LG G3 UI images leak, seemingly confirm the smartphone's Quad HD (1440 x 2560) resolution

LG G3 UI images leak, seemingly confirm the smartphone's Quad HD (1440 x 2560) resolution
Here we have what seems to be the very first look at a new UI that will reportedly debut on the LG G3 - which is expected to be announced in the coming months. As you’ve surely heard, the G3 will be LG’s true flagship smartphone for 2014, succeeding the well-received LG G2 from last year.

Unlike Samsung, HTC or Sony, which already released flagship handsets with 1080p displays, LG will try to lure customers with a Quad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels) G3. That’s what was reported until now, and, sure enough, one of the newly-leaked UI screenshots appears to confirm the ultra-high resolution of 1440 x 2560.

Received by GSM Arena, the G3 UI images show a clean, simplified interface. The notification drawer seems a bit crowded, but things look pretty nice overall.

It’s said that the G3 may resemble the recently-revealed LG isai FL, so it could have extremely thin bezels. That aside, the upcoming high-end smartphone should feature Android 4.4 KitKat, a Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB of RAM, and a 16MP or 13MP rear camera.

Naturally, we can’t be 100% sure that what we’re seeing in the UI screenshots below will also appear on the final version of the G3. But we’re hoping to discover more details about LG’s next-gen flagship handset soon.


source: GSM Arena

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G3
  • Display 5.5" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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85 Comments

1. brar.arsh

Posts: 202; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

Dull contrast and more of BAU.

14. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

Too beige and turquoise color scheme, I'd say.

45. Sauce unregistered

Can't you always customize it? Why the complaint?

22. sgtdisturbed47

Posts: 966; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

Good thing we can change the UI theme.

27. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

that's the beauty of the Android :D I don't mind the UI too much and I think I like it better than what they used to be. However, still not the best looking UI out there in my opinion.

31. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Now it looks way better than current ui. Good job lg. Icon has been change its good part.

35. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Did I see ios7 calculator and calendar icons there??? I smell a lawsuit by apple against LG...

37. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Wait wait...the whole notification bar looks like it is taken from ios7...notifcation toggeles look exactly like the one in control centre...and overall transparent, glossy look...and calculator , calendar icons looks same....

48. Carlitos

Posts: 664; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

Transparent notifications has been in android since the 2.3 Gingerbread days. At least in Motorola's UI. However, these icons do look exactly the same as io7.

73. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Well , transparent notification bar is in android four years now..but ios 7 has transparent plus a glossy look...

53. eli577

Posts: 142; Member since: Jun 29, 2010

Wow, that's interesting. I always thought that Apple stole the whole notification bar system from the Andriod OS in the first place.

55. Carlitos

Posts: 664; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

Lol and that too.

74. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Yup...you're right apple stole the idea of notification bar from android...buy they din copy looks of it...and they implement differently in ios7...

57. ErenJaeger

Posts: 119; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

It's funny how girls can be less picky about colors than some people here. If you want a "pretty" phone then glue some rhinestones on your phone. Problem solved.

2. Astoni

Posts: 649; Member since: Sep 28, 2013

seems nice i guess :p

18. hassoups

Posts: 473; Member since: Jun 06, 2013

Ripping off touchwiz didn't work out for them, now they're trying to rip off ios7 and boy does this look 100x worse.

21. tedkord

Posts: 17312; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

And that's saying something.

25. robcar

Posts: 110; Member since: Jan 18, 2011

It's not even close iOS7 and that's a good thing for LG. Maybe some elements from Touchwiz but you don't know what "ripping off" means.

28. hassoups

Posts: 473; Member since: Jun 06, 2013

The thin icons in the notification toggles and the color scheme. Also the video and calendar app icons are identical. this is just from 1 screenshot, wait for the others buddy.

30. maherk

Posts: 6773; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

well they still managed to rip off the notification center of the new touchwiz, I wouldn't be surprised if once again they also copied the settings menu from Samsung.

3. shead202

Posts: 52; Member since: Nov 02, 2013

Can't wait

4. datphoneguy

Posts: 155; Member since: Sep 15, 2013

Looks good, though seems somewhat similar to Touchwiz. Hmmm...

9. PootisMan

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

A lot better than touchwiz.

54. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I don't think so.

66. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

but so many missing feautres,,,,, what good is that?

85. hurrycanger

Posts: 1759; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

Some people would say it's good because it's not from Samsung. :)

5. Nabil2511

Posts: 152; Member since: Jan 27, 2014

thats one ugly UI..

29. GABIDEN

Posts: 26; Member since: Mar 06, 2013

I think it looks quite good

6. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

LGs home button, the house, has eaves troughs compared to my N5s.

7. jellmoo

Posts: 2563; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

Pick. An. Icon. Style. Either go flat, or go shaded. Either simple, or detailed. There is such a mishmash of styles in a small handful of icons it borders on ridiculous.

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