LG today officially took the wraps off their latest flagship device, LG G4 and is priced at Rs 51,000
The variant launched in India is the LG G4 featuring dual-SIM and dual LTE support, with model number H818N. The flagship was globally unveiled back in April and makes a quick dash to Indian market. Earlier, beginning June the company had started taking pre-orders in India.
Design-wise, the LG G4 looks a eye-stopper thanks to its distinctive leather back panel complete with double stitches running on the middle. It also features a slightly curved body, LG claims it offers better ergonomics and also makes it 20 percent more durable than a flat smartphone. Saving the leather back panel, the device is still houses a polycarbonate body. It’s 8.9mm in thickness but the curved body masks it and is light on weight at around 155grams. Continuing their new tradition. the LG G4 also comes with back-mounted navigation buttons.
The G4 boasts a 5.5-inch QHD (2560×1440 pixels) IPS ‘Quantum’ display with a pixel density of 534ppi with Gorilla Glass 4 protection. Powering the device is a Snapdragon 808 hexa-core chipset clocked at 1.8GHz and paired with Adreno 418 GPU and 3GB of RAM. If the 32GB of internal storage is not enough, you can expand up to 2TB using a microSD card. There is also 100GB of free storage on Google Drive for two years on offer when you buy it.
On the camera front, the G4 features a 16-megapixel rear sensor with laser autofocus, optical image stabilization
In the photography department, the flagship features a 16-megapixel rear sensor with f /1.8 aperture and dual-tone dual LED flash, laser autofocus, optical image stabilization. It’s capable of recording 4K videos, and short panoramas up to 104-megapixels. A 8-megapxiel front-facing camera caters to the selfies.
A 3,000mAh removable battery finds place along with fast charging and wireless charging capabilities. Quick charging fires up the charge up to 60 percent in just about 30 minutes.
The G4 runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with LG UX 4.0 layered on top of it. The new UI comes with proprietary features like KnockCode, and Knock On, as well as features like Smart Alert, Smart Board, and camera-centric apps like Quick Shot and Expert Camera mode among others.