LG G3

Announced:
May 27, 2014
Market status:
Released
Release date:
May 28, 2014

PhoneArena Rating:

9.2
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Display

Display size:

5.5 inches

Resolution:

1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density:

538 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

75.22 %

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

13 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Optical image stabilization, Laser autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Optical image stabilization

Front:

2.1 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

5.76 x 2.94 x 0.35 inches (146.3 x 74.6 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

5.26 oz (149 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic

Colors:

Black, Gold, Purple, Pink, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC

Processor:

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400

GPU:

Adreno 330

RAM:

3 GB

Internal storage:

32 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 3, 7, 20

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

19.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time:

22.8 days (548 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Talk time (3G):

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

23.0 days (553 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Stand-by time (4G):

25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

May 30, 2014

FCC ID value:

ZNFD855 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.21 W/kg

Body:

0.68 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

0.99 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.76 W/kg

This device is also known as LG D855, LG D850, LG VS985, LG D851, LG LS990, LG US990

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

LG G3 D850

for AT&T

Differences from the main variant:

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow)

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 17, 29

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz

FCC approval:

Date approved:

May 19, 2014

FCC ID value:

ZNFD850 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.43 W/kg

Body:

1.10 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.54 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.10 W/kg

LG G3 VS985

for Verizon

Differences from the main variant:

Colors:

Blue

LTE (FDD):

Bands 4, 13

Data:

LTE

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 03, 2014

FCC ID value:

ZNFVS985 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.46 W/kg

Body:

0.99 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.52 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.99 W/kg

LG G3 D851

for T-Mobile

Differences from the main variant:

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow)

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2, 4, 7, 17

UMTS:

850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

FCC approval:

Date approved:

May 19, 2014

FCC ID value:

ZNFD851 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.27 W/kg

Body:

1.04 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.33 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.04 W/kg

LG G3 LS990

for Sprint

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 25, 26

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 05, 2014

FCC ID value:

ZNFLS990 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.56 W/kg

Body:

1.12 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.40 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.12 W/kg

LG G3 16GB

Differences from the main variant:

RAM:

2 GB

Internal storage:

16 GB

LG G3 US990

for US Cellular

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2, 4, 5, 12, 17

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Aug 18, 2014

FCC ID value:

ZNFUS990 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.43 W/kg

Body:

0.82 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.03 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.85 W/kg

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Pros

  • High screen-to-body ratio (75.22 %)
  • Extremely high pixel density screen (538 ppi)

Cons

No Cons

Description

The new LG G3 flagship sports 5.5-inch, 1440 x 2560 (QHD) pixel resolution screen, which provides the super-crisp, 538 pixels per inch. Dimensions are pretty compact for the screen size, resulting in excellent 76.4% screen to body size ratio. The Android 4.4 KitKat-based handset is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 801 and 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM. It features 32GB of internal storage and a microSD slot. The main 13-megapixel rear shooter comes with the company's improved Optical Image Stabilization+ and has a laser auto focus assist beam, which delivers fast focus even in low light scenarios. The 2.1-megapixel front-facing cam comes with an "enhanced selfie mode".

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