LG had announced the K series at the time of CES 2016 and the first device in the K Series, the K 10 and the K7 have been released in India today. Priced at Rs 13,500 the K10 aims at being a mid range offering that borrows from the premium phones whilst the K7 priced at Rs 9,500 is set to appease the budget buyers.
The LG K10 packs a 5.3-inch HD display and comes powered by a quad core 1.3GHz Snapdragon 410 processor and coupled with 2GB RAM. On the imaging front the K10 offers 13-Megapixel primary sensor and a 5-Megapixel secondary sensor. The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop and is backed by a 2300mAh battery. The LG K10 will start retailing in three color variants including White, Indigo and Gold.
LG K7 is more of a budget offering and this comes with a 5-inch FWVGA display. The camera unit shapes up in the form of a 8-Megapixel primary sensor and a 5-Megapixel secondary sensor. LG K7 comes with a 2.5D Arc Glass design and features like Gesture Shot, Tap and Shot and also Gesture Interval Shot function. The LG K7 will be sold in White, Black and Gold variant’s. The K-Series of phones will be succeeding the L-Series and it is safe to assume that LG will be adding up few more smartphones to its K-Series in the upcoming future.
At its current price of Rs 13500 and Rs 9500, both K10 and K7 look overpriced as compared to the offerings from their Chinese counterparts.