LG Electronics India has launched the LG G4 in India officially at a gala event at the NSCI Stadium in Mumbai. The device was already available for pre-order couple of weeks ago. Bollywood superstar and LG Brand Ambassador Mr. Amitabh Bachchan unveiled the device today.
The LG G4 has been officially priced at Rs 51,000 in India. The G4 is available in silk white, metallic black and shine gold colour options with premium leather back covers. Customers purchasing the device before August 15 stands a chance to meet Mr. Amitabh Bachchan.
On the occasion, Mr. Soon Kwon, Managing Director, LG India said,
“We are really proud to bring the LG G4 to India. With this smartphone, we are living up to our promise of Innovation for a Better Life. This is a fashionable, premium smartphone that is more focused on delivering a balanced user experience. With the G4, we are giving users a truly human centric device that combines the analog sensibilities with technologies that deliver real world performance. The G4 is by far the most ambitious phone from LG.”
LG G4 Specifications and Features
The LG G4 features a polycarbonate body with a slight curve which would make it 20% more rigid and improve the handling. It has a 5.5-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quantum HD display which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It comes with a pixel density of 534ppi and has a screen-to-body ratio of 74.3%. According to LG, this display is about 25% brighter, has 50% more contrast and 20% wider colour reproduction than the G3.
The G4 is powered by 1.8 GHz hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor along with Adreno 418 GPU. It has 3 GB of RAM and comes with 32 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS with LG UX 4.0 custom skin on top of it. The updated OS from LG comes with a lot of new features retaining some proprietary software like Knock On, KnockCode and health app. The phablet is 8.9 mm thick and comes with a 1W speaker which it retains from the G3. It also has volume rocker and power button at the back.
The LG G4 comes with a 16 megapixel rear primary camera with dual-tone dual LED flash, laser auto-focus and optical image stabilization. It comes with f/1.8 aperture which allows 80% more light than the G3. It can shoot 2160p videos at 30fps and 1080p at 60fps. The G4 can shoot panoramas up to 104 megapixel. On the front, it has a 8 megapixel front-facing camera with ultra-thin IR filter for great selfies and video calling.
The G4 includes 4G LTE (Cat6), 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual band), WiFi Direct, DLNA, Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, LE, apt-X, A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, IR blaster, FM Radio with RDS as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 3,000 mAh removable battery under the hood and supports fast charging. The battery charges up to 60% in about 30 minutes, according to LG. It also supports wireless charging using Qi-enabled wireless chargers.