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Could this be the gold LG G3? (pictures)

Tech site GSM Arena got its hands on some images that could wind up being the gold LG G3, inside and out.

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Fools gold?

There's no doubt about it: gold is the latest trend in phone colors. If these allegedly leaked photos are correct, LG will make its forthcoming LG G3 phone in the shade of the moment.

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Backside, illuminated

The shiny metallic backing looks like it has a brushed finish, and the gold extends to accents around the camera mount.

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New UI

Earlier screenshots from the site depict an updated version of the Optimus interface that lies on top of Android 4.4 KitKat.

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The flatter look echoes today's current UI trends.

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In the pull-down notifications tray, quick system settings meet LG's posse of trademark apps.

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New home screen icons blend circular folders with square shapes and custom art on the weather and gallery apps shown here.

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