After a mini – and stylus variant, LG has announced also its flagship smartphones G4, a stripped-down version of middle-class. The G4s to characterized as the top model by its camera features, which include a color spectrum sensor and a laser auto-focus. However, the resolution has been reduced from 16 to 8 megapixels.

Cuts have to accept buyer display, processor and memory: installed at the G4s LG in contrast to the 5.5-inch QHD screen of the G4 with 2560 times 1440 pixels (538 ppi) only a full HD IPS Panel with 5.2 inch diagonal and 1920 times 1080 pixels. The G4s ppi achieve a pixel density of 423.

Instead of the six core chips used in the G4 808 Qualcomm Snapdragon, the G4s uses the weaker octa-core CPU Snapdragon 615. The 3 GB of RAM of the G4 have been halved to 1.5 GB. Internally are only 8 GB memory available (G4: 32 GByte), the but expand with MicroSD card can be used.

Instead of the outstanding according to ZDNet test 16 Megapixel main camera of the G4 used as the G4s mentioned a 8-megapixel model with the laser auto focus known from previous G smartphones. The also acquired color spectrum sensor to ensure a possible natural color reproduction, by measuring the RGB -, as well as infrared values of objects and ambient light. Based on this data, the camera automatically adjusts color temperature and white balance. In expert mode, users these values as well as ISO setting and shutter speed can adjust manually. In addition, the LG G4s offers a 5 megapixel front camera for self portraits and video telephony (G4: 8 Megapixels). An interval function allows for Selfies to throw four shots with a single hand gesture and to increase the chances of a good photo.

LTE (up to 150 Mbps), Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, A-GPS and a micro-USB-2.0 interface are among the amenities of the G4s. The battery capacity specified LG with 2300 mAh, makes but no data at run time. As for the G4, the current memory thanks to a removable back can be replaced. The mid-range model measures 14.3 times 7.3 times 0,985 centimeters and weighs just 140 grams. As the operating system is factory Android 5.1.1 used Lollipop, the LG to some of the G4 known functions like Selfie cam, glance view and knock code supplemented.

The G4s will come in August in Germany the Korean manufacturer according to the market. It should be available in the colours of “Metallic silver” and “Ceramic white”. The price want LG availability announce only at the time, he is expected but significantly lower than those of the top model.

The presented late April G4 is available since June for a suggested retail price of 649 euros in Germany. There’s a leather version, which in addition is a plastic removable cover for 699 euros.