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LG K4

alaTest has collected and analyzed 85 reviews of LG K4. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviews about the price and battery are generally positive. The usability and size are also appreciated, whereas there are some negative views about the GPS navigation and camera.

size, usability, battery, price

screen, durability, performance, camera, GPS navigation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the LG K4 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Alex Todd (recombu.com)

LG K4 Review: In Depth

 

LG K4 review: Whilst most people are focussed on LG's latest flagship, the G5, spare a thought for the baby of the bunch, the new entry-level 4G-ready LG K4.DesignPhone makers like Samsung are upping…

Excellent battery life ; Decent main camera

Lacklustre screen ; Uninspired plastic build ; Low internal storage

LG has stayed true to its word with the K4, offering an affordable smartphone experience with some standout talents that feel as though they punch above their weight. For £99, you get a compact 4G handset that sports a decent primary camera and a...

May, 2016

Expert review by: S21 (s21.com)

LG K4 review

 

The LG K4 (also confusingly called the K120E) is a phone that's just going through the motions in a half-hearted way. It's a lightweight smartphone, with a cheap feel, thanks to the plastic silver trim around the screen and the textured back. Inside,...

Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: brendonx (argos.co.uk)

Excellent

 

" Great product. Would recommend "

Aug, 2016

Consumer review by: Deedee (argos.co.uk)

Great phone

 

" Excellent phone so easy to set up and use. My sones very happy with it "

Aug, 2016

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:1940
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):100 / 510
Standby time (3G):100 / 500
Standby time (4G):460
Talk time (2G):20
Talk time (3G):4 / 9 / 9.5

Call management

Call blocking: Yes
Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Camera

Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Camera resolution:2560 x 1920
Digital Zoom:4
Face detection: Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):2
Geotagging: Yes
ISO sensitivity:Auto
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Maximum frame rate:30
Rear Camera Resolution:2560 x 1920
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera type:Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:1280x720@30fps / 1280×720@30fps
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:2
Self-timer: Yes
Smile detection: Yes
Video capture resolution (max):1280 x 720
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:720p
White Balance:Auto
Zoom capability: Yes

Certificates

Body SAR (EU):1.19
Body SAR (USA):1.15
Head SAR (EU):0.604
Head SAR (USA):0.81

Design

Brand colour:Indigo
Colour of product:Blue / Indigo / Navy / White
Curved Design: No
Form factor:Bar

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:300
Display diagonal:11.4
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:480 x 854 / 854 x 480
Display Type:IPS / LCD
Orientation sensor: Yes
Pixel density:217
Screen shape:Flat
Second display: No
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes

Memory

Internal RAM:1

Messaging

Chat: Yes
E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC++, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, OGG, PCM, Vorbis, eAAC+ / AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, OGG, PCM, Vorbis, eAAC+ / AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, OGG, PCM, Vorbis, WAV / AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, PCM, Vorbis / AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, PCM, Vorbis, eAAC+ / FLAC, MP3, WAV, WMA
FM radio: Yes
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Video formats supported:H.263, H.264, H.265, MPEG4, VP8, VP9, XVID / H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VP8, VP9, XVID

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):No / Yes
Position location: Yes
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GSM / GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:850,900,1900,2100 / 850,900,2100
3G standards:HSDPA / HSDPA, HSDPA+, HSUPA, UMTS / HSDPA, HSUPA / HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS
4G: Yes
4G bands supported:800,1800,2600 / 800,900,1800,2100,2600
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVRCP, GATT, HFP, HID, HOGP, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP, SPP / A2DP, AVRCP, GATT, HFP, HID, HOGP, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP, SSP
Bluetooth version:4.1 / 4.1 LE
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM
Tethering (modem-mode): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Battery pack: Yes
Cables included:USB
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Graphics adapter:Mali T720
Microphone mute: Yes
On-board graphics adapter model:Mali T720
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:5 / 5.1 / 5.1.1
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Games, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts / Icons, Shortcuts, Themes, Widgets
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription
Support for contact groups: Yes
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:MICRO-USB
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0

Processor

Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A53
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:MEDIATEK
Processor frequency:1
Processor Model:MT6735M

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:5 / 5.1 / 5.1.1

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:1 / 1024
Internal RAM type:LPDDR3
Internal storage capacity:8
Maximum memory card size:32
USB mass storage: Yes

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps, Google Play, YouTube

Video

Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.9 / 9.3
Height :13.2 / 131.9
Weight:119 / 120
Width:6.66 / 6.67 / 66.7