Last month, LG launched a rebranded version of the LG G7 Fit, called LG Q9 in South Korea, which the company has already launched in the international market. Now, LG has launched an Android One variant of the same smartphone. The LG Q9 One is a part of Google’s Android One program, and will ship with Android Pie out-of-the-box. However, the LG Q9 runs on the old Android Oreo operating system and offers support for LG Pay.
LG Q9 One price and colors
The latest Android One smartphone from LG carries a price tag of KRW 599,500 (approximately Rs 37,900) in South Korea. The LG Q9 One will be available in a single color only, including Moroccan Blue. Users planning to purchase this handset, can get it on February 15. The handset will be exclusively available on LG U+.
LG Q9 One specifications and features
Under the hood of the LG Q9 One is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset, accompanied by 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which is expandable up to 2TB using a microSD card slot. In comparison, the LG Q9 is powered by a Snapdragon 821 SoC. The newly launched LG Q9 One Android One smartphone packs a 6.1-inch display with a resolution of 1440×3120 pixels, and 19.5:9 aspect ratio.
The smartphone is both waterproof (IP68) as well as drop-resistant (MIL-STD-810G). It is reportedly military-grade certified. The LG Q9 One is backed by a 3,000mAh battery, and offers Qualcomm Quick Charge 3 support as well. In terms of camera department, the handset bears a single 16-megapixel rear camera sensor with an f/1.6 aperture, HDR10, and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) support. For selfies, there is an 8-megapixel shooter.
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