LG has released a new budget smartphone to the W series. The phones are the LG W11, LG W31, and LG W31 Plus. These are the successor of LG W10, and LG W30, respectively.
Where to Buy LG W31
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Both phones come with similar specifications and they also look identical on the body. Below, we will be looking at the LG W31 specifications and availability.
LG W31 Key Specs & Features
- 6.52 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 ppi)
- Android 10
- Octa-core Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm)
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB Built-in Storage up to 128GB Memory Card
- 13 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP Triple Rear Cameras
- 5 MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
- 4G LTE Network
- Non-Removable Li-Po 4000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
The LG W31 comes in a nice body and a large screen display. As for the body, it has a plastic material and glass. The panel is built with plastic. It houses the triple cameras with an LED flash in a vertical order while the fingerprint reader is placed in its normal position.
When you look further, you will notice the brand logo at the bottom which is an indication that this is LG original product.
The company built this phone for entertainment. This is true because of the large display size of 6.52-inch IPS LCD FullVision with a waterdrop notch and small bezel at the bottom screen.
It offers HD+ resolution and a 20:9 aspect ratio plus display protection.
As for the cameras, the handset is blessed with a triple shooter that includes a 13-megapixel primary camera, a 5-megapixel ultrawide camera, and a 2-megapixel depth shooter.
The cameras are paired with an LED flash for night photos and they also have [email protected] video recording. The front-facing camera is an 8 MP snapper.
Hardware and Software
The LG W31 has a Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 chipset under the hood based on 12nm process technology. The chip is coupled with an octa-core Cortex-A53 running at a speed of 2.0 GHz.
It features PowerVR GE8320 graphics and powered by Android 10 OS straight from the box. We have got enough inbuilt storage of 64GB with 4GB RAM for a smooth performance. The storage can be expanded via the micro SDcard slot on the inside.
Battery and Network
Fueling the LG W31 is a 4000 mAh battery that lacks fast charging. The battery will last long under normal usage. There are dual SIMs and 4G network.
Other connectivity options on the phone include FM radio, Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, A-GPS, and USB Type-C 2.0 for charging your device when the battery is down.
LG W31 Price and Availability
The LG W31 will sell for $148 and it can be bought in Midnight Blue color.
In Nigeria, you can order the device for 60,000 Naira, while in Ghana it will sell at 900 Ghs and 17,000 Ksh in Kenya.
LG W31 Specs
Here are a few specs of the LG W31:
- Platform: Android 10
- Processor: Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm), Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
- GPU: PowerVR GE8320
- Memory: 4GB RAM
- Colours: Midnight Blue
- Dimension: 166.2 x 76.3 x 8.4 mm
- Weight: –
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.52 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 13 MP (wide) + 5 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP (depth) Triple Cameras, [email protected]
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, panorama, HDR
- Front Camera: 8 MP, [email protected]
- Built-in Storage: 64GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (dedicated slot)
- 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 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 3, 5, 8, 40, 41
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: Yes
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: No
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- 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
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes
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