LG to launch K-Series smartphones, foldable screens at CES 2016

LG K Series

LG K Series
Ahead of CES 2016, LG Electronics (LG) has announced its K Series smartphones — K10 and K7 — with the advanced camera technology and UX features of LG’s premium models.

LG K Series smartphones with new 2.5D Arc Glass offering LG’s pebble design language will be a first. The phone is also seen free of button clutter. Nature inspired design; Woven patterned back cover etc. will be seen in all models of the series.

K10 with a 5.3-inch HD In-cell Touch display, a 13MP rear and an 8MP front camera with Gesture Shot and Gesture Interval Shot with flash on both sides, 2 GB RAM, juiced by 2,300mAh battery, operating on Android 5.1 Lollipop is available in White, Indigo and Gold colors.

While K7 also having Android 5.1 Lollipop OS with rear 8MP and front 5MP camera, 5.0-inch FWVGA In-cell Touch (LTE) / On-cell Touch (3G) display, 1.5GB RAM, 2,125mAh battery is available in White, Black and Gold colors.

Visitors to CES 2016 will be able to see the LG K10 and K7 at LG’s booth in Hall #8204 of the Las Vegas Convention Center from January 6-9.
LG K Series at CES 2016
LG will also display its newly developed 18-inch foldable screen that can be “can be rolled-up like a newspaper,” claims the company.

The company on Monday showcased the latest panels which have been developed in South Korea.

After the flexible screens on Samsung’s Galaxy S6 edge and Galaxy S6 edge+ smartphones and the curved edges of those Samsung phones, this new LG screen is the latest development in the field of displays.

Screens like the one LG is displaying in Las Vegas this week can lead to edgeless devices with wrap-around screens. They will lead to new designs and shapes across a wide range of technology categories.

LG Display also announced other screens to be showcased in Las Vegas, including a 55-inch double-sided display that can show different images on either side, and new ultra HD TV panels that consume 35% less power despite increasing brightness by 50 percent.

K10 Key Specifications:

Display: 5.3-inch HD In-cell Touch

Chipset:

LTE: 1.2GHz or 1.3GHz Quad-Core / 1.14GHz Octa-Core

3G: 1.3GHz Quad-Core

Camera:

LTE: Rear 13MP / Front 8MP or 5MP

3G: Rear 8MP / Front 8MP or 5MP

Memory:

RAM: 2GB / 1.5GB / 1GB

ROM: 16GB / 8GB

Battery: 2,300mAh

Operating System: Android 5.1 Lollipop

Size: 146.6 x 74.8 x 8.8mm

Network: LTE / 3G

Colors: White / Indigo / Gold

Others: 2.5D Arc Glass / Gesture Shot / Tap and Shot / Gesture Interval Shot*

K7 Key Specifications:

Display: 5.0-inch FWVGA In-cell Touch (LTE) / On-cell Touch (3G)

Chipset:

LTE: 1.1GHz Quad-Core

3G: 1.3GHz Quad-Core

Camera: Rear 8MP or 5MP / Front 5MP

Memory:

RAM: 1.5GB / 1GB

ROM: 16GB / 8GB

Battery: 2,125mAh

Operating System: Android 5.1 Lollipop

Size:

LTE: 143.6 x 72.5 x 8.9mm

3G: 143.6 x 72.5 x 9.05mm

Network: LTE / 3G

Colors:

LTE: Titan

3G: White / Black / Gold

Others: 2.5D Arc Glass / Gesture Shot / Gesture Interval Shot / Tap and Shot

Vina Krishna
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