LG has just announced that it will launch its flagship smartphone of 2015, the G4, in Canada on Friday, June 19. The handset will be available to purchase from Bell, Rogers, TELUS, Videotron, and WIND Mobile for $199.99 on-contract or $699.99 outright.
As for the specifications, the G4 packs a 5.5-inch Full HD display, a Snapdragon 808 chipset powered by four 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU’s, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of expandable storage, a 16-megapixel rear-facing camera, an 8-megapixel front-facing shooter an a 3,000 mAh battery.
Out of its box, LG’s newest offering will run the latest build of Android 5.1 Lollipop skinned with the South Korean company’s brand new “UX 4.0″ custom user interface, which brings a very neat, flat and simple design to the handset.
The full press release can be seen below:
Canadians can get their hands on the much anticipated LG G4 smartphone beginning June 19th. Since its global introduction, the LG G4 has been widely praised for its exceptional camera, vivid and expansive display, and willingness to set new rules defining what a premium mobile device can deliver.
“With a breath-taking camera and unique leather-back design, the LG G4 is our most ambitious smartphone yet. It represents an industry game-changer, re-imagining what is possible in smartphone photography, display and design,” said Ross Snow, Vice-President, Mobile Communications, LG Electronics Canada. “LG Canada is thrilled to join with our carrier partners — Bell, Rogers, TELUS, Videotron and WIND Mobile —to bring this stunning smartphone to the Canadian market.”
Highlights of the LG G4 include:
Handcrafted, genuine full grain leather back cover in addition to a metallic grey cover inspired by artisan design included with purchase (see LG’s leather craft at work at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_QWdvNvLLQ)
First flagship smartphone available for sale in Canada with a F1.8 aperture rear lens and 16MP resolution supported by Colour Spectrum Sensor (CSS) and a new Manual Mode (video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5fqV7j0Cmk)
Front 8MP camera and Gesture Interval Shot for perfect selfies every time which can then be saved to the removable microSD card*
Vivid IPS Quantum Display which offers 20 per cent greater colour reproduction, 25 per cent improvement in brightness and 50 per cent greater contrast**
First smartphone to utilize Qualcomm’s newest Snapdragon™ 808 Processor with X10 LTE for the best balance of performance and power savings
High-capacity 3,000mAh removable battery
Slim Arc exterior design for a more comfortable grip and greater durability if dropped
Pricing will be determined by carriers. For more information please visit: LGG4.ca