Features LG Q9: mobile-middling display from the G7 and G6 processor

In early January, the South Korean company LG has presented the public its new smartphone called the Q9. This is the smartphone middle class with the characteristics of previous LG flagships. So, display he inherited from LG G7, and processor – LG G6.
Despite the fact that LG Q9 received not the latest Intel processor, the manufacturer does not want to rush to start sales. To buy a novelty will be possible only in the summer. Start of sales is scheduled for July 11.


Full specifications of the LG Q9


Start

  • Announcement: January, 2019.
  • Status: start of sales on 1 July 2019.

Case

  • Dimensions: 153,2х71,9х7,9 mm.
  • Weight: 159 g
  • Colors: red, black and blue.
  • SIM: single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • Protection: IP68 (protection against dust and moisture, immersion under water to a depth of 1.5 m for 30 minutes) and MIL-STD-810G.

Display

  • Type: IPS LCD, multitouch, 16 million colors.
  • Size: 6.1 inches (~82,6% of the total frontal surface area).
  • Resolution: 3120х1440 points, the aspect ratio of 19.5:9 (~564ppi).
  • Always-on display.
  • HDR10.

Platform

  • OS: Android 8.1 Oreo.
  • Chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 (MSM8996, 14-nanometer process technology).
  • CPU: Quad-core (two cores Kryo with a clock frequency of 2.15 GHz and two cores Kryo with a clock frequency of 1.6 GHz).
  • GPU: Adreno 530.

Memory

  • Card slot memory: microSD, up to 512 GB.
  • Internal: 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal.

Camera

  • Primary: 16 MP (f/2.2, 28mm wide angle, phase detection autofocus).
  • Features: led flash, panorama, HDR.
  • Video: 2160p at 30 frames per second.
  • Front: 8 MP (f/1.9, 26mm, wide viewing angle).
  • Features: HDR.
  • Video: 1080p at 30 frames per second.

Sound

  • Loud speaker: Yes.
  • 3.5 mm Jack: Yes.
  • 32-bit/192kHz audio.
  • DTS: X Surround Sound.
  • System active noise cancellation with dedicated MIC.

Communication

  • 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, BDS.
  • NFC: Yes.
  • Radio: FM radio.
  • USB: 3.1, Type-C 1.0, USB On-The-Go.

Features

  • Sensors: fingerprint scanner (rear), accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, compass.

Battery

  • Non-removable, Li-ion, 3000 mAh.
  • Fast charging Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.

Network

  • Technology: GSM/HSPA/LTE.

Price

  • ~400 euros.

Conclusion

LG Q9 is a smartphone middle class, which, apparently, will be difficult to compete with devices from Chinese brands such as Xiaomi, Meizu, Huawei and Oppo. However, LG Q9 will certainly find its buyer. Is the one who is looking for a smartphone with a widescreen display with high resolution and monobromo and quite fast even by modern standards, processor and rechargeable battery with fast charging. Another reason to purchase could be a rugged housing, protected from dust, moisture and damage during fall. But those who need a dual camera, you can pass by the main camera the new LG smartphone is only one, and front.

Pros:

  • a secure enclosure;
  • widescreen display with high resolution;
  • fast charging;
  • slot for two SIM-cards;
  • memory card support microSD;
  • 3.5 mm audio Jack for headphones.

Disadvantages:

  • outdated processor;
  • the main camera with a single sensor;
  • overpriced.