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LG Escape (2012) review

Android OS v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960L
Adreno 225
1 GB / 4 GB
4.3 inches (540 x 960 px)
5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus

LG announced the launch of the Escape smartphone in 2012. The manufacturer is offering the LG Escape phone with 4.3 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960L chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.

The LG Escape comes with Android OS v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2150 mAh battery. The 4.3 inches phone comes with IPS display (540 x 960 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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LG Escape specifications

BrandLG
NameEscape
ModelP870
Release date2012

Body

The weight of LG Escape is about 4.52 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this LG phone are average (4.96 x 2.56 x 0.35 inches).

Weight4.52 oz
Dimensions4.96 x 2.56 x 0.35 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeMini SIM

System

The LG Escape comes with Android OS v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960L
CPUDual-core 1.2 GHz Krait
GPUAdreno 225

Display

The size of Escape screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.3 inches IPS display of LG Escape with 540 x 960 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size4.3 inches
Resolution540 x 960 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of LG Escape (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (4 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage4 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Escape is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera1.3 MP
Main camera5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus
Flashno

Connectivity

The LG Escape supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Escape comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Escape phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2150 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Escape is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2150 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This LG phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, proximity
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the LG Escape, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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