LG released a pushbutton clamshell with Android

22 December 2020

Some time ago - in 2018 - the LG Folder was introduced. It is almost a classic "clamshell" (in the spirit of cell phones of fifteen years ago). The device seems to have found fans.

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Sales of the LG Folder apparently satisfied the creators. As a result, LG announced the release of the successor. The device received a natural name LG Folder 2. Structurally, it differs little from its predecessor. Even the alphanumeric keypad has been preserved.

That said, LG Folder 2 is far from a "dialer. Before us a full-fledged Android-smartphone (under the appropriate OS). Particular problems with applications will not be.

As for the screen, there are two. The main has a diagonal of 2.8 inches and a resolution of 320 by 240 pixels. On the back cover there is an additional 0.9-inch display. It is monochrome and serves to display notifications (and other useful information).

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The processor is like the most budget models. The LG Folder 2 has a 4-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 and delivers only 1.1 GHz. For graphics is responsible gas pedal Adreno 304. Also declared support for 4 generation LTE networks. Transmission speeds of up to 150 Mbit / s are guaranteed.

RAM on board - 1 GB. The flash drive is also modest - 8 GB. However, you can add space with the help of microSD. In addition, there is a GPS module, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n and FM tuner.

Note the SOS key on the back of the phone. Pressing it three times activates an emergency call (a relative or rescuers). The number is pre-determined by the owner of the LG Folder 2.

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The product weighs 127 g. The battery is a 1470 mAh battery. How much are they asking for the new product? LG offers it for the sum of $160.