The LG K7 is the first member of LG’s new K-Series smartphones.
The South Korean tech company said the K-Series is an upgrade to the L-Series and added that it’s bringing to the new smartphone a glossy pebble design, better photography capabilities, as well as the ‘premium UX’ features usually associated with higher-end devices.
The phone was launched just as the CES 2016 trade emerges around the corner.
LG, in a bid to increase options for potential buyers maybe, decided to make the phone in two major options- the phone arrives in 3G and 4G LTE supporting variants.
The 3G model packs a quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz, while the 4G LTE version packs a 1.1GHz quad-core SoC.
Both variants runs Android 5.1 Lollipop Operating System out-of-the-box and feature a 5-inch FWVGA (854 x 480 pixels) resolution display.
However, while the 3G variant sports on-cell touch technology, the 4G LTE variant is listed to feature in-cell touch technology. The The LG K7 and K7 LTE, depending on the region, will sport either 8-megapixel or 5-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for taking high quality selfies.
In addition, the smartphones have a 2.5D Arc Glass design along with Gesture Shot, Tap and Shot, and Gesture Interval shot function for taking images.
They will also come with a 1.5GB or 1GB RAM, an 8GB or 16GB of inbuilt storage, and a 2125mAh battery- all depending on the region it’s being made available.
The 3G variant of LG K7 measures 143.6 x 72.5 x 9.05 mm and will be available in White, Black, and Gold colour variants. The 4G LTE version on the other hand measures 143.6 x 72.5 x 8.9 mm, and will be available in the Titan colour only.
Pricing and availability details of the K7 smartphone are yet to be announced.
“Our 2016 K Series is the latest example of LG applying it best mobile technology and premium design philosophy across numerous smartphone categories,”
Juno Cho, president and CEO of LG Electronics said about the smartphones.
“Customers equate the LG name with great smartphone imaging technology and we are committed to delivering on that flattering expectation,”