LG is making a smaller, stripped-down version of its G4 phone

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LG is making a smaller, stripped-down version of its G4 phone

You didn't think that LG would reserve its latest design language just for the G4, did you? Sure enough, WinFuture claims to have leaked details of the G4c, a 5-inch budget counterpart to the G4 flagship. In many ways, it appears to be a straight-up refresh of the G3 Beat (G3 S). You'd get a slightly faster Snapdragon 410 processor and a higher-resolution 5-megapixel front shooter, but you'd also wind up with the Beat's familiar 720p display, 8MP rear camera, 8GB of expandable storage and 2,540mAh battery. In fact, it might take a step backward -- we're not seeing signs of laser autofocus, a color sensor or other special camera tricks. If all you're looking for is that "Metallic Craft" back in a lower-cost package, though, you'll be happy to hear that the G4c is rumored to ship in early June.
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