Smartphone manufacturers have been on a veritable gold rush lately, so it will probably come as little surprise that LG apparently plans to offer this year's flagship handset with a touch of 24-karat hue.
Previous leaks have focused on white, grey and brushed metal casings for the highly anticipated successor to the LG G2, although the latest scuttlebutt claims all of these housings will actually be made from plastic cleverly disguised as other material.
Despite the decidedly blurry nature of the photos, the latest leaks actually reveal quite a bit about what LG might be introducing later this month, with a two-day launch spread out between the US and London on May 27, followed by Asian markets on May 28.
It's a frickin' laser
According to the tipster who provided the images, LG plans to utilize a 13MP rear-facing camera with OIS+ stabilization and the capability of recording video in up to a whopping 4K resolution.
To help users snap awesome night shots, the LG G3 appears to include a small laser beam to the left of the camera lens, although no one seems to know for sure if the handset will include infrared or some other form of invisible-to-the-human-eye technology.
Around front, the 5.5-inch QHD display with a pixel density of 534ppi doesn't leave much room for bezels, but is said to feature a front-facing camera capable of snapping selfies with a voice command or even clapping two hands together.
The rest of the specs line up nicely against previous rumors, right down to the Snapdragon 801 processor with 3GB RAM, 32GB of internal storage expandable via micro-SD card and a reportedly removable battery with 3,000mAh capacity.
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