LG has finally taken the wraps off the third generation of the Optimus
Vu smartphone in Korea.
However, the company has not revealed the pricing and availability
details of the new phablet, yet.
The LG Vu 3 comes with a 5.2-inch IPS
display with a 960x1280 pixel resolution. It is powered by 2.26GHz
quad-core Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974) processor, coupled with a 480MHz
Adreno 330 GPU. The device sports a 13-megapixel rear camera and a
2.1-megapixel front-facing camera, both with BSI. It comes with 2GB of
RAM and includes 16GB of inbuilt storage, though there is no word for
now about expandable storage.
It also includes speakers that can
deliver high-quality 24-bit/192KHz audio, which were first seen on LG's
flagship smartphone, the G2. The
company has also included Carrier Aggregation (CA) technology that
doubles the speed of LTE-Advanced. The LG Vu 3 runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly
Bean and packs in a 2610mAh battery (unspecified talktime and standby
time). Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, AGPS and
Micro-USB. The device comes with dimensions 132.1x85.6x9.4mm and weighs
161 grams. It will come in three colour variants - Indigo Black, Mint
Earlier this month, a Korean report noted that the South Korean major will officially announce the LG Vu 3
at the end of September while the device will be released in October.
Additionally, the company had teased few images of the QuickView cases
for the LG Vu 3.
Moreover, LG also pulled the curtains off its long-rumoured tablet, the LG G Pad 8.3 earlier
Mobiles launched in September 2013
LG Vu 3 key specifications
- 5.2-inch IPS HD display with 960x1280 pixels resolution
- 2.26GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974) processor with 480MHz Adreno 330 GPU
- 2GB of RAM
- 16GB inbuilt storage
- 13-megapixel rear camera
- 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera
- 2610mAh battery
- Android 4.2 Jelly Bean