Just ahead of its launch, the LG G4 is now listed on the company website. The website reveals the official price of the smartphone at Rs 51,500, and confirms that the LG G4 comes with dual-SIM and LTE support. The LG G4 is officially set for a launch date of June 19 in India, with a media event scheduled in Mumbai. Also Read - LG to roll out Android 7.0 Nougat OS update for the G4, V10 this yearAlso Read - LG G4 to be the first non-Nexus smartphone to get Android 6.0 Marshmallow
The price of the LG G4 falls in line with what Mumbai retailer Mahesh Telecom had leaked a few days ago. The dual-SIM LG G4 was also spotted on an e-commerce site earlier for Rs 49,999. The smartphone listed on the company website features both 4G and dual-SIM support. Also Read - LG G4 metal back variant now available in India, priced at Rs 40,000: Specifications and features
On the design front, the LG G4 boasts a slightly curved body that the company claims not only improves grip, but also makes it 20 percent more durable than a flat smartphone. The LG G4 comes with a polycarbonate body, and a distinctive leather back panel. The company is currently offering red, brown and black color variants for pre-booking in the country.
As far as specifications are concerned, the LG G4 flaunts a 5.5-inch QHD (2560 1440 pixels) IPS Quantum display with a pixel density of 534ppi. The screen is not only protected by Gorilla Glass 4, but as per the company is also 25 percent brighter, and offers 50 percent higher contrast than its predecessor.
Under the hood is a Snapdragon 808 hexa-core chipset clocked at 1.8GHz and paired with Adreno 418 GPU and 3GB of RAM. On the storage front, there is 32GB on board memory, which can be expanded up to 2TB using a microSD card. Additionally, buyers will also get 100GB free storage on Google Drive for a period of two years.
In the photography department, the flagship smartphone features a 16-megapixel rear sensor with laser auto-focus, optical image stabilization, f /1.8 aperture and dual-tone dual LED flash. The camera is capable of recording 4K videos, and short panoramas up to 104-megapixels. For selfie lovers, there is an 8-megapxiel front-facing camera.
The smartphone also features a 3,000mAh removable battery with fast charging and wireless charging capabilities. The company claims the battery is good enough to last more than a day on a single charge, and users will be able to charge up to 60 percent in just about 30 minutes.
On the software front, the LG G4 runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop wrapped under LG UX 4.0. As LG revealed earlier this month, 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. Connectivity options include LTE Cat 6 support, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS, NFC, dual-SIM and IR blaster.