LG has officially rolled out that they will launch the first smartphone which will be launched under the Explorer Project and will be called the LG Wing. The phone will be officially be showcased on September 14.
LG Wing has already created a lot of flutter with the way it has been foraying into the new segment of smartphones. Now, unlike the conventional foldable dual-screen form factor, LG offers two screens with a swivelling design. There is a recent teaser video which has revealed that the phone has a sliding mechanism which can rotate the first screen into a T-shape design.
Apart from the official name, LG has not yet given any updates about the phone as yet. However, if rumours are to be believed, the LG Wing will come with 5G support. The phone will also have a 64-megapixel primary camera on the back. Also, it will have three rear cameras, LG Wing will run on a Snapdragon 700-series processor.
XDA Developers has already reported that the phone will be priced at $1,000 (₹73,000 approximately). However, pegged its price as high as $1,600 (₹1,17,000 approximately). LG Wing will also be available for purchase later this year.
LG Wing will also be the first smartphone which will fall under the LG’s ambitious Explorer Project that looks at reimagining the conventional consumer devices. LG has also entered partnership with likes of Qualcomm, Rave, Ficto, Tubi and NAVER for the project.
“LG and platform partners feel it is vitally important to demonstrate to consumers new and differentiated user experiences in the smartphone space,” said Morris Lee, president of LG’s Mobile Communications Company said in a post last week.
“LG has always been a pioneer in pushing the envelope of smartphone form factors, the only way to bring about much-needed innovation in the mobile market,” he went on to add.