The South Korean giant LG has launched a new midrange smartphone dubbed as LG Zero. The device was first launched in its home country as LG Class and is priced at Priced at SKW 399,300 (approximately Rs. 22,500). This is first LG smartphone to come with all metal build body, last year Samsung has launched a Galaxy A series specifically for metallic build smartphones.
Talking about its specifications, the LG Zero flaunts a 5-inch 2.5D HD (1280×720) IPS display with a pixel density of 294 ppi. It comes powered by 64-bit Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz coupled with Adreno 306 GPU and 2GB RAM. The device has 16GB of internal storage along with microSD card slot for expansion upto 2TB.
It sports a 13MP rear camera with LED flash and an 8MP front-facing camera for video calling and selfie clicks. The company claims that LG Class comes with the similar image sensor featured in the LG G4 flagship. Connectivity options on this device include 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi, GPS/A-GPS, NFC and a microUSB 2.0.
The main highlight of the Zero is it has a slim metal construction that gives a premium look to the device. The design of the device resembles the previous LG smartphones with a power button and volume rockers placed on the rear of the device. The smartphone also features a 1W output speaker placed next to the camera sensor that the company claims to be quite powerful and also said to offer sharp and clear sound.
It comes embedded with a 2,050mAh battery and runs on Android Lollipop 5.1.1 Lollipop based LG’s custom UX UI. The dimensions of the handset measure 142 x 71.8 x 7.4 mm and weighs 147 grams. It will be available in colors – Gold, Silver, Blue and Black. According to the company, the device will be launched in Taiwan by the end of this week. Later it will also be launched selected markets in Europe, Latin America, and Asia.