LG G3 Stylus

The LG G3 is the best smartphone around, so it comes as good news that LG has officially unveiled the LG G3 Stylus, an affordable phablet, with the LG G3 Prime still to come. See also: The best phones you can buy in 2014.

The Korean firm recently announced the G3 S (or Beat in some markets) as an effective G3 mini, but the range doesn't end there. It has now confirmed the LG G3 Stylus, an affordable phablet, and the LG G3 Prime is still to come.

See also: LG G3 vs G3 S comparison review.

LG G3 Stylus: Release date UK

The LG G3 Stylus will Go on sale from September, starting in Brazil.

LG G3 Stylus: Price UK

Although we expected the LG G3 Stylus to be a competitor to the Note 4, it's instead expected to be a "fairly priced" phablet, according to the company. Its specs certainly suggest it will command a much lower price than Samsung's high-end phablet, and LG makes repeated reference to its value. However, an exact price is not yet known - we will update this story when more information is available.

LG G3 Stylus: Specs

According to LG the G3 Stylus will have the following spec: 1.3GHz quad-core processor, Android 4.4 KitKat, 5.5in quarter-HD (960x540) IPS display, 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage (with microSD slot), 13Mp rear- and 1.3Mp front-facing cameras, 3,000mAh battery (removable), 149.3x75.9x10.2mm, 163g. It will be available in black, white and gold. Connectivity is restricted to 3G.

LG G3 Stylus

LG G3 Prime

LG is thought to be also revealing the G3 Prime, another iteration of its flagship Android smartphone, at IFA 2014, which runs at the beginning of September in Berlin.

The LG G3 Prime is rumoured to come with the same screen and camera as the G3 but will similar specs to the Korea-only G3 Cat 6 – a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor clocked at 2.7GHz and 3GB of RAM.

Last but not least, LG could be unveiling a second version of the curved screen G Flex smartphone at IFA.