Popular LG G4 live images likely showed us a mid-range model (G4 s?) with Snapdragon 610, not a flagship
Last Thursday, a bunch of live images of a device suspected to be the LG G4 or LG G4 Note (later assumed the former) piqued our interest. Here was a device that looked the part, with LG's now signature rear-mounted control keys for power and volume, and very little to cause suspicion on our side as to the set's legitimacy.
xda-developers noticed that the baseband version (MPSS.DPM.2.0.c11-00010-M8936FAAAANUZM-1) gleaned through the About pane, seen in one of the images, can't belong to any self-respecting flagship phone. Why? Because it tells us that the device in question is actually running on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 processor – a mid-range, quad-core chip with Adreno 405 graphics, also known as the MSM8936, or simply 8936.After closer inspection, however, folks over at
LG G3 s – alike to the flagship G3 in terms of design, but with decidedly mid-range hardware, including a 5-inch (720 x 1280) display, a quad-core Snapdragon 400, 1GB of RAM, and an 8-megapixel main camera.With that in mind, it seems far more likely that we're looking at something like an upcoming LG G4 s, modeled after the