LG has officially announced the launch of the LG Q52 smartphone in South Korea. As you might guess from the name, the new device is the successor to the LG Q51, launched earlier this year. The LG Q52 is a typical mid-range phone with a large display, 48MP main camera and a decent battery.
LG Q52 is official with a MediaTek SoC and mid-range specs
The LG Q52 has a 6.6-inch HD+ IPS display and measures 160 x 76.7 x 8.4 mm. The smartphone is compatible with the military MIL-STD-810G standard. According to the manufacturer, the matte finish on the polycarbonate back of the LG Q52 prevents fingerprints.
The smartphone is based on the MediaTek Helio P35. Recall that the predecessor Q51 was running the Helio P22 chipset. The new Q52 also comes with 4GB of RAM, and the manufacturer offers 64GB of storage as standard, expandable with a micro-SD card. Also, the smartphone has a 4000mAh battery.
The smartphone has a main camera unit of 4 lenses, the main one of which has a resolution of 48 megapixels and an aperture of f/1.8. The rest of the sensors include an 8MP wide-angle lens, a 2MP macro lens and a 2MP depth sensor. The front camera has a resolution of 13 megapixels.
In South Korea, the LG Q52 is priced at KRW 330,000, or roughly $299. The smartphone is available in two colors: white and red.
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LG Q52 specifications
- 6.6-inch 20:9 HD+ FullVision Display
- 2.3GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765) 12nm processor with IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU
- 4GB RAM, 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
- Android 10
- 48MP rear camera, 5MP 115° Ultra-wide sensor, 2MP macro sensor, 2MP depth sensor, LED Flash
- 13MP front-facing camera
- 3.5mm audio jack, LG 3D Sound Engine
- Side-mounted Fingerprint Sensor, Google Assistant Button
- MIL-STD 810G Compliance
- Dimensions: 165.0 x 76.7 x 8.4 mm; Weight: 186g
- 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS / GLONASS, USB Type-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1 Compatible), NFC
- 4000mAh built-in battery
LG Will Launch At Least Three Mid-Range Phones In Q Series
As LetsGoDigital reports, LG is expected to launch three new Q series smartphones for the mid-range market.
It turns out LG Electronics has applied to the Korean Intellectual Property Information Service (KIPRIS) for the Q43, Q63S and Q83 trademarks. The submission date is September 25, 2020. The trademarks are classified as category 9, which includes smartphone products.
In fact, the Q series of smartphones is no longer a new product line under LG. This series is positioned in the mid-range, including its first hole-punch screen Q70 and the Q60 listed in Europe. Both are mid-range products.
I hope LG is planning to launch similar budget smartphones in India as well, as there's a huge demand for non Chinese brands right now! with the processing power of Mediatek's processors, the phones will be durable as well