T-Mobile releases the LG K30, yours for $225
Yesterday T-Mobile jumped the gun and listed the LG K30 on its support pages, thus revealing a host of information about it. Today the phone has become official, and you can already purchase one from the magenta carrier's website.
It boasts a 5.3-inch 720p 16:9 touchscreen, a 13 MP main camera with LED flash, a 5 MP selfie shooter, and a 2,880 mAh battery. It's powered by the Snapdragon 425 chipset from Qualcomm, aided by 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, of which 23.65GB are user accessible. A microSD card slot is there for expansion should you need it.
The K30 has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, a 3.5 mm headset jack, and support for LTE bands 2, 4, 5, 7, 12, 66, and 71. It runs Android 7.1 Nougat.
You can pick one up for $225 all-in, or $9 down and then 24 monthly installments of $9.
Is 3GiB RAM really too much to ask for Android 7+? The Snapdragon 425, 32GB NAND Storage and 720p resolution are all fine, will run fine. But no phone Android 7+ phone should come with only 2GiB RAM (or 16GB NAND -- this has 32GB) these days. It's...
- 10 May 2018
LG keep pushing DoA phones SD425 should NOT over $100 Just.. die already
- 06 May 2018
Uh..... The only purpose of this phone is to get a budget friendly 600mhz b71 LTE phone on the market for T-Mobile. The only phones they have at the moment(with b71) are $700-$900.
- 05 May 2018