LG K40s and K50s Mid-range Smartphones has been Announced

LG will be coming with new smartphones to its booth in Berlin during the IFA conference taking place in the first week of September. Two of the device we should be expecting are the LG K40s and LG K50s, which are an extra durable mid range smartphones. See what both phone entails.

LG K40s and K50s Mid-range Smartphones has been Announced

LG K40s Features

The LG K40s comes with an unnamed processor, having a 3GHz octa-core CPU. It display measures 6.1 inch, has HD+ resolution with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and a waterdrp notch on the top that houses the 13MP selfie camera.

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At the back you will find a horizontal dual camera setup – a 13MP main shooter and 5MP ultrawide angle lens. The LG K40s will arrive with 2GB or 3GB of RAM, while the storage is 32GB which can be expanded further via a microSD slot. The battery capacity is 3500mAh but the manufacturer stays silent on any fast-charging capabilities.

The LG K40s is MIL-STD 810G compliant, which means it can handle plenty of drops before it gets any damage.

LG K40s Specification

NETWORK
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
LAUNCH
Announced 2019, August
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2019, September
BODY
Dimensions 156.3 x 73.9 x 8.6 mm (6.15 x 2.91 x 0.34 in)
Weight
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  MIL-STD-810G compliant
DISPLAY
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.1 inches, 92.9 cm2 (~80.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~276 ppi density)
PLATFORM
OS Android 9.0 (Pie)
Chipset Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm)
CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU PowerVR GE8320
MEMORY
Card slot microSD, up to 1 TB (dedicated slot)
Internal 32GB 2GB RAM, 32GB 3GB RAM
MAIN CAMERA
Dual 13 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), PDAF
5 MP, (ultrawide)
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
SELFIE CAMERA
Single 13 MP, f/2.0
Video 1080p@30fps
SOUND
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  DTS: X Surround Sound
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMS
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes (market/region dependent)
Radio No
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity
BATTERY
  Non-removable Li-Po 3500 mAh battery
MISC
Colors New Aurora Black, New Moroccan Blue

LG K50s Features

The LG K50s comes with a larger 6.5 inch screen, but apart from that it looks identical to its sibling. It retains the same HD+ resolution aspect ratio, and the waterdrop notch, but manages to fit a bigger 4000mAh battery.

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You will get the same 2GHz octa-core processor on an unnamed chipset, but it paired with only one memory variant – 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. The camera on the back has been upgraded with a 2MP depth sensor joining the 13MP regular and 5MP ultrawide units.

LG K40s and K50s Availability

Both the LG K40s and LG K50s will arrive in New Aurora Black and Moroccan Blue colours. From October they will be available in Europe, Latin America, and Asia, but pricing will be confirmed later on.

LG K50s Specification

NETWORK
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/75 Mbps
LAUNCH
Announced 2019, August
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2019, September
BODY
Dimensions 165.8 x 77.5 x 8.2 mm (6.53 x 3.05 x 0.32 in)
Weight
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  MIL-STD-810G compliant
DISPLAY
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.5 inches, 105.5 cm2 (~82.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~259 ppi density)
PLATFORM
OS Android 9.0 (Pie)
Chipset Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm)
CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU PowerVR GE8320
MEMORY
Card slot microSD, up to 1 TB (dedicated slot)
Internal 32GB 3GB RAM
MAIN CAMERA
Triple 13 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), PDAF
5 MP, (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4 depth sensor
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
SELFIE CAMERA
Single 13 MP, f/2.0
Video 1080p@30fps
SOUND
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  DTS: X Surround Sound
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMS
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes (market/region dependent)
Radio No
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity
BATTERY
  Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
MISC
Colors New Aurora Black, New Moroccan Blue
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