Soon after launching the LG Q7 mid-range smartphone in India, LG on today launched a new entry-level budget smartphone in India called the LG Candy. The Candy comes with changeable back covers that let one ‘Live Now, Live Colourful’. It comes with default back cover as a black color option and is also offering three additional covers – Blue, Silver, and Gold color options.

Also Read: LG Q7 with 5.5-inch FHD+ display and ‘MIL-STD 810G’ certification launched in India for Rs 15,990!

LG Candy: Cheapest Smartphone!

The Candy features a 5″-inch HD+ (1,280 x 720 pixels ) On-Cell display with 16:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, it is powered by a quad-core processor[—clocked at 1.3 GHz] coupled with 2 GB RAM and 16GB Internal storage, which has room to expand the storage up to 32GB via MicroSD. The phone runs on Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS. In the camera department, it sports an 8-megapixel camera at the rear and a 5-megapixel camera on the front. Both the front and rear feature a ‘Flash Jump Shot’ that captures a picture every three seconds [up to 20 photos] and stitches the images together into a fun GIF for easy sharing. [—LG claims]. It packs a 2,500 mAh removable battery.

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LG Candy: Specifications

LG Candy
 Size 5.0″- inch
Type On-Cell Touch
Resolution HD+ (1280 x 720 pixels)
  • 16:9 Aspect Ratio
  • 294 PPI
Processor 1.3GHz Quad-Core Unknown Chipset
Internal 16GB
External  Yes, up to 32GB with MicroSD via Dedicated slot
OS Android 7.1.2 Nougat
Rear 8-Megapixel
Front 5-Megapixel
Feature Flash Jump Shot, Auto Shot, Gesture Shot, Flash for Selfie and Quick Share
Network LTE / 3G / 2G
Connectivity Wi-Fi (802.11 b, g, n) / Bluetooth 4.2 / USB 2.0 Type B & 3.5mm headphone jack, FM Radio
Battery 2500mAh removable battery
Colors Black [Covers: Blue, Silver, Gold]

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Advait Vaidya, LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company commented on the launch event:

“LG Candy smartphone is focused on delivering even more value to consumers looking for the right device that fits their lifestyle and needs. We’re confident to capture the hearts and minds of consumers in the fast-moving market with our Candy smartphone, its beautiful covers, camera technology and other convenient features.”

Pricing and Availability

The LG Candy is priced at Rs 6,699 and will be available for sale starting from Sep 1, 2018.

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