LG has just come up with a new entry-level smartphone named LG Q31. This budget handset is unveiled in its home country with no word on global availability yet. While all the specifications remain mediocre, a clear perk in LG Q31 is its software, which runs on Android 10. Here’s everything about it;
LG Q31 Specifications
The South Korean OEM’s new phone has a 5.7″ HD+ display with 720 × 1520p resolution. With 19:9 aspect ratio, it has a U-shaped notch and is MIL-STD-810G compliant. This means the phone is tested to be shock resistant. It runs on Android 10 OS with 3GB of RAM and 32GB on onboard storage. There’s a MicroSD slot for expanding storage upto 2TB.
Under the hood, there’s a MediaTek’s Helio P22 SoC which is an octa-core processor running on 12nm node with all eight Cortex A-53 cores running at 2GHz speeds. With PowerVR GE8320 as GPU, it’s not recommended for any heavy games but for basic things that take much less power.
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Regarding cameras, it has a dual rear setup as – one 13-megapixel (f/1.8) lens as a wide-angle sensor and a 5-megapixel (f/2.2) lens as an ultra-wide lens. Upfront, there’s yet another 5-megapixel lens with f/2.2 aperture. These should be capable of recording 1080p videos at 30fps at least.
With audio jack and an accelerometer sensor, it has Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, GPS, LTE and a Type-C USB port. Finally, it has a 3000mAh non-removable battery with no specific fast charging support mentioned, thus determining as unavailable. Yet, it comes with a dedicated Google assistant button for quickly activating it.
LG Q31 Price and Availability
With metallic silver as the only color option, the LG Q31 is priced at 2,09,000 KRW ($180) for the sole 3GB + 32GB variant. This handset will be going on sale starting September 25th onwards, and the global availability is yet to be announced.
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