LG Ray is now official, becoming the latest entry-level offering from the South Korean manufacturer. The phone will be available in the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) region later this week, followed by Latin America. LG is targeting 3G markets with the handset, which comes with a brushed-metal finish at the back along with rear-mounted volume and power buttons.
The LG Ray features a 5.5-inch 720p display, 1.4GHz octa-core processor, 13MP camera at the back, 8MP front shooter, 1GB of RAM, 16GB internal memory, microSD slot, 3G connectivity, and a 3,000mAh battery. The phone runs Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box.
LG mentions that it will offer the Ray in Silver, Gold and Titan Black color options, with the latter two variants available from January. No info on pricing, which will be furnished at the time of launch.
LG RAY DELIVERS LARGE HD DISPLAY AND BEST-IN-CLASS CAMERAS FOR 3G MARKETS
Enhanced Multimedia and Superb Visual Experience Packed Into a Slim And Simple Metallic Design
SEOUL, Nov. 25, 2015 ― LG Electronics (LG) will begin rollout of LG Ray to key global 3G markets, starting with the CIS region this week followed by Latin America. LG Ray features a stunning metallic design and comes loaded with best-in-class features such as an expansive 5.5-inch HD display and an 8MP front camera, features unavailable in competing devices.
With its impressively large display powered by a 1.4GHz Octa-Core processor, LG Ray enables users to enjoy multimedia content seamlessly. Thanks to LG's superior optical technology, this device captures impressive images with its 13MP rear camera and 8MP front camera unmatched by other smartphones in its category. Gesture Shot, LG's exclusive UX inherited from its G Series, delivers an easier way to take selfies and LG Ray also features a removable battery with a capacity of 3,000mAh for longer usage time between charges.
"Customers in 3G markets continue to be a priority for LG so we will continue to develop new products with these consumers in mind," said Juno Cho, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. "No matter the country or the device, every LG customers will receive a unique user experience with a balance of design, performance and value."
Details such as price and availability will be announced locally at the time of launch.