LG Candy Full Specs, Review and Price

LG Candy

LG Candy has been launched in India as a budget-friendly smartphone for those on a budget. The phone was introduced for those who wouldn’t be able to afford the G7 One and G7 Fit.

The Candy smartphone sports an HD 18:9 display with changeable back covers. As usual, it has 2GB of RAM and 16GB storage space as well. Lets find out more about the LG Candy.

LG Candy Specs and Features

・5-inch HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1280 pixels
・Android 7.1.2 Nougat with 2GB RAM
・Quad-core 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6739
・16GB built-in storage
・8MP rear camera and 5MP front camera
・2500mAh non-removable Battery

Design And Display

The LG Candy has a plastic back that comes in so many different pairs of colours. You can always switch to the colour that suits your lifestyle or the colour that will fit your day.

The phone sports a rear camera and LED flash at the top left corner as well. Furthermore, it measures 8.2mm in thickness and weighs 152g overall. The back cover is available in Black, Gold, Blue and Silver.\

LG Candy

Turning to the front, there’s the tall 18:9 aspect ratio screen, although it sure looks like 16:9 from afar. The bezels are still thick, especially the top and bottom bezels. There are a speaker grille and selfie camera at the top middle. Nonetheless, it sports a standard 5-inch HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. This has a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and 294 pixels per inch density. The screen also stretches up to 74.4% screen-to-body ratio.

Hardware and Software

Under the hood, the MT6739 chip from MediaTek takes charge. It comes with its 28nm process node and 4-cores of processor clocking at 1.3GHz. In the graphics department, a Mali graphics card controls graphics.

For multitasking, you get a standard 2GB of RAM space available to do the job with a memory speed of 533MHz. In the storage department, the device boasts of 16GB but you can upgrade up to 128GB. It also runs on Android 7.1.2 Nougat out of the box as well.

Camera And Connectivity

When it comes to photography, the LG Candy sports an 8MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture. There’s a LED flash as well to help out in the dark. It has a 5MP selfie shooter for all your selfies.

The Candy supports 4G LTE connectivity and accommodates dual Nano SIMs. It also has support for Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type C, 3.5mm jack, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS.

Battery And Availability

The LG Candy is powered by a non-removable 2500mAh battery with no fast charging technology. LG Candy will be available on shopping stores, starting from $99 to $119, that’s about (N35,000 – N40,000).

Full Specification of LG Candy

LAUNCH
・Announced: August 2018
・Status: Available. September 2018

NETWORK
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz / 1900 MHz / 850 MHz
・4G Support: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 40(2300), 41(2500)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes (Nano + Nano)

DESIGN
・Material Type: Plastic
・Dimensions: 146.3 x 73.2 x 8.2 mm
・Colour: Black, Gold, Blue, Silver
・Weight: 152g

・Screen Type: HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Size: 5-inch
・Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels
・Pixel Density: 294ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 74.4%

SOFTWARE
・Operating system: Android 7.1.2 Nougat
・Processor: Quad-core 1.3GHz
・Chipset type: MediaTek MT6739
・Graphics Processing Unit: Mali

STORAGE
・Memory Card Slot: Yes, up to 128GB
・Internal storage: 16GB
・RAM: 2GB

CAMERA
・Back Camera: 8MP
・Front Camera: 5MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: No

FEATURES
・WiFi Hotspot: Yes
・Bluetooth: Yes
・Face Unlock: No
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light
・USB: 2.0
・GPS: Yes
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes

BATTERY
・Capacity: 2500mAh
・Type: Li-Ion
・Standby Time: –
・Talktime: –
・Fast Charging: No

Posted by Joseph Young

Africa's most sought-after Mobile Reporter.

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