The LG G4 camera to come with a six-layer lens that is double the G3 size

The LG G4 camera to come with a six-layer lens that is double the G3 size
If you have been wondering how exactly will the G4 camera be able to collect 80% more light than the G3 unit, the answer is a much bigger lens module, reports Korean media today. Done entirely in-house, the new LG Innotek 16 MP camera piece that will make a cameo in the G4 for the first time, has received a lens set with wide f/1.8 aperture that is double the size of the G3 glass. It also consists of not four or five, but a six-element lens, for better light sensing, resulting in a "high-precision, large-diameter module structure."

To top it all off, LG Innotek introduced an ultrathin 0.1mm glass blue filter, preventing parasitic infrared emission from penetrating the lens, and skewing the color presentation. Of course, the module will still use the standard 1.12 micron pixel size, so we wouldn't hold our breath for some unbelievable low-light performance, akin to a DSLR, but still, the LG G4 should have a pretty great, optically-stabilized camera - for a smartphone, that is.

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G4
  • 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)

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55 Comments

1. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

Hope its a good camera.

9. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

It would be. LG's cameras are good.

11. LGisgood

Posts: 833; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

my g3 has good camera so g4 will do better.

38. datguyglad

Posts: 98; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

Yes my g3 has a great camera, but my daughters s5 is better. And my new s6 is even better then both.

39. zodd1982

Posts: 8; Member since: Apr 15, 2015

I got the S5 and G3 and can tell the G3 cam is by fare better. Thanks do laser focus and optical stabilisation. Need do co pare the S6 with G4 cam.

43. zachattack

Posts: 621; Member since: Jul 31, 2013

S5 camera better than the g3, nah brag. The only good cams out are more 4, g3 and s6 son get with the times the g3 was never worse than anyone it's only on par with

27. Urosz

Posts: 52; Member since: Apr 01, 2014

i think that they should fix colors a bit usualy its buleish

36. waddup121 unregistered

Innotek...more like holy sh*t that's some good-tek!

2. Pinocchio

Posts: 141; Member since: Apr 14, 2015

BRING IT ON LG! Man i got to shout out that SAMSUNG ALONG WITH LG ARE TRUE TECH TITANS!!!

7. maherk

Posts: 7002; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

True that. While other OEMs are assembling their phones, LG and Samsung will be spending big in R&D to come up with new technologies that their future flagships, they focus on getting things done, not applying for a patent and waiting for others to figure it out and then sue the crap out of them.

8. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

Kudos LG. Innovation at it's best.

10. Ashoaib

Posts: 3309; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Its true, only LG and samsung are pushing the limits in technology and R&D unlike money hungry fruit picture which is not even complete, half eatten. Any other OEMs which are trying new things are all from china

17. Pinocchio

Posts: 141; Member since: Apr 14, 2015

Were you referring to Apple ? Me too. I don't really see a point why Apple resist to give up their monopoly in mobile world. I also hope Apple can become a real openmind and stop their lawsuit against others.

12. SuperNova

Posts: 649; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

I truly support your cute comment. No one can dethrone them.

18. Pinocchio

Posts: 141; Member since: Apr 14, 2015

Exactly. but i;m afraid of Chinese OEMs aggression in recent years. I mean they are a serious treat to Samsung and others. More than that, these Chinese vendors innovate nothing in technology. By the way, is it really you? You look cute. I like Kpop and Korean drama so much.

19. SuperNova

Posts: 649; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Yes, and I like Cambodia too. I wish to visit Ankor Wot someday because some of my friends have been there a few times. I want to see all ancient temples there which are very similar to Thailand.

20. 3rdDegree

Posts: 218; Member since: Jul 13, 2013

Oh get a room

24. cmpunk

Posts: 88; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

Dude, SuperNova is a guy. Don't even think about it :P

26. Pinocchio

Posts: 141; Member since: Apr 14, 2015

It's pronounced " Angkor Wat ", dear. I'm glad that you acknowledge us. Angkor Wat is situated in Siem Reap province. There are a lot of genius things to enjoy there, not just ancient temples like Khmer traditional food, Khmer boxing, Khmer traditional music and many other fantastic things which you won't be forgotten when you've visited once. ^^

29. SuperNova

Posts: 649; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Oh, my apology. Yes, my friends also mentioned about Cambodian foods. Your foods are kind of spicy right? and seafood there are way more expensive, they added. I heard that Cambodian people are friendly, modest and decent. I promise to visit it at least one time. :)

31. Pinocchio

Posts: 141; Member since: Apr 14, 2015

Never mind, dear. Yes, you should do that. Some of our foods are a bit spicy, but not as much as Thailand's. Of course, seafood is a bit expensive though it's acceptable. We welcome all foreigners around the world. If you come by tomorrow, you will have a great day in Angkor Sangkran (Khmer New Year Event) in Siem Reap province. You should discover various types of Khmer cultural exhibition there, it's very delightful. I also have a dream of visiting South Korea, France and USA. Could you recommend me something in Seoul?

32. cmpunk

Posts: 88; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

Wow. You seem to have ambitious trips! Wish you get all of them.

34. Pinocchio

Posts: 141; Member since: Apr 14, 2015

It's just my dream, really. I have always sit under my mom basement to enjoy a virtual trip around the world, youtube, google earth, street view are my lovely friends to deal with. LMAO

37. SuperNova

Posts: 649; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Angkor Sangkran... Ah that's the same as Thailand's Sangkran Festival, right? People have a war of wet there! LoL You two countries are pretty identical in my opinion. Traveling is a kind of hobby for me, and I'm really excited to meet a travel lover like you on this site. Well, when you come to Seoul, I guarantee you would feel great as much as you come to the West and other countries. Here are some important tips for you to spend your time in Seoul: I - Historical places: 1/ Han river: This is one of the longest rivers in Korea. It's also a symbol of Korean history. You can enjoy sports and exercises there for the most part. 2/ Gyeongbukgung Palace: Built in 14th century. This palace is well-known for its earthenware clay pots from the ancient time. Cool right? 3/ Jogyesa Buddhist Temple: To see a giant trees from ancient time which aged more than 500 years old. 4/ Seoul Children Park: A green park, not just for kids, but for everyone. Interestingly, you can see polar bears :D 5/ Namsan Hiking: Great place for hiking in middle of Seoul. 6/ War Memorial Monument: Want to know about Korean military weapons? You will see real tanks, fighter jets, and others equipment. :D II - Shopping places: 1/ Myeongdong: It's one of the most crowd for shoppers in Seoul. You can buy street food as well. 2/ Namdaemun: One of oldest market in Seoul. You can find everything ranging from the cheapest to the most expensive goods. I like it. 3/ Insadong: The best place to purchase pure Korean souvenirs, but with a bit expensive price. 4/ Dongdaemun: A wide range of shopping area in Seoul. I often go there. 5/ Lottemart: If you need grocery, go there. III - Eating: 1/ Gwangjang Market: The best place for restaurants, especially street foods. I feel hungry now ! :D 2/ BBQ: get your personal grill and meat for your own serve. 3/ Noryangjin fish market: The best place where you can find fresh seafood. 4/ Garak market: The biggest stock of wholesale food in Seoul. There are tons of things to do in Seoul, but I just can't remember them all. I'm pretty sure that my recommendation list above would guide you to a real heaven in Korea. :)

40. Pinocchio

Posts: 141; Member since: Apr 14, 2015

I never met someone friendly like you on the internet. Although I don't know when I will visit S Korea, when I read your list, it sounds like I almost arrive there.^^ Thanks for your fantastic recommendation.

44. SuperNova

Posts: 649; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

You're welcome. I hope you will come here someday. Nevertheless, you could save my list in the first place until then you will need it. There is a lot of places to visit too besides Seoul like Jeju island, Gyeongsang, Jeolla, Incheon, Busan.... These are really worth to give a try.

46. Pinocchio

Posts: 141; Member since: Apr 14, 2015

I have done it. Sounds like Korea has plenty of resorts to discover. I can't wait for that time to come. By the way, do you hang out here often? If you need more info about Cambodia, we can exchange our chat here. LMAO

50. SuperNova

Posts: 649; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Thanks for your offer. Of course, I'd love to come here whenever I'm free from school. I hope to see you here often too.

42. cmpunk

Posts: 88; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

SuperNova, you really like to travel that much? How many countries have you been? When I was a child, I always wanted to fly around the world. I kept asking my dad to do that. As of now, I haven't visited outside yet. If I were a wealthy guy like Bill Gates, I will surely complete my dream...

45. SuperNova

Posts: 649; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Well, you're right. I actually love traveling. I have been to 2 countries honestly. My first experience is in Shanghai, China. I followed my dad on his business trip. The 2nd country is in Thailand when I and my classmate were on study tour in Ayutthaya and Bangkok for historical research purpose, and of course for fun too.

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