According to a report, LG is working on its next G series smartphone,
believed to be dubbed LG Gx, which is looks to a be phablet that is
lower-specced than the company's current flagship, the LG G2.
A Korean publication has posted purported specifications of the alleged LG Gx smartphone,
which were first spotted by Phonearena.
As per the Korean site, the alleged LG Gx will come with a
5.5-inch display, however, there is no word on the display technology or
screen resolution. The Gx will supposedly be powered by a Snapdragon
600 processor, coupled with 2GB of RAM. While the report says the Gx
will include 32GB inbuilt storage, it makes no mention of expandable
The rumoured LG Gx is also said to sport a
13-megapixel rear camera, and pack a 3140mAh battery. The site also
claims that the alleged LG Gx would support LTE connectivity. The site
has also posted an image of a poster that appears like a marketing
material of the alleged LG Gx. The image in the poster shows a phone
believed to be the LG Gx and it clearly reveals a front physical home
button in the device. As of now, there is no word on the availability
and pricing of the alleged LG Gx.
LG is also rumoured to be
working on a
mini-variant of its 2013 flagship smartphone, the LG G2, dubbed G2
The rumoured LG G2 mini smartphone is expected to include a
Snapdragon 800 chipset, the same seen on the LG G2; 2GB of RAM, and a
4.7-inch display. LG is expected to release the alleged LG G2 mini at
CES 2014 in January at Las Vegas.
Recently, a report emerging from
Korea suggested that sales of LG's flagship smartphone, the G2, have
been below expectations. As per the report, LG sold around 600,000 units of G2
in South Korea since the launch; and about 2.3 million units
internationally, while the South Korean had set a sales target of 3
million for the G2 globally.