LG G4 vs. LG G3: what to expect

LG G4 vs. LG G3: what to expect
Launched in June last year, the LG G3 was the world's first widely available handset to sport a Quad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels) display, as well as the first to feature a rear camera with laser auto focus. The smartphone proved itself to be a worthy successor to the LG G2 from 2013, being sold in about 10 million units. This year, LG is (obviously) releasing a successor to the G3, which will be officially marketed as the LG G4.

LG certainly has high expectations when it comes to the G4. The company says that the new flagship will allow customers to "see the great" and "feel the great", hoping that everyone will consider it to be one of this year's hottest smartphones. While it's too early to say if that'll be the case, we can certainly take a look at how the G4 will stack up against the G3. We can do this because LG has already provided a lot of info about the G4 (though, of course, there are still important details that haven't been unveiled). Without further ado, let's dive in:

In case you want to see more images showing the G4 (revealed intentionally or not by LG), check out the slideshow below:

What do you think, can the LG G4 be much better than the G3? Let us know in the comments section!

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  • Display 5.5" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 808, Hexa-core, 1800 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(18.5h talk time)



1. waddup121 unregistered

The G4 is going to be a great device with a lot of innovation to it. Can't wait!

11. QWERTYslider unregistered


12. alouden unregistered

Wondering about that too. I am guessing that we would have heard some rumor by now.

21. LGisgood

Posts: 833; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

so true. those 16mp camera with laser autofoucus OIS+ and Aperture f/1.8 would rocks the camerphone category ,plus the bonus 8mp selfie cam. the Quntum QHD screen is an improvement from G3's Ordinary QHD screen. I'm very confident G4's will surly do better in the battery performance than G3. for me this is a very good upgrade from my G3! I LOVE THE CLASSIC ELEGANT LOOKS OF G4!

26. MySchizoBuddy

Posts: 159; Member since: Aug 23, 2011

"I'm very confident G4's will surly do better in the battery performance than G3." Can I borrow your crystal ball

29. SamsungEU

Posts: 147; Member since: Dec 29, 2014

name 1 innovation that other oems don't have atm

2. Sauce5 unregistered

Expecting to sleep with the G4 once it comes out. Got a spot on my bed just for it.

3. g2a5b0e unregistered

That sounded super awkward, although I have a feeling that that might have been your aim.

7. Sauce5 unregistered

By aim, you mean the bodily liquids to follow after the release of this phone yea?

17. g2a5b0e unregistered

By bodily fluids, you mean sweat because it will probably be a sweltering summer day, yeah?

14. gaming64 unregistered

That sounded awkward. Anyway, where ya guys makin' out?

15. Sauce5 unregistered


22. drunkenjay

Posts: 1696; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

haven't you heard about the girl who had burns from sleeping with her phone? i wouldn't do that if i were you.

23. Sauce5 unregistered

But it isn't a Samsung!

4. Cheezwiz

Posts: 500; Member since: Dec 29, 2014

If the price is right, this is probably my next phone. I don't care that it's hexacore, performance is going to be just fine.

9. Urosz

Posts: 52; Member since: Apr 01, 2014

lg always had good prices for phones

5. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

I like the leather and I already know how awesome quantum dot screen tech is so I'm very interested in this phone.

6. romeo1

Posts: 816; Member since: Jan 06, 2012

Im not putting allot of hope for the g4 maybe a g4+? The s808 won't be enough for a flagshipwith 1440p as the 800 and 801 on 1080p could outclass it. So in other words a midrange phone could be better than this "flagship" In a couple of important areas

8. masso33

Posts: 8; Member since: Mar 17, 2014

I have just bought the G3 about two months ago and unless it has less preinstalled apps,like the new Sammy S6,and more vanilla or stock Android, I will most likely buy the moto X 2014,or the nexus 6, or the Sammy S6_

10. Phone_Focused

Posts: 7; Member since: Sep 13, 2013

Pretty disappointed in LG this time around. . Am I the only one looking for them to maximize screen to body ratio? They really hit their stride with the G2 and they released those paper thin bezels. Companies don't know what people want, form factor is king. But also we need a Bigger battery (need this thing to be a power house), at least 3GB Ram, and a flagship quality CPU. Everyone is different, personally I'd like to see a larger screen (5.5"-5.6") with front facing speakers and removable battery and SD slot.

13. Pulsar64

Posts: 3; Member since: Apr 19, 2015

Sorry but I'm a bit of a novice when it comes to tec jargon, but I have G FLEX 1, screens fine (I wear glasses) curve is great for it's unqueness, battery fantastic 40hrs minimum. So MAYBE 5.5screen, battery of the flex 1. I was a Samsung fan frm way back, but now it's LG.

16. JaneChenLong

Posts: 374; Member since: Mar 18, 2015

It doesn't matter what I'm expect from G4 or any other phone. What I WANT (but I'm sure LG won't make me happy) is the MAXXX version. A version with BIG battery. What I want is LG to surprise us with LG G4 (with maybe 3000mAh battery), and LG G4 max (same specs, but with very big battery 5000mAh??).

18. Phone_Focused

Posts: 7; Member since: Sep 13, 2013

5000mAh is a lot to ask for. Although, I agree with you, the LG G4 stylus (Max) would have to be thicker to accommodate the battery you are proposing ( I wouldn't be willing to make that trade off) and also if last year's trend has anything to say, the larger G4 variant will have weaker specs than its flagship namesake.

19. JaneChenLong

Posts: 374; Member since: Mar 18, 2015

and that's why I'm proposing a 2 flagship device to accommodate all human desire... one thin, and one with big battery. I really wish no weaker specs whatsoever on the thick/max model.

20. jessyi

Posts: 327; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

If it thin battery is succks like the iphone 6 and gs6..the g4 will be the king in battery this year...quantum screen and hexa core cpu..i dont need a octa core cpu.. the 801 soc was more than enough for what i use my phone for...im more intrested in a premuim unique style and awsome low light camera. The g4 has it..plus LG said there is plenty more we dont know of this awsome phone.i want it!!!

24. LGisgood

Posts: 833; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

I believe G4 will rocks and will be the second most sold flagship phones with Android OS for this year just next to samsung's s6 and s edge.

25. Af1rPA

Posts: 712; Member since: Jun 12, 2014

Image 10 shows the camera has a "Light Trail" function. Cool.

27. duartix

Posts: 311; Member since: Apr 01, 2014

When they say the camera is a "groundbreaking" one, what they really mean is "the camera will break when it falls to the ground"!


Posts: 138; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

Not exactly...They actually mean that when it falls the groud will break....LOL :)))

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