LG launches budget-friendly W10 Alpha smartphone at Rs. 10,000
As the latest addition to its wallet-friendly W series of smartphones, South Korean tech giant LG has launched the W10 Alpha in India. The new handset, which is offered in solo 3GB/32GB configuration, is priced at Rs. 9,999 in the country. The budget phone comes with a waterdrop notched design, HD+ display, a 3,450mAh battery, and entry-level internals. Here's our roundup.
LG W10 Alpha sports a familiar waterdrop notched design with a prominent bezel at the bottom. On the rear, the matte-finished panel houses a single camera with LED flash. The phone offers a 5.71-inch LCD display with an HD+ (720x1512 pixels) resolution. However, it misses out on a fingerprint scanner, meaning you will have to rely on passwords, patterns, face unlock for authentication.
In the imaging department, the LG W10 Alpha houses an 8MP main camera which supports HDR, panorama, and is capable of recording 1080p videos at 30fps. Up front, the phone sports an 8MP snapper for selfies, video calling, and face unlock.
The LG W10 Alpha is powered by an Unisoc SC9863A octa-core processor, coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage (expandable up to 128GB). Under the hood, it runs Android Pie and is backed by a 3,450mAh battery. In addition, the phone offers all the standard connectivity options including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, VoLTE, micro-USB port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
As far as pocket-pinch is concerned, the LG W10 Alpha is priced at Rs. 9,999. There is no word on its availability as of now, but the reports suggest that the handset will be sold only via offline markets. Lastly, the budget handset takes on the likes of Redmi 8A, Realme C3, and Nokia 2.3.