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Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics to Launch Budget Smartphones with Premium Specifications
New Phones Feature Triple Lens Camera
Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics to Launch Budget Smartphones with Premium Specifications
  • By Kim Eun-jin
  • May 23, 2019, 10:13
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Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics will roll out budget phones with premium specifications next month.

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics will launch budget phones with premium specifications next month.

Samsung Electronics will release the Galaxy A50, while LG Electronics will roll out the X6. These new products are both equipped with a triple lens camera.

The Galaxy A50 is Samsung's first budget smartphone with a fingerprint sensor loaded onto the display. The model also features a 25-million-pixel basic lens, an 8-million-pixel super wide angle lens, and a 5-million-pixel depth lens on the back. This model is expected to retail at 400,000 won. Samsung Electronics is expanding its budget phone lineup. It will launch the Galaxy A10 through S1 Ansim Mobile, a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), on May 24, after launching the Galaxy A30 in Korea earlier this month.

The Galaxy A10 is loaded with a 6.2-inch Infinity-V display with a notch at the center of the display’s top. The model has a 3,400 mAh battery and a 2 GB RAM and 32 GB storage. A 13-million-pixel camera is on the back and a five-million pixel camera on the front. Its price is in the 200,000 won range.

LG Electronics' LG X6 is a model showcased as the Q60 at the MWC 2019 in February. The X6 is the first LG budget smartphone with a triple lens camera.

The triple lens camera comprises a 16-million-pixel standard lens, a five-million pixel wide angle lens, a two-million-pixel depth camera lens. It also features an out-focus function that emphasizes a subject that a user wants to shoot, blurs the background, and a DTS:X stereophonic function that was mainly applied to premium models. Its price is expected to be between 300,000 won and 400,000 won.