LG while focusing on the budget segment is also trying to make the stylus more relevant. Earlier in the month, the company launched the LG Q Stylus smartphone in US. Apart from featuring mid-range features, the phone also comes with a stylus for taking notes with ease. Now the company is adding to its line-up of stylus-paired smartphones by introducing the LG Stylo 4. Also Read - LG Q Stylus+ with 6.2-inch display and Android 8.1 Oreo launched IndiaAlso Read - Facebook launches Lip Sync Live, Xiaomi teases Redmi 6, HTC Desire 12 and Desire 12+ launched in India, and more: Daily News Wrap
The smartphone is clearly the predecessor to the LG Stylo 3 Plus, and takes its place in the budget segment. While the phone was originally said to be priced at $239 (approximately Rs 16,300), LG is making it available through MetroPCS stores in the US, who are offering the phone for $179 (approximately Rs 12,200). Considering the previous Stylo models, it doesn t look like the smartphone will be coming to the Indian market. Also Read - LG Q Stylus with 6.2-inch FullVision display launched: Price, specifications and features
LG Stylo 4 specifications and features
The LG Stylo 4 features a 6.2-inch full HD+ (2160 1080 pixels) display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. The big screen should make it easy to take notes on, with the help of the stylus. The phone runs on a Snapdragon 450 SoC running alongside 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. It supports an expandable storage of up to 2TB. Under the hood is also a 3,300mAh battery fueling the device. The phone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box.
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In the optics department, the Stylo 4 boasts a 13-megapixel sensor at the back, which comes equipped with LED flash and can record full HD videos. There is also a wide-angle 5-megapixel camera at the front for taking selfies and making video calls. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac), GPS/AGPS, Bluetooth 4.2 and a USB Type-C port. For security, the smartphone comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.