South Korean tech giant LG aims to add style to its flagship smartphone, LG G3 with the launch of the G3 Stylus. However, the firm has taken this attempt by trimming down the specifications and the pricing of the device to grab the attention in the competitive market. Well, the LG G3 Stylus has been spotted on the official Indian website for Rs 21,500 with no clear information on its specific release date. Meantime, here is a quick review of the device for those who are interested in getting your hands on this one.
Camera and Internal Storage
The primary camera unit in the LG G3 Stylus is a promising 13 MP sensor that is coupled with auto focus and LED flash for better low light performance. This camera is capable of recording FHD 1080p videos as well. The handset boasts of a 1.3 MP selfie shooter that will take charge of video conferencing and clicking self portrait shots. Of course, this camera will cannot compete itself with that of the LG G3, but it certainly enough considering for the pricing the handset asks.
The internal storage stands at 8 GB and this can be extended up to a whopping 32 GB using a micro SD card. While the 8 GB of storage space might sound low given the price of the smartphone, it is supplemented by the enormous expandable storage support.
Processor and Battery
The chipset used in the LG device is a 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582 paired with 1 GB of RAM for decent multi-tasking. This hardware combination should be sufficient for a decent performance and multi-tasking experience and the chipset is commonly found in many other mid-range smartphones.
A 3,000 mAh battery unit is included in the LG G3 Stylus and this is rated to pump in a decent backup of 16.5 hours of talk time and 880 hours of standby time respectively on 3G.
Display and Features
LG has given the handset a spacious 5.5 inch qHD IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 960540 pixels and a pixel density of 200 pixels per inch. This panel will be suitable for the basic tasks and though it is not exceptional, it should suffice in handling the basic tasks efficiently.
The LG G3 Stylus is fueled by Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system topped with the UX skin as in the G3 packing Touch & Shoot and Gesture Shot that will enhance the user experience. The device also packs the usual connectivity features such as 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. Further, the stylus facilitates in helping users to operate the large screen display conveniently.
|Model||LG G3 Stylus|
|Display||5.5 inch, qHD|
|Processor||1.3 GHz Quad Core MediaTek MT6582|
|Internal Storage||8 GB, Expandable up to 32 GB|
|OS||Android 4.4 KitKat|
|Camera||13 MP/ 1.3 MP|
What we Like
- Capable battery capacity
- Capacitive Stylus
What we Dislike
- Low screen resolution
Price and Comparison
The LG G3 Stylus with a price tag of Rs 21,500 will provide the mid-range seekers with a worthy smartphone to try out the flagship G3 like experience such as rear buttons, new UX interface and more without spending too much. If LG would have preferred to use a better display, the handset would gained more attention.