Although the LG G3 hasn't quite fully been unveiled as of yet, LG hasn't really made it a secret that it's coming next week. They've already dropped one official video teasing the upcoming announcement and now they've dropped another. This time around though it's more in the accessory department as it offers up a look at what LG has called the Quick Circle Case.

The folder-style case lets users enjoy various features of their G3 without ever having to open the cover. Users can check the time, place calls, send text messages, take photos, listen to music or get an update of their health directly from the circular window. More stylish than traditional rectangular-windowed smartphone cases, LG's Quick Circle Case comes in five eye-catching colors: Metallic Black, Silk White, Shine Gold, Aqua Mint, Indian Pink. The case is designed to protect the side edges of the G3 and provide the best "grip-ability" while maintaining the G3's original sleek lines.

If that's not enough to entice you then you should know it also offers wireless charging through the built-in Qi compatibility and LG has noted they'll also be providing an SDK next month so that developers can tap into the system to add customized functions with the Quick Circle case.

We've already seen the case pop up in the Android Central forums but this is a better look at it and no doubt we'll get some hands-on time with one soon. In the meantime though, what do you all think of the case? Must have or giving it a pass?

 
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wes228 says:

First.

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neonworm says:

Really? Please stop with these kind of comments. They are useless.

U mad?

Posted from my TARDIS!

He must be

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Arthemist says:

HEY! Some people don't ever get to be first in their life ok! Let him enjoy his 'first' post for a while :]

Neonworm are you sad you were not the first to post a comment?

I feel you, extra corny.

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eahinrichsen says:

Replies like this are the exact reason that people post this "first" bullshit. Stop feeding them.

First idiot? First child? First pathetic post? First moron? First at not being able to say something worthy of a true first post? First what?

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barondebxl says:

I was one of those so interested in this phone, In fact I had listed my S5 online for sale to purchase this. But S801 with that screen res? I'll pass and wait note 4.

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Mac58 says:

Im kind of in the same boat as you, but I ill make my decision once I see the phone and witness its speed first hand before passing judgement, I would recommend you to do the same, but to each his own.

I don't understand folks like you that complain about something you have no way of telling how it makes a difference. You just want specs. The 801 will work just fine with that screen and the typical massive batteries LG uses. Calm down.

amartins02 says:

Maybe this kind of interface will be on their watch and they are unifying the styles between the two.

NoNexus says:

not a bad idea there....

TheDu9du says:

Their watch is square. Moto's is round. They should do a round watch too, to make sense of this.

LG's watch is a square and the interface for android wear doesn't look anything like that.

NoNexus says:

What I want is to be able to add my own apps to the S-View/circle view case...

rampage1979 says:

Well the article states that they will open up the sdk for developers to add more apps to it so there is that.

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NoNexus says:

Missed it in the article..thanks

tx_tuff says:

In the story "LG has noted they'll also be providing an SDK next month so that developers can tap into the system to add customized functions with the Quick Circle case". So it should be coming.

Theot says:

I want the wireless charging without the flip cover.

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JFMobile says:

I want stock Android on it.

mtmerrick says:

You can always hope for a GPE.

intrepid359 says:

Or a Nexus

Or a Ferrari

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Arthemist says:

Or a puppy

NoNexus says:

I would rather the puppy drive the Ferrari than get a Nexus

vividrich says:

Big Nexus fan but if I could see a puppy drive a Ferrari.....take my phone....after I video it and said video backs up to the cloud.....

NEMESIS_RGZ says:

I had the flip cover for my G2 and over time it scratches the screen where the cutout is. Hopefully this version does not have the same design flaw.

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DFranch says:

Agreed! I have it on my Lumia 920, and I don't miss searching for the micro usb cable that fell on the floor behind my nightstand.

Theot says:

Ok wait a minute, why would you want or use this. Why not just not have a flip cover and use the phone? Is it really that hard to double tap the screen on these?

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Jay Holm says:

Exactly!

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Jay Holm says:

Nice, still not paying $30-$50 for these flip cases.

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radixe says:

Ugh.. Rather stupid looking I think. This only makes sense if the square window is patented or something.

eahinrichsen says:

It's probably less of a patent issue and more of a brand differentiation thing. LG phones look enough like Samsung phones as it is. If nothing else, the circle view is visually distinctive.

ConTejas says:

Agree it's to be different, but the G/N4, G2/N5 look nothing like a Sammy device. Especially the G2/G3. Have to give you the G Pro though.

Dizfunctions says:

Was excited but when I saw that 801...

I'll have to wait and see how the LG G3 performs, because it seems that the screen will drain battery and the phone won't last as long as the LG G2.

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NoNexus says:

While I understand some of the concern over the battery drain, it will not affect the performance. People are really getting too worked up about this combo. The good news is that the battery appears to be user replaceable so you can carry a spare...

RaiderWill says:

NO ! NO! NO!!!
Not The 801 !!!! Argghh!!!! Why Oh Why Does It Not Have The 805! It Won't Run! It's Going To Lag!
Oh No It's...
Wait !
That means a *Prime* G3 will come out in the fall with the 805 / 420 setup ! Oh Joy!
I'll Wait..

21plays says:

I doubt that LG would deliberately equip their flagship with a laggy combo. Let's just wait and see.

RaiderWill says:

I was just joking with NoNex..
Of course it's not going to lag.. I just think they rushed this to market and should have waited a little longer and implemented the 805 / 420 to go with 1440P Quad-HD.

Nault2000 says:

Agreed. LG will replace the 801 with the 805 just as fast as they can.

Why? Why do you think this?

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21plays says:

Coming from the Nexus 4, I think I will upgrade to this phone.

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erwaso says:

Better excitement than the M8 release hype!

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CasterCm says:

Wow

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21plays says:

People that think that the G3 will lag because of 801 4k combo. I doubt that LG would deliberately equip their flagship with a laggy combo. Let's just wait and see.

They're idiots who know nothing and make up everything and then perpetuate it to other idiots.

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21plays says:

Unfortunately that is how the internet works

suavehouse says:

+1

Mo ZedEl says:

I like this a lot. I hate using flip cases because they get in the way. This would make it a lot better

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Sparty73 says:

Now I'm just confused about the wireless charging capabilities of this phone.

1. Didn't the versions of the phone that just passed through the FCC support wireless charging, presumably without a flip cover?

2. How would a flip cover add wireless charging? New back plate?

Ha there is a mini view finder for the camera! I am not crazy. Using the LG g2 quickwindow case and love it. If I upgrade to the g3, the new circle case will be a sure thing for me.

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teomor says:

How about making a high-end smaller phone, LG? Why do we need to carry a 5.5 inch behemoth around, and spend our time on a fraction of that screen? If usability is the main purpose here, why not bring to the market, a smaller, 4.3 - 4.7 inch smartphone for people who aren't afraid of dropping their phone, since it can be easily held AND handled with one hand?

I'm sorry, but this is just stupid. Making phones bigger and bigger and then realizing the we need a smaller version of them.

jernavy says:

Glad the camera function is there. Hope it magnetically closes like the poetic slimline cases. The flip cover for my g2 just flaps open and is really kind a waster @ almost $50

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jernavy says:

Also the back of the phone seems a bit curved I hope they don't run into the M8 cover problem where it just acts like a spring.

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salvikid01 says:

Just makes me want to get the Motorola 360 more now!.

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prissysox says:

Anyone been able to purchase the case in the US? I have an AT&T model and I want to enable wireless charging.

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