LG Electronics just launched its flagship smartphone of the year - LG G7 ThinQ. Now, the South Korean phone maker seeks to release five premium to low-end smartphones in Korea next month. LG and three other leading telecom operators in the South Korea are prepping up to debut five new phones in June, reports ETNews. The upcoming smartphones from the company will include LG V35, LG Q7, LG Q7+, LG X2 and LG X5 smartphones.
The LG V35 is expected to a premium device with specifications that rival that of G7 ThinQ. The device is also the second from LG to get the Qualcomm’s top of the range Snapdragon 845 SoC paired with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage. The V35 sports a 6-inch notch-less OLED Full Vision display with QHD+ screen resolution.
The V35 is fitted with LG G7 ThinQ’s dual 16MP cameras and houses an 8MP camera on the front. It also supports “AI Focus” camera function and “Out Focus” shooting found on the recent ThinQ branded devices. A 3300mAh battery will fuel the phone, and it will come in a new colour called “Aurora Black”.
There are three types of biometrics onboard the phone: voice, face and fingerprint recognition. It is also expected to include Hi-Fi Quad DAC and far-field recognition. LG V35 is expected to be priced somewhat lower than the G7 ThinQ starting for 898,700 Won ($830).
LG Q7 and Q7+
The South Korean company has recently launched quasi-premium LG Q7 and Q7+ smartphones. Inside, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipsets powers both the devices. The Q7 will come with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage whereas the larger Q7 Plus model bring 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The Q7 Plus will also feature Hi-Fi Quad DAC.
Both the devices come with Full HD+ resolution supporting IPS LCD displays of 5.5-inches. Two major improvements to the Q7 lineup is IP68 water/dust resistance, and adherence to MIL-STD 810G military standards. The Q7+ has a rear camera of 16MP whereas Q7 features a 13MP sensor and both phones keep have 5MP front cameras. There Q7 and Q7+ are respectively priced at 400,000 Won (~$370) and 500,000 Won (~$462).
LG X2 and X5
The final two are the entry-level devices from the electronics major. LG X5 (2018) is an entry-level product with distinctive features such as large capacity battery and LG Pay. The phone is expected to house a fairly huge 4500mAh battery along with fast charging support. The X5 will reportedly come with a 5.5-inch HD display, MediaTek MT6750 chipset, 13MP rear camera, 3MP front camera, 2GB RAM, 32GB onboard storage and a fingerprint sensor.
The X2 (2018) is an ultra-low-end smartphone that is powered by Snapdragon 425 chipset and paired with 2GB of RAM and 32GB storage. The device will have a 5-inch HD screen, 13MP camera, 5MP front camera, a 2410mAh battery, and a fingerprint sensor. The X5 (2018) and X2 (2018) shipments are expected to be 300,000 Won ($277.91) and 200,000 ($185.17) Won, respectively.
It appears June would be an extremely busy month for LG as the company aims to provide smartphones at various price points to the customers.