LG today has announced that it will be launching Spirit LTE and G4 Stylus 4G smartphones in India in association with Reliance Retail. The unique feature of these smartphones is that they come with VoLTE and VoWiFi features, VoiceOverLTE and VoiceOverWiFi functionality will enable faster transmission of data and voice, The company has already launched the 3G version of these smartphones earlier this year. Both these smartphones will go on sale later this month, but then the company didn’t reveal the pricing as of now. Stay tuned.
LG Spirit specifications:
The device sports a 4.7-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Powered by Snapdragon 410Soc clocked at 1.2GHz Quad-Core processor with Adreno 306 GPU. There is 1GB RAM Internal memory with an SD card slot for memory expansion. Runs on Android 5.1(Lollipop).
On the camera side, there is an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 1-megapixel front-facing camera. Connectivity features include 4G LTE / 3G (HSPA+21Mbps), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS. There is a 2,100mAh battery on board.
LG G4 Stylus Specifications:
The device sports 5.7-inches HD (1280*720p resolution) display offering a pixel density of 285 PPI which isn’t the best and the sharpest we have seen. Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 410Soc clocked in at 1.2Ghz Quad-core processor coupled with 1GB of Ram and 16GB internal storage that can further expand via an SD card. The device runs on Android 5.0 based on U.X 4.0(as seen on G4).
On the camera side, the smartphone features a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash with Laser autofocus and a 5-megapixel fixed focus selfie shooter. Connectivity features include 4G LTE Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n; Bluetooth 4.1; NFC; A-GPS; GLONASS; Micro-USB are obviously built-in. There is a 3,000mAh removable battery.
VoLTE and VoWiFi Description:
VoLTE aka Voice over Long Term Evolution is based on IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) network, with a specific profile for control and media planes of voice service. This approach results in delivery of voice just as the data flows within the LTE data bearer, which in turn implies that there is no dependency on legacy circuit switch voice networks to be maintained.
VoWiFi akaVoice over Wi-Fi. The defining feature of this service is that it allows interoperability of a handset between Wi-Fi and cellular service. It is expected to be beneficial to the users who have poor cellular coverage in their homes.
Amit Gujral, Head Marketing LG Mobiles India said:
With the launch of LG Spirit LTE and the LG G4 Stylus 4G we once again prove our commitment to bringing the best in class products and experiences to our customers. These new devices are a must have for all those who want to take advantage of the 4G network. With Reliance Retail as our partner, and given its extensive network across the country we are sure that existing LG loyalists and potential LG customers who want the best, will be able to own these futuristic gadgets in outlets near them.