Even as we are just days away from CES 2017, LG has announced that it will showcase five new smartphones at the event. Out of the five, four smartphones will belong to its K-series and one new smartphone will be the LG Stylus 3. The new smartphones in the K-series are the K3, K4, K8 and K10. The smartphones come with a similar set of specifications but are targeted at different price points in the mid-range categories. Also Read - Microsoft partners with LG for Xbox Series X promotionAlso Read - LG Wing, LG Velvet launched in India: Price, specifications, sale date
LG’s updated K Series carries over the original philosophy that all customers do not want the same things in a smartphone. Rather than offering one main smartphone model and expecting customers to adapt, the K Series was designed with the diverse needs of consumers in mind, says the company in a release. While the smartphones will be showcased at the CES, the company hasn t revealed the final prices and availability of the devices in global markets. ALSO READ: LG K3 with Android 6.0 Marshmallow, 4G support launched: Specifications and features Also Read - LG introduces Tone Free FN7 wireless earbuds with active nose cancellation
LG K3 Specifications
First up is the K3. The smartphone comes with a 4.5-inch FWVGA display. It runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor coupled with 1GB of RAM. The smartphone comes with 8GB of internal storage and supports microSD slot for additional storage. For photography, the smartphone comes with 5-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front cameras. It is powered by a 2,100mAh battery (removable). On the software front, the smartphone runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
LG K4 Specifications
The smartphone comparatively a bigger 5-inch display but with same FWVGA resolution as the K3. The LG K4 has same amount of RAM, internal storage and runs on same Qualcomm 210 chipset as on the K3. For photography, the LG K4 has a 5-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. It has a larger 2,500mAh battery. The smartphone runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
LG K8 Specifications
The LG K8 has a 5-inch display with HD resolution. The smartphone runs Android 7.0 Nougat and is powered by a Snapdragon 425 processor along with 1.5GB of RAM. The smartphone comes with 16GB of internal storage and supports expandable storage up to 32GB via microSD.
The smartphone has a 5-megapixel front camera and 13-megapixel rear camera. The smartphone is powered by a 2,500mAh battery. Connectivity options include 4G, Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.2, microUSB 2.0 and NFC.
LG K10 Specifications
The top-end LG K10 comes with a 5.3-inch HD display. The smartphone runs Android 7.0 Nougat and is powered by a 1.5GHz MediaTek MT6750 octa-core processor along with 2GB of RAM. The smartphone is available in 16GB and 32GB internal storage variants along with microSD support up to 2TB.
For photography, the smartphone comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera along and 5-megapixel front camera. A 2,800mAh battery (removable) powers the smartphone. Connectivity options include LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, microUSB 2.0 and NFC. It is also worth pointing out that the smartphone comes with a fingerprint scanner.ALSO READ: LG K7 gets new features for visually impaired users in India
LG Stylus 3
The LG Stylus 3 comes with a 5.7-inch display with HD resolution. The smartphone runs Android 7.0 Nougat and is powered by a MediaTek MT6750 octa-core processor along with 3GB of RAM. The smartphone comes with 16GB of internal storage, and supports expandable storage up to 1TB via microSD.
For photography, the smartphone comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera and 8-megapixel front-facing camera. It is powered by a 3,200mAh battery. Connectivity options include LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, microUSB 2.0 and NFC. Like the K10, the LG Stylus also comes with a fingerprint scanner on the back.
The highlight of the smartphone, of course, is the Stylus support, which the company claims delivers an improved writing experience with a 1.8mm diameter fiber-tip stylus to provide the feel and feedback of an actual pen when writing on the screen.
The smartphone also comes with a Pen Pop 2.0 along with Pen Keeper and Screen-off Memo. Pen Pop 2.0 as well as the popular Pen Keeper and Screen-off Memo. With Pen Pop 2.0, your memos are never out of sight and can be set to display on the screen whenever the stylus is removed. Pen Keeper displays a warning when the stylus strays too far from the phone, and Screen-off Memo enables note-taking directly on the screen even when the display is off, says the company in a release.