LG has introduced a variant of Stylus 2 smartphone with DAB+ tech for digital radio broadcasting; it is the first ever smartphone to feature DAB+ on board. The company has unveiled the device at Radiodays radio conference at Europe 2016 in Paris earlier today. Other than the DAB+ tech, rest of the specifications remain the same, it comes with DAB+ chipset along with a dedicated app to support and access the functionality. International DMB advanced group has collaborated with LG to include the DAB+ chipset on the Stylus 2 new variant. The DAB+ is expected to replace the typical analog FM Radio and is supposed to have wider reach across the world. Let’s quickly look at the specifications of the LG Stylus 2.
LG STYLUS 2 SPECIFICATIONS:
The LG Stylus 2 smartphone sports a 5.7-inches HD (1280× 720 pixels) IPS in-cell touch display and is Powered by Quad-Core processor clocked at 1.2GHz we are not aware of the chipset name for now.There is 1.5GB of LPDDR3 RAM (while the Korean markets will have 2GB Ram variant) and 16GB internal memory that can be further expanded via a MicroSD card slot. The LG Stylus 2 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with LG U.X overlaid on top.
In the camera department, we have a 13-meagapixel rear camera with LED Flash, and it can record Full HD 1080p videos while on the front, there is an 8-megapixel shooter for quick selfies and video chats. Connectivity features include 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, NFC. A 3000mAH battery is on board.
Gunnar Garfors, president of IDAG, said:
We are proud to help introduce a game-changing smartphone with an innovative company like LG. The combination of broadcasting and the internet opens up a vast array of possibilities for the future. Consumers get new functionalities and media companies reach new audiences with more broadcasted free-to-air radio.
uno Cho, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company, said:
We are taking a proactive approach towards the fast-paced technological shift to digital broadcasting with DAB+ to deliver a new paradigm of experiences through the smartphone. With its large 5.7-inch screen, 1 watt speaker and 3,000mAh removable battery, the LG Stylus 2 is the perfect device to enjoy rich, multimedia content.