LG K10 (2017) with SOS panic button launches at ₹13990 for India

Although this was a mere request by the Government, most smartphone makers are working to incorporate it in their upcoming phones launching in India this year.

The phone will come in three colour variants- Black, titan and Gold. The 5MP lens can now shoot in wide-angle (hello, #squadselfie) and they've also introduced something called the "auto selfie", which means you don't even have to press a button; just switch on camera and look at yourself.

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"The panic button, 112, is a great initiative and we must applaud the efforts of LG Electronics who is developing technology for the betterment of the society", Union IT and Electronics Minister and chief guest Ravi Shankar Prasad told media at the launch event here. The "panic button" service is proposed to be universal number for various emergency services that would be similar to the '911′ all-in-one emergency service used in America. Powered by 1.5 GHz Octa-Core processor, K10 comes with 2GB RAM and 16 GB memory which can further be expanded up to 2TB. The K10 has a pebble design with 2.5D Arc screen, there's a fingerprint scanner on the back. On the software front, the smartphone will runs the newer Android 7.0 Nougat.

LG today launched a new K series phone in India. It comes with unlimited audio, free smart cover and video downloads for 45 days from Hungama. At the back, the phone has a 13 MP camera. This smartphone was originally announced last month during CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas, and the company actually re-announced its rebranded variant in Korea yesterday under the LG X400 name.

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In the camera department, there is also a 13MP rear camera with f.2/2 aperture, autofocus, and LED flash that can record videos at Full HD resolution. It measures 148.7 x 75.3 x 7.9mm and the phone is backed up by 2800 mAh battery. As part of the initiation, the LG K10 (2017) is the first smartphone from the K-series to enter the Indian market. On the connectivity front, the K10 (2017) includes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy, GPS with GLONASS, USB OTG support, Dual SIM card slots, and 4G LTE with VoLTE support.

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