LG G3 Roundup: Expected Specifications, Release Date Details
[Representational Image] LG K3 with Android Marshmallow released in US. In Picture: Journalists look at the new LG G2 smart phone following its debut at a news conference in New York.Reuters

South Korean consumer electronics major LG launched a new entry-level smartphone dubbed the K3 in the U.S.

The new LG K3 sports a 4.5-inch FWVGA IPS screen and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 210 quad-core SoC (System-on-Chip), 1GB RAM, 8GB inbuilt storage and a 1940mAh battery.

It also houses 5MP primary camera with LED flash and Zoom feature on the back and 0.3MP snapper on the front.

LG K3 price and availability details:

The company has confirmed that the new LG K3 is exclusive to Virgin Mobile (HERE) and Boost Mobile (HERE) network carrier subscribers. It costs $79.99 (around €71/Rs. 5,391), making it one of the cheapest smartphones to come packed with Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out-of-the-box, in the world.

As of now, there is no official word from LG whether the company has any plans of releasing the new K3 series outside the U.S.

Stay tuned for more updates.

Key features of LG K3:

Model LG K3
Display 4.5-inch FWVGA IPS screen 854x480p resolutions
OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Processor 64-bit class 1.1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 quad-core CPU
RAM 1GB
Storage 8GB, expandable up 32GB
Camera
  • Main: 5MP camera with LED flash
  • Front: 0.3MP (VGA) camera
Battery 1940mAh Li-ion;
  • Talk time: up to 14 hours
Network 4G-LTE
Add-ons Bluetooth v4.1, Wi-Fi, micro USB port
Dimensions 133.1 x 67.82 x 9.4 mm
Weight 130 g
Price $79.99 (around €71/Rs. 5,391)
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