LG recently launched a slew of K-series smartphones during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016. The Korean-based company introduced the K7 and K10 phones at the event in Las Vegas. However, the K7 phone is now selling through U.S. pre-paid carrier Boost Mobile under the name of LG Tribute 5 for $99.99.
The brand new LG K-series boast stylish design and excellent features. According to Boost Mobile, the LG K7 is the “most feature-packed smartphone priced under $100.” It is a budget phone that borrows exclusive features from other expensive smartphones. A detail review of the phone’s specifications reveals that the Tribute 5 has a 5-inch IPS display screen, 1GB of RAM and an 8GB of internal storage space.
The rear and front camera has a 5MP sensor with Gesture Shot and Selfie Light features. The Gesture Shot helps to capture pictures with the use of your hand gestures, while Selfie Light lets you take stunning selfies even in low light.
Boasting 3G and 4G LTE connectivity, the device offers expandable storage capacity by inserting a microSD card. It has a quad-core Snapdragon 210 processor set at 1.1GHz and a 2,125mAH battery. With Android 5.1 Lollipop software running at its core, the LG Tribute 5 offers a great surprise with its new QuickMemo+ option. This feature allows the user to write and draw anything on the screen of the device. You can unlock the device or access the Home screen with the help of Knock Code option, reports Android Headlines.
Android Community notes that Boost Mobile offers data-free music streaming option in the phone. The option helps you to listen to your favorite songs on Samsung Milk Music, iHear Radio, Slacker Radio, Pandora, 8tracks, etc.
Being an entry-level phone, the Tribute has amazing features to offer if you are looking for a cheap handset. However, there is no Marshmallow software available for the phone yet.