First hands-on images of the Korea-bound 'LG Class' pop up, reveal blockier design and metallic body?

First hands-on images of the Korea-bound 'LG Class' pop up, reveal blockier design and metallic body?
Yesterday, LG Electronic's Facebook page shared an image teaser of a new device, supposedly called LG Class. We can confirm that the device is aimed at the Korean market only, though previously there was some ambiguity as to its build — whether it's made out of plastic with a metallic finish or actual, real metal. A new duo of hands-on images with a dummy of the device, however, suggest that it is, indeed, metal, and that the naming is correct.

The LG Class' suspected model number was LG-H740, which, if true, is an important bit of intel, as that exact device was captured by GFXBench's test suite a while ago, revealing a mid-range phablet. A new product image, however, disagrees as to the size of the display (5 inches instead of 5.7 inches), so these could be completely off. In any case, the specs of the H740 go like this:

Platform: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Screen: 5.7-inch with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels
SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 @ 1.5GHz 
RAM: 2GB
Cameras: 12-megapixel main camera, 5-megapixel front cam
Internal storage: 8GB

What's more interesting, however, is the blockier design LG is going for with the Class, which is definitely something we haven't seen from the company in recent history. We have it on good authority that LG will be testing the waters with this new design approach, and observe how consumers react. While we have no way of knowing this, we could speculate that the Seoul-based maker is looking for a new direction for its entire lineup.

The LG Class will be unveiled on September 21st, likely alongside carrier availability and pricing in Korea. 


source: underkg, edaily

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24 Comments

1. junaidahmed

Posts: 103; Member since: Sep 04, 2014

huge bezels

21. fonelover123

Posts: 153; Member since: May 04, 2015

it actually does have slim bezels that black is a part of the picture just like when the first photo of g4 stylo many people thought it has huge bezels but when they saw it the actual phone the bezel is very slim. this phone is look good.

24. maherk

Posts: 6715; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Lumia front and Huawei back.

2. sikandar201

Posts: 10; Member since: Sep 17, 2015

Backside look awful.. /

3. KeyserSoze

Posts: 387; Member since: Oct 06, 2014

Can't believe this is an LG design, looks ugly as crap... pass.

18. fonelover123

Posts: 153; Member since: May 04, 2015

this is a good looking phone i love it . very classic and elegant. i want black variant of this phone.

4. baskar1086

Posts: 13; Member since: Sep 17, 2015

LG trying to do a iPhone 6 ha ha ha

16. fonelover123

Posts: 153; Member since: May 04, 2015

yeah tell that to LG Prada 2006 Apple is the copy cat

19. fonelover123

Posts: 153; Member since: May 04, 2015

without LG no iphone' retina screen

5. manojmcn

Posts: 633; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

"Class" but no class, sorry :(

6. Zomer

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2013

Class? Call it the LG Cheap, jeez f-ing ugly.

7. Stagueve

Posts: 55; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

LG Class = LG-F620, not LG-H740

14. gws898

Posts: 24; Member since: May 31, 2013

That's a Korean variant.

8. SamDH1

Posts: 419; Member since: Apr 21, 2015

Looks like my first LG touchscreen phone from 6 years ago.... gross....

9. Phonedingo

Posts: 399; Member since: Aug 16, 2014

It's pretty ugly

10. kefalin

Posts: 292; Member since: Feb 08, 2015

omg thats so ugly.... huge bezels and rear looks like from old Nokia N8... This cant cost more than 120 USD

11. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Cool 2010 design. Looks like LG made a great LG G2 phone and after that its a downhill. Not to mention any LG non flagship phone is a piece of crap priced too much. LONG LIVE MOTO and its value for money mid range and low end.

12. carlemillward unregistered

Man this is one ugly phone. And I usually do not say that but, wow.

17. fonelover123

Posts: 153; Member since: May 04, 2015

its not ugly i like it but sadly this is for the Korean

13. cezarmed2

Posts: 71; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

The front looks like a metal made Lumia 730.But the back looks bad. There is no magic in this phone.

15. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

It doesn't work at all but I think with a few changes they can make it nice.

20. Spedez

Posts: 542; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

Meet the new LG Fugly

22. fonelover123

Posts: 153; Member since: May 04, 2015

your face

23. jessyi

Posts: 325; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

Lg needs new disigners..

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