LG Electronics has just announced the LG Q Stylus, an upper mid-range Android device that comes with a stylus. According to LG, the device will be released on a limited basis this month in North America and Asia. Before a bigger rollout much later. The LG Q Stylus is the latest phone from LG to feature a stylus.
Also, the LG Q Stylus will come in three slightly different models: the high-end LG Q Stylus Plus, the middle of the ark LG Q Stylus, and the low-end LG Q Stylus Alpha.
The LG Q Stylus also features LG’s “palm rejection” system. Which tells the difference between an intentional touch with a stylus and an accidental touch with your palm.
Let me go ahead and review the LG Q Stylus.
Design and display
The LG Q Stylus has dimensions of 160.2 x 77.8 x 8.4 mm (6.31 x 3.06 x 0.33 in). And it also weighs 172 g.
This phone also has a 6.2-inch IPS LCD Capacitive Touch-screen, with 16M colours. With a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels, it has an 18:9 aspect ratio (~389 ppi density).
The LG Q Stylus is MIL-STD-810G compliant, also its IP68 certified, meaning that its dust/waterproof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
This Smartphone also supports Multitouch. With Fingerprint Scanner at the back of the phone. This device comes in three colours: Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue, and Lavender Violet.
Hardware and Software
The LG Q Stylus smartphone comes with Android 8.1 (Oreo) operating system.
This device is powered by an Octa-core processor that clocks at 1.5 GHz or 1.8 GHz.
The LG Q Stylus Plus comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage, while the other two devices have 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. The internal storage can expand up to 400GB using a microSD card.
Sensors on this device are Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass.
Camera and Battery
The LG Q Stylus Alpha has a 13 MP rear camera setup, with phase detection autofocus and LED flash. While the other two sport a 16 MP rear camera setup, also with phase detection autofocus and LED flash.
Upfront, there’s an 8 MP or 5 MP selfie shooter in the Q Stylus/Q Stylus+. While there’s a 5 MP selfie camera in the Q Stylus Alpha.
Also, it has other features like Geo-tagging, auto-focus, touch focus, face detection, HDR.
Battery wise, there’s a Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery. With a Fast Charge feature included.
Now, here are the full specifications of this LG phone
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, Q3|
|BODY||Dimensions||160.2 x 77.8 x 8.4 mm (6.31 x 3.06 x 0.33 in)|
|Weight||172 g (6.07 oz)|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
– IP68 certified – dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
– MIL-STD-810G compliant
|DISPLAY||Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.2 inches, 99.7 cm2 (~80.0% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~389 ppi density)|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo)|
|CPU||Octa-core 1.5 GHz or Octa-core 1.8 GHz|
|MEMORY||Card slot||microSD, up to 400 GB|
|Internal||64 GB, 4 GB RAM – Q Stylus+
32 GB, 3 GB RAM – Q Stylus/Q Stylus α
|CAMERA||Primary||13 MP, phase detection autofocus, LED flash – Q Stylus α
16 MP, phase detection autofocus, LED flash – Q Stylus/ Q Stylus+
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR|
|Secondary||8 MP or 5 MP – Q Stylus/Q Stylus+
5 MP – Q Stylus α
|SOUND||Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|– DTS:X sound|
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, DLNA, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||4.2, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|FEATURES||Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM|
|– Fast battery charging
– DivX/MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
|BATTERY||Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery|
|MISC||Colors||Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue, Lavender Violet|