September 29, 2017

LG K7i is A Smartphone That Makes Mosquito Go Away (Yes, You Heard it right)

Among all the edges Android has over iOS, flexibility is one of the most important, sure, the new iPhone X may come with Wireless Charging and a high screen to body ratio, we have seen some Android phone that are so crazy in design that it becomes their USP. Samsung’s recent Android Flip phones and Yota’s dual-screen smartphone comes to mind. And now, you can add one more to the mix.

LG recently launched a new phone called LG7Ki that features a “Mosquito Away” technology alongside with normal guts of an entry-level smartphone.

The feature uses the phone’s big hump at the bottom back to emit ultrasound waves that LG Claims will keep the mosquitos away. I am a bit skeptical about its effectiveness, but LG seems confidant considering the company has been adding this feature to its TVs and ACs in past years. Still, BBC has a report that says these ultrasound devices “have no effect on preventing mosquito bites” and “should not be recommended or used.”

Apart from that, the phone is a pretty much entry-level smartphone with a 720p 5-inch display, 2GB RAM, a 1.4GHz quad-core processor and an 8MP camera on the back and 5MP camera on the front. The internal storage is 16GB that can be extended to 156 GB with a microSD card

The phone will run on Android 6.0 and it will cost $121 or Rs 7,990 in India. Considering the price of the phone and the fact that it runs on a two-year-old software, LG is definitely expecting on the mosquito related features to make it stand out instead of phone’s performance.

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Saurabh Tripathi

Saurabh is Founder of Getting Geek and is an all around computer nerd. Currently Saurabh is at his home messing up with some ugly looking code. Send him your Questions, Suggestions and Pizzas at [email protected]

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