The new mid-range smartphones, K7 and K10 at a price tag of INR 9,500 and INR 13,500 respectively.
Before LG, many mobile handset makers like Micromax, Lava, Gionee, OnePlus, and Xiaomi have already started manufacturing and assembling their devices in India.
The K7 smartphone packs in a Qulacomm Snapdragon chipset, coupled with 1.5 GB RAM and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system. The device also offers a 5 inch In-cell touch display and a 5 MP camera on both front and rear ends of it.
The K10 smartphone on the other hand has been blessed with Qualcomm Snapdragon processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. The smartphone sports a 5.3 inch HD In-cell Touch Display along with a 13MP primary camera.
Both the devices offer support of 4G LTE, VoLTE as well as VoWi-Fi.
LG claims that the two smartphones will be manufactured in India in its Noida and Greater Noida based facilities, aligning with the Make in India initiative of the Government of India.
“We want to tap the huge potential for smartphones in the country and the K-series will be the first ones to be manufactured in India,” LG Electronics India Managing Director Kim Ki-Wan said in New Delhi.
He added that the company is optimistic over the new models to drive its growth in the smartphone segment in India. Prasad said it was an occasion of personal satisfaction for him to see companies setting up base in India for electronics manufacturing.