000 limited edition smartphones in the Indian market. Few lucky persons who buy the phone can also meet the star.
LG’s G Watch worth Rs. 14,999 was also launched at the event. LG G3 buyers get offers worth Rs. 15,000 including a QuickCircle case worth Rs. 3,500, a one-time screen replacement worth Rs. 6,500 and a Rs. 5,000 discount on the G Watch.
Managing Director of LG Electronics India, Soon Kwon said that with G3, LG aims to achieve their vision of 10 per cent of smartphone market share in India.
Running on quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, Android 4.4.2 KitKat, the 5.5-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixel) display, G3 has a pixel density of 538ppi and a 2GB RAM. G3 features storage expansion up to 128GB and a 13-megapixel rear camera with advanced OIS+ dual-LED flash.
The classic metallic body of the much thinner sides have given the phone a lighter weight and unnecessary visual elements have been removed improving the user interface. A Quick circle window displays six apps that are most used.
A front-facing 2.1-megapixel camera features a f/2.0 aperture with a selfie mode timer countdown. Standard connectivity options like USB 2.0; Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 LE , GPRS/ EDGE; HSPA+ (3G), and LTE (4G) are supported. The 3000mAh removable battery has an option of wireless charging.