LG Gentle: smartphone-"clamshell" on Android 5.1

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

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

Other specifications for the LG Gentle:

  • Support communications standards: 4G LTE
  • Dimensions: 117,7x58,7x16,6 mm
  • Weight: 143g
  • CPU: 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, slot under the microSD memory card
  • Communications: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB 2.0
  • Battery: 1700 mAh, removable