Earlier this year, LG promised to give its fans a low-budget phone. And here comes the LG Zone 4, a low budget phone borne out of the Verizon-LG partnership.
It launched March 2018, following its predecessor.. the Zone 3.
Here is a quick review of this Smartphone from LG.
Design and display
The LG Zone 4 dimensions are 144.8mm x 71.9mm x 7.9 mm (5.70 x 2.83 x 0.31 in). And it weighs 140.3 g.
This phone also has a 5.0-inch IPS LCD Capacitive Touch-screen, with 16M colors. With a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels, it has a 16:9 aspect ratio (~294 ppi density).
This Smartphone supports Multitouch . With Fingerprint Scanner at the rear part of the phone.
In as much as this phone doesn’t really have some fantastic display features, it still does better when you really want it to.
Hardware and Software
The LG Zone 4 smartphone comes with Android 7.1.2 Nougat operating system.
The LG Zone 4 is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 chipset with a 32-bit processor. It also comes with a Quad-core processor that clocks at 1.4GHZ.
Furthermore, it uses an Adreno 308, 2-Cores GPU for graphics handling.
This smartphone offers 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt memory that you can expand up to 400GB using a microSD card. Cool yeah..?
Other features of this device are: proximity sensor, accelerometer. The LG Zone 4 not a multi-feature phone.
Camera and Battery
The LG Zone 4 comes with an 8MP rear camera with LED flash and Auto-focus.
Also, it boasts of other features like Geo-tagging, auto-focus, touch focus, face detection, HDR.
Meanwhile, for selfie lovers, there’s a 5MP front camera for nice selfies.
The LG Zone 4 comes with an amazing 2,500mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery.
The LG Zone 4 currently sells at 120 USD, which is equivalent to N43,500. Also, this price may vary depending on your location.
Now, here are the full specifications of this low budget LG phone:
|Network||Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|CDMA 800 / 1900|
|3G bands||HSDPA 2100|
|4G bands||LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 13(700)|
|Status||Available. Released 2018, March|
|Body||Dimensions||144.8 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm (5.70 x 2.83 x 0.31 in)|
|Weight||140.3 g (4.94 oz)|
|Display||Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.0 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~66.2% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~294 ppi density)|
|Platform||OS||Android 7.1.2 (Nougat)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Memory||Card slot||microSD, up to 400 GB|
|Internal||16 GB, 2 GB RAM|
|Camera||Primary||8 MP, autofocus, LED flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR|
|Sound||Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|Comms||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||4.2, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|Features||Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM|
|– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
|Battery||Removable Li-Ion 2500 mAh battery|
|Stand-by||Up to 400 h (3G)|
|Talk time||Up to 30 h (3G)|