LG has finally lifted the curtains off its latest flagship smartphone, the LG G4, at launch events held in New York, London, Paris, Singapore, Istanbul and Seoul yesterday. The new flagship of LG comes in metallic gray, ceramic white, gold, and genuine leather. The chic coloured backs are distinguished by a textural hammered-array pattern while the classic leather option is available in a number of distinct colours and features an exquisite threaded stitch.
The LG G4 is 148.9 mm tall, 76.1 mm wide and has a curved body that is 6.3 mm thin at the thinnest point while the thickest part mesures 9.8 mm. This design, dubbed as Arc Design,” allows for a natural, firm grip and was created with the ideal user experience in mind”, said LG. The LG G4 has a 5.5 inch touchscreen with Quad HD resolution.
LG has used the Snapdragon 808 processor in the G4 instead of Snapdragon 810 which has a 1.8 Ghz hexa core processor. This CPU is being assisited by 3 GB RAM and the combination runs the Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system. The G4 has also superb 32 GB internal memory and a 2 TB micro SD card slot.
Note that the back cover and even the 3000 mAh battery of LG G4 is removable and it comes with wireless charging as well. As of now only the single SIM has been announced but many reports claimed that a dual SIM version is also expected. The G4 also offers plenty of connectivity features including 4G, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, NFC, HDMI slimport, micro USB 2.0 port, and WiFi (a/b/g/n/ac). There is GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS in the G4 as well.
But the most important feature of LG is its cameras. The LG G4 has a 16 megapixel rear camera with Laser Auto Focus and Optical Image stabilisation features. This rear camera comes with F1.8 apreture that claims to “produce beautiful bokeh and wonderful, professional-looking photos”.
The G4 also has a state-of-the-art, infrared-sensitive colour spectrum sensor that “analyzes and measures all of the visible light within a scene before a shot is snapped, ensuring that an image’s colours appear natural and vivid even in dim conditions”.
The LG G4 comes with Manual Mode that allows to control shutter speed, exposure, white balance, ISO levels etc. In the front, it offers an 8 megapixel camera.
No information about its launch in India is available now.