It might a little late to the Android party, especially with the HTC One M9 and Samsung Galaxy S6 devices out on the market. But low and behold, the LG G4 has finally entered the market. The company revealed its new flagship device in New York City at the World Trade Center to select media, while live-streaming the announcement online across the globe.
The new LG G4 serves as a striking update from its predecessor—now sporting an all-leather exterior with several hardware upgrades. Headlining the spec sheet is the new monstrous 16MP camera with optical-image stabilization, which results in higher resolution and improved lens aperture (f/1.8) that takes advantage of beter low-light photos without triggering the LED flash. Interestingly enough, the company’s also added manual controls to the camera software, letting expert photogs control shutter speed, ISO, and white balance.
Other notable features include Android 5.1 Lollipop, a 5.5-inch Quad HD resolution, Snapdragon 808 processor, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of internal storage. Pricing and availability is still a little unclear, as all the major US mobile carriers have indicated the LG G4 will be available for “200 on two-year contract” and Spring announcing a June release. No word yet on all other carriers.