LG is one among the few key tech consumer goods players in the handset business which came out with the self heal rear back smartphone last year - LG G Flex curved display phone.
While the phone has officially been announced for the Indian market, however without revealing the retail availability and price. But today, our source over at LG India, has confirmed that the G Flex will go on sale in India this month, by as soon as next week at a price tag of above Rs. 60,000.
Talking about the specifications, the G Flex features a curved plastic 6-inch 720p HD display, 2.26Ghz quad-core processor powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC, 2GB RAM, 13MP rear-facing camera, 2.1MP front-facing shooter, Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, 32GB of internal memory , and lastly a 3,500mAh battery fitted inside.
LG G Pad 2 - Coming Soon!
Further, our trusted source over at LG India also confirmed that the company is planning to launch the second generation in India by Q1 2014. Specifications wise, the device is expected to have a 10-inch Full HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB RAM, latest Android OS, and most importantly 3G + Wi-Fi built-in connectivity.
In fact, the original 8.3-inch LG G Pad won't come to India due to lack of 3G connectivity. Instead, the makers will bring the second generation G Pad 2 into India with 3G connectivity.
What About LG G2 Mini?
We have heard about LG G2 Mini before, but now GizBot has got exclusive confirmed details from the company source about the existence of LG G2 Mini. Yes, you heard it right. The device is expected to look similar to its older sibling in terms of design with similar rear-back and also a custom-user interface, a similar UI running on the G2 along with premium Knock feature.
With LG G2 Mini, the company is aiming to take on Samsung's Galaxy S4 Mini as our trusted source revealed that the only difference between the original LG G2 and LG G2 Mini will be the size and a minor tweak in the internal hardware. Unfortunately, LG is not planning to bring the device in India, at least, for a time being. The device will be targeted at International markets.
LG Optimus L II Successor?
At the same time, LG will refresh long impending LG Optimus L II series by next month. Possibilities are that the company will be announcing the successor at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014.
Furthermore, the South Korean giant is expected to launch latest LifeTouch Band in India; however, the company is still finalizing the retail date.
Last year the South Korean tech firm unveiled its flagship phone, the G2 with an attempt to dethrone Samsung and Apple. To some extent, LG has successfully built a positive image in the minds of consumers with remarkable Android devices.
Talking about Indian handset market, where both International as well as domestic vendors are fighting big time to get a piece of market share; LG is doing differently, at least, what consumers and critics are saying. Although LG has to make any intriguing impact; and the company's future lineup appears to be strong from Indian point of view.
Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates!