Yes, Verizon’s LG G3 has a Removable Battery

Shortly after Verizon’s variant of the LG G3 went up for pre-order last Thursday, just as we said it would, potential owners of the device grew concerned over the idea that it may not feature a removable battery. I’m not actually sure where this got started, but I can confirm for you today that the device does indeed have a removable battery. When asked by us, Verizon’s media contact for devices, Albert Aydin, sent over the picture below along with a note mentioning that it is “100%, definitely removable.”

He also Tweeted it, in case you don’t believe us.

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AT&T LG G3 Unboxing and Hands-on

The LG G3 might seem like old news, but for American buyers, it is anything but old. The device is finally available through AT&T and Sprint, with in-store availability on T-Mobile and Verizon beginning next week. We decided to pop over to an AT&T retail store to pick one up, considering that the G3 model we previously had was a Korean unit.

The specifications are the exact same as the Korean model, with the device featuring a glorious 5.5″ QHD display (2560 x 1440), Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of onboard storage, a massive 13MP rear-facing camera with laser auto-focus, Bluetooth 4.0, 3,000mAh battery, and runs Android 4.4.2 out of the box. To sum up the G3 in one word – beast(more…)

Sprint LG G3 Now Up for Pre-order, $199 on Two-year Agreement (Updated)

While pre-orders have been up through Verizon for the LG G3 since yesterday, and the device is now officially available at AT&T, Sprint’s own G3 is now up for pre-order. Priced at the same point as the AT&T model, customers can opt for either a $199, two-year agreement or the carriers’ Easy Pay plan of $0 down and 24 months of $25 equal payments.  (more…)

LG Smart Keyboard Update Rolling Out to G3 Owners Later This Month

The keyboard that you use with a device may not get a lot of attention, but is still a very important part of your overall user experience. LG is looking to greatly improve experiences of using the keyboard on their already well-designed G3, with a new update that is set to roll out later this month.

This update features a long list of upgrades and enhancements, some of which we have seen on other keyboards, but a few that LG will be proud to offer on their devices.  (more…)

Verizon Announces LG G3 Pricing and Availability, Pre-order Now Live

Finally, after what feels like forever, Verizon announced pricing and availability for the LG G3 late last night. A pre-order for the device is up on Big Red’s site, with the G3 being priced quite affordably, just as we expected yesterday.

Customers can pick up the G3 for just $99 on a new two-year agreement, or can opt for Verizon’s EDGE promo, which has you paying 20 equal monthly payments of $29.99. Off contract price is listed at $599.99.  (more…)

Mini LG G3 Reportedly Outed as LG “G3S”

More information is popping up for the rumored mini version of the LG G3. According to the latest leak from @evleaks, the mini variant of LG’s latest flagship will be named the LG G3S. Previously under the working name of G3 Mini, since that made a bit more sense, it’s reported that there could be multiple variants of the device, one of which will feature a dual-SIM setup.  (more…)

LG Announces the Kizon, a Smartwatch for Kids

The practicality of wearables is still being debated, but you have to hand it to LG for coming up with a pretty good use case. The Kizon, announced yesterday, is a smartwatch for kids that allows parents to track their location and communicate with them.

Parents can use the built-in GPS to locate a child, or talk to them through the device’s microphone. Kids can call easily by pressing the “One Step Direct Call” button on the Kizon.  (more…)