The G3 might sport a metal back cover after all, tips LG's German PR branch

The G3 might sport a metal back cover after all, tips LG's German PR branch
The German branch of LG's sprawling public relations empire, has all but confirmed a metal back cover for the LG G3. In their press release about the new QuickCircle case for the G3, the agency wrote literally that "the Quick Circle Case, which replaces the metallic back cover, supports wireless charging using the Qi-interface standards..."

Granted, "metallic" is not the same as "metal," but we'll give the translation from German the benefit of the doubt here. We've been seeing a brushed metal finish on the G3 on all the press renders that have leaked so far, but assumed that it is just that - a finish that imitates, say, brushed aluminum, but it still crafted out of polycarbonate, for instance. 

LG's German PR slip of the tongue, however, makes us hopeful that we will see an actually metal back cover arriving with the G3, which is on top of that removable, and gives access to a detachable 3000 mAh battery, and a microSD card slot for storage expansion.


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    2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP (Single camera)
    2.1 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
    3GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow


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