LG Q52 is a new device announced in its home country South Korea and it comes with some interesting features such as a 48-megapixel quad-camera setup, and a decent battery.
LG Q52 Key Specs & Features
6.6 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~266 ppi)
Octa-core Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
64GB Built-in Storage up to 128GB Memory Card
48 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Quad Rear Cameras
13 MP Front Camera
Fingerprint Scanner (Side-Mounted)
4G LTE Network
Non-Removable Li-Po 4000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
Checking out the phone’s body design, it looks portable and at the same time big. The sleek panel gives it a nice touch as well. The panel looks smooth without much writing except for the Logo and cameras setup.
The fingerprint reader has been moved to the side which seems to be the norm these days. Overall, the LG Q52 measures 165 x 76.7 x 8.4 mm and 186 grams.
The affordable android phone is built to be rugged which in many cases will improve its durability. On the front side, it comes with a full and large display size of 6.6 inches under the IPS LCD panel. The screen offers a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels and 266 PPI density.
The main camera on the device is 48-megapixel with f/1.8 aperture, joined by an 8-megapixel wide shooter, there is also another snapper of a 2-megapixel macro lens and a 2 MP depth sensor.
The camera comes with some of the regular features such as Dual-LED flash, panorama, HDR and it can record up to 1080P videos. The front camera is 16 MP which will surely perform well in terms of video calls and selfies.
Hardware and Software
Ensuring that users get a fair of what they paid for is a Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 chipset. The chipset is popular mostly on budget phones. It’s built based on a 12nm process node with an octa-core processor clocking at a speed of 2.3 GHz.
The LG Q52 has a PowerVR GE8320 graphics card to take care of gaming and runs on Android 10 OS. The internal storage on the device is available in 64GB and 4GB RAM.
This is not much or something to boast about but will runs apps and 3D games smoothly. You can also extend the inbuilt memory up to 128GB via a micro SDcard.
Battery and Network Connectivity
The LG Q52 has a battery of a capacity of 4000 mAh but without fast charging. This does not mean it will take many hours for the device to charge.
You can always power it using the USB Type-C 3.1 cable which will also be useful in file transfer. The handset comes with dual SIMs support, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, USB-C, and most importantly 3.5mm audio jack.
LG Q52 Price and Availability
The LG Q52 is quite affordable selling for $299 and it will ship in premium colors such as Silky White and Silky Red color editions.
For now, we can’t tell if the device will ship outside South Korea. In Nigeria, it’s expected to cost around 120,000 Naira, about 1,900 GHs in Ghana, and 35,000 Ksh in Kenya.
LG Q52 Specs
Here are a few specs of the LG Q52:
Platform: Android 10
Processor: Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm), Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU: PowerVR GE8320
Memory: 4GB, 6GB RAM
Colours: Silky White, Silky Red
Dimension: 165 x 76.7 x 8.4 mm
Weight: 186 g
SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display: 6.6 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~266 ppi)
Screen Protection: Yes
Foldable Display: No
Rear Camera: 48 MP (wide) + 8 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP (macro) + 2 MP (depth) Quad Cameras, [email protected]
Rear Camera Features: Dual-LED flash, panorama, HDR
Front Camera: 13 MP Camera, [email protected]
Built-in Storage: 64GB
Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC
Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
2G CDMA 1X: Yes
3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
4G LTE: Yes
Internet & Connectivity
CDMA EVDO: Yes
4G LTE: Yes
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Infrared Blaster: No
USB Port: USB Type-C 3.1
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push Emails: Yes
Email Protocol: Yes
Music Player: Yes
Video Player: Yes
FM Radio: No
3.5mm Jack: Yes
Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS
Sensors & Control
Digital Compass: Yes
Proximity Sensor: Yes
Light Sensor: Yes
Heart Rate Monitor: No
Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Side)
Iris Scanner: No
Face Unlock: Yes
Stylus Pen: No
Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
Voice Control: Yes
Video Streaming: Yes
Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
Wireless Charging: No
Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes
Water Resistant: No
Dust Resistant: No
Image Editor: Yes
Video Editor: Yes
Document Viewer: Yes
Document Editor: Yes
Battery: Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable Battery
Standby Time: –
Fast Charging: No