With Amazon starting its Prime Day sales starting today, several brands seem to be using the opportunity to launch new color variants of their older devices. Some of the devices that would be seen in new avatars today include the recently launched LG W30, the Samsung Galaxy M40, and the OPPO F11 Pro. LG, starting today, will offer the LG W30 in a new Aurora Green color option that was not in stock during the first few sales of the phone. Archrival Samsung which recently launched the Galaxy M40 initially offered the handset in two color options; Midnight Blue, and Seawater Blue. Starting today, however, users will be able to get the handset in a third color option – Cocktail Orange. The third handset to come in a new color option is the OPPO F11 Pro which will now be sold in an additional color option called Waterfall Gray. All three handsets are identical to their ‘original’ versions in all other aspects. In case you were looking forward to buying some of the aforementioned handsets and have scant details regarding their features and specifications, here is a brief recap.
LG W30 Specifications, price in India
The LG W30 is positioned above the W10 that was launched along with it earlier this month. The W30 gets a large 6.26-inch LCD panel with HD+ resolution. The phone is powered by the MediaTek Helio P22 SoC which is an entry-level chipset from the chipmaker. The phone comes in a single version with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. The camera setup on the W30 includes a primary 12-megapixel camera a secondary 13-megapixel ultrawide angle camera and a third 2-megapixel depth sensor. The front facing camera uses a 16-megapixel sensor. The W30 gets a fingerprint scanner at the rear and also supports face unlock. LG has managed to pack in a large 4,000 mAh battery inside the slim confines of the device. The LG W30 is on sale for INR 9,999.
Samsung Galaxy M40 Specifications, price in India
The Samsung Galaxy M40 is currently the priciest handset from Samsung’s M-Series. This device features a 6.3-inch PLS TFT display with full HD+ resolution. The phone also gets uses Gorilla Glass for added durability. The Galaxy M40 uses the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 chipset that houses an octa-core CPU and is based on an 11nm manufacturing process. The M40 comes in a single 6GB RAM version with 128GB storage. The camera setup on the M40 gets a 32-megapixel primary camera, a secondary 8-megapixel ultrawide angle camera, and a third 5-megapixel depth sensor. The front facing camera uses a 16-megapixel sensor that is housed inside a ‘punch-hole’. The Samsung Galaxy M40 uses a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and houses a decently-sized 3,500 mAh battery with support for fast charging. The handset ships with a 15W fast charger. The Samsung Galaxy M40 is on sale for INR 19,990.
OPPO F11 Pro Specifications, features
The OPPO F11 Pro is a mid-range device from the Chinese smartphone maker OPPO. The handset gets an LTPC IPS LCD display that measures 6.53-inches across with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels in the 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The F11 Pro is powered by the MediaTek Helio P70 chipset that is based on the 12nm manufacturing process. This processor uses the Mali-G72 MP3 GPU for graphics. The imaging setup on the device consists of a 48-megapixel primary camera mated to a 5-megapixel depth sensor. The front-facing camera is housed inside a pop-up mechanism and uses a 16-megapixel sensor. The phone comes in two versions; a base 6GB+64GB variant priced at INR 20,500 and a pricier 6GB+128GB version that is currently sold for INR 22,800.