LG announces variant G3 smartphone with Snapdragon 805-soc on -update




The South Korean manufacturer LG has announced a version of its G3 smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 805-soc. The new version provides support for 4G + homeland in South Korea. Whether the device is also true in the Netherlands, is unknown.

The Snapdragon 805 has four Krait processor cores with a maximum clock speed of 2,7GHz and an Adreno 420 GPU, which according to chip maker Qualcomm is up to 40 percent faster than the Adreno 330 in the regular G3 .

The rest of the device is pretty much the same, though the new version with 9,1mm slightly less thin than 8,9mm the regular version. The G3 Broadband LTE-A, like the regular version, a 5.5 “screen with 2560×1440 pixels and has the same features as a 13-megapixel camera with optical image stabilization and” laser autofocus.

The new version has the Snapdragon 805 necessary because it is the only soc that can be combined with an MDM9635 modem for 4g +; Snapdragon 801 and not before. supporting that Samsung showed earlier such a device with Snapdragon 805 for the South Korean market. Lte-advanced, the technical name for 4g +, a faster version of the current 4g. By means of the combining of the signal at two different frequency bands are speeds of up to 225Mbit / s, which, to date, to 150Mbit / s.

Update, 12:45: LG says no plans to have to be releasing the version with 4g + Snapdragon and 805 in the Netherlands.


The LG G3 Broadband LTE-A which is held by a South Korean-looking young lady.


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