The LG W31 Plus comes in as the more premium sibling to the standard LG W31. The upgrades that earns it the Plus moniker, is bottled in the camera depart, it packs in a beefer camera hardware, designed to meet the needs of enthusiats who are willing to spend extra for a more capable camera setup. Aside from the cameras, the other specs are pretty much the same, with an exception to screen size.
Where to Buy LG W31 Plus
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LG W31 Plus Key Specs & Features
- 6.26-inch IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 19:9 Ratio (269 PPI)
- Android 9 Pie
- Octa-core Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm)
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB Built-in Storage up to 128GB Memory Card
- 12MP + 13MP + 2 MP Triple Rear Cameras
- 16MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
- 4G LTE Network
- Non-Removable Li-Po 4000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
If having a fresh design is one of the most important factors you look out for when considering a more premium variant of a smartphone, then you should probably look else where.
The LG W30 Plus bears the same chassis design as seen on the standard LG W30. They are simply identical.
On the rear, we have vertical camera module housing three cameras. Directly below the camera module is an LED flash. You will also find a capacitive fingerprint sensor and the LG branding on the rear, which indicates its an LG smartphone.
Moving upfront, we will find a 6.26 inch display as opposed to the 6.52 inch IPS LCD display on the standard LG W31 plus. This display. This display has a drop notch that is housing a front facing camera.
As mentioned in the introductory paragraph, the main upgrade lies in the cameras. The cameras are the major reason you may want to upgrade.
On the rear, we have got a 13MP wide angle camera, a 12MP low light camera bearing a Sony IMX486 sensor and a 2MP depth camera for bokeh effect.
This goes to show that we now have a higher ultrawide camera as opposed to the 5MP ultrawide camera on the standard LG W31.
The front camera was also boosted from being an 8MP sensor on the standard W31 to being a 16MP camera on the W31 Plus.
Hardware and Software
On the performance hardware side, we have got a replica of the standard LG W31. This performance setup is pioneered by an Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P22 processor.
The other major performance drives include 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage and a non-removable 4000mAh battery.
On the software side, the LG W31 runs its interface ontop of the Android 9 Pie operating system.
The LG W31 features a 3.5mm headphone jack, USB, Bluetooth 4.2 and WiFi.
Internet connectivity on here is capped at 4G, which means enthusiats won’t get access to 5G with this device.
LG W31 Plus Price and Availability
The price of the LG W31 Plus is around $169, which translates to about 64,389 Naira in Nigeria, 18,506 KSH in Kenya and 986 GHC in Ghana.
The LG W31 plus can be purchase from LG’s website, as well as leading online retail shops.
LG W31 Plus Specs
Here are a few specs of the LG W31 Plus:
- Platform: Android 9 Pie
- Processor: Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm), Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
- GPU: PowerVR GE8320
- Memory: 4GB RAM
- Colours: Aurora Green, Thunder Blue
- Dimension: 159 x 76.5 x 8.2 mm
- Weight: 172g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.26 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (269 ppi)
- Screen Protection: –
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 13 MP (wide) + 5 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP (depth) Triple Cameras, 1080p@30fps
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, panorama, HDR
- Front Camera: 8 MP, 1080p@30fps
- Built-in Storage: 64GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (dedicated slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 3, 5, 8, 40, 41
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: Yes
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: –
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: No
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: –
- Video Editor: –
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable Battery
- Talktime: 25.5 Hours
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: –
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