Leaked images of LG G3 suggest button-free design

Korean tech website Seeko.co.kr has unearthed a couple of images alleging to be the upcoming LG G3 smartphone.

What is apparent from the images, is that the front of the phone is completely void of any physical or touch-sensitive buttons.

This would tie-in with the Knock Code unlocking feature, first introduced on the LG G Pro 2 and subsequently added as a feature to the G2 and G Flex.

The rear button assembly, first seen on the G2 is present once again, but this time assumes a flatter design.

A sensor can be seen next to the rear-facing camera too, much like the one seen in other recent picture leaks.

The LG G2 is expected to be unveiled on the 27th of May after an official invite was sent out by LG. The Korean firm also confirmed its existence and a Q2 release in a recent press release.

The new flagship smartphone is expected to feature a 5.5-inch Quad HD screen, 3GB of RAM, 16/32GB storage options and an Optical Image Stabilisation+ camera.

But will it make it on to our list of best 2014 smartphones? Only time will tell...

by Max Langridge

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Max is a staff writer for What Hi-Fi?'s sister site, TechRadar, in Australia. But being the wonderful English guy he is, he helps out with content across a number of Future sites, including What Hi-Fi?. It wouldn't be his first exposure to the world of all things hi-fi and home cinema, as his first role in technology journalism was with What Hi-Fi? in the UK. Clearly he pined to return after making the move to Australia and the team have welcomed him back with arms wide open.