LG Electronics has announced two budget variants of its latest G4 flagship – the G4c and G4 stylus. The company officially announced on Tuesday that both the LG G4c and LG G4 Stylus will be globally rolled out in the coming weeks. Both handsets are inspired by the G4, with the G4 Stylus featuring a Rubberdium Stylus for taking notes and sketching.
“The G4 Stylus and G4c are perfect examples of what we mean by a premium smartphone experience without a premium price,” Juno Cho, CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications, said in a statement. “We are committed to offering consumers in fast-growing markets LG devices that not only deliver performance, but also look good while doing so.”
The LG G4 Stylus will be called the LG G Stylo in North America and Korea, and will be available in two variants: a 1.2 GHz quad-core CPU with 4G LTE compatibility while the other features a 1.4Ghz octa-core chipset limited to 3G networks. It also gets two color options i.e. Metallic Silver and Floral White.
Specs on the LG G4 Stylo includes a 5.7-inch HD IPS display with a pixel density of 258ppi. As already mentioned, the LTE variant gets a 1.2Ghz quad-core processor while its 3G counterpart will be powered by a 1.4Ghz octa-core processor. Memory options include 1GB of RAM along with 8GB of built-in expandable storage. Juicing up the phone would be a 3000mAh removable battery while connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, A-GPS, Glonass and micro-USB. The LTE variant will get a 13MP rear camera while its 3G sibling will sport an 8MP rear camera.
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Meanwhile, the LG G4c is essentially a mini-version of the flagship G4. It gets a 5-inch HD IPS display, a 2540mAh battery, 1GB RAM, 8GB of inbuilt storage with microSD support, an 8MP rear camera along with a 5MP front camera. Connectivity options on the G4 include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC; A-GPS, Glonass and LTE.
The LG G4c will come in Metallic Grey, Ceramic White, and Shiny Gold colors. Both smartphones will run the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop with LG UX 4.0 atop.