LG Gentle flip phone with Android 5.1, 4G LTE launched in Korea

LG Gentle

LG has launched Gentle, the company’s latest Android flip phone in Korea. It has a 3.2-inch (320 x 480 pixels) display, is powered by a 1.1 GHz quad-core processor and runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop). It has a 3-megapixel rear camera without flash and a VGA front-facing camera. It comes with 4G connectivity, T9 keypad, a dedicated Q button that allows users to instantly activate the most frequently used applications, Kakao Talk messenger and has soft leather-like finish on the outside.

It launched Ice Cream Smart (LG-F440L) flip phone earlier this year and Wine flip phone last year. This is the company’s third clamshell Android smartphone.The company says it will introduce such customized products based on the lifestyle of users. It also said that demand for flip smartphones has been strong in the Asian market, including South Korea.

LG Gentle specifications

  • 3.2-inch (320 x 480 pixels) touch screen display
  • 1.1 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 210 processor with Adreno 304 GPU
  • 1GB RAM, 4GB internal memory, expandable memory with microSD
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • 3MP rear camera
  • 0.3MP (VGA) front-facing camera
  • Dimensions: 117.7 x 58.7 x 16.6mm; Weight: 143g
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 4G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • 1700mAh removable battery

The LG Gentle comes in Navy and Burgundy colors and would go on sale in South Korea starting July 29th from local operator LG U+ for 200,000 South Korean Won ( US$ 170 / Rs. 11,000 approx.). No details about its availability outside Korea.

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