Last month, LG released a new mid-range device called as LG L5000 with in-house LG’s Nuclun GH14 octa-core SoC in Korea. Today, AT&T has updated its lineup by launching a new LG smartphone called as LG Phoenix 2 in the U.S. The smartphone comes with decent specifications and will be targeted towards the budget users. The Phoenix 2 carries a price tag of $99.99 and is now available for sale via AT&T official website. The smartphone will also be sold via select offline platforms starting May 14 and will hit AT&T stores on June 10th.
Coming to the specifications part, the LG Phoenix 2 flaunts a 5-inch (1280×720 pixels) HD Zero Gap In-Cell display and offers a pixel density of 294ppi. Under the hood, it comes powered by Snapdragon 210 quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz paired with Adreno 304 GPU and 1.5GB of RAM. The device comes with LG’s trademark design with volume rockers and power button placed on the rear side below the camera module. It has 16GB of built-in storage that can be further expanded via a microSD card slot upto 32GB.
On the camera front, it comes equipped with an 8MP primary camera with autofocus, LED flash and a 5MP front-facing camera for video calling and selfie lovers. The camera comes with various shooting options like Gesture Shot, Burst Shot & Cheese Shutter to capture quick images. It supports dual sim dual standby and runs on latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow based LG’s UX UI overlaid. The smartphone comes pre-loaded with LG’s traditional apps like LG Knock Code, QuickMemo+, Qslide, EasyHome, and LG Bridge.
The smartphone supports 4G-LTE with VoLTE and includes other standard connectivity options like 2G/3G HSPA+, WiFi, GPS/A-GPS, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC and microUSB 2.0 port. The handset comes backed by a 2125mAh battery that is rated to offer upto 15.9 hours of talk time and can last upto 12.8 days on standby mode. The dimensions of the device measure 144.5 x 71.3 x 8.6 mm weighs around 140 grams and comes in Black color variant.