South Korean smartphone manufacturer LG is under the works to launch two mid-range devices in the market. Now that CES is just ahead, leaks have started coming for these upcoming smartphones from various sources.
The device itself is a hybrid combination of specifications. The first notable fact about this new device is that it runs on an older Snapdragon 821 chipset. The handset has passed through online benchmarking website Geekbench and it has revealed some pieces of information regarding the key specifications of the handset.
The LG Q9 bears the model number LM-Q925L. It scores 1789 on single-core and 3680 on multi-core tests. There are rumours that this new device is rather a rebrand of the LG G7 Fit clocked at 2.19 GHz. If the handset turns out to be the LG G7 Fit rebrand, we already know the complete specifications of the handset.
There will be a 6.1-inch IPS LCD display on the handset with 1440 x 3120pixel resolution. 4 GB of RAM will be coupled with either 32 GB or 64 GB of internal storage which can be further expanded with the help of a micro SD card. It will draw power from a 3,000 mAh battery with support for Quick Charge 3.0.
A single 16 MP camera will be seen on the rear while the front will feature an 8 MP shooter. The device comes with IP68 which means that it will withstand water, dust, dirt and sand.
In addition to this, another mid-range device is also upcoming from LG which is alleged to be named as Q9 One. The device recently got listed on online streaming website Netflix for being capable of streaming HD content. It will go by the model number LM-Q927L.
The handset got listed on the Bluetooth certification website SIG with the same model number. In terms of software, the handset is expected to be part of the Android One platform going by the naming of it.
It is expected to run on Snapdragon 660 processor with 3,550 mAh battery. These are not confirmed yet but we expect the brand to make an announcement regarding these handsets soon. Till then, stay tuned for updates.