Last May LG presented its LG Action Camera LTE. It was an action camera and powerful submersible, with which sought to come into force in the sector thanks to a LTE connectivity that would allow us to broadcast live with it using platforms like YouTube Live.
Today, two months of being filed, the new family member LG Friends has finally come out for sale in South Korea, with the promise by the Korean manufacturer that is only the first step before you start to reach the rest countries. Its launch price in that country has been of 399.300 South Korean Won.
Versatile and able to broadcast live
As revealed in May, the new autonomous action camera LG comes equipped with a sensor 1 / 2.3 – inch, 1.55 megapixel 12.3 x 1.55㎛ pixels, capable of recording UHD at 30 frames per second, Full HD at 60 fps and 120 fps HD. It will also allow us to live broadcasts in HD quality at 30 frames per second.
Have dimensions of 35 x 35 x 77.9 mm with a weight of 95 grams, and inside beats a processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 650, 2GB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage expandable up to 2TB with microSD card. All it powered by a battery of 1400 mAh which promise to offer up to 4 hours of battery life in Full HD recording.
It includes an IP67 protection makes it waterproof without putting it in any case. It also has GPS, accelerometer and gyroscope. Its connectivity is provided by a type C USB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n and the aforementioned 3G and LTE.
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The camera has several physical buttons, one to start broadcast live, but using also part of the LG Friends module family for LG G5, also has a mobile application. This will be compatible with any device with Android 5.0 or iOS 9 OS and higher, and allow us to get the most from your mobile.
Juno Cho, president of LG’s mobile division, said they remain committed to the development of new Friends for G5 and other premium mobile company. At the moment there is no release date in other countries, so we will be alert to inform you when LG decided to start with its international deployment and what is its final price.