LG Electronics has launched the 4G folder phone ‘LG Folder 2’ for customers who prefer simple functions than complicated high-end smartphones with a price tag of KWR198,000 (which translates to Rs 12,168.41).
LG Folder 2 comes fitted with ‘SOS Key’, ‘AI Voice Service’ features that are useful for the elderly, youth, and customers who prefer simple functions. The SOS key mounted on the back of the product will call the pre-registered number by pressing three times quickly within 1.5 seconds. At the same time, the location information is also transmitted by text. This is a necessary feature to quickly seek help if you are in danger of being physically separated from your guardians.
According to LG, “If you press the hotkey button on the top of the call button, AI voice service or recording function is executed depending on the carrier.”
Moreover, the AI voice service of LG folder 2 handset recognizes and answers the voice when the user presses the hotkey button and asks questions related to weather, date, time, simple arithmetic, etc.
Besides this, LG Folder 2 smartphone is equipped with a data security lock function that prevents unintentional data charge as it can lead to erroneous operation. In addition, it is equipped with an external notification window, so you can easily check incoming notifications such as text messages and calls even when the folder is closed.
As far as other specifications are concerned, LG Folder 2, which weighs 127grams as against the previous LG folder that weighed 130grams, comes in two new product colours: New Platinum Grey and White. Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor, LG Folder 2 comes with 8GB in-built storage capacity along with a 1,470mAh battery.
On the connectivity front, LG Folder 2 smartphone showcases Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and 4G connectivity. It comprises of 2MP primary camera.
Mind you! LG Folder 2 smartphone will go on sale on April 17th in South Korea. However, there is no official announcement about the global launch of this device yet.
Meanwhile, LG reported tentative consolidated revenues of KRW14.7 trillion in the first quarter of 2020 with an operating profit of KRW1.1 trillion. Sales are expected to be 1.2 percent lower than the same quarter last year with operating income increasing 21.1 percent year-on-year. These figures are the tentative consolidated earnings based on K-IFRS provided as a service to investors prior to LG Electronics’ final earnings results including net profit.
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