LG is reportedly working on new phones for the coming year. A fresh report by Korea IT News reveals that the South Korean company is gearing up to launch a couple of new devices such as LG Rollable, a phone codenamed Rainbow, and the LG Q83 mid-ranger in the first half of 2021.
The LG Wing 5G phone with a rotatable display was the first phone from the company’s experimental Explorer Project. According to the publication, LG’s upcoming LG Rollable device is the second Explorer Project device. As the name goes, it is equipped with a rollable screen that can stretch from 6.8-inch to 7.4-inch in size.
The thinness and lightweight construction of the LG Rollable will be its major advantages over foldable phones available in the market. Also, phones with a rollable screen will have not have any wrinkles. OPPO recently showcased the OPPO X 2021 concept phone with a rollable display, but there is a possibility that LG may become the brand to release a phone with a rollable display in the market.
The field tests by South Korea’s telecom operators are expected to begin by the end of this month or early In January. LG is expected to take a call on the launch date of the LG Rainbow flagship based on the results of the field tests. This phone is said to belong to the company’s Universal line and will be succeeding the LG Velvet and LG V-series phones. It could be powered by the Snapdragon 888 mobile platform and its appearance could be similar to LG Velvet. It is also expected to carry support Wacom’s stylus. The LG Rainbow may debut by March 2021.
Next in line is the LG Q83 mid-ranger that will come with a unique rear camera design, interesting specs, 5G support, and an attractive price tag. The same phone is expected to arrive in markets outside South Korea as K-series.