Whereas we’re principally trying ahead to get extra particulars on the LG Velvet the Korean firm stunned us by saying a brand new flip cellphone, dubbed LG Folder 2.
The LG Folder 2 is aimed toward individuals on a decent funds and those that want a cellphone that is easy to make use of.
The Folder 2 is powered by the Snapdragon 210 SoC paired with 1GB RAM. It has 8GB of storage onboard and comes with two shows – a 2.8″ QVGA main display screen and a secondary 0.9″ monochrome panel to show notifications for texts and calls.
The flip cellphone comes with SOS Key and Hotkey buttons. The previous is positioned on the again with the 2MP main digital camera and allows you to rapidly name a pre-registered quantity by urgent it thrice inside 1.5 seconds. It additionally shares your location with the quantity via a textual content message.
The Hotkey, then again, is positioned on the entrance above the decision button and allows you to summon AI voice service or begin the decision recording operate. The supply of those options depends upon the carriers, although.
SOS Key on the LG Folder 2
The LG Folder 2 weighs 127 grams and helps Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and 4G connectivity. There’s additionally a function referred to as information safety lock (machine translated from Korean) which helps forestall unintentional information prices.
The flip cellphone packs a 1,470 mAh battery and has two shade choices – White and New Platinum Gray (translated from Korean).
The Folder 2 is priced at KRW198,000 ($160/150) and can go on sale in South Korea from April 17. We’re but to be taught if it would enterprise out of LG’s residence market and when.
Supply (in Korean)