The LG G3 was officially announced only recently but reports carrying details about the LG G3 Mini have already started coming out. It is common practice for big brands, even some small brands, to make mini variants of their popular flagship phones. Some manufacturers offer high end specs and the same design in a more compact shell while some try to make a smaller device without caring about the specs too much.
The HTC One mini 2 which is the smaller variant of the HTC One M8 adopts its design from the bigger One M8 while the specs are unfairly trimmed to fit the smaller frame. Unlike HTC, Sony made the Xperia Z compact and claimed it was the most powerful compact smartphone, with specs just as powerful as those of its older sibling Xperia Z1.
In keeping with this, we expect LG not just to make a smaller G3 but also make a powerful smartphone. The device must match the pace of the bigger G3 which is a 5.5-inch device with Quad HD resolution. Right now the leaked specs disappoint as they suggest the LG G3 Mini would come with a 4.5-inch display, a 1.2GHz Quad-Core processor and a 2,100mAH battery. It is also rumored that the device will bear only a 5 MP rear camera. We are having a hard time trusting these rumours and we suggest you don’t take them too seriously either as we all know the potential LG has now in making smartphones. Stay tuned for an official update!