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LG Phoenix 2 Phone Review

LG launched its new mobile called as Phoenix 2 at low price tag. As we know that how much companies are present in the market. There are no of options are available on the market. So in this post, we are going to discuss brand new LG laptop which is launched by the LG on 1 May 2016. The best part of this phone is running on latest Android system known as a marshmallow. So we can expect much better experience from this device. The price of this smartphone is around $100 which is not more expensive for a specification that given in this smartphone. Now let us start with display.

LG Phoenix 2 Phone Review: Design

Dimensions of this device are 144.5 x 71.4 x 8.6 mm. So that thickness of this smartphone is around 8.6 mm so that this smartphone much thick. But for this price range, this is normal. We can not expect a performance as the high-end smartphone. Bar type of design is implemented in this smartphone by the LG. The weight of LG Phoenix is around 140 grams much heavier than another smartphone like Samsung Galaxy J3.  This smartphone is only available only in one color black; the company wants to give some color options is really important.

LG Phoenix 2 Phone Review: Display

In LG Phoenix 2 smartphone, 5-inch screen in fitted by the company. IPS LCD Capacitive TouchScreen, (Zero Gap Display, In-Cell Touch) type of display provided in this smartphone with resolution around 720 x 1280 pixels. From this resolution, it is clear that this smartphone has HD display for the better performance. We can not say that this is full HD screen, but standard HD screen is provided in this device. Pixels density is around 294 ppi which best when we compare this smartphone with Samsung Galaxy J3. Secondary display is not provided in this smartphone.  But that not a but issue because only some devices are equipped with such a display.

LG Phoenix 2 Phone Review: Hardware

LG Phoenix 2 smartphones are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 210, MSM8909 Quad Core Processor 1.3 GHz processor for the better performance, along with 1.5 Gb ram for the support. I think we can not expect much at this price tag. I think with this configuration we can quickly run some HD and 3D graphics intensive games on this smartphone. For getting go graphics performance, Andrino GPU is provided in this smartphone. And this GPU is one of the best GPU in his class. For storage 16 GB internal memory is provided, we can increase this memory up to 32 Gb with the help of external SD card. Following are the sensors are provided in this device

  • Proximity Sensor,
  • Accelerometer,
  • Ambient Light,
  • G-Sensor

LG Phoenix 2 Phone Review: Software

When we are coming to the main point called as software, this LG smartphone is running on the Android 6.0 marshmallow. I think this is one of the best things of this smartphone. Because Android ecosystem is larger and gives no of applications for our use.

LG Phoenix 2 Phone Review: Camera

This LG Phoenix 2 smartphone consists 8 megaplex cameras at the back side and 5.0 megapixels camera at the front side with LED flash. We can talk pictures with resolution around 3264 x 2448 Pixels. These are some features provided in this camera Autofocus, Voice Capture, Face Beauty, Burst Mode, HDR, Smile detection, Face Detection, Self-timer, Touch focus, Gesture Shot, Touch & Shoot.

LG Phoenix 2 Phone Review: Connectivity

For the wireless communication, Bluetooth and wifi are provided in this LG smartphone. Another connectivity like GPS, USB, NFC is also given on this smartphone. This smartphone is working on the three network that networks are GSM 850/900/1800/1900, HSDPA 850/1900/2100, LTE 2600/850/1700/1900, etc

LG Phoenix 2 Phone Review: Specification

General

  • Device Type
    Smartphone
  • Model
    Phoenix 2
  • Announced
    01 May 2016
  • Released
    01 May 2016
  • Status
    Available
  • Price
    US$ 126 Approx.

Hardware

  • Chipset
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 210, MSM8909
  • CPU
    Quad Core Processor 1.3 GHz
  • GPU
    Adreno 304
  • RAM (Memory)
    1.5 GB
  • Internal Storage
    16 GB
  • Card Slot
    MicroSD Up to 32 GB
  • Sensors
    Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient Light, G-Sensor

Software

  • Operating System
    Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Java Support
    Yes
  • Facebook
  • Youtube

Design

  • Type
    Bar
  • Dimensions
    144.5 x 71.4 x 8.6 mm
  • Weight
    140g
  • Protection
    Scratch Resistant, (2.5D Arc Glass)
  • Colors Availability
    Black

Media

  • Alert Types
    Vibration, MP3 ringtones, WAV
  • Loudspeaker
    Yes
  • Handsfree
    3.5mm jack
  • Audio Playback
    WAV, AAC+, OGG, FLAC, MIDI, WMA, MP3, AMR, AAC, eAAC+
  • Video Playback
    3GP, MP4, xVID, AVI, DivX, MKV, H.264, H.263
  • FM Radio

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity
    Li-Ion 2125 mAh
  • Placement
    Removable
  • Standby
    310 Hrs, Up to 307 Hrs
  • Talk Time
    16 Hrs, Up to 15.9 Hrs
  • Music Play

Network

  • 2G Network
    GSM 850/900/1800/1900
  • 3G Network
    HSDPA 850/1900/2100
  • 4G Network
    LTE 2600/850/1700/1900
  • SIM
    Standard SIM
  • Dual SIM

Camera

  • Primary
    8.0 Megapixels
  • Image
    3264 x 2448 Pixels
  • Video
    720P@30FPS
  • Camera Features
    Autofocus, Voice Capture, Face Beauty, Burst Mode, HDR, Smile detection, Face Detection, Self-timer, Touch focus, Gesture Shot, Touch & Shoot
  • Flash
    LED Flash
  • Secondary
    5.0 Megapixels

Messaging

  • SMS
    Yes (threaded view)
  • MMS
  • Email
    Email, Push Mail, Hangouts
  • IM

Display

  • Display Type
    IPS LCD Capacitive TouchScreen, (Zero Gap Display, In-Cell Touch)
  • Size
    5 Inch (~66.8% screen-to-body-ratio)
  • Resolution
    720 x 1280 pixels
  • Colors
    16M Colors
  • Pixel Density
    ~294 ppi Pixel Density
  • Touch Screen
    Multi-Touch
  • Display Protection
    Scratch Resistant, (2.5D Arc Glass)
  • Secondary Display
    No

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth
    Bluetooth 4.1
  • Infrared
  • Wi-fi
    Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • USB
    MicroUSB 2.0
  • GPS
    Yes with A-GPS support
  • NFC
  • HDMI
  • Wireless Charging
    No

Data

  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • Speed
    LTE 50 Mbps, HSPA Plus, LTE CAT4 150 Mbps DL
  • Web Browser
    Google Chrome Browser,HTML, HTML5

LG Phoenix 2 Phone Review: Final Verdict

If you are looking for such smartphone that gives good performance at a low price around $100, then this smartphone is for you.

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