LG has published a new teaser video for its upcoming G3 Android smartphone. The device itself certainly hasn't been camera shy in the run up to its official announcement. While we're eagerly awaiting LG to hit the shiny green button, the company is looking to maintain hype with new media footage.

From moving optics to smashing light bulbs, LG really has gone all out with this teaser video. "Simple is the new smart." We'll have more details for you come May 27th, when we expect LG to officially unveil the next handset in the G series of phones.

 
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tx_tuff says:

Great teaser video.

iamklowd says:

I loved my LG G2 the only problem was the speakers on the bottom where my hand normally rested during games. I also feel that a speaker on the back would take away from experience. It also may lead in fingers being placed over it.

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I enjoyed my G2 also... However, I enjoy my M8 even more... If I didn't have it, I'd be rocking the G3 when it comes out... And I still might... There's nothing wrong with having three phones... Is there?

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Zachylee says:

My wife certainly seems to think so! I on the other hand enjoy having three phones. It's somewhat... Therapeutic.

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Gator352 says:

I have 7 phones and my wife reminds me everyday on how much of an idiot I am.

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liteon163 says:

Are you sure she is referring to the phones?

cybertec69 says:

You need to go see a doctor, man you have a serious problem :)

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BRENDO702 says:

I know the rumors say its a plastic back. But it sure does look metal in this teaser. Can't wait to see this beast.
From My Note 3, LG G2, or Nexus 7

rampage1979 says:

A metal / aluminum back that is user replaceable for those that don't like the metal look can swap out for a plastic or carbon fiber back would be cool.

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BRENDO702 says:

+1

My Note 3, LG G2, or Nexus 7

frettfreak says:

i am REALLY hoping this is it... but it will probably be metal looking plastic (which i am OK with as long as its not slippery and has some kind of texture for grip

Duncan1982 says:

Great Teaser video, and yes it does look like metal construction in this, but reports are saying otherwise, either way the G3 is looking and sounding good.

That said I'm more than happy with the Z2 :-)

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DocToxyn says:

Are they showing a circular opening on another QuickWindow case at the end of the video?

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rampage1979 says:

I'm thinking it's a "active notifications" type thing on the lock screen let's hope cause active notifications is pretty awesome on the moto x.

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frettfreak says:

unfortunately we already know that if this will have the QHD screen that they just unveiled, it is LCD tech.. not AMOLED, so the whole screen will be powered on completely nullifying half the benefit of active notifications.

NoNexus says:

Good post

tx_tuff says:

Looks like a case to me as well.

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Theot says:

They'd have to royally screw this up for the G3 not to be my next phone.

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This.

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GrooveRite says:

Agreed!

vividrich says:

That was nicely done. I like the tagline as well. Hope it does well; it's good for Android to have several manufacturers doing well; not just Samsung and everyone else getting crumbs. It'd be good for Samsung too....lack of competition creates laziness.

Mac58 says:

If they somehow made this metal appearance from plastic I would LOVE that IF they fit qi charging into it. I mean that would be the only reason I can think of for them to make metal looking plastic lol. Either way, everything about this phone seems awesome and they would have to 'royally screw this up', as another user put it , for me NOT to buy this phone lol.

Holy poop.

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4limguy says:

Shimmy tah lammy tae

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Rody125 says:

I might jusy trade in my note 3 for this...only until the note 4 comes out of course

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Sooo....when will this phone come to the Americas?

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This may be my next phone. But it looks really thick. I predict that (and the weight) will be the downfall in reviews.

tx_tuff says:

I hate the feel of super thin phones.

erwaso says:

Looks like almost no bezels at all! Nice!

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Jonneh says:

Finally getting closerrrr. Feel like I've been waiting for forever.

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Dizfunctions says:

I can't wait for this phone to come out!!!!

I just hope it isn't larger than the G2

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tx_tuff says:

Well be but not by much.

CoreRooted says:

It has to be larger simply because of the rumoured 5.5" screen. How much larger remains to be seen.

Saving my bacon for this. The teasers have really helped out with the wife's approval process.

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dswatson83 says:

If you put a phone in a case, the G2 was the best phone. Outside of a case, the HTC One was a looker. It's a shame the G2 didn't do better given how good it is. Got it for my wife mostly for the all day battery life but it is an awesome phone. Just wish it had better build than the cheap plastic. I'm using a note 3 which also is plastic but I do like the softer touch back.

nickmiller71 says:

I liked the G2, but could never get used to the back buttons. I'll have to see how this one feels before I decide if I want it.

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RaiderWill says:

OPPO's Find 7 out the door for $599.99 is still my choice.. I love the "Either- Or" option to swap out the battery for Instant replenishment or the Fast Charging @ 1% Every 30 Seconds... Everything else will be equal between the devices.. Same New Flagship 2560 x 1440P displays @ 5.5" Same Snap-801's, Same 32Gb Internal Storage.. Both easy to Root.. I'm still not sure if the G3 will have a SD Card Slot.. I know the Find 7 does and it's going to be at least $50.00 cheaper than the G3 if not more...

NoNexus says:

The G3 will blow it out of the water on features alone. Let also mention that OPPO so far has proven nothing as far as an OEM. No track record at all. If the F7 were running OPPOs software, it would be a mess like the others. Check their own forums to see how cruddy they were. It does not exactly inspire confidence that if something goes wrong they will stand behind it.

Speaking of stand behind it, their return policy is pretty much in line with everyone elses, except if something goes wrong, the carrier usually does the exchange, no such luck with OPPO.

Too many negatives still with them to be a $600 viable option

RaiderWill says:

A Ton of Features,
Are for Conservatives... My device go straight to the Command Line for Root and CM.
I have ZERO fear of having a failed device..
It's running a Snapdragon SoC... Same as the G3.
It has a Removable Battery should that fail... Same as the G3
If for some Strange Reason, should OPPO's Flagship 1440P Screen just Stop Working.. I'm sure that would get replaced under the 1 year warranty.. I have other devices should something that strange happen while it's being repaired...
If you feel compelled to prefer the $700.00 ($649.00 + Tax) G3... Dude.. Go For It.
I think the Find 7 and it's Cheaper Price with basically the SAME internals and 1% per 30 Seconds Rapid Charging is the Superior product at a Superior Price Point over a G3.
And in Black (Of Course) The Find 7 IMO looks levels better than the pretty cookie cutter G3.

moosc says:

Hope it supports vzw xlte network.

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Tyndall says:

I want.

poppany75 says:

Looks promising.

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dmw_4814 says:

I've heard this WILL have a MicroSD card slot, and I plan on probably buying the G3 as my next phone (currently have an Optimus G Pro, and would buy the G Pro 2, but it doesn't look like it's coming to the US anytime soon, and I don't have $500 or $600 dollars lying around to purchase one off contact to use on my AT&T service; I'll buy the G3 as an upgrade).

The only way I won't buy it is if it doesn't, in fact, have a MicroSD card slot (I need that for my huge music collection I keep on my phone).

If you're happy with your Oppo phone, that's cool, but, even though I only buy phones I can root, I actually like LG's "skin", or software!

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Neofire says:

Wow, impressive.......

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