The LG G3 conquers an active volcano

The LG G3 conquers an active volcano
Taking a page from Nokia’s playbook, LG commissioned nature photographer Jung-won Park and adventure film maker Geoff Mackley to take the new G3 up the hill and take a look at a live volcano.

Obviously, such an adventure means showing off the G3’s camera. However, they manage to plug other features of the new flagship along the way.

As luck would have it, Park “just happened” to run into Mackley at the top of the volcano, and they teamed up to take some pictures with the laser-focused camera, augmented by OIS+. Given that volcanos are basically tossing up molten lava, making new earth, the plastic construction of the G3 seems an odd choice for such an assignment.

Still, the picture quality that is shared from the adventure on Ambrym Island in the South Pacific is remarkable. In fact, volcanos are sources of pretty neat pictures all around, but taking the marketing crew on such an adventure wins a few extra points.

As we shared in the review of the LG G3, the new flagship has a lot going for it, but if you have small hands, or even normal sized hands, you may find the device to feel a little bulky. However, the new interface is a winner, the camera is sweet, it has great battery life, and that screen, oh that massive screen with QHD 1440x2560 resolution make for a device that should definitely be on your list to consider.





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17 Comments

1. imej88 unregistered

Just wondering. Is there any way to take camera/video without using touchscreen? Might be little akward using the volume button at the back to take picture xD

4. MacWiNux

Posts: 126; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

self timer :D

6. imej88 unregistered

hahaha nice one.SELF timer for 'but first, let me take a SELFie' is fine since its SELF timer,imagine you wan to snap burst mode using primary camera. I should stop listening to that song..xD

7. 3rdDegree

Posts: 218; Member since: Jul 13, 2013

Just got my G3 this morning and found out how. Press the menu button and the interface appears which also brings with it the shutter button and the option to switch to video mode

9. wargreymon

Posts: 764; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

Depends on how you mean, you dont need to use the touch -> focus -> snap, there is "normal" autofokus too, but you still need to press the camera button on the interface. Or there is voice command that works pretty well.

10. imej88 unregistered

what i mean was like for example, Iphone and samsung has the option to use volume button to take picture. I dislike using camera button on the screen. to capture. Prefer using button like Sony. i guess voice command is the best way to use other than touch to capture and self-timer for perfect selfies=)

2. Yubnub

Posts: 100; Member since: May 23, 2013

OMG, im getting an lg g3 now! awesome!

3. Katrina

Posts: 84; Member since: Aug 17, 2012

holy .... they totally need a new narrator for that.. it aint going to work

5. bored_guy147

Posts: 43; Member since: Jun 11, 2014

I'm not sure if I should get an lg g3 or a htc one m8

8. Edward_bly

Posts: 278; Member since: Dec 11, 2013

Lg g3

11. imej88 unregistered

g3 is way better. HTC m8 if only they did not use the Ultrapixel gimmick.

12. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Both using 2Gb Ram, is kinda old. The Note3 and Z2 both have 3Gb Ram. A big turn off.

13. imej88 unregistered

G3 has 3gb of Ram too. 2gb of Ram also is good enough unless you love installing many running background processes

14. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Only 2Gb version available in Europe. Are you buying it?

15. imej88 unregistered

I see. wasnt aware of that sorry. i am from malaysia. part of Asia. So i presume the 3gb will come here but not sure when. if you give me a choice, i would not buy it yet. Will wait for Note 4 to release.

16. ıtalıan unregistered

awesome

17. jcass5467 unregistered

Love my 3gb ram g3 with 128gb micro sd card best phone in my opinion

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