LG G3 up for pre-orders in India for Rs 46,990, to ship from July 25 onwards

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Those waiting for the LG G3, will be happy to know that the flagship device isn’t too far off. While the company is yet to launch the device in India, it is up for pre-orders on Indian e-commerce site Infibeam, priced at Rs 46,990. The 32GB variant is priced at Rs 54,990 and according to the online retailer shipping is set to begin on July 25. The time frame is consistent with the roadmap LG revealed last month.

lg-g3-pre-ordersThe pricing is good considering Samsung and HTC launched their flagship Galaxy S5 and One (M8) in India for Rs 51,500 and Rs 49,900 respectively. Since then however the former’s price has drastically dropped and is now available on e-commerce sites for approximately Rs 35,000.

LG launched the G3 back in May. To recap on the specifications, the G3 is the first smartphone from a tier one company to flaunt a QHD (2560×1440 pixels) display. It features a 5.5-inch display, 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor, Adreno 330 GPU, and 2GB/3GB of RAM. As mentioned above the there are two variants differentiated by the internal storage — 16GB and 32GB.

The flagship device also features a 13-megapixel rear camera with OIS+ and laser auto focus, 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera, connectivity options like LTE support, 3G support, NFC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS/AGPS. On the software front, it runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat wrapped under LG’s overhauled UI.

While we wait for LG to launch the flagship device in India, you can check out our first impressions here.