LG Electronics has launched its flagship smartphone G2 in India as it aims to capture 10% market share in the smartphone category by 2014-end from 2.3% in the last fiscal.
It is targeting to achieve Rs150 crore sales with G2 alone.
“Our focus with G2 is to give our customers a phone that is smart and convenient, in every way-- a unique design, a large display, high quality camera with image stabiliser, true studio-like sound and compelling user experience,” “said Soon Kwon, managing director, LG India.
The local smartphone market is touching newer heights, with a total of 9.3 million smartphones being shipped in the second quarter this year, as per a recent report.
The 5.2-inch smartphone is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, and runs Android Jelly Bean.
The device has all the buttons on the rear, making it the first mobile phone completely devoid of the side buttons.
The phone has a unique privacy feature that sets two pattern locks, allowing limited interface for guest users. The device is priced at Rs41,500 for the 16GB version, going up to Rs43,500 for 32GB.