LG Stylus DAB+ Review: Plans | Pricing | Specs

LG Stylus DAB+

LG Stylus DAB+
  • Display

    5.7 inches

    720 x 1280

  • Storage


  • Battery size

    3,000 mAh

While the overall performance of the LG Stylus DAB+ isn’t exceptional even within its constrained price range, it is considerably cheaper than the Note 5 while still being within striking distance of its battery life.

The good

  • Saves money on streaming services
  • Stylus works well
  • Good battery life
  • Acceptable camera

Could be better

  • Digital radio disappointments
  • Mediocre application performance

The LG Stylus DAB+ sells itself on the inclusion of digital radio, but it’s not the reason to buy this particular phone.

Smartphones as a category are very mature, with only a few features used to differentiate each model, and that’s typically in the premium space. For a mid-range phone to include a world’s first feature is an interesting step on LG’s part, but that’s precisely what the LG Stylus DAB+ does.


  • Digital radio support is a neat idea held back by a number of awkward limitations
  • Titular stylus adds versatility your average smartphone lacks


  • Unremarkable yet totally competent camera, both for traditional photography and selfies


  • Sits at the low end of the performance rankings, even compared to significantly cheaper smartphones
  • Still capable of acceptable performance in basic tasks

Battery life

  • Plenty of endurance thanks to its 3,000mAh battery
  • Even with its large screen, all-day battery life is well within reach


  • The digital radio feature might be a bit of a letdown, but if you're after an affordable phone you can write notes on, the LG Stylus DAB+ is well worth a look

Pricing and availability

LG Stylus DAB+

Rock out more affordably

With its built-in digital radio and note-taking stylus, the LG Stylus DAB+ is quite unlike any other smartphone on the market.


  • The LG Stylus DAB+ retails for $449, but you can find it cheaper at online retailers and marketplaces like eBay.

LG Stylus DAB+ specs



Physical dimensions


Power, storage and battery

Device features

Display size 5.7 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280
Pixels per inch (PPI) 258
Rear camera megapixels 13MP
Rear camera aperture size N/A
Video recording N/A
Front camera megapixels 8MP
Front camera aperture size N/A
Dimensions 155mm x 79.6mm x 7.4mm
Weight 144.5g
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Network category speed N/A
Processor Snapdragon 410
Operating system Android 6
Internal storage


External storage support Up to 128GB
Battery capacity 3,000mAh
Headphone jack Yes
Fingerprint sensor No
Water resistance N/A
Wireless charging No

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