Entry-level LG Candy with swappable back launched for Rs 6,699

LG Candy

Following the launch of the LG Q7, the smartphone maker has now announced LG Candy set at an Rs. 6,699 price in India. This is a low-end handset that comes with interchangeable back covers and Android Nougat out of the box. It will be on sale starting September 1 in Silver, Blue, and Gold colour options. It’s been some time since LG ventured in this low-end territory but this device seems to compete with the likes of the Redmi 5A which is selling in truckloads these days. 

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Being an entry-level device you shouldn’t expect this smartphone to blow your socks off. So here goes. The LG Candy has a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) On-Cell Touch display with 294ppi. That isn’t very bad for Rs 6k device. Its 1.3GHz quad-core processor is unnamed and is paired with 2GB of RAM. There’s 16GB of internal storage and that is expandable upto 32GB.

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The LG Candy uses a 2,500mAh removable battery and charges via USB Type-C. It also features FM Radio and  LTE. Camera-wise, you’re looking at an 8MP sensor with ‘Flash Jump Shot’. This features snaps a picture every 3 seconds and mends a series of them into a GIF. The front has a 5MP shooter with features like Auto Shot and Gesture Shot.  If you’re concerned about dimensions, the LG Candy measures 146.3×73.2×8.2mm and weighs 152 grams.

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