The LG G3 Stylus is now official, and while it may not quite be an answer to the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, it’s definitely got some of the same characteristics.
LG today officially unveiled the G3 Stylus, a new member of the G3 family that comes with its own Rubberdium pen. The Life’s Good crew promises that it will preload the G3 Stylus with entertainment and productivity apps that take advantage of the device’s built-in pen.
When it comes to the rest of its spec sheet, well, the LG G3 Stylus is a big ol’ phone with a high-megapixel camera. Here’s how its feature list breaks down:
- 5.5-inch 960×540 IPS display
- 1.3GHz quad-core processor
- 13-megapixel rear, 1.3-megapixel front cameras
- 8GB of storage
- microSD card slot
- 1GB of RAM
- 3G connectivity
- 3000mAh removable battery
- Black, white and gold color options
- Android 4.4.2 KitKat
- Custom LG software features like Dual Window, Smart Keyboard and Knock Code
The LG G3 Stylus will begin rolling out in September. LG plans to offer it in 3G markets in Brazil, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and the Commonwealth of Independent States. Precise launch and pricing info will be shared at a later date.
So yeah, the LG G3 Stylus isn’t a straight-up competitor to the Note 3. The G3 Stylus’s lower-end specs ought to help make it much easier on the wallet than Samsung’s stylus-equipped phablet, though, meaning that folks that need a more affordable device can still get their stylus on thanks to LG’s offering.