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LG Launches Cost-Effective Aristo 2 Phone with 5-inch IPS In-Cell Display at $60

The first time when LG’s Aristo 2 smartphone was spotted is when we reported about the same, prior to a couple of weeks. While previous reports pointed out that LG was focusing on the successor of last year’s entry-level smartphone: the Aristo, the latest leak portray something which fans were awaiting all these while. The South Korean tech giant has finally made the successor of LG Aristo: the LG Aristo 2 official in the tech industry. The best part is, the smartphone costs just a handful dimes of $60.

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LG Aristo 2 at $60 with 5-inch Screen and13MP Camera Launched. Runs The Android Nougat OS

The LG Aristo 2 bestows an IPS In-Cell display which is capable measuring 5 inches. The phone delivers an HD screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. Despite the fact that the smartphone houses a quad-core processor clocked at 1.4 GHz, LG Aristo 2’s official listing does not indicate anything officially. The Aristo 2 is listed on the official site of MetroPCS, reports GizmoChina. Previous leaks nevertheless suggest the smartphone to be powered by Snapdragon 425 chipset. There’s a 2,140mAh battery which can deliver a talk time of 17 hours on the smartphone. Under the hood, alongside the quad-core processor, there’s a 2 GB of RAM and is accompanied by a native storage of 16 GB. One can expand the native storage of 16 GB up to 32 GB by using a microSD card slot.

In the imaging department, the phone consists of a rear-mounted camera of 13-megapixel which has been enabled with features like the PDAF, LED flash, and full HD video recording. The selfie shooter can measure 5-megapixel and comes with features like Gesture Shot and Auto Shot. To add more, the selfie camera also supports facial recognition. So as a matter of fact, it can be also used for unlocking this LG smartphone. On the software front, LG Aristo 2 is loaded with Android 7.0 Nougat, out of the box.

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LG Aristo 2 at $60 with 5-inch Screen and13MP Camera Launched. Runs The Android Nougat OS

Apart from facial recognition technology, the smartphone’s rear panel comes with an embedded fingerprint scanner. This also carries support for Wi-Fi calling aside of 4G LTE. Other connectivity features include on the phone are 3.5mm audio jack, micro USB, Bluetooth, so on and so forth.

The LG Aristo 2 has been launched with a price tag of $140. Although, the carrier is now offering an instant discount of $30 apart from a mail-in rebate of $50 which also brings down the phone’s cost to $60. It is now available for free to users who trade-in their old phone and also avail an unlimited LTE plan. Interested users can make their purchases from now onward (here)!

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