LG might be preparing to launch its next smartphone in the K-series. The device has been previously trademarked by the company and is likely to debut as the LG K43. Ahead of its official launch, the smartphone has now appeared on the Geekbench benchmark listing that further reveals some of its key specifications. Also Read - LG K50S and K40S with military-level durability announced: Specifications and features
The alleged LG K43 phone is listed with a model number LGE LM-K430IM. It has scored 828 and 3,908 points in Geekbench’s single and multi-core tests, respectively. As per the benchmark database, the LG K43 smartphone will ship with the latest Android 10 OS. Also Read - LG K40 budget smartphone could be unveiled at MWC 2019: Report
The listing also stated the upcoming LG K series device will be powered by a MediaTek MT6762 processor, a.k.a. Helio P22 SoC, GizmoChina reports. It will also be available in a 4GB RAM option.
As of now, there is not much known about the LG K43 device, and there is no info on the launch date as well. The report, however, noted that the LG K43 smartphone could sit between the LG K40 and K50 devices, which made its debut at last year’s MWC 2019 event.
Considering this is an affordable device, there will be some compromises in the hardware. Although, it may come with improved dual rear cameras, pack a bigger battery, and have a bigger display than its predecessor. The device is likely to launch at the upcoming MWC 2020 event in Barcelona, Spain.
LG at MWC 2020
Alongside the new LG K43 smartphone, the South Korean tech giant is likely to release its flagship LG G9 ThinQ smartphone at the MWC 2020 event. Numerous leaks have been surrounding the device over the past few weeks. The smartphone is widely rumored to house a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset.
As per previous leaks and rumors, the LG G9 ThinQ will have an almost bezel-less display with a waterdrop notch. The smartphone could also sport a quad rear camera setup and pack an in-display fingerprint scanner.