LG have today announced a brand new mid-range handet which doesn’t look too different from the LG G3. The Mid-range LG G3 Beat is set to launch in the South Korean market on July 18, which will then be followed by a rollout in the Commonwealth of Independent States and Europe. For those who are looking for the style and features of the LG G3, but aren’t too happy about the price, this handset might be right for you.

The LG G3 Beat, compared to the LG G3 has a smaller 5.0-inch HD IPS (1280 x 720, 294ppi) display, there’s also a drop in processing power too with a 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 CPU, the mid-range handset also boasts 8 GB of bulit-in storage, and an 8 MP rear camera, it does however come with laser auto-focus which was introduced with the LG G3, and for selfie’s a 1.3 MP front-facing camera.

The device will run Android 4.4.2, and will come with LG’s latest suite of apps such as the LG’s Smart Keyboard, QuickMemo+ and Gesture Shot.

In a press release LG said, “The LG G3 Beat was developed to address the growing low- to mid-tier segment of smartphone customers who want a great device that’s more compact but still powerful enough to run the most popular apps.”

As for a price, there’s no word on that just yet.

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