Business Standard

LG launches G2 at Rs 41,500

Device to be priced at Rs 41,500 (16 GB), 32GB to be priced at Rs 44,500 in India

BS Reporter  |  New Delhi 

  • ALSO READ

    Adding Spice to smartphone pie

    New kids on the chat block

    ArcelorMittal signs strategic pact with Algeria's Sider

    ArcelorMittal sells majority of Algerian unit to state for $763 million

    India, China agree to strengthen coordination in policies

Electronics, on Monday, launched its high-end in India, just before the festive season hoping to capture a bigger marketshare.

The device would be priced at Rs 41,500 (16GB) and the 32GB version would be priced at Rs 44,500 in India.

The device comes with a 5.2-inch screen, 13MP rear camera with optical stabilisation and a 2.1MP front camera. LG’s G2 will compete with Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Note 3 (priced at Rs 49,900), Sony’s Xperia Z1 (priced at Rs 44,990) and Nokia’s Lumia 1020 (price yet to be unveiled) which also have similar features.

LG Electronics, which had just about 2.3 per cent share smartphone market in India till March 31, 2013, targets to capture about 10 per cent of the Indian smartphone market by end of 2014. “We are targeting Rs 150 crore revenue from G2,” said LG Electronics India Soon Kwon. The company has lined up Rs 100-crore spend for marketing and retail and channel activities this fiscal.

LG’s G2 is powered by a 2.2-gigahertz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and runs on Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 software.

LG launches G2 at Rs 41,500

Device to be priced at Rs 41,500 (16 GB), 32GB to be priced at Rs 44,500 in India

Device to be priced at Rs 41,500 (16 GB), 32GB to be priced at Rs 44,500 in India
Electronics, on Monday, launched its high-end in India, just before the festive season hoping to capture a bigger marketshare.

The device would be priced at Rs 41,500 (16GB) and the 32GB version would be priced at Rs 44,500 in India.

The device comes with a 5.2-inch screen, 13MP rear camera with optical stabilisation and a 2.1MP front camera. LG’s G2 will compete with Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Note 3 (priced at Rs 49,900), Sony’s Xperia Z1 (priced at Rs 44,990) and Nokia’s Lumia 1020 (price yet to be unveiled) which also have similar features.

LG Electronics, which had just about 2.3 per cent share smartphone market in India till March 31, 2013, targets to capture about 10 per cent of the Indian smartphone market by end of 2014. “We are targeting Rs 150 crore revenue from G2,” said LG Electronics India Soon Kwon. The company has lined up Rs 100-crore spend for marketing and retail and channel activities this fiscal.

LG’s G2 is powered by a 2.2-gigahertz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and runs on Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 software.
image

Latest News