LG Q61

LG Q61 Review, Pros and Cons – LG introduce the LG Q61 to our tech geeks, like most LG smartphones that launch in their home country South Korea, and blend with fascinating mid-range, or you have to say you have a slightly above budget segment specifications.

After several setbacks and downfalls, LG has regained its long-forgotten strength with the launch of the LG Wing, and the flagship smartphone gives the company wings to move on and make it brilliant. Let’s start a review of the LG Q61 smartphone.

LG Q61 Review

Highlights

  1. The LG Q61 smartphone has an LCD IPS screen that supports excellent pixel density and some other advanced viewing features.
  2. As for the camera, the standard quad-camera set is built into the rear panel with a single punch hole selfie camera.
  3. The processing section comes with the Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 chipset that offers 4G connectivity options.
  4. Keeping the Li-Po 4000 mAh battery pack that charges via the Type-C port.
  5. You can buy the LG Q61 for $ 300 (approximately 21,990 INR).

Design and Display

The outer coating somehow gives a premium feel at first, although it is due to the shiny material used on the rear panel. In addition, the LG Q61 arrives in a simple shade of white color without any additional texture or design, just a simple layout that presents an elegant look and attracts users more.

In addition to the design, the screen features a 6.53 inches IPS LCD panel with Full HD+ resolution and a scratch-resistant glass coating. Plus, on the bright side, you’ll see the MIL-STD-810G compliant.

Memory and Internal

The pair of 4 GB of RAM along with the 64 GB of internal storage, and you can add more space on your phone via a dedicated microSD slot. As for the processor, the Helio P35 is certainly a decent choice, since it can work very well even in the tense performance-oriented situation and has software based on the Android 9.0 (Pie) operating system.

However, it does have a normal-level PowerVR GE8320 graphic, which may have problems with next-generation games, and the octa-core processing unit with up to 2.3 GHz clock speed only.

Camera

Obviously, you will see that there is a total of five cameras in which the main quad-camera setup with 48 MP primary, 8 MP ultrawide angle, 5 MP macro, and 2 MP depth sensor.

In addition to all these good things, the 16 MP selfie camera with dot notch is intact in the upper left corner. In addition, you receive various camera-based software in the pre-installed application, but for further customization, you can also download the best camera applications from here.

Battery and Others

The LG Q61 is a low-power smartphone that comes with a massive 4000 mAh battery and supports Type-C charging technology. In addition, the battery life is also quite decent, as it can survive up to two days.

For security reasons, the rear-mounted fingerprint reader comes at the back, while there are usual sensors and communications to help with daily tasks.

LG Q61 Pros and Cons

LG Q61 Specifications Detail

Down below you can see the full specifications of the LG Q61 smartphone.

SpecificationsLG Q61
Network2G, 3G, 4G
AnnouncedMay 2020
Weight190 g (Approx.)
SIMNano-SIM
Dimensions164.5 x 77.5 x 8.3 mm
Size6.53 inches
DisplayCapacitive touchscreen IPS LCD, 16M colors
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels
ProtectionScratch-resistant glass
MIL-STD-810G compliant
OSAndroid 9.0 (Pie)
ChipsetMediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
CPUOcta-core
(4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53
4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUPowerVR GE8320
Card slotYes (dedicated slot)
RAM4GB
Internal64GB
Camera48MP, 8MP, 5MP, 2MP
Selfie16MP
LoudspeakerYes
3.5 mm jackYes
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
dual-band
Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS
NFCYes
RadioNo
USBUSB Type-C 2.0
SensorsRear Side Fingerprint, accelerometer
gyro, proximity, compass
BatteryLi-Po 4000 mAh battery
ColorsWhite
Price$ 300 (roughly 21,990 INR)

LG Q61 Pros and Cons

Down below you can see the list of pros and cons (advantages and disadvantages) of the LG Q61 smartphone.

Pros

  1. Robust with MIL-STD-810G complaints
  2. Above-average camera experience
  3. Long battery life
  4. Runs on a bloatware-free system
  5. An elegant and slim design
  6. Scratch-resistant glass

Cons

  1. Works on Android Pie
  2. Poor performance stats
  3. No fast charging support
  4. Without gorilla glass support
  5. Only 64GB internal storage option
  6. The heating problem on high-end games or heavy workload

Conclusion

LG Q61 is a flagship smartphone from the front line, it is one of the mid-range smartphones that has a decent battery, suitable processors, and usual camera technology under its hood. On the contrary, it only runs on Android 9 and is not designed for high-end games or heavy workload. In short, the value of the LG Q61 according to the current market in the mid-range segment is a little expensive.

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