LG Q9 with HDR10 Display and Snapdragon 821 Unveiled in South Korea

On: January 8, 2019

LG has launched the LG Q9 smartphone in South Korea. It is actually the rebranded version of the LG G7 Fit smartphone that was unveiled at the IFA 2018 tech expo in September. The handset that comes equipped with an HDR10 display and Snapdragon 821 has been aimed towards students in the home country.

LG Q9 Specifications and Features

The LQ Q9 comes with a 6.21-inch IPS LCD display. The HDR10 screen delivers Quad HD+ resolution of 1,440 x 3,120 pixels. The Q9 is an IP68-certified dustproof and water-resistant device. It can withstand harsh climatic conditions since it is a MIL-STD-810G complaint handset.

The Snapdragon 821 chipset that powered flagship phones in 2016 powers the LG Q9 along with 4GB of RAM. It has an inbuilt storage of 64GB. There is a microSD card slot for expanding storage further. The smartphone receives power from a 3,000mAh battery which carries support for Quick Charge 3.0 through USB-C.

The rear side of the LG Q9 features a single rear camera of 16-megapixels which is equipped with features like f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, HDR, panorama and LED flash. At the front side of the phone is an 8-megapixel f/1.9 aperture selfie shooter. The smartphone is loaded with Android 8.1 Oreo OS and LG UX.

LG Q9 launch

A fingerprint scanner is available on the rear side of the LG Q9. For music lovers, the smartphone is equipped a 32-bit H-Fi Quad DAC and powerful Boombox speakers. It also features a 3.5mm audio jack. Other connectivity features that are available on the smartphone include Wi-Fi 802.11c, VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC and GPS. There is a dedicated hardware button on the phone for accessing Google Assistant.

LG Q9 Price and Availability

The LG Q9 carries a price tag of KRW 499,400 (~Rs. 31,000). It can be availed in colors like Carmine Red, New Aurora Black and New Moroccan Blue. The three major carriers in South Korea will be beginning the sales of the LQ Q9 on July 11th.

Anvinraj Valiyathara

Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.