20 May 2020
LG Q61 is launched as a new addition to the company’s Q-series of smartphones. It is actually a rebranded version of the LG K61 that was globally unveiled in February this year.
The Q61 has a punch-hole display and quad rear cameras on the back. The four cameras and the LED flash are housed inside a horizontal strip.
The company touts the device has military-grade durability as it is MIL-STD-810G compliant. This means the device has passed several tests for low temperature, humidity, high temperature, vibration, dust, and waterproof. It comes with stereo speakers with DTS-X 3D Surround sound and includes a 3.5mm headphone jack as well.
LG Q61 features 6.5-inch full-HD+ display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by a 2.3GHz octa-core processor with 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage that can be expanded further. This is the only memory and storage configuration that the phone comes with. It has a 48MP primary sensor in the quad rear cameras setup. The primary snapper is accompanied by an 8MP ultra-wide camera, a 5MP depth camera, and a 2MP macro shooter. On the front, the phone carries a 16MP selfie shooter.
The LG Q61 carries a 4,000mAh battery and the fingerprint scanner is mounted on the back below the camera module.
- 6.5-inch full-HD+ display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio
- 2.3GHz octa-core processor
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB storage, expandable up to 2TB
- 48MP+8MP+5MP+2MP quad rear cameras
- 16MP front camera
- 4,000mAh battery
- dual-band Wi-Fi, LTE, Bluetooth v5.0, NFC, and a USB Type-C port for charging
The price LG Q61 is KRW 369,600 ($300) and the official sale in South Korea will start on May 29. It is yet to be known if LG will bring the device to other markets as well.