LG has introduced a new entry-level flip phone named LG Folder 2 in South Korea. The LG Folder 2 is the successor of the original LG Folder phone, released in February 2018.
Jae-Hyeok Shin, LG Electronics mobile marketing manager, said,
Old-age and youth and customers who prefer simple functions need more convenient folder phones than complicated high-end smartphones. Phone.
LG Folder 2
The phone has a dimension of 107.9 x 55 x 18mm when folded and weighs around 127gms. The phone is equipped with a 2.8-inches internal LCD screen with a 240×320 pixel resolution.
The LG Folder 2 has a 0.9-inch monochrome screen on the outside for the notifications like messages, text, calls, time, and so on.
There is a 2MP rear camera on the backside of the phone alongside an SOS button. Pressing the SOS button three times quickly will forward a call to a pre-registered phone number and sends an emergency SMS with location info.
If you push the hotkey button above the call button, AI voice service or recording function can be accessed depending upon the provider. The AI voice service acknowledges and responds to the voice when the user presses the hotkey button and asks concerns for weather conditions, dates, time, basic estimation, and so on.
Under the hood, Snapdragon 210 chipset powers the phone with 1GB RAM and 8GB of storage. The phone comes with a microSD card slot for external storage. The phone runs on Android OS (version not mentioned) and has a battery capacity of 1,470mAh.
LG Folder 2 Specifications
- 2.8-inch (320 x 240 pixels) QVGA LCD screen
- 0.9-inch mono front screen
- 1.1 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 (MSM8909) processor with Adreno 304 GPU
- 1GB RAM, 8GB Internal memory, expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD
- 2MP camera
- FM Radio, SOS key
- Dimensions: 107.9x55x18mm; Weight: 127g
- 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
- 1470mAh battery
Price and Availability
The phone will have two color options- Platinum Grey and White.
The phone costs 198,000 won (~$162) and will be available for purchase from 17 April in South Korea.