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5 LG Smartphones You Need to Know About That Aren’t the LG G3

So the LG G3 came out a few weeks ago and you’ve started seeing it on store shelves and in your carrier’s device catalog but it isn’t the only smartphone that LG has released in the last few months. It looks like LG is going for some kind of record for amount of devices launched in a year as they’ve also released two other G-series devices and a new set of L-series smartphones which cover a whole range of screen sizes, specifications, and price brackets. We’ve listed them all down to help the folks who find that the LG G3 just isn’t their thing or if it’s just out of reach of their budget.

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LG G Pro 2

First on the list is the successor of last year’s popular LG G Pro phablet. It features a large 5.9-inch full HD IPS display, LTE connectivity, the same Rear Key as the LG G2, and LG’s slew of new software features including Knock Code, Mini View and Dual View, and Content Lock. If you’re a “bigger is better’ person and are looking for your next phablet then the G Pro 2 could be perfect for you. Here are the G Pro 2’s specifications:

  • CPU: 2.26GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-core Processor
  • Display: 5.9-inch Full HD IPS Display (1920 x 1080 pixels @ ~373 ppi)
  • Memory: 3GB of RAM
  • Storage: 16GB internal / up to 64GB external (via microSD)
  • Camera: 13-megapixel with OIS+ (rear) / 2.1-megapixel (front)
  • OS: Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Battery: 3,200 mAh
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0 / Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac)

You can get the LG G Pro 2 at an SRP (suggested retail price) of Php32,990.

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LG G2 Mini

A “mini-fied” version of the award-winning LG G2, the G2 Mini is a good choice for those who want a G-series smartphone but aren’t fans of large-screened devices. Like its big brother, the G2 Mini also has the same Rear Key. It also comes with the new LG UX featur
es such as Knock Code, Plug & Pop, QuickMemo, Guest Mode, and Quick Remote. Here are the device’s specifications:

  • CPU: 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Quad-core Processor
  • Display: 4.7-inch qHD IPS LCD (960 x 540 pixels @ ~234 ppi)
  • Memory: 1GB of RAM
  • Storage: 8GB internal / up to 32GB external (via microSD)
  • Camera: 8-megapixel (rear) / 1.3-megapixel (front)
  • OS: Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Battery: 2,440 mAh (removable)
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0 / Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n)

You can pick up the LG G2 Mini at an SRP of Php13,990.

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The LG L Series III – L80, L70, L40

The last three devices on our list are the new L Series III phones which consists of the L80, L70, and L40. The L Series are the company’s mid-range phones and are perfect for those looking to get a decent but affordable smartphone. All of them feature an IPS screen, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, dual-SIM support, and LG’s new set of UX features including Knock Code, Guest Mode, QuickMemor, and Capture Plus. The L80 features a 5-inch display while the L70 and L40 feature 4.5-inch and 3.5-inch displays, respectively. Here are the specifications of each L Series III device:

L80

  • CPU: 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 Dual-core Processor
  • Display: 5-inch IPS LCD screen (800 x 480 pixels @ ~187 ppi)
  • Memory: 1GB of RAM
  • Storage: 4GB internal / up to 32GB external (via microSD)
  • Camera: 5-megapixel (rear) / VGA (front)
  • OS: Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Battery: 2,540 mAh (removable)
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0 / Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n)

L70

  • CPU: 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 Dual-core Processor
  • Display: 4.5-inch IPS LCD screen (800 x 480 pixels @ ~207 ppi)
  • Memory: 1GB of RAM
  • Storage: 4GB internal / up to 32GB external (via microSD)
  • Camera: 5-megapixel (rear) / VGA (front)
  • OS: Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Battery: 2,100 mAh (removable)
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0 / Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n)

L40

  • CPU: 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 Dual-core Processor
  • Display: 3.5-inch IPS LCD screen (480 x 320 pixels @ ~165 ppi)
  • Memory: 512MB of RAM
  • Storage: 4GB internal / up to 32GB external (via microSD)
  • Camera: 3.15-megapixel (rear)
  • OS: Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Battery: 2,100 mAh (removable)
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0 / Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n)

You can get the new LG L Series III phones at an SRP of Php9,990 for the L80, Php8,490 for the L70, and only Php4,790 for the L40.

There you go. From the 5.9-inch G Pro 2 all the way down to the 3.5-inch L40, LG has launched a device for almost everyone and it looks like LG is planning to launch even more phones throughout the last half of the year. We’ll do our best to keep you updated on the rest of LG’s new devices for 2014.