LG Spirit LTE and G4 Stylus 4G with VoLTE, VoWiFi launching in India through Reliance Retail


LG today announced that it will launch Spirit LTE and G4 Stylus 4G smartphones with VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) and VoWiFi (Voice Over Wi-Fi) in India in partnership with Reliance Retail. These features will enabled faster transmission of data and voice, said the company. LG launched the 3G version of the Spirit smartphone and the G4 Stylus in India earlier this year.

VoLTE or Voice over Long Term Evolution based on IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) network offers specific profile for control and media planes of voice service. This approach results in delivery of voice just as the data flows within the LTE data bearer, which in turn implies that there is no dependency on legacy circuit switch voice networks to be maintained. VoWiFi or Voice over Wi-Fi allows interoperability of a handset between Wi-Fi and cellular service and is useful for users who have poor cellular coverage in their homes.

LG Spirit LTE specifications

  • 4.7-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor with Adreno 306 GPU
  • 1GB RAM, 8GB Internal memory, expandable memory with microSD
  • Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
  • Dual SIM
  • 8MP rear camera with LED flash
  • 1MP front-facing camera
  • Dimensions: 133.25 x 66.12 x 9.95; Weight: 120 g
  • 4G , Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • 2,100mAh (removable) battery

LG G4 Stylus

LG G4 Stylus 4G specifications

  • 5.7-inch (1280× 720 pixels) HD IPS in-cell touch display
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor with Adreno 306 GPU
  • 1GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory with microSD
  • Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, Laser Auto Focus
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • Dimensions: 154.3 x 79.2 x 9.6mm; Weight: 163g
  • 4G LTE with VoLTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, NFC
  • 3000mAh (removable) battery

Reliance Retail has a formidable retail network of 1200 distributors and 150,000 retail outlets that will support the evolving VoLTE & VoWiFi device ecosystem in the country, said the company. These smartphones will go on sale this month, but LG did not announce the pricing yet. Reliance Retail already announced its plans to introduce LYF range of 4G smartphones with VoLTE.

Commenting on the announcement, Amit Gujral, Head Marketing LG Mobiles India said:

With the launch of LG Spirit LTE and the LG G4 Stylus 4G we once again prove our commitment to bringing the best in class products and experiences to our customers. These new devices are a must have for all those who want to take advantage of the 4G network. With Reliance Retail as our partner, and given its extensive network across the country we are sure that existing LG loyalists and potential LG customers who want the best, will be able to own these futuristic gadgets in outlets near them.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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