The LG G4 to Launch in Canada June 19th

Leather-Clad Smartphone with Best-in-Class Camera hits Canadian Market

TORONTO, June 4, 2015 /CNW/ - Canadians can get their hands on the much anticipated LG G4 smartphone beginning June 19th. Since its global introduction, the LG G4 has been widely praised for its exceptional camera, vivid and expansive display, and willingness to set new rules defining what a premium mobile device can deliver.

"With a breath-taking camera and unique leather-back design, the LG G4 is our most ambitious smartphone yet. It represents an industry game-changer, re-imagining what is possible in smartphone photography, display and design," said Ross Snow, Vice-President, Mobile Communications, LG Electronics Canada. "LG Canada is thrilled to join with our carrier partners — Bell, Rogers, TELUS, Videotron and WIND Mobile —to bring this stunning smartphone to the Canadian market."

Highlights of the LG G4 include:

  • Handcrafted, genuine full grain leather back cover  in addition to a metallic grey cover inspired by artisan design included with purchase (see LG's leather craft at work at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_QWdvNvLLQ)
  • First flagship smartphone available for sale in Canada with a F1.8 aperture rear lens and 16MP resolution supported by Colour Spectrum Sensor (CSS) and a new Manual Mode (video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5fqV7j0Cmk)
  • Front 8MP camera and Gesture Interval Shot for perfect selfies every time which can then be saved to the removable microSD card*
  • Vivid IPS Quantum Display which offers 20 per cent greater colour reproduction, 25 per cent improvement in brightness and 50 per cent greater contrast**
  • First smartphone to utilize Qualcomm's newest Snapdragon™ 808 Processor with X10 LTE for the best balance of performance and power savings
  • High-capacity 3,000mAh removable battery
  • Slim Arc exterior design for a more comfortable grip and greater durability if dropped

Pricing will be determined by carriers. For more information please visit: LGG4.ca

*Sold separately
**Compared to the LG G3

About LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company
LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company is an innovator and trend leader in the global mobile communications industry. LG is driving the evolution of mobile forward with its highly competitive core technologies in the areas of display, battery and camera optics and strategic partnerships with noted industry leaders. LG's consumer-centric products — including the flagship premium G Series models — incorporate unique, ergonomic designs and intuitive UX features that enhance the user experience. The company remains committed to leading consumers into the era of convergence, maximizing inter-device connectivity between smartphones, tablets and a wide range of home and portable electronics products. For more information, please visit http://www.LG.com

About LG Electronics Canada
The LG brand was established in 1995. The company is a global leader in electronics, information and communications products, with more than 117 operations around the world, and annual worldwide revenues of more than US $49 billion. LG Canada is comprised of five business units - Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, Home Entertainment, Business Solutions and Commercial Air Conditioning. The company has offices in Toronto and Vancouver. LG Canada is focused on delivering award-winning products known for blending style and technology. These innovative products include cell phones, flat screen TVs, laptop computers and home appliances. For more information please visit www.LG.com

SOURCE LG Electronics Canada

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For further information: Media Contacts: Albert Lee, LG Canada, C: 647.534.6996, albert.lee@lge.com; Madeleine Stoesser, LG-One Canada, P: 416-486-2602, C: 416.906.7744, madeleine.stoesser@lg-one.com; For more information: LGG4.ca, @LGCanada

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