Although LG has decided to discontinue its smartphone business, its legacy would continue inspiring the design of upcoming smartphones. Since it started designing mobile devices, LG has released some of the most innovative smartphones. These range from the Capacitive Touchscreen of the past to the modern Dual-Screen setup. Here is the list of the best smartphones launched by LG over the years.
1) LG C1100
The LG C1100 was released in 2004 featuring a compact design weighing only 80g. Owing to its cool design, it was quite preferred by teenagers. Although the chassis was made of plastic, the silver finish used to give it an elegant appearance. The screen offered a resolution of 128×128 pixels. Being a flip phone, it could easily fit in anyone purse or pocket. The device used to provide 1MB of storage that could be utilised for keeping contacts and messages. The phone came with an outstanding battery backup of 250 hours with a maximum talk time capacity of 4hrs 30min before dying out.
2) LG KU990 Viewty
The LG KU990 Viewty was released in 2007 featuring a 3-inch 240 x 400 pixels touchscreen display. The phone offered a 5MP camera with autofocus capability. Located next to the camera were a xenon flash and an autofocus light. Impressively, it could capture videos at 120fps. The rocker disc around the camera could be used to navigate through the menus. There were three mechanical keys at the bottom, the calling keys, and a cancel key. The mobile had a responsive touchscreen and a fast web browser.
3) LG Cookie
The LG Cookie was launched in 2008 with a 3-inch touchscreen that offered a 240×400 pixels resolution. The phone used to run an ARM9E CPU that could get clocked up to 175 MHz. It had a 3.15 MP camera with the ability to capture videos at 12fps. Interestingly, the phone featured an accelerometer and a removable Li-Ion 900 mAh battery. The battery provided a standby duration of up to 350 hrs and a talk time of up to 3 hrs 30 min. LG Cookie used to come in several colour variants including Black, Vandyke brown, Anodizing silver, and Elegant gold.
4) LG G2
The LG G2 was launched in 2013 with a 502-inch IPS LCD. The display offered an HD resolution of 1920×1080 pixels supporting 16M colours. The smartphone featured a 13MP primary camera with LED flash. The camera provided 8x digital zoom and could capture full HD videos with face detection. Moreover, there was a 2.1MP front camera for clicking selfies. The LG G2 was powered by a 2.26GHz. Qualcomm Snapdragon Krait quad-core processor accompanied by 2GB RAM and 16GB of storage. The device carried a 3000mAh battery and ran an Android v4.2 Jelly Bean operating system.
5) LG G Flex
The LG G Flex was released in 2013 with a 6-ich 720p display. The smartphone offered a 2.26GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor accompanied by 2GB RAM. The smartphone came with an innovative curved OLED screen that resembled the curved TVs released by LG. It featured a 13MP camera with features like image stabilisation and auto-focus. There was also a 1.2MP front camera for taking selfies and video calling. The LG G Flex also came with a custom UI is running above the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system.
6) LG Nexus 5
The Nexus 5 was launched in 2013 by Google but manufactured by LG. The smartphone features a 4.95-inch True HD IPS+ display with a screen resolution of 1080p. It has an 8MP rear camera with the auto-focus ability and a 1.3MP selfie camera. The device runs a 2.3 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor accompanied by an Adreno 330 GPU. The LG Nexus 5 offers 32GB of storage and 2GB of RAM. The smartphone offers connectivity features including 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, and Bluetooth v4.0.
7) LG G7 ThinQ
The LG G7 ThinQ was released in 2018 featuring a 6.10-inch display with a resolution of 1440×3120 pixels. The smartphone runs a powerful octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor supported by 4GB RAM. The LG G7 ThinQ packs a 16MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera. The smartphone is available in four colour variants, namely, Platinum Grey, Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue, and Raspberry Rose. The device is powered by a 3000mAh battery and runs on the Android 8.0 operating system.
Price: ₹ 26,999
8) LG G8X Dual Screen
The LG G8X Dual Screen was launched in 2019 with an experimental design consisting of a dual-screen setup. The wallet-style flip case enables the user to carry out multitasking. The smartphone runs a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor accompanied by 6GB RAM. Besides, the dual-display setup provides an ultimate gaming experience. The LG G8X Dual Screen offers a rear dual camera setup with a 12MP primary lens and a 13MP wide-angle lens. There is also a 32MP front camera for clicking selfies.
9) LG Wing
The LG Wing was released in 2020 featuring an innovative design consisting of a dual-screen setup for multitasking. The primary display offers a resolution of 1080 x 2460 pixels and the secondary display provides a resolution of 1080 x 1240 pixels. The smartphone comes with an IP54 rating i.e. it is resistant to splashes and dust. The LG Wing runs an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor accompanied by 8GB RAM making it suitable for high-end games. Moreover, the device offers an internal storage of 128GB that can be expanded up to 2TB.
Price: ₹ 59,990
10) LG Velvet
The LG Velvet is a 5G smartphone released in 2020. It features a 6.80-inch primary display with a resolution of 1080×2460 pixels and a secondary display with a resolution of 1080×2460 pixels. The device runs a powerful octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor accompanied by 6GB RAM. You get a triple (48MP+8MP+5MP) rear camera setup and a 16MP selfie camera. The LG Velvet comes with wireless charging and Quick Charge 4+ fast charging. The smartphone runs Q OS above the Android 10 operating system. It has 128GB of storage that can be expanded up to 2TB.
Price: ₹ 35,999
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