LG is expected to unveil the next line of smartphone in the G series, which is the LG G5.
This device will be unveiled during an event the company will hold on February 21, a day before the MWC 2016 show in Barcelona, Spain.
While anticipations are high about this phone, the South Korean tech company has pushed another device to the market through one of the leading wireless carriers in the United States – T-Mobile. Unlike the G5, the new LG K7 isn’t causing so much attention in the smartphone industry, but it is a decent phone for lovers of this brand running on a budget.
The budget phone couldn’t much different when compared to that many are anticipating the company to unveil in a few days’ time. However, you will be happy to learn that the smartphone is very affordable. Even though it might not be the best deal on the market so far, you will be glad to know that it offers 4G LTE connectivity, something that is not common with this category of phones.
LG unveiled the K7 during January’s CES alongside other LG K series smartphones that include LG K4 and LG K10. Even though you won’t see the usual design aesthetics associated with LG’s high-end devices, the profile of the LG K7 is very familiar.
T-Mobile wants $140 for the LG K7
The LG K7 is categorized as a budget phone alongside the other LG K series of smartphones. As mentioned earlier, it is not the best deal you will get at the moment, but the $140 price tag that T-Mobile has put on the phone is very affordable. Under the hood, the K7 comes with a Snapdragon 210 chipset that is clocked at a speed of 1.1GHz and is supported by a RAM of 1GB. As far as onboard storage is concerned, be guaranteed of 8GB as well as an expandable storage slot.
The display size is 5-inches, boasting a 480p resolution and comes with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out of the box. Don’t expect to see the new Android Marshmallow coming to this device, but you never know, things might change in future.
The phone is still wanting when it comes to camera matters. It comes with 5MP snappers on both the front and back. However, it is possible to raise it up to 8MP when shooting videos.
If you are interested in the new LG K7, you can visit the official T-Mobile website and grab yourself one.