LG has reportedly started working on its next flagship smartphone,
rumoured to be called LG G3, which will see a major upgrade in
ZDNet Korea in a report has claimed that the South
Korean manufacturer has started the development of its next flagship
smartphone, which will see the light of day in the second half of 2014.
The report cites some industry sources and reveals that the alleged LG
G3 will sport a 1440x2560 pixels QHD (Quad HD) display, however no word
on screen size, yet.
Further, the report
claims that the alleged LG G3 will pack an octa-core chipset, believed
to be codenamed LG Odin, which is being developed by the company itself.
In addition, the rumoured LG G3 is expected to pack a 16-megapixel rear
It's worth pointing out that Samsung
is also said to equip a QHD display on its upcoming flagship
smartphone (thought to be called the Galaxy S5) and for the camera
sensor, Samsung is likely to use a 16-megapixel camera module.
can be expected to launch the successor to the LG G2 in 2014, in a bid
to overcome 'disappointing' G2 sales.
When LG launched the G2 in
August this year, the smartphone created a lot of buzz thanks to its
unique design, as it features the power button and the volume rocker on
the back of the phone, instead of the sides of the phone, as is usually
However, a recent report has revealed that LG has been
unable to cash-in much on its uniquely designed LG G2 smartphone. As per
the report, LG had sold around 600,000 units of G2 in South Korea since the
launch; internationally the South Korean major sold about 2.3 million
units, while the company had set a sales target of 3 million for the G2
LG has also been rumoured to be working on a
mini-variant of its flagship
smartphone, the G2, believed to be dubbed LG G2 mini. The rumoured
device was allegedly been spotted at a benchmark listing.