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LG Lancet (2015) review

Microsoft Windows 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
Adreno 306
1 GB / 8 GB
4.5 inches (480 x 854 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

LG announced the launch of the Lancet smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the LG Lancet phone with 4.5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The LG Lancet comes with Microsoft Windows 8.1 out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery. The 4.5 inches phone comes with TFT display (480 x 854 px). A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel.

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LG Lancet specifications

BrandLG
NameLancet
ModelVW820
Release date2015

Body

The weight of LG Lancet is about 4.8 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this LG phone are average (5.11 x 2.55 x 0.42 inches).

Weight4.8 oz
Dimensions5.11 x 2.55 x 0.42 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The LG Lancet comes with Microsoft Windows 8.1 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionMicrosoft Windows 8.1
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
CPUOcta-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 306

Display

The size of Lancet screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.5 inches TFT display of LG Lancet with 480 x 854 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size4.5 inches
Resolution480 x 854 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of LG Lancet (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Lancet 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 cameraVGA
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The LG Lancet 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 Lancet 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
NFCno
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2100 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 Lancet is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2100 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. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, light, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 3
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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 Lancet, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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