Is it worth buying LG G3 at a higher price?

The LG G3 is the latest from the bouquet of smart phones from LG. This phone has come with many features than compared to its predecessor LG G2.

The LG G3 has followed the path of G2. The LG G3 boasts of a big 5.5” display. Another thing is that it is the first smartphone to have a Quad HD (1440 x 2560-pixel) resolution. It brings with it close to 80 percent increase in sharpness and pixel count.

LG G3 picture

Having said that, whatever be the features and special additions a smart phone maker incorporates in its latest edition, there may be moments when you feel that the previous version was still better.

And in this case, customers will be really perplexed to choose between the two as there is no huge difference between the specifications and other parameters.

Let us have a look at the features.


  • Operating system: Android KitKat 4.4.2
  • Processor: Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400
  • Display: True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Memory: 16 GB, 2 GB RAM/ 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
  • Card slot: microSD up to 128 GB
  • Camera: 13 MP rear and 2.1 MP front
  • Battery: Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery


  • Operating system: Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
  • Processor: Quad-core 2.26 GHz Krait 400
  • Display: 5.2 inch true HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Memory: 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
  • Card slot: No card slot
  • Camera: 13 MP rear and 2.1 MP front
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery

Here, the much-celebrated LG G3 is not worth the hype.  The higher price you pay for LG G3 is not worth as you might as well go for LG G2 which can buy with a much lesser price.

First of all LG G3’s battery is not very impressive. It lacks a much higher capacity battery when compared to LG G2.

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And with regard to style, there is not much difference between both the models except the fact that LG G3 is made of faux metal while LG G2 has plastic covering.

The LG G3 boasts of a bigger screen when compared to the LG G2, with a QHD screen which is the equivalent of four 720p screens being joined together. Though the LG G2 screen has a 1080p resolution screen, its screen is also very nice and sharp.

When it comes to size, there is no big difference. While LG G2 boasts of a 5.2-inch screen the G3 has a 5.5-inch screen. It makes only a small difference.

And with regard to performance, both the LG G3 and LG G2 use the same Snapdragon processors.  While G2 comes fitted with an 800 chip G3 has an 801 chip.

There is no big difference in optimization as well.

Another drawback in G3 is with regard to the camera. The new version still has 13MP like the G2. Both the phones have LED flashes, 13 megapixel sensors and optical image stabilization.

The G2 can be considered still a great phone at a very attractive good price. Upgrading to the G3 will not be a prudent idea.

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