With the flagship LG G4 launching later today, the company has launched a mid-range smartphone in India called the Magna. LG had pulled the wraps off the smartphone at MWC along with the LG Joy, LG Leon and the LG Spirit. The smartphone is on sale for Rs 16,500.The LG Magna features a 5-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) display with a pixel density of 294ppi, and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM. The smartphone also features an 8-megapixel primary camera, 5-megapixel secondary camera, 8GB of onboard storage along with a microSD card that can accommodate an additional 32GB. Also Read - Best camera phones under Rs 35000 to buy in July 2021: Pixel 4a, Mi 11X, and moreAlso Read - Top gaming smartphones under Rs 30,000: Mi 11X, Realme X7 Max and more
Connectivity options include 3G support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and on the software front, it runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop out-of-the-box. As with most of the new LG offerings, even the Magna sports a rear back panel with a curvature which LG claims will offer a greater degree of grip. The rear panel also houses the camera control which includes the shoot and zoom buttons. Also Read - iPhone 14 details leak even before the launch of iPhone 13, to bring this crucial feature
At this price point, the smartphone will face some stiff competition from the likes of the Xiaomi Mi 4i, Asus Zenfone 2, and the Motorola Moto G (2015) among others. These smartphones are not only priced lower, but also offer better set of specifications.
On a separate note LG will be launching the G4 today and for the first time it will come clad in leather finish. The flagship is expected to sport a curved body that flaunts a 5.5-inch QHD display with 2560 1440 pixel resolution. Leaks reveal that the LG G4 will be powered by a Snapdragon 808 hexa-core processor paired with Adreno 418 GPU and 3GB of RAM. It is also expected to feature 32GB internal storage expandable via a microSD slot.