LG earlier today (inadvertently) revealed the LG G3 Stylus in a promotional video for the LG G3 Beats. But aside from that cameo, little is still known about the LG G3. After a bit of sleuthing, we have obtained additional information about the specifications of this upcoming device.
As we have reported in the past, we expect at least one variant of the LG G3 Stylus to be identified by model number LG-D693N. Based on LG’s naming conventions in the past, we can expect the LG-D69x line to include most if not all of the expected carrier and market variants for the LG G3 Stylus.
It just so happens that UAProf files for the LG-D690 and LG-D690N are already posted on LG’s own website. They both reveal a qHD (540×960) display of unspecified size and, unfortunately, little else.
Fortunately, more information is available courtesy of Zauba, India’s import tracking database. It lists a number of shipments for the LG-D690N in late July. Better yet, it gives us some key specifications:
- Processor: 1.3GHz quad-core
- Operating system: Google Android 4.4 KitKat
- Cellular connectivity: LTE
- Display: 5.7-inch HD (720×1280)
- RAM: 1GB
- Internal storage: 8GB
- Rear-facing camera: 8MP
- Front-facing camera: 1.3MP
The display resolution is higher than that listed on the UAProf file. We’re tempted to go with Zauba’s data if only because we have seen cases in the past where LG has changed the data in UAProf files before product launches.
The LG-D690 has also popped up on Postel, the website of the Indonesian Telecoms Regulatory body. It gives us no additional information to go on though.
The LG G3 Stylus is likely LG’s answer to the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 4. While it may not compete directly on specifications, it may well do so by being cheaper but still offer very similar functionality.
There is no word yet on availability and pricing but we would not be surprised to see it launch around the same time as the Samsung Galaxy Note 4.