The LG K50 is part of three mid-range smartphones released by LG in preparation for MWC 2019. The other two are LG Q60 and LG K40. The K50 comes with teardrop notch with full view 6.26 inches display. It’s the bigger siblings of the LG K40. It comes with a dedicated button for Google Assistant.
LG K50 Design
The design of the K50 is rather simple and attractive. It’s, however, thicker than the LG K40, measuring 8.7 mm in thickness. It also has the MIL-STD-810G compliant just like the LG K40. Bezels are slim on the LG K50 except for the bottom. The top houses the teardrop notch where the selfie camera is placed.
The device comes with the dual rear camera at the top centre in a vertical direction. The LED flash is at the right-hand side of the camera. While there is a fingerprint sensor underneath the camera. Only the Gray body colour option is available for the K50.
Dimensions: 161.3 x 77 x 8.7 mm
SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
3.5 mm jack: Yes
– MIL-STD-810G compliant
– DTS: X Surround Sound
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
LG K50 Display
The display of the LG K50 is an IPS LCD touchscreen which measures 6.26 inches with 19:9 aspect ratio. The resolution is 720 x 1520 pixels with 269 PPI density.
- Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
- Size: 6.26 inches (78.8% screen-to-body ratio)
- Resolution: 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (269 PPI density)
The dual rear camera system of the LG K50 features a 13MP primary sensor and a 2MP secondary sensor, which acts as the ‘depth sensor’. At the front is a single 13MP selfie camera.
Dual: 13 MP, PDAF + 2 MP, depth sensor
Features: LED flash, panorama, HDR
Single: 13 MP
Underneath the phone is an 8-core processor clocking at 2.0 GHz. It comes with a bigger RAM size of 3GB than the 2GB available on the LG K40. The 3GB RAM is accompanied by a 32GB internal storage. For more storage, there is a microSD slot available.
CPU: Octa-core 2.0 GHz
MicroSD: up to 512 GB
The newest Android 9.0 Pie runs on the LG K50.
OS: Android 9.0 Pie
User Interface: –
Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity
The LG K50 packs a non-removable Li-ion 3500 mAh battery.
Type: Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth: 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
USB: microUSB 2.0
LG K50 Price
3GB/32GB: estimated – $289