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LG Q7 BTS edition for K-Pop fans to launch on September 20

LG will launch a BTS edition of its Q7 smartphone in South Korea on September 20. LG had roped in K-Pop boy group BTS earlier this year for its mobile business.

tech Updated: Sep 19, 2018 16:27 IST
Marcia Sekhose
Marcia Sekhose
Hindustan Times
LG roped in BTS earlier this year for their smartphone line.
LG roped in BTS earlier this year for their smartphone line.(LG)

LG will be launching a new limited edition smartphone with K-Pop boy group BTS’ branding. LG Q7 x BTS edition will be available for pre-ordering from September 13 to September 19 in South Korea, and will hit retail stores on September 20. LG Q7 x BTS will be priced at 473,000 won which roughly translates to Rs 30,500 approximately.

LG had launched the Q7 smartphone last month in India at Rs 15,990. There is no word on whether this edition will come to India. LG does say that it will launch the smartphone globally in 10 more countries including Germany, Spain, Brazil and Australia.

LG Q7 x BTS edition

This edition of LG Q7 comes with the BTS logo engraved on the back. The retail box also contains BTS branded charger and earphones. The smartphone will also have BTS content customised by all the seven members. This edition of the smartphone will have wallpapers with 25 photos of the members that will be released randomly every day. More BTS content will be available with emojis and ringtones.

LG Q7 BTS edition with customised charging adapter and earphones.
LG Q7 BTS edition with customised charging adapter and earphones. ( LG )

There will be an exclusive BTS app folder and gallery as folders and gallery. The smartphone will also show a customised battery charging widget. There will be voice recordings of BTS members with good morning and good night greetings. BTS exclusive app folder.

Other than these customised BTS features, the specifications are expected to remain the same.

LG Q7 specifications

LG Q7 features a Full HD+ 5.5-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. Also on offer is a microSD card slot for further expansion up to 2TB.

On the software front, LG Q7 runs Android Oreo out-of-the-box. The smartphone packs a 3,000mAh battery along with Qualcomm’s fast charge technology. For photography, LG Q7 sports a 13-megapixel camera with PDAF rear camera and an 8-megapixel front camera. It also comes with an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based camera feature “Q-Lens”.

LG Q7 also comes with IP68 certification for water and dust resistance.


First Published: Sep 11, 2018 14:12 IST

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