LG G3 Beat with model number D227K is now available in India. It is the mini version of the 2014 flagship device, the LG G3. The phone is now available for Rs. 24,999 from Infibeam in white as well as gold color variants. Design wise LG G3 beat resembles the parent phone.
LG G3 Beat features a 5 Inch IPS display that offers 1280 x 720p resolution. The display offers 16M color depth and ~294 ppi pixel density. The phone is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad core processor along with 1 GB of RAM and Adreno 305 GPU. The chipset used is Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 chipset. There is 8 GB of internal storage memory that can be expanded further 64 GB using a micro SD card.
The device comes with some of the signature LG G3 features like Laser auto focus, which is incredibly faster than the conventional auto focus. The rear camera in the G3 beat features an 8 MP sensor. It can record 1080p videos @ 30 fps. Other camera features includes Geo-tagging, touch focus, face & smile detection and HDR. The front camera comes with a basic 1.3 MP sensor.
LG G3 beat comes with NFC connectivity along with other options like WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and MicroUSB. The LG G3 Beat (D227K) model, which is available now in India, supports 2G and 3G network band frequencies. It runs Android 4.4.2 Kitkat OS out-of-the-box.
Samsung Galaxy S5 mini duos is the closest competitor of LG G3 Beat. Placing against Moto G 2nd Generation, we cannot find much of a difference in specs than a slightly larger battery, laser auto focus and added software features. Samsung Galaxy S5 mini Duos currently sells for Rs. 26,499, while the new Moto G costs Rs. 12,999 for a 16 GB version.
Also see how these phones compare.
Compare: LG G3 Beat vs Moto G 2nd Gen
LG G3 Beat Key specifications
- 5 inch IPS LCD display (1280 x 720p); 16M colors ~294 ppi pixel density
- 1.2 GHz Quad core CPU
- Adreno 305 GPU
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 chipset
- 8 MP rear camera with Laser focus, LED flash
- 1.3 MP front camera
- NFC, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB\
- 2G, 3G network bands
- Android 4.4.2 Kitkat OS with custom UI on top
- 2540 mAh battery