LG G2 mini global rollout starts next month with CIS countries

LG has announced that the G2 mini smartphone is all set to venture into global markets. The compact version of the company’s flagship will start rolling out from next month and CIS countries are first in line to receive stock of the handset. The device will soon be headed to other locations in Europe, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa.

The LG G2 mini made its debut at the MWC 2014 after weeks of teasing from the company and its rollout looks to be on schedule. Design-wise, the smartphone is no different from the current flagship. The main changes are in the specifications. Not only is it smaller, but it also has toned down hardware. The company has designed it with a 4.7-inch IPS display that offers visuals in qHD resolution.

LG G2 mini

And it plans on offering the LG G2 mini in multiple configurations. All variants of the phone will have quad core processors. The LTE version will sport a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 chip, while the HSPA+ model will have the MSM8226 module. Those in Latin America will be treated to a beefier chipset, the 1.7GHz Nvidia Tegra 4i. LG has preloaded the smartphone with Android 4.4 KitKat and the Knock Code security feature is soon be available for older devices as well.

The LG G2 mini will also be offered in single and dual SIM options. The company will make the smartphone available in color options of titan black, lunar white, red and gold.

Here are the specifications:

– Android 4.4 KitKat
– 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400, 1.7GHz Tegra 4i SOCs
– 1GB RAM, 8GB storage
– 4.7-inch IPS qHD display
– 8MP/13MP rear camera, 1.3MP front snapper
– LTE, HSPA+, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, NFC, A-GPS
– 2440mAH battery
– 129.6mm x 66mm x 9.8mm dimensions
– 121 grams weight