LG K12+ with DTS:X 3D Surround Sound and Military Grade Durability Launched

LG K12+ with DTS:X 3D Surround Sound and Military Grade Durability Launched

LG K12+ with DTS:X 3D Surround Sound and Military Grade Durability Launched

by April 5, 2019

LG K12+Earlier this year, South Korean tech giant LG launched its K40 mid-range smartphone and now the company has launched the same phone in Brazil dubbed as LG K12+. The device was expected to be launched alongside LG G8 ThinQ at the Mobile World Congress MWC) 2019, but that did not happen. The highlights of the phone include DTS:X 3D Surround Sound support which comes out handy while using headphones, military grade durability and preloaded AI Camera.

LG K12+ Price and Availability

The LG K12+ is already up for grabs in Brazil with a price tag of BRL 1199 which roughly translates Rs. 21,200. It comes in three colour options- Moroccan Blue, Black and New Platinum Gray. The company has not yet announced details regarding the phone’s launch in other markets including India.

LG K12+ Features and Specifications

The LG K12+ bears a 5.7-inch display with HD+ resolution of 720×1440 pixels and 18:9 aspect ratio. There’s an octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) SoC underneath that powers the device along with 3GB of RAM and PowerVR GE8320. The onboard storage capacity of the phone is 32GB but it is expandable up to 2TB via microSD card. The device runs Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box with LG UX UI on top and is fueled by a 3,000mAh capacity battery.

For the camera buffs, there’s a 16-megapixel sensor at the back along with an f/2.0 lens and an LED flash. The rear camera also supports HDR, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) and is backed by AI capabilities. It comes with Google Lens integration for image recognition. The front gets an 8-megapixel selfie shooter accompanied by an LED flash. The selfie camera also supports a Portrait Mode to blur the background and enhance the foreground.

  • 5.7-inch display
  • 720×1440 pixels
  • 18:9 aspect ratio
  • MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) SoC
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 32GB inbuilt storage (up to 2TB expandable)
  • Android 8.1 Oreo OS
  • LG UX UI
  • 3,000mAh battery
  • 16MP rear camera
  • 8MP front camera

The phone has received MIL-STD-810G certification which means it can withstand high temperature, low temperature, vibration, thermal shock, and humidity. In terms of dimensions, the phone measures 153.0×71.9×8.3 mm and weighs in at 150 grams. Connectivity features included in the device are 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro-USB port. In addition, it boasts of a DTS: X 3D Surround Sound support and a dedicated Google assistant button. For security purpose, there’s a fingerprint sensor planted at the back.