South Korean electronics major LG officially launched a 5.2-inch Full HD smartphone, LG G2, in India on Monday.
The price of the 16GB version of LG G2 is set at ₹41,500, whereas the 32GB model goes for ₹43,500. LG has reportedly said that both variants would be made available in major cities from Monday (30 September).
Online retailers Saholic and Infibeam have already begun selling the LG G2 (16GB) for a discounted price of ₹40,499, while e-retailer Flipkart is taking pre-orders for both models (16GB & 32GB). [To book 16GB model (₹40,490), click here. To book 32GB model (₹43,490), click here].
LG G2 flaunts a 5.2-inch True-IPS full HD (1920x1080p) LCD screen protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 shield. Its display boasts of a staggering pixel density of 423 ppi (pixels per inch) resolution. The power button and volume rockers are placed on the back-cover, right below the camera module.
The device packs the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series quad-core processor which can top a CPU speed up to 2.26GHz. It also features Adreno 330 graphics engine and 2GB RAM, which is enough to take heavy workload such as multi-tasking and power-intensive games.
The smartphone houses a stunning 13.0-megapixel main camera and a 2.1-megapixel snapper on the front side. The main camera's specifications include LED flash, OIS (Optical Image Stabilizations), HDR (High Dynamic Range), full HD 1080p video recording at 60 fps speed capability, 8X zoom, multi-point AF (Auto-focus) and more. The secondary camera can also record full HD video.
LG G2 is the third high-end MNC based smartphone to hit the Indian market this month. A few weeks ago, Sony and Samsung launched their flagship smartphones - Xperia Z1 (₹44,990) and Galaxy Note 3 (₹49,900) respectively.
Finnish company Nokia is also said to release its super 41.0-megapixel camera-phone Lumia 1020 on 11 October.
Key specifications of LG G2:
|Display||5.2-inch True IPS LCD screen with full HD (1920x1080p) resolutions, pixel density: 423 ppi (pixels per inch), Corning Gorilla Glass 3 shield|
|OS||Android v4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series quad-core processor with 2.26GHz CPU speed (chipset type: MSM8974)|
|GPU||Adreno 330 graphics engine|
|Storage capacity||Available in 16GB & 32GB models,|
|Camera||Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with LED flash support, OIS (Optical Image Stabilizations)and HDR (High Dynamic Range), full HD 1080p video recording at 60 fps speed, 8X zoomFront: 2.1-megapixel camera|
|Battery||3000 mAh Non-removable battery|
|Add-ons||Dual-band Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac),Bluetooth v4.0 LE with A2DP support, micro-USB v2.0, NFC, Infrared Port, Dolby stereo speakers, supports 24 bit kHz Hi-Fi play back.|
|Dimensions||138.5 x 70.9 x 8.9 mm|
|Price||16GB -₹41,500/- and 32GB- ₹43,500/-|