LG India to launch new K-series phones on September 27
Update (September 27): Instead of the K3 or K4 phones, LG India has launched the K7i smartphone in the country. It carries a price-tag of INR 7,990 and boasts a ‘Mosquito away’ technology. You can read more in my full report.
Earlier (September 26): LG India has sent out invites for a press event on September 27, where the Korean manufacturer is expected to unveil new K-series smartphones. Although it is unclear exactly which smartphones LG will be releasing in India, rumours indicate that it is going to be K3 (2017) and K4 (2017) phones. The pricing or availability details of the phones are a mystery at this point.
The LG K3 and K4 were originally introduced at the CES 2017 back in January this year and are already very late coming to the Indian market. Both smartphones are entry-level devices and include specifications like Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, and Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. You can check out the full specifications below.
|Specifications||LG K3 (2017)||LG K4 (2017)|
|Display||4.5-inch FWVGA, 854x480p||5-inch FWVGA, 854x480p|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 quad-core||Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 quad-core|
|Memory||1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, microSD card slot||1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, microSD card slot|
|Cameras||5MP rear, 2MP front camera||5MP rear and front cameras|
|Battery||2100 mAh||2500 mAh|
|OS||Android 6.0||Android 6.0|
|Connectivity||4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1||4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1|