LG’s much-awaited flagship of the year, the G4 is just a fortnight away from the official launch in India. Though the pricing is yet to be officially announced, the company has opened the pre-bookings via their website and will start from June 3rd. The select few people who pre-booked will get a chance to meet Bollywood superstar, Amitabh Bachchan and get the device from his the Superstar himself during the launch event at Mumbai.
Additionally, there are also assured gifts including a Metallic finish back cover worth Rs 2,000 out-of-the-box, free one time screen replacement worth Rs 6,500 and free extra battery with charging cradle worth Rs 3,500 for those pre-booking the LG G4.
While LG has officially not commented on the price or the variants, Mumbai-based Mahesh Telecom has tweeted that the LG G4 will be priced at Rs 51,500, while Infibeam, an e-commerce website has opened bookings of the dual-SIM LG G4 at Rs 49,999.
To recap the LG G4 specs, the device features a 5.5-inch Quad HD (1440×2560) IPS Quantum display with 538 PPI. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 chipset with a 1.8GHz 64-bit hexa-core processor alongside 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. If that is not enough, it can support expandable microSD card up to 2TB. Yes, 2-terrabyte, you read it right. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with LG’s UX4.0 on top of it. A 3000mAh battery finds place within and it is removable. On the camera side, there is a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 lens and a 8-megapixel front camera with f/2.0.
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.The LG G4 is a 4G / LTE device.
The LG G4 also features a leather back giving it an unique identity, the design language talks of a ‘Slim Arc’ and the display has a subtle curvature. LG says the new design makes it more durable an also offers better grip.