LG G2 mini has been unveiled by the Korean electronics company, which will be coming with three different variants – LTE, 3G dual-SIM and LTE for Latin America. The first two models will come with Qualcomm Snapdragon processors, while the Latin American variant to feature NVIDIA Tegra processor.
The surprising move by LG made experts to stun as the Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress 2014 event is not a week away. But, LG seems to get the attention before showcasing the device at the MWC.
Let’s look at the LG G2 mini and its specifications. The company has only named the device “mini,” but it’s a 4.7-inch smartphone. LG G2 mini comes with a 2,440mAh battery, Android 4.4. KitKat software, 1.3 megapixel front camera, qHD IPS display screen with 960 x 540 resolution, Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi. The other key features are different for three different models, as we briefed below.
The first variant, LTE version of LG G2 mini comes with a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8926 quad-core processor with Adreno 305 GPU, 8 megapixel primary camera, NFC and a Category 4 LTE support for up to 150Mbps download speed.
The second one, 3G dual-SIM variant of the LG G2 mini will be powered by a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8226 processor instead. This model will also comes with an 8 megapixel primary camera and a 21Mbps HSDPA support. There will be no NFC support available with this model.
The Latin American version of the LG G2 mini to boast a 1.7GHz NVIDIA Tegra 4i quad-core processor. Interestingly, this model comes with a 13 megapixel primary camera, but NFC is not integrated to the device. LG used the NVIDIA instead of Qualcomm in processing to support the Category 3 LTE in these countries, which can use up to 100Mbps of downlink.
LG will release the LG G2 mini dual-SIM version first, in CIS countries in March 2014. Soon after the launch of the 3G model in March, the other two models will see a launch in Asia, Middle East, Latin American countries and Europe. There will be 4 different color options (depending on the place) to choose between – Titan Black, Red, Lunar White and Gold.
No pricing details are available yet. As the company announced to showcase the device at the MWC in February 24, stay tuned on The Next Digit for more updates on the features.
[ Source: LG Newsroom ]