LG launches ‘Dhaakad Phone’ with 112 Panic Button

By : |February 22, 2017 0

LG Electronics has launched its new ‘Dhaakad’ smartphone K10 2017 that features a special ‘panic button’ as per the Government of India guidelines.

LG is the first company to adhere to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) recommendation to have a single number ‘112’ for all emergency calls in the mobile phones across the country, which is referred to as the Panic Button implementation.

In addition to this, the smartphone features a 5.3-inch HD In-cell Touch Display with a 13MP rear camera & 5MP front camera with 120-degree wide angle selfie lens. Other advanced features include a fingerprint scanner, OTG Support, a metallic U-frame for a sturdy but slim 7.9mm profile with 2.5D Arc Glass design & latest Android OS 7.0 with 4GVoLTE.



“The emergency dialing number 112 is the need of the hour. I would like to thank LG for spearheading this noble initiative mandated by the Government of India,” said Pankaj Mahindroo , Founder and National President, Indian Cellular Association.

‘’Extending LG’s core philosophy of Life’s Good to the safety realm, we have devised a new K10 2017 Smartphone with an emergency panic button that can be pressed to generate an alarm by a vulnerable target in case of an unforeseen situation. In 2017, we will be completing 20 years in India and we will continue to develop consumer centric products which will empower their lifestyle. Launch of the new K10 2017, is an extension of this philosophy.

We are very optimistic that consumers will appreciate this product,” said Kim Ki Wan, Managing Director – LG Electronics India.

The other specifications of the new smartphone include 1.5 GHz Octa-Core chipset, 2GB LPDDR3 RAM and 16eMMC ROM, 2,800mAh battery with Android 7.0 Nougat as OS.

The phone will come in three colour variants- Black, titan and Gold.


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