LG launched a new smartphone line-up in addition to its existing phones with the name of LG Q Stylus back in June this year. The South Korean company advanced this line up by three new phones – LG Q Stylus, LG Q Stylus+, and LG Q Stylus A (aka LG Q Stylus Alpha), out of these three, the LG Q Stylus+ has made its way to the Indian market. Apart from the 6.2-inch FullVision Display, an octa-core processor, 4GB RAM and a 16MP rear camera, the highlight of the phone is the stylus which comes with it, as the name suggests.
LG Q Stylus+ Display, Performance and Other Specs
The LG Q Stylus+ sports a 6.2-inch Full HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) FullVision displays with an 18:9 aspect ratio and a pixel density of 389 PPI. The phone runs on an octa-core SoC clocked at 1.5GHz, and this configuration comes paired with 4GB of RAM. On the software front, the phone boots Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box. As for camera and imaging, the LG Q Stylus+ gets a 16MP rear camera with a PDAF lens, while on the front it has a super wide-angle lens-equipped 8MP selfie snapper.
In terms of inbuilt storage, the phone comes with 64GBs which is expandable via a microSD card (up to 2TB). Connectivity options on the LG Q Stylus+ include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C (version 2.0) and the battery one the device is a 3300mAh one. The dimensions on the LG Q Stylus+ measure 160.15×77.75×8.4mm and it weighs 172 grams. Another noteworthy thing is that the phone comes with IP68 rating meaning that it is protected against water and dust. Also, on the rear side, we get to see a fingerprint sensor that also acts as the selfie camera shutter button.
LG Q Stylus+ Features
As per the company’s claims, the LG Q Stylus+ comes with a stylus which adds more “more convenience and functionality beyond the typical keyboard experience.” Not only that, even with an off display, the phone will be able to recognise and record handwritten notes, LG has claimed. The stylus will also be usable while editing images and converting videos to animated GIFs. Further, the LG Q Stylus+ comes with DTS:X 7.1 channel 3D surround sound for earphones which we also get to see on the LG V- and G- series of smartphones as well.
Advait Vaidya, Business Head, Mobiles, LG India, said during the launch “The LG Q Stylus adds another dimension to our series of exceptionally-priced midrange phones that deliver amazing value to consumers. This phone is another example of LG’s promise to deliver a wider selection of devices this year with premium features designed to meet the diverse needs of today’s evolving smartphone users.”
LG Q Stylus+ Pricing and Availability
During its global launch, the South Korean company had said that the phone would be launched in multiple variants. However, in India, the device has only debuted in the 4GB+64GB, and it comes with a price tag of Rs 21,990. During the original launch, the phone was launched in three colour variants of Moroccan Blue, Aurora Black, and Lavender Violet whereas in India, only the first two colour options, i.e. the Moroccan Blue and Aurora Black will be up for sale. The phone will be available starting Wednesday, September 5.
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