After launching its flagship the LG G4 and its several variants in various regions over the past few weeks, LG on June 24 launched the LG Band Play. Launched in South Korea, the smartphone will be available in the region later this week at KRW 394,800 (roughly Rs. 22,700) in Black and White colour variants. The handset’s availability details for other regions are not available for now.
The LG Band Play is an Android 5.1 Lollipop-based smartphone that sports 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) resolution IPS display with a pixel density calculated at roughly 293ppi. It is powered by a 64-bit 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor clubbed with 2GB LPDDR3 RAM and Adreno 306 GPU for handling graphics.
Like its several other high-end models, the LG Band Play’s 13-megapixel rear camera brings laser autofocus tech with dual-LED flash. The smartphone also features a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for video chats. The smartphone’s 16GB eMMC inbuilt storage can also be expanded via a microSD card (up to 32GB).
The Band Play comes with usual set of connectivity options including Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, USB 2.0, and NFC 2.0 and is backed by a 2300mAh removable battery. The handset measures 139.7×71.9×8.3mm and weighs 126 grams.
It is worth mentioning that the Band Play equips a 1-watt speaker and comes bundled with a LG QuadBeat 3 earphones. The earphones were previously announced as official accessories for the flagship LG G4.
LG last week launched its G4 smartphone in India priced at Rs. 51,000. The smartphone launched in India features dual-SIM and dual LTE support, previously announced in select markets as the LG G4 Dual SIM (Dual LTE) variant of the flagship with model number H818N.