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LG K10 (2017): Plans | Pricing | Specs

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Thanks to the addition of extra RAM, water and dust resistance and a fingerprint sensor, the 2017 revision of the LG K10 is a marked improvement over its predecessor.

5.3 inches

Display size

720 x 1280px

16GB

Internal storage

13 MP

Rear camera

2,800 mAh

Battery size

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Details

Display

Display Size
5.3 inches
Resolution
720 x 1280px
Pixels per inch (PPI)
277 ppi

Camera

Rear camera megapixels
13MP
Rear camera aperture size
f/2.2
Video recording
1080p
Front camera megapixels
5MP
Front camera aperture size
f/2.4

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions
148.7mm x 75.3mm x 7.9mm
Weight
142g

Connectivity

NFC
No
Wi-Fi
802.11 a/b/g/n
Network category speed
Category 6

Power, storage and battery

Processor
MT6750
RAM
2GB
Operating system
Android 7
Internal storage
16GB
External storage support
Up to 32GB
Battery capacity
2,800mAh

Device features

Headphone jack
Yes
Fingerprint sensor
No
Water resistance rating
N/A
Wireless charging
No
Launch price (RRP)$249
Launch date2017-02
LG K10

Premium smartphones like the latest iPhone or Samsung Galaxy S handset might receive the lion's share of the spotlight these days, but as luxury devices, they're simply too expensive for many people to afford. Thankfully, while Apple focuses on its high-end handsets, companies like LG are catering to the more budget-conscious crowd with affordable smartphones like the LG K10 (2017).

As the parentheses imply, the LG K10 (2017) is the 2017 revision of the original K10 that launched back in 2016. LG has improved the core hardware and updated the design to better compete with other 2017 handsets while sticking with a price point that places it at the higher end of the budget market. The result is an attractive smartphone geared towards those with relatively humble needs and budgets.


Design

  • IP68 water and dust resistance provides strong protection against the elements
  • Plenty of new features courtesy of Android 7.0

Camera

  • A basic yet solid camera package that should be suitable for general photography
  • Wide-angle front-facing lens let you fit more people into your "selfies"

Performance

  • Double the RAM gives the K10 (2017) a significant leg up on its predecessor
  • Should have little trouble taking care of your day-to-day phone needs

Battery

  • Most people should get a full day of use out of a single charge without issue
  • LG continues to one-up its competitors by including a removable battery

Pricing and availability

  • The LG K10 (2017) is no longer available for purchase in Australia.

Specifications

Display

Display Size
5.3 inches
Resolution
720 x 1280px
Pixels per inch (PPI)
277 ppi

Camera

Rear camera megapixels
13MP
Rear camera aperture size
f/2.2
Video recording
1080p
Front camera megapixels
5MP
Front camera aperture size
f/2.4

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions
148.7mm x 75.3mm x 7.9mm
Weight
142g

Connectivity

NFC
No
Wi-Fi
802.11 a/b/g/n
Network category speed
Category 6

Power, storage and battery

Processor
MT6750
RAM
2GB
Operating system
Android 7
Internal storage
16GB
External storage support
Up to 32GB
Battery capacity
2,800mAh

Device features

Headphone jack
Yes
Fingerprint sensor
No
Water resistance rating
N/A
Wireless charging
No

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