[THE INVESTOR] LG Electronics said on Jan. 6 it will release its Q9 smartphone, featuring key elements from flagship models such as an AI camera and the LG Pay mobile payment system, this week.
The 6.1-inch LG Q9 comes with 16-megapixel main camera and an 8-megapixel front camera. Its battery capacity is 3,000 mAh.
The 19.5:9 ratio screen boasts a brightness of 1,000 nits. A nit is a unit of luminance equal to one candela per square meter.
LG said the smartphone's Hi-Fi Quad DAC delivers the same high-quality sound as premium audio devices.
The smartphone has earned "MIL-STD 810G" certification by meeting tough security requirements approved by the U.S. Department of Defense.
The device will hit local shelves Friday priced at 499,400 won (US$444).
By Song Seung-hyun and newswires (firstname.lastname@example.org)