LG G Stylo is a new mid-range smartphone with support for 2TB memory cards

LG G Stylo is a new mid-range smartphone with support for 2TB memory cards
Less than a week before officially unveiling the G4 flagship, LG today announced another new Android smartphone: the G Stylo. As its name suggests, the new device comes with a stylus pen, and can be seen as a larger successor to the LG G3 Stylus (which was launched in 2014).

Running Android 5.0 Lollipop, the LG G Stylo is by no means a high-end device. It's a mid-range one at best. The handset sports a pretty large 5.7-inch display with 720 x 1280 pixels, and is powered by a 64-bit, quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor clocked at 1.2 GHz.

What's really interesting about the G Stylo is that, according to LG, it supports microSD cards up to 2TB. However, we must mention that, right now, no one is selling, nor manufacturing 2TB microSD cards (but at least the G Stylo is future-proof from this point of view).

The new LG smartphone weighs 163 grams, measures 154.3 x 79.2 x 9.6 mm, and offers a 3000 mAh battery. Other features include LTE connectivity, Bluetooth 4.1, an 8 MP rear camera, 5 MP front-facing camera, 1.5 GB of RAM, and 8 GB of internal storage space.

The G Stylo will be first available in South Korea, costing 400,000 KRW (around $460). Starting May, LG plans to release it in various (yet unnamed) markets around the world.

It's not clear if the G Stylo is the same device as the one that was rumored to be called LG G4 Stylus. It's probably not, since the alleged G4 Stylus is supposed to feature a 5.8-inch display and a Snapdragon 610 (or 615) processor.


source: LG (translated)

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21 Comments

1. Busyboy

Posts: 736; Member since: Jan 07, 2015

Correct me if I'm wrong, but technically all new phones can support 2tb.

7. hurrycanger

Posts: 1769; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

Yeah. I've read that any phone that supports 128gb microSD would support 2TB as well, theoretically.

9. czvezda

Posts: 31; Member since: Apr 21, 2015

You can mod the card so it'll register with the phone, I did it for my S4.

13. sadiqahmed

Posts: 71; Member since: Oct 11, 2013

So you used a 128gb micro SD card in your S4?

17. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

yes you can

2. QWERTYslider unregistered

Fingerprint Scanner for the LG G4 ?????

15. nemesis

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 19, 2014

Fingerprint sensor implemented G4 premium model to be announced from June to September. Full screen fingerprint feature for phones LG Note to be announced in the 2nd half of year.

3. DirtyDan23

Posts: 280; Member since: Aug 12, 2014

Lol by the time we get 2tb sd cards the LG G Stylo will be long-obsolete .

10. czvezda

Posts: 31; Member since: Apr 21, 2015

Very true, I suppose it didn't really cost them anything to allow for it though. It's good for marketing, nothing else.

4. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

$460 lol. A G3 costs less than that off contract.

19. michaelny2001

Posts: 343; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

yeah i agree. They charge a ridiculous price for the low end specs. SD410? 8GB HD and 1.5ram? This should be no more than 199...maybe 249 tops. ASUS has much higher specs for that price. I am not paying just because it says LG on it. SONY did that and now they're under. They did it with phones, TVs, the Vaio line especially. The G2 has better specs....

5. eduardogallegos0445

Posts: 18; Member since: Apr 07, 2015

Ugly phone, and too big. LG phones would be better if they were like being upside down, with less bezels on bottom.

6. hurrycanger

Posts: 1769; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

Nothing very special about this. There already exists at least one LG phone with support for 2TB microSD on paper. There might be more, but I can't say for sure.

8. romeo1

Posts: 823; Member since: Jan 06, 2012

Pretty high price. but maybe phones are just more expensive in south korea? And maybe im wrong but aren't the snaodragon 600 series midrange? The 808 is the replacement i guess as the 810 is on top.

11. JaneChenLong

Posts: 374; Member since: Mar 18, 2015

It was future-proof for 2TB card, but with 1.5GB ram.

20. Hitokage

Posts: 103; Member since: Mar 01, 2015

Snapdragon 200 is low end, 400 is low tier middle end, 600 is high tier middle end, 8xx is high end (which is further broken into tiers but eh)

21. JaneChenLong

Posts: 374; Member since: Mar 18, 2015

I know... It was a sarcsm for PA

12. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

The name alone turns me off of this phone, but I'm also very judgmental.

14. gaming64 unregistered

True innovation :)

16. Suo.Eno

Posts: 556; Member since: Feb 17, 2013

1.5GB RAM and 8GB internal... at 460 no less

18. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

it will take forever to do media/app/data scanning in that 2TB card.. and i believe those 2TB card will cost much more than this phone.. and please use wacom technology for that stylus

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