1. Download our Official Android App: Forums for Android!

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

General LG G3 Pre-release/Rumor/Speculation Thread

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by iowabowtech, Apr 10, 2014.

  1. HuskyKMA

    HuskyKMA Well-Known Member
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    43
    Posts:
    145
    Joined:
    Jan 9, 2010

    Jan 9, 2010
    145
    49
    43
    WA
    $99 is a nice surprise! Note that that is a limited time, they have 50% off all smartphones right now.

    I wonder when they'll have them in the stores? I'm still trying to decide between the G3 and M8.
     

    Advertisement

  2. Maine Coon

    Maine Coon Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    163
    Posts:
    1,130
    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2011

    Nov 29, 2011
    1,130
    327
    163
    Male
    Heavy Metal
    San Francisco
    Tmo sent me email that they processed my payment, bit no order update.

    Btw, there is a coupon on xda G3 Tmo thread for the free overnight shipping.
     
    KOLIO likes this.
  3. jimbo1mcm

    jimbo1mcm Android Enthusiast
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    93
    Posts:
    605
    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2010

    Jun 25, 2010
    605
    245
    93
    Prior Rant about a non-removable battery removed to try and rehabilitate my image.


    Another Update: Talked to a live person who looked up the specs on his sheet and the user guide and it shows that there is a removable battery. He looked at the web page and said that the Non-removable battery is a mistake. Way to go Verizon, idiots. No one proof reads stuff. Idiots.
     
  4. KOLIO

    KOLIO Guest
    Rank:
    None
    Posts:
    0
    Joined:


    No tracking number on the website?
     
  5. EarlyMon

    EarlyMon The PearlyMon
    VIP Member
    Rank:
     #1
    Points:
    5,218
    Posts:
    57,589
    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2010

    Jun 10, 2010
    57,589
    70,379
    5,218
    New Mexico, USA

    So - that's 3/32 for all the majors, yes?


    Ftfy.

    And only true if your contract isn't higher than if you bought the phone outright, otherwise, it's $100 off. I don't know how Verizon works, so this might be a null observation.

    And -

    The non-removable battery misprint is punishment for telling someone that the M7 has a better camera than the M8, when it doesn't. Among other things. :D

    Live chat reps read from the same sources we do.

    Of course, I could be wrong, and today is the day that Verizon came to their senses and said, "What?? An opportunity for another accessory sale?? No, thank you! :mad: Make that battery non-removable!"

    But between the removable back pictured and Verizon being geniuses, I'm going with misprint.
     
    KOLIO likes this.
  6. jimbo1mcm

    jimbo1mcm Android Enthusiast
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    93
    Posts:
    605
    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2010

    Jun 25, 2010
    605
    245
    93
    It is a misprint. Talked with a rep who looked it up on his user guide and another source. Shows you what low level people work at Verizon. No one gets it absolutely, no mistake, correct. Idiots.
     
  7. jimbo1mcm

    jimbo1mcm Android Enthusiast
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    93
    Posts:
    605
    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2010

    Jun 25, 2010
    605
    245
    93
    The rep said that it had the capabilities for wireless charging. Thus, one of the accessories is the Quick Circle case. So far, I see no OEM wireless charging back cover. I would prefer that as I have it on my G2. Maybe LG or a third party will release a back cover for the US models, similar to the ones that are available on ebay for the Korean models.

    And if these phones are coming next week, where are the spare batteries? Ebay has 3rd party junk. Where can you buy an OEM LG G3 battery?
     
  8. EarlyMon

    EarlyMon The PearlyMon
    VIP Member
    Rank:
     #1
    Points:
    5,218
    Posts:
    57,589
    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2010

    Jun 10, 2010
    57,589
    70,379
    5,218
    New Mexico, USA
    I'm just glad Verizon didn't say it's 1080p -

    I'm not licensed to dispense nitroglycerin.
     
  9. AntimonyER

    AntimonyER CHANGED FROM AF ADDICT MIKESTONY
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    1,343
    Posts:
    13,644
    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2010

    Jun 18, 2010
    13,644
    8,004
    1,343
    Statesboro, GA
    Not that we need another confirmation of a misprint, but the "in the box" tab shows the battery as a seperate item in the box. Kind of hard to have a non-removable battery not in the phone to start with :D

    Steven- in response to your question about Verizon loophole, if you have a line on your plan which has a tiered data plan, you can transfer your unlimited upgrade to it, and Verizon online system wont require you to change the plan on your unlimited line. Since it sees tiered on the line you transferred the upgrade to. My coworker got a G2 with this and confirmed it works about a month ago, and it just worked for me now.
     
    Steven58 likes this.
  10. EarlyMon

    EarlyMon The PearlyMon
    VIP Member
    Rank:
     #1
    Points:
    5,218
    Posts:
    57,589
    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2010

    Jun 10, 2010
    57,589
    70,379
    5,218
    New Mexico, USA
    I don't get it. Didn't Steven tell us that the Verizon rep told him that a week ago when he was shopping for the M8??

    Where's Steven?
     
  11. Maine Coon

    Maine Coon Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    163
    Posts:
    1,130
    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2011

    Nov 29, 2011
    1,130
    327
    163
    Male
    Heavy Metal
    San Francisco
    Nope.

    Order is in processing when I log into my account, when I try to get more info, I get an error message. Shucks.
     
  12. dan409

    dan409 Well-Known Member
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    38
    Posts:
    203
    Joined:
    Apr 15, 2010

    Apr 15, 2010
    203
    24
    38
    WNY
    Dang it all VERIZON !!!!. Whey did you have to get the 3/32 version ?
    I had my mind made up that I wasn't going to get this phone and you had to go and pull that !! Pre-order is in :D
     
  13. Steven58

    Steven58 "The Unqualified Moderator!"
    Moderator
    Rank:
     #5
    Points:
    3,973
    Posts:
    33,663
    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2010

    Feb 19, 2010
    33,663
    26,550
    3,973
    Male
    New Jersey, US of A
    The rep did say that, yes. Only my wife has the loyally max plan at 6gb per month. He said it would work fine. Ty.
     
  14. EarlyMon

    EarlyMon The PearlyMon
    VIP Member
    Rank:
     #1
    Points:
    5,218
    Posts:
    57,589
    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2010

    Jun 10, 2010
    57,589
    70,379
    5,218
    New Mexico, USA
  15. jimbo1mcm

    jimbo1mcm Android Enthusiast
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    93
    Posts:
    605
    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2010

    Jun 25, 2010
    605
    245
    93
    First, I want to play touchy feely in the store. I already have 2 cases and a 32 GB Samsung Pro Micro Sd for it. I kind of want wireless charging and so far, there are no other options except the circle case, which I do not want. Why would I get a 5.5 inch screen and reduce it to a small circle?

    In the back of my mind is the thought that I am perfectly happy with my G2, so I might just wait until September and by then there may be more news on the G3 Prime and the Iphone 6. I am usually not this indecisive, but it is an interesting time in smartphones.
     
  16. Steven58

    Steven58 "The Unqualified Moderator!"
    Moderator
    Rank:
     #5
    Points:
    3,973
    Posts:
    33,663
    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2010

    Feb 19, 2010
    33,663
    26,550
    3,973
    Male
    New Jersey, US of A
    This.
     
  17. halon

    halon hakuna matata
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    413
    Posts:
    4,402
    Joined:
    Apr 13, 2010

    Apr 13, 2010
    4,402
    1,396
    413
    Boilermaker, Norfolk Southern
    Altoona, Pennsylvania
    Just woke up. I'm too tired to go crow hunting :)

    It would be nice if upon checkout on the Verizon site you could choose Device Payment Plan.
     
  18. meganoobie

    meganoobie Well-Known Member
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    53
    Posts:
    153
    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2010

    Jul 18, 2010
    153
    64
    53
    Is there a reason to NOT switch to ART compiling? If it's all upside, wouldn't everyone do it? Wouldn't the oem?
     
  19. Lorak

    Lorak Well-Known Member
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    53
    Posts:
    203
    Joined:
    Jun 29, 2010

    Jun 29, 2010
    203
    62
    53
    ITS
    Android won't officially make the switch to ART until Android L is released. So it's still beta. And I guess there might be some apps that have an issue (I haven't found one yet).
     
  20. heyeaglefn

    heyeaglefn Android Enthusiast
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    53
    Posts:
    327
    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2010

    Jan 20, 2010
    327
    54
    53
    There is a Best Buy loophole for UDP as well that is different and doesn't require an extra line.
     
  21. Androidcurious

    Androidcurious Android Enthusiast
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    78
    Posts:
    324
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2010

    Jul 6, 2010
    324
    111
    78
    Guys, STOP trying to get info from chat reps. They usually either don't know or can't say. Mostly the former. Even store reps are pretty terrible. The reason being is most of these folks just aren't really into smartphones like we are.

    I'm with the above - I want to play with the device a bit before jumping. Im still really happy with my M8.
     
  22. grdh20

    grdh20 Well-Known Member
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    43
    Posts:
    180
    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2012

    Sep 17, 2012
    180
    26
    43
    The V specs say non-removable battery. I think it is a step backwards not to come with wireless charging. I'm going to wait and see how the V reviews are and see one in the store. I've grown iffy on this after all this waiting.
     
  23. Maine Coon

    Maine Coon Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    163
    Posts:
    1,130
    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2011

    Nov 29, 2011
    1,130
    327
    163
    Male
    Heavy Metal
    San Francisco
    T-mo system of fullfilling the orders is quite strange, to say the least. Someone from xda reports that he ordered on July 4, regular shipment, and has it scheduled for delivery today.

    I ordered on June 30, no signs of shipment, no track, nada.

    Edit: just got email from T-mo w/tracking. 7/15 it is. Oh well.
     
  24. lexluthor

    lexluthor Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    283
    Posts:
    4,160
    Joined:
    May 15, 2010

    May 15, 2010
    4,160
    402
    283
    Long Island, NY
    I'm on Verizon and I was going to get a GS5, but I have a 32GB GS3 now and there's only a 16GB GS3, so that's a bit of a step down there.

    With the LG G3, I'm mostly worried about the screen and battery life. I guess if I can carry an additional battery, it's not that big of a deal.

    Does anyone know yet if the Verizon version can be rooted or will it take someone getting one in the hands first to know?

    Are these available to hold in stores yet?
     
  25. halon

    halon hakuna matata
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    413
    Posts:
    4,402
    Joined:
    Apr 13, 2010

    Apr 13, 2010
    4,402
    1,396
    413
    Boilermaker, Norfolk Southern
    Altoona, Pennsylvania
    I read someone on reddit using towelroot, but can't remember if at&t or Verizon? Edit: had to be at&t since no one has the Verizon yet.

    Verizon G3 not in stores yet. I tweeted them...No answer.
     

LG G3

The LG G3 was the 2014 flagship device for LG, and was one of the first smartphones on the market with a 5.5-inch 2560 x 1440 display. It featured a Snapdragon 801 processor, 2GB or 3GB of RAM, 16GB or 32GB of internal storage, a microSD card slot, and a 13MP.
Tags:

Share This Page

Loading...