Expanding its lineup of smartphones launched in 2018, LG has today announced its new mid-range smartphone series which consists of LG Q Stylus, LG Q Stylus Plus, and LG Q Stylus Alpha which comes packed with some premium features.
Depending on the market, the smartphone will be available in one or more configurations. The company has also revealed that the Q Stylus series will roll out on a limited basis starting this month in the US and Asia, followed by other key regions in the third quarter of the year.
All three smartphones feature a 6.2-inch Full-HD+ FullVision display with screen resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels with an 18:9 aspect ratio and 389ppi pixel density. Under the hood, there are two octa-core processor options depending on the region, clocked either at 1.5GHz or 1.8GHz. However, the company has not specified the chipset.
The LG Q Stylus and Q Stylus Alpha will pack 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage while the Q Stylus Plus will come with 4GB RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. Further, there’s a microSD card slot, allowing users to further expand the phone’s storage capacity up to 2TB.
Coming to the camera department, the LG Stylus and Q Stylus Plus boast a 16-megapixel rear camera sensor with a PDAF lens, while the Q Stylus Alpha sports a 13-megapixel sensor on the back. On the front, all three models have a super wide angle lens-equipped 5-megapixel camera sensor for taking selfies and video calling.
As of the connectivity options, all the devices support 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C (version 2.0). Running on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box, the smartphones are fuelled by a 3,300mAh battery.
The smartphones come with a stylus that the company claims, adds “more convenience and functionality beyond the typical keyboard experience.” According to the company, the Q Stylus can recognize and record handwritten notes, even when the display is off.
All three smartphones come with a fingerprint sensor on the back for added security. Further, the Stylus and Stylus Plus models also come with IP68 water resistance certification.
The LG Q Stylus will be available in Moroccan Blue and Aurora Black, while the Q Stylus Plus will come in just one color — Aurora Black. On the other hand, the LG Q Stylus Plus will be offered in Lavender Violet color. Currently, LG has not revealed the pricing information and has said that the pricing and exact availability details will be announced locally.