Leak Of LG’s Upcoming G4 Shows Removable Leather Clad Backs

In a goof up of epic proportions, LG accidentally published (and later removed) a micro-site for its upcoming flagship G4 smartphone, revealing much of the device’s new features.
The LG G4 is scheduled for launch on April 28, and will feature a 13MP f/1.8 camera module with OIS and laser autofocus. The screen size and resolution will be carried over from the G3 – 5.5-inch QHD.
It however isn’t clear what processor the G4 will ship with. Like the GFlex it could come with Snapdragon’s 810 SoC, or could opt for the slightly less powerful 808 or 805, given the overheating issues with the new chip.
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The biggest revelation however is LG’s offering of removable leather backs on the G4 alongside the regular plastic ones. In contrast to the ones Motorola offers on the MotoX however, the leather backs have a stitched seam running right through the middle of them.
While we’ll save our judgement on the G4’s looks for later, it should be noted that with Samsung finally succumbing to the call for a premium built flagship phones, LG seems to be following suit.
Underneath that removable back, users will find a 3,000mAh battery, while the entire phone measures in at 8.9mm thick, so it’s not the slimmest thing on the planet. Other features include  a 2.1MP front-facing camera, wireless charging capability, NFC, and HDMI-out via a SlimPort-enabled USB.
[via: Pedro Peguero Jr. (Valiant Pixels)]

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