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Plastic-loathers rejoice, your new phone may be night

So far most of the leaks and renders we've seen of LG Electronics Inc.'s (KRX:066570)(KRX:066575) flagship G3 smartphone have shown a plastic-backed device, similar to LG's domestic arch-rival Samsung Electronics Comp., Ltd. (KRX:005930) (KRX:005935) Galaxy S5.

But that might have changed, or perhaps there's two variants of the device -- one plastic, one with a brushed-metal back.  Top Twitter leaker @evleaks decloaked the upcoming phone in a post:
LG G3

Brushed metal or matte metal is a look that many people enjoy, both aesthetically and its better resistance to fingerprints than polished metals or glossy plastics.  HTC Corp. (TPE:2498) has earned critical praise for incorporate that design style into its first generation and second generation HTC One smartphones.  Apple, Inc.'s (AAPL) premium iPhone 5S employs a matte finish metal unibody.

Now it appears the LG G3 -- which is also is expected to pack the first quad-HD (2560x1440 pixels) display in a device headed for American shores -- will also pack a metal finish to its chassis.

Source: @evleaks on Twitter



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RE: Drool.
By teldar on 5/11/2014 9:43:02 AM , Rating: 2
Battery life...
Huge battery is great and all until you go hunting and your phone continuously searches for a signal all day. I do like being able to swap out a larger battery and after market back, but I do have to say the 12000mWh external bettery does a nice job as well.

The nicest thing about replaceable battery is that the original battery doesn't last two years. More like 1.25. So it is nice to swap out the old battery after a year or so and make it to the 2 years to upgrade again.


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