Previously we mentioned that LG would be coming out with a stylus version of the G3. Well now we can be certain just what to expect from it.
IFA 2014 is just a week away and LG is expected to have a big presence there this year. Of course we can expect quite a bit of goodies and announcements from the company then, but that doesn’t seem to stop them from dropping us hints and even outright teases now. That seems to be the case with the LG G3 Stylus as an official press release is already out on the new stylus toting smartphone.
So just what exactly can we expect from the LG G3 stylus? They’re not just taking an LG G3 and slapping a stylus on it though. To make it a bit more fairly-priced for the mid-range market, LG has nerfed a couple of stuff in the LG G3 for the Stylus version. Where the LG G3 had a 5.5-inch IPS display with a 1440 x 2560 resolution, the stylus version has been downgraded to a 960×540 resolution.
It’s not just the screen either as the insides of the LG G3 Stylus has undergone a pretty siginficant downgrade from its flagship sibling. The memory is a measely 1GB while storage will be at only 8GB. As for the processor? It’s been almost halved to a Quad Core 1.3 Ghz of unknown make compared to its older siblings 2.5Ghz Quad Core on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset. Don’t expect LTE either as the LG G3 Stylus will only be running on 3G.
The camera will still be using a 13-megapixel sensor and the battery is still at a pretty big 3000mAh capacity. Also all the features you’ve come to expect from the other LG phones like Knock Code, Dual Window, Quickmemo+, Smart Keyboard, Touch and Shoot, and Gesture Shot will still be available in the LG G3 Stylus.
So as you can see, the LG G3 Stylus is not exactly anything like its older sibling as its been thoroughly nerfed. Disappointed? We are a little as we figured that there was so much potential for a flagship device with a stylus. After all, look how popular the Samsung Galaxy Note and its subsequent iterations have become.