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LG launches a mosquito repellent smartphone at IMC 2017

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published : Sep 28, 2017, 9:47 am IST
Updated : Sep 28, 2017, 9:47 am IST

The biggest highlight of the smartphone is its 'Mosquito Away' technology that drives mosquitoes away.

Apart from the ‘Mosquito away’ technology, the smartphone sports a 5-inch On-cell display and powered by a quad-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and offers dual-SIM functionalities.
 Apart from the ‘Mosquito away’ technology, the smartphone sports a 5-inch On-cell display and powered by a quad-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and offers dual-SIM functionalities.

LG has announced the launch of its K7i smartphone at Indian Mobile Congress (IMC) 2017. The biggest highlight of the smartphone is its 'Mosquito Away' technology that drives mosquitoes away. The smartphone is priced at Rs 7,990 and will be available across retail outlets in India.

Talking of the ‘Mosquito Away’ technology, the smartphone uses 30KHz ultrasonic sound waves to drive away the mosquitoes. The frequency of these ultrasonic sound waves is harmless to humans. The technology is enabled by the speaker placed on the inside of the additional rear panel. The company also offers a stand for the device after the repellent is activated.

Apart from the ‘Mosquito away’ technology, the smartphone sports a 5-inch On-cell display and powered by a quad-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and offers dual-SIM functionalities.

It comes equipped with an 8MP rear camera, while there is a 5MP front facing camera for selfies. The device has 16GB of internal storage which is expandable using a microSD card. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, Micro-USB, FM radio, 3.5mm audio jack and draws power from a 2500mAh battery.

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