The much anticipated LG smartphone of the year, G3 is all set to make grand debut in just few hours time at multiple locations simultaneously across the world.
LG fans residing in other corners of the world need not feel disheartened to miss the unveiling program as the South Korean company will be streaming live webcast of the event online, just like the local counterpart Samsung does with Galaxy Unpacked event.
LG is confirmed to host launch event in London, the United Kingdom around 6:00 pm GMT evening local time, that's 19:00 CEST (22:30 pm IST, 27 May in India).
Besides London, LG is also hosting simultaneous events in New York, San Francisco on 27 May and the following day (28 may) at Singapore, Istanbul and in the home market Seoul, South Korea.
Set Your Clocks for LG G3 Launch Live Coverage:
Ottawa: 13:00 EDT, 27 May
New York City: 13:00 EDT, 27 May
San Francisco: 10:00 PDT, 27 May
London: 18:00 GMT, 27 May
Paris: 19:00 CEST, 27 May
Berlin: 19:00 CEST, 27 May
Amsterdam: 19:00 CEST, 27 May
Johannesburg: 19:00 SAST, 27 May
Istanbul: 20:00 EEST, 27 May
Abu Dhabi: 21:00 GST, 27 May
Moscow: 21:00 MSK, 27 May
Islamabad: 22:00 PKT, 27 May
New Delhi: 22:30 IST, 27 May
Jakarta: 00:00 WIB, 28 May
Beijing: 01:00 CST, 28 May
Hong Kong: 01:00 HKT, 28 May
Singapore: 01:00 SGT, 28 May
Seoul: 02:00 KST, 28 May
Canberra: 03:00 AEST, 28 May
[Note: These timing details are related to live-streaming of London event only]
Watch LG G3 London Launch Event Here:
LG in its bid to spark excitement among the fans, has released series of tantalizing teaser videos giving a sneak peek on the upcoming flagship G3 smartphone.
Going by the videos, we can certainly expect certain value added features such as refined ergonomic design language, 2K display, brushed-metal finish, water-and-dust repellant certifications, advanced camera with OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) and Laser based auto-focus feature (rumor).
LG G3 Specifications and Release Date: What We Know So Far
As per numerous reports, LG G3 is said to boast 5.5-inch display with 2K (2560x1440p) resolutions and ship with Android v4.4.2 KitKat OS powered by the Snapdragon 801 series CPU backed by 3GB RAM and 16GB/32GB (expandable memory),
LG G3 is also expected to house a 13.0-megapixel camera with OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) and a 2.1-megapixel front camera with 'enhanced selfie' mode feature. It has to be noted that, the phone's primary camera is reported to boast laser based auto-focus sensor.
For the uninitiated, this kind of auto-focus sensor is usually found in expensive cameras as 'Hologram Auto-Focus Laser'; Camera's assist-lamp projects visible light (or IR – infrared light) on to the subject, which the camera's autofocus system uses to achieve focus.
We already know, LG is launching G3 two months ahead of G2 year-cycle (probably to hit Galaxy S5 sales) and as per the reports from South Korea, the new-generation phone might get released in select regions by June end.
Expected Specifications of LG G3:
|Display||Quad HD (aka 2K; 2560x1440p) IPS display|
|OS||Android v4.4.2 KitKat|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 series quad-core CPU|
|Storage capacity||Expected to ship with 32GB eMMC with options for expansion up to 128GB|
|Camera||Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) , dual-LED flash, laser based auto-focus.
Front: 2.1-megapixel front camera with enhanced selfie mode feature
|Add-ons||USB v2.0, Bluetooth v4.0 BLE, NFC, Wi-Fi|
|Dimensions||146.3 x 74.6 x 8.9 mm|
[Image Credit: LG]