LG Teases Smartphone Launch on Monday, ‘Class’ Mid-Range Phablet Tipped

LG Electronics has teased an upcoming smartphone to arrive on Monday via social channels. Additionally, an LG device codenamed H740, believed to be the same device launching on Monday, has been spotted in a benchmark listing.

Sharing the teaser image on Facebook, an LG device with rear power and volume rocker buttons was seen, sporting a metallic body and a straight-edged look. The tagline in the image said, “Something New.” By looking at the image, the new LG device seems to be a mid-range handset featuring a different design compared to the flagships LG G3 or even LG G4.

Steve Hemmerstoffer of Nowhereelse.fr claims that the upcoming ‘Something New’ devices is a mid-range phablet called the LG Class.

lg_sept_21_launch_teaser_official.jpgIn the meanwhile an LG device codenamed H740, rumoured to be the Class mid-range smartphone, has been spotted in a GFXBench benchmark listing.

According to the GFXBench listing, the LG H740 aka Class smartphone will feature a 5.7-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display; a 12 or 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and full-HD video recording support; a 5-megapixel front camera; 2GB of RAM; 8GB of storage; Wi-Fi, Bluetooth; NFC; GPS, and will runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.

It is further said to be powered by a Snapdragon 615processor clocked at 1.5GHz and come with accelerometer, compass, and pedometer sensors.

Apart from the September 21 event, LG has also confirmed an event on October 1 in New York where the company is likely to launch the much-rumoured V10 smartphone. Based on preliminary leaks, the LG V10 is said to feature an ‘auxiliary ticker display’ like the Samsung Continuum smartphone, which was launched back in 2010.

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