The V40 may not be the only interesting device from LG that will launch before the end of the year. According to a leakster identified by the nickname MadSimar on Twitter, the Korean giant is working on another device which will be an upper-midrange phone. The tipster has shared some of the main specs of the handset and if we exclude flagships from the G series, this one seems definitely the most interesting LG phone of the year. However, at least from the info shared by the leakster, this device will be a step backward in terms of performance if we compare it with its predecessor LG Q8.
Indeed, LG Q9 is tipped to come with an octa-core Snapdragon 660 chipset by Qualcomm running at a max frequency of 2.2 GHz, instead of the Snapdragon 820 found on the Q8. The chipset will be paired with 4 GB of RAM and 32 or 64 GB of internal storage depending on the variant you will choose to buy. On the other hand, this device will be equipped with a larger battery which should attract a higher amount of potential buyers. The battery is expected to come with a capacity of 3550 mAh. MadSimar also said that the device will be launched with Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box.
— MadSimar (@Hackersimar) September 3, 2018
We do not know anything about the display size, but given the specs, we believe it will have at least a 5.5-inch screen. Further, we expect it to come with a dual camera setup just like its predecessor, with a secondary wide-angle sensor. Unfortunately, no info has been disclosed about the launch date and the possible pricing of this phone. The Q8 came with a small secondary display above the primary one and Hi-Fi DAC, so you can also expect the LG Q9 to come up with another innovative or unique feature.