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LG U (2016) review

Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Mediatek MT6753
Mali-T720 MP3
2 GB / 32 GB
5.2 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

LG announced the launch of the U smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the LG U phone with 5.2 inches display, Mediatek MT6753 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The LG U comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.2 inches phone comes with IPS display (1080 x 1920 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 U specifications

BrandLG
NameU
ModelF820L
Release date2016

Body

The weight of LG U is about 4.16 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this LG phone are average (5.81 x 2.88 x 0.27 inches).

Weight4.16 oz
Dimensions5.81 x 2.88 x 0.27 inches
Colorsblack, pink, white
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The LG U comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SoCMediatek MT6753
CPUOcta-core 1.14 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T720 MP3

Display

The size of U screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.2 inches IPS display of LG U with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.2 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of LG U (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the U 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 camera8 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The LG U 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 U 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 U 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
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable 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 U isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable

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, gyroscope, hall, light, 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 U, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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LG U / F820L

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