AT&T is selling the slightly improved LG Stylo 5+

AT&T is selling the slightly improved LG Stylo 5+
Judging from the response of our readers to the LG Stylo 5, the mid-range handset captured the attention of many consumers. Some might consider it a much more affordable low rent version of the Galaxy Note 10 because of the stylus, and you can usually find the phone priced in the range of $200-$280. AT&T has listed on its website a refreshed version of the phone (via Android Police) that it is calling the LG Stylo 5+.

There are three differences between the LG Stylo 5 and AT&T's LG Stylo 5+. The only one you'll probably care about is the bump in the front-facing selfie snapper from 5MP to 8MP. The Stylo 5+ is also slightly larger and thicker (6.33 x 3.09 x 0.34 inches as opposed to 6.30 x 3.06 x 0.33 inches) than its sibling. It also uses Bluetooth 5.0 as opposed to the 4.2 version found on the Stylo 5 (thanks to one of our eagle-eyed readers for discovering that).

So with this in mind, the rest of the specs are the same. And this means that the LG Stylo 5+ is equipped with a 6.2-inch LCD screen carrying a 1080 x 2160 resolution and an aspect ratio of 18:9. Under the hood is the Snapdragon 450 SoC along with 3GB of memory and 32GB of native storage (only 15.76GB is available to users). However, there is a microSD slot with a 2TB capacity. We've already told you about the enhanced front-facing camera and a 13MP camera can be found on the back. A respectable 3500mAh capacity battery keeps the lights on, and Android 9 is pre-installed.

AT&T will gladly sell you the LG Stylo 5+ for $299.99 or 30 monthly payments of $10 using AT&T Next. Or, you can make 24 monthly payments of $15 for AT&T Next Up which gives you the ability to trade in the phone after 12 monthly payments.

We're not so sure that adding a little girth, updating the version of Bluetooth on the handset and hiking the selfie snapper merits that a "+" be added to the phone's name. If you don't mind putting up with the 5MP front-facing camera, Boost Mobile has a deal on the LG Stylo 5 (no plus). Instead of the usual $199.99 it charges for the phone, you can now take 10% or $20 off the price taking it down to $179.99. And for a limited time only, use the code TREAT2019 when checking out for an additional 15% savings. With the code, the LG Stylo will cost you $152.99, $47 or 24% off of Boost's regular price.

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Stylo 5
  • Display 6.2" 1080 x 2160 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon SDM450, Octa-core, 1800 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3500 mAh(16h talk time)



1. fatsali

Posts: 4; Member since: Jun 09, 2019

Samsung A or M series better options than this. Stylus? Who even uses it?

2. Midnight_club_0019

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 20, 2019

You also failed to mention another minor update on the AT&T version of Stylo 5. It used Bluetooth V 5.0 instead of 4.2 on the original Stylo 5

4. Alan01

Posts: 638; Member since: Mar 21, 2012

Thanks. Will add to the story. Regards, Alan

3. warrenellis93

Posts: 556; Member since: Jul 21, 2011

the boost stylo 5 is $129 at walmart

5. Alan01

Posts: 638; Member since: Mar 21, 2012

Thanks! Will also add. Regards, Alan

6. KenMac

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 20, 2019

The 5+ also has a 16 MP rear camera vs the 13 MP camera on the 5. Looking at the LG website, the length, width, thickness, and weight specs of the 5 and the 5+ are exactly the same. The 5+ is not bigger. That may have been rounding errors on various conversions from the original mm dimensions.

8. Huh101

Posts: 21; Member since: Feb 10, 2017

I looked over both specs and it looks like the rear camera also got a bump from 13 MP to 16 MP.

9. Rahulkaw001

Posts: 32; Member since: Oct 22, 2019

lg loosing their smartphone segment

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