LG has announced a new mid-ranger smartphone for its home country – South Korea. Dubbed LG Band Play, the phone will be available for purchase by end of this week for the price of KRW 394,800 (approx. $356 as per current exchange price). It features a 1-watt speaker for great sound experience and comes along with a pair of LG QuadBeat 3 headset.

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Equipped with a 5 inch 720p display, the Band Play is powered by a Snapdragon 410 chipset with 1.2GHz quad-core processor. It packs 2GB of RAM, 16GB of expandable storage, and a 2,300mAh replaceable battery.

In the camera department, the LG Band Play offers a 13 megapixel primary snapper with laser auto focus and a 5 megapixel wide-angle selfie unit.

It is not confirmed whether the smartphone will roll-out to other international markets or it is exclusive to South Korea.

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LG Band Play Key Specs
Display5.0 inch HD display
Screen Resolution1280 x 720 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid 5.0 Lollipop
Internal Storage16GB (expandable up to 64GB)
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC, 1.2GHz quad-core processor
Rear Camera20.7MP camera
Front Camera13 MP camera
Battery2,300mAh battery, removable battery
Dimension139.7 × 71.9 × 8.3mm
ConnectivityWi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, microUSB 2.0, GPS with A-GPS, NFC
ColoursBlack, White
PriceKRW 394,800 ($356)


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