The newly released LG G4 Beat is a sleek mid-range Dual SIM Android smartphone that offers terrific value and satisfaction. It features the same design as the LG flagship G4. The LG G4 Beat sports an attractive look and promises great multimedia experiences with powerful cameras and an awesome display. Thus, it sports a smaller display screen as oppose to the LG G4 flagship device with a larger display.
LG G4 Beat Key Features
Before we jump straight to the full LG G4 Beat specifications, you might be interested in seeing the device key features.
- Operating System: Android OS, 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
- Camera: 13 MP Camera or 8MP Camera + 5MP front facing camera
- SIM: Dual Micro SIM Card
- RAM: 1.5GB
- Internal Storage: 8GB
- Processor Speed: 1.5 GHz
- Battery: Removable Li-Ion 2300 mAh battery
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Build & Display
No wonder the newly unveiled LG G4 Beat is a budget friendly device compared to its elder brother. The LG G4 Beat features a plastic body and also high-grade leather rear cover found on its predecessor is absent on this device.
With comfortable use in mind, the LG G4 Beat flaunts a slim arc design which makes it fit perfectly in the hand. The smartphone is 9.85mm thick and weighs 139 grams which is seen as lighter than its costlier brother.
LG G4 Beat should make for superb viewing experience with a very crispy 5.2-inch Full HD (1080p) display with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution compare to the 5.5-inch Quad HD (1440p) display found on the regular G4. The LG G4 should make for superb viewing experience with a very crispy display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and pixel density of 423 ppi.
The display is based on the IPS technology, which makes it look sharp and clear while also offering impressive wide-angle viewing.
The LG G4 Beat sports an impressive rear camera of 8 megapixels or 13 megapixels snapper – with F1.8 aperture, which mean taking great pictures in low-light conditions should be no problem.
The shooter features laser detection autofocus found on the original G4 with an upgraded optical image stabilizer (OIS 2.0). The front-facing camera has received significant upgrade from just 2.1-megapixels to an awesome 5-megapixel and it supports Gesture Shot and Gesture View.
The onboard storage memory on the LG G4 Beat is a manageable 8 GB but can be expanded to up to 128GB. In an era like this, people easily fall for a device with high onboard memory.
Hardware & Software
Powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor, the LG G4 Beat is designed to deliver superior imaging and display performance while clocking at 1.5 GHz. LG says the chip, which is supported by RAM of 1.5GB, is specially optimized for the smartphone. The G4 Beat runs on Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) operating system featuring LG’s latest UI, UX 4.0. The graphics is handled by an Adreno 405 GPU.
LG G4 packs a powerful 2300mAh battery, which is swappable unlike what is obtained on most new smartphones these days. The new LG G4 Beat boasts 4G LTE support to enable you enjoy super-fast browsing speeds. Other connectivity features include USB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, GLONASS and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n. There is also GPS with A-GPS.
LG G4 Beat
|Device Name||LG G4 Beat|
|2G Network||GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz|
|3G Network||HSDPA 900/1900/2100MHz|
|4G LTE Network||Yes, LTE|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Status||Available. Released , June2015|
|Dimensions||142.7 x 72.6 x 9.85 mm|
|Net Weight||139 g|
|Colors||Metallic Gray, Ceramic White, Shiny Gold|
|Screen Type||TFT capacitive touchscreen|
|Display Size||5.2-inch IPS Display|
|Display Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels (~423 ppi pixel density)|
|Screen Color||16M colors|
MEMORY & OS
|Card slot||Yes MicroSD card, Expandable storage up to 128GB|
|OS||Android OS, 5.1.1 (Lollipop)|
|Processors||Octa-core Processor, 1.5GHz quad-core and 1GHz quad-core|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Processor|
|Music Player||Yes, MP3/WAV/FLAC/eAAC+ player|
|Video Player||Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD|
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|Audio port||Yes, 3.5mm jack|
|2G Speed||up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps|
|3G Speed||Up to 7.2 mbps downlink; Up to 5.67 mbps uplink|
|4G Speed||Up to 150 mbps|
|WIFI||Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Hotspot|
|Bluetooth||Yes, Bluetooth 4.1 with A2DP|
|GPS||Yes, GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS|
|Radio||Yes, FM Radio|
|USB||Yes, microUSB 2.0|
|Primary Camera||13 MP Camera or 8MP Camera, 1080p HD Video|
|Seconday Camera||5MP Camera|
|Camera Features||Laser Autofocus (8MP models), Autofocus, HDR, Geo-tagging, Panorama, Face Detection|
|Flash Light||Yes, LED flash|
|Capacity||Removable Li-Ion 2300 mAh battery|
|Type||Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery|
|Charging Type||USB Micro 5V-1A Power Adapter|
|Charger Type||Type AC100-240V.50-60HZ Input, 5V, DC 2 A Output|
|Motion Sensing / Gesture Control||n/a|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|Languages||English, German, Spanish, Italian, French|
|– MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player- MP4/H.264 player
– Document viewer
– Photo viewer/editor
– Voice memo/dial
|What’s in the box||– 1 × Smartdevice- 1 × USB cable
– 1 × User manual
– 1 × Power adapter (A right AC Adapter will be sent as your shipping country)
– 1 × Ear Piece
|Price level||About $325 – $400|
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Pricing & Availability
LG G4 Beat is not yet available in some countries as well as availability in the Nigeria market, it’s global roll out is expected to begin in Aug, 2015. We currently have no data on pricing. When available, LG G4 Price is expected to range from $325 – $400 depending on your location.
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