After a long stint of being away from the smartphone market, LG has today announced the launch of its new phone, the Q60. The LG Q60 debuts in the mid-range price segment and comes with some interesting features which include a triple rear camera setup and more. LG has earmarked this device as being a consumer-friendly smartphone designed for those seeking advanced mobile devices without compromising usability. The OEM has also announced that the phone would go on sale a few days from now, on October 1 on both online and offline avenues. Here are all the details about the newly launched LG Q60.
LG Q60 Specifications and Features
On the front, we will see the LG Q60 sporting LG’s HD+ FullVision displays – 6.26-inch for the LG Q60. Further, on the front, the device has a waterdrop notch which houses the front camera on the phone. LG has also noted that the device packs a 2.0GHz octa-core chipset but has not specified which chipset the phone specifically comes with. This SoC is paired with 3GB RAM and 64GB storage with a microSD card slot which can expand the memory up to 2TB. Keeping the lights on with the LG Q60 is a 3,500mAh battery and the device boots Android 9 Pie out of the box.
When it comes to optics, the LG Q60 sports a triple rear camera setup which includes a 16MP sensor with Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF), a 5MP sensor with Super Wide Angle and a 2MP shooter for the depth of field. Other features of the LG Q60 include dual app function which allows parallel installations of two instances of the same app, AICAM that recognises objects it sees and recommends the ideal shooting mode for the best results and a dedicated Google Assistant Button which will give users quick access to the Google Assistant.
The LG Q60 comes with DTS:X 3D Surround Sound which simulates a 7.1- channel surround sound system to make any content more immersive. Lastly, LG has also noted that the Q60 has passed the MIL-STD 810 Test meaning that the phone is sturdy enough to pass six categories of US defence standard including high temperature, low temperature, temperature shock, vibration, shock, and humidity.
LG Q60 Pricing and Availability
Commenting on the launch of the new device, Mr Advait Vaidya, Business Head, Mobile Division said, “At LG mobiles our vision is to introduce smartphones based on consumer insights. Globally we have been launching AI-enabled smartphones; Q60 is a perfect amalgamation of smart technology & great camera features. I am confident that consumers will appreciate this offering from house of LG mobiles."
As for the pricing of the LG Q60, the LG Q60 will retail for Rs 13,490, and it will be available starting October 1, 2019, on both offline and online channels as noted by LG.