In company’s home market, LG Electronics has officially launched its latest Android flip phone that called the LG Gentle. It seems one of Korean firm (alongside Samsung) to release clamshell Android smartphones from time to time. This flip phone will be available for purchase starting July 30, 2015. It is an exclusive thing for LG U+, one of major carrier in Korea. People who living in this country will able to pick one for cost 200,000 South Korean Won (about US$170 or €155) outright. LG Gentle flip smartphone will come in two different color options – Navy and Burgundy.
Running on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system, the handset offers a small 3.2-inch display with a 320 x 480 pixels resolution and capacitive touchscreen support. New Gentle boasts a 1.1GHz quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM and 4GB expandable storage. There are a 3-megapixel rear camera (lacks flash) and a VGA selfie camera. It has T9 keypad and a dedicated Q button, which enables instantly activate the most frequently used applications. Furthermore, it’s allowing turn on the Kakao Talk messenger.
The 4G-enabled phone provides soft leather-like finish on the outside. Just reminder, LG was launched another flip phone (Ice Cream Smart LG-F440L) earlier this year, while the Wine clamshell phone last year. Meanwhile, the LG Gentle becomes the third clamshell Android smartphone that unveiled by company. For some reason there’s many demand for flip smartphones in the Asian market.
Further details on LG Gentle flip phone, you can see it below.
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)
- 5MP 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
LG Gentle flip smartphone launched in Korea with Android 5.1 Lollipop, 4G LTE support