LG G3 Stylus: another G3 variant with, yes, a stylus

LG has taken inspiration from the Samsung Galaxy Note range in this upcoming smartphone
LG G3 Stylus: another G3 variant with, yes, a stylus

Not long after the launch of the G3 Beat, LG has announced another variant of its G3 flagship phone: the LG G3 Stylus.

Given its name, you won’t be surprised to learn that it comes with a stylus – LG’s own Rubberdium pen – and like the Samsung Galaxy Note range it’s been designed with pen use in mind. A suite of apps called QuickMemo+, for example, allows you to make and share handwritten notes and sketches.

Big screen but reduced specs

The phone offers a 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, a 5.5in 960 x 540 IPS LCD screen, 8GB of expandable storage, a 1.3MP front-facing camera and a 13MP main camera, a 3,000mAh removable battery and Android 4.4.2. So it’s not in the same high-end league as the regular G3 at all – in fact it doesn’t even support 4G LTE networks.

That said, there are a number of features retained from the flagship, including the ability to unlock the phone via a special series of knocks on the screen, dual-window multitasking and the ability to focus and take a photo simply by touching any point on the screen.

The LG G3 Stylus will be on show at IFA next week, and available in a host of countries around the world from September. At present, LG has not confirmed a European release at all – so don’t be too surprised if this pen-equipped handset never arrives in the UK.

[Source: LG Newsroom]

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