LG Outs the G4, Featuring a Super-Bright Camera and a Leather-Clad Body
After weeks of leaks and speculations, LG has finally disclosed its next flagship. The Korean electronics maker today launched the G4 in New York and the smartphone holds the same specifications as disclosed in the last leak. The company is betting big on the new device and claims that it offers an exceptional visual experience.
The G4 features a 5.5-inch Quad HD display that uses quantum dot technology. The company says that it is a first on the phone and results in higher brightness and contrast. The processor fitted on the device is a six-core Snapdragon 808 processor. LG says that the Snapdragon 808 churns out power similar to Samsung’s octa-core Exynos chip. With 3GB RAM, the internal storage space of the G4 is 32GB, which can be expanded via a MicroSD card. As teased, the smartphone runs on Android Lollipop.
Talking about the camera performance, then LG G4 boasts a 16MP camera with f/1.8 aperture. LG earlier released a teaser video revealing its ability to capture photos in low-light conditions. An 8MP camera sits on the front for selfie requirements. The improved gesture control on the device lets users take multiple selfies in one the go. Other features include manual mode, RAW shooting and a color spectrum sensor. The handset holds a removable 3,000mAh battery, which the company states can last for one day.
LG has introduced some noteworthy features in the new device. The phone comes with built-in tools like smart widget, SmartBulletin, and a refurbished gallery app. Buyers of the handset will get 100GB of free space on Google Drive for two years.
The phone will be available in four colour options – Black, Blue, Yellow, Beige. The back plates of the phone are carved out of leather and will come in multiple shades.
For now, LG hasn’t disclosed the price and availability details of LG G4. But we can expect to hear about it soon.
Let’s have a look at the spec sheet below:
|Display||5.5-inch Quad HD LCD display 2560 x 1440 resolution|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 with X10 LTE|
|Expandable Up to||128GB|
|Operating System||Android 5.1 Lollipop with LG UX 4.0|
|Price||Not Yet Revealed|