LG has just announced a new phablet for the Korean market, LG G3 Screen. It comes with LG’s first in-house developed mobile processor which has been dubbed as the NUCLUN. As we exclusively reported yesterday, the chipset is based on ARM’s big.LITTLE architecture and it is focused towards the high-end spectrum of the smartphone arena. The processor is an octa-core unit with four Cortex A15 CPU cores clocked at 1.5GHz and four Cortex A7 CPU cores clocked at 1.2GHz. The LG G3 Screen comes with an LG G3 like UX and has a 5.9-inch 1080p IPS LCD display.
LG G3 Screen Specifications
- 5.9-inch IPS LCD display, Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution, 373 ppi, multitouch capacitive display
- Android 4.4 KitKat operating system
- LG NUCLUN octa-core processor (4 x 1.5GHz Cortex A15 + 4 x 1.2GHz Cortex A7), Mali-T760GPU, and 2GB of RAM
- 32GB of internal storage with a microSD card slot (up to 128GB)
- 13-megapixel rear-facing primary camera, LED flash, OIS+, 1080p video recording, and a 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera
- 4G LTE-A Cat.6 (225Mbps D/L), 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS for connectivity
- 3,000 mAh battery, 157.8 x 81.8 x 9.5mm, and 182 grams
- Colour Options: Black and White
LG has entered into the application processor segment like Samsung but it is quite hard for any player to beat Qualcomm or MediaTek as of now. Even Samsung couldn’t sell its Exynos chipsets to other smartphone manufacturers even though their chips performs as good as the Qualcomm ones. But still, LG can use their own chipsets to reduce the cost of their smartphones. Let us see if LG brings more of its home-grown chipsets in future.
The price and availability details of the LG G3 Screen hasn’t been announced yet. We will keep you updated with any relevant information about this phablet from LG.