LG Gentle: smartphone-"clamshell" on Android 5.1

The South Korean company LG Electronics presented at home a new model of smartphone – LG Gentle, made in an unusual smartphone clamshell form factor with a standard "iron" (not virtual) keyboard. This model will be sold in local mobile operator LG U+ and will go on sale July 29 for the price of 200 thousand Korean won (~171$).

Despite the presence of a physical keyboard, LG Gentle is equipped with the usual Android touchscreen smartphones, but by modern standards quite tiny – with a diagonal of 3.2-inch and resolution is only QVGA.

Other specifications LG Gentle:

  • Support communications standards: 4G LTE
  • Dimensions: 117,7x58,7x16,6 mm
  • Weight: 143 g
  • Processor: 1.1 GHz, Quad core
  • Platform: Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Display: 3.2-inch, a resolution of 480x320 pixels
  • Camera: 3 MP
  • Front camera: VGA
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM, 4 GB internal, microSD slot memory card
  • Communication: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB 2.0
  • Battery: 1700 mAh, removable