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LG K7 / Tribute 5 / X210 (2016)

We have collected and analyzed 21 expert reviews and 38 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 63/100 and users rate it 77/100. The average review date is Apr 17, 2016. We have compared these reviews to 2674324 reviews from other Cell Phones. The alaScore™ for this product is 87/100 = Very good. Last update: Dec 17, 2018.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for LG K7 / Tribute 5 / X210 (2016)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of LG K7 / Tribute 5 / X210 (2016) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the usability.

usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG K7 X210 8GB White - smartphones (Single SIM, Android, NanoSIM, EDGE, GSM, HSDPA, UMTS, Micro-USB)LG K7 X210 8GB White - smartphones (Single SIM, Android, NanoSIM, EDGE, GSM, HSDPA, UMTS, Micro-USB)

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for LG K7 / Tribute 5 / X210 (2016)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 user reviews of LG K7 / Tribute 5 / X210 (2016) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Comments about the portability and screen are on the whole positive. The price and size also get good reviews. There are some less positive views about the reliability and performance.

size, price, screen, portability

performance, reliability

80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: T-Mobile - LG K7 4G LTE with 8GB Memory No-Contract Cell PhoneT-Mobile - LG K7 4G LTE with 8GB Memory No-Contract Cell Phone

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

LG K10 and LG K7 hands-on: LG at CES 2016

 

This year the CES expo in Las Vegas is mostly about HDR TVs and smart appliances (fridges, washing machines) rather than smartphones and slates. LG is among the few manufacturers to bring new mobile gadgets - the LG K10 and LG K7.

Jan, 2015

Expert review by : Ajay Kumar (pcmag.com)

LG K7

 

The LG K7 is one of the most affordable phones you can get on T-Mobile, but many more powerful options are available unlocked for similar or less money.

Sturdy feel. Strong network performance and call quality. Expandable storage and removable battery.

Low-res display. Dated hardware and software. Limited internal storage.

Conclusions The LG K7 feels solid, offers good network connectivity, and can run most basic apps for $140. That might have been good enough a couple of years ago, but it's lacking in many departments compared with a lot of the affordable unlocked...

Sep, 2016

Expert review by : Ajay Kumar (pcmag.com)

LG Tribute 5 (Boost Mobile)

 

The LG Tribute 5 on Boost Mobile is an affordable Android smartphone that feels good in hand, but is held back by heavy bloatware, a low-res display, and limited RAM.

Affordable. Comfortable-to-hold design. Removable battery. Expandable storage.

Heavy UI layer and bloatware. Limited RAM and internal storage. Low-res display. Weak camera.

Software and Conclusions The Tribute 5 runs Android 5.1 Lollipop , with LG's heavy UI layer on top. There are a number of changes to the system, including different app icons and screen transitions, a modified notification shade, and an altered...

May, 2016

Expert review by : Nate Ralph (cnet.com)

Take vanity to the next level with LG's selfie-optimized K7 smartphone (hands-on)

 

Hands-free selfies, now with flash.

Jan, 2016

Expert review by : Manuel Masiero (notebookcheck.net)

LG K7 Smartphone Review

 

Social media with hurdles. With the K7, LG promises outstanding selfie-capability at an affordable price point. The 5-inch Android smartphone does many things right, but unfortunately doesn't quite deliver on LG's main promise.

inexpensive ; swappable battery ; sturdy case design ; display with lots of contrast ; quite fast ; doesn't get very hot ; no throttling

only 3.3 GB of available storage ; no LTE ; Android 5.1 ; mono speaker ; low resolution ; selfie camera isn't that great ; viewing angle stability is lacking ; display not adjusted right

The LG K7 is a good entry-level smartphone which impresses with decent build quality, a fast quad-core SoC, responsive operation and a decent communication feature set. Users looking for an inexpensive smartphone can't really go wrong with the 5-inch...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : Philip Michaels (tomsguide.com)

LG Tribute 5 Review: Selfie-Centric Phone Falls Flat

 

The Tribute 5 would be an amazing bargain for selfie-loving smartphone shoppers if its front camera produced consistently good-looking pictures. But without that selling point, the phone's other meager specs look that much more subpar.

Low price tag ; Voice-powered front-camera controls

Dim and low-res display ; Underwhelming cameras ; Noticeable lag when launching apps ; Limited onboard storage

Despite a $100 price tag, the Tribute 5's lackluster front camera and underwhelming specs make it a poor choice for bargain hunters.

Mar, 2016

Expert review by : Eric M. Zeman (phonescoop.com)

Review: LG Tribute 5 for Boost Mobile

 

LG's latest low-cost smartphone for Boost Mobile is the Tribute 5. The phone competes in a crowded roster of similarly-priced handsets in Boost's lineup and struggles to stand out from the crowd. Here is Phone Scoop's take on this inexpensive Android...

I'm torn on whether or not I should recommend the LG Tribute 5 to anyone. The phone's retail price is $100. Boost Mobile is selling it right now for $85. Inexplicably, Boost is still selling the LG Tribute 2 also for $85. It's also selling the LG Volt...

Feb, 2016

Expert review by : View all posts by Sneha Bokil (fonearena.com)

LG K7 LTE REVIEW

 

LG announced the K7 and K10 smartphones in the K series at the CES 2016. The company launched the K7 LTE in India today for Rs. 9,500 and it is locally ‘Made in India'. The phone has a 5-inch FWVGA display and comes with some camera focused features....

Good Design and Build ; Good performance

Average Display ; Average Camera ; Priced on the higher side

Expert review by : Matt Swider (techradar.com)

LG K7 review

 

Also known as LG Tribute 5, it pays homage to LG's signature design

Inexpensive price expected ; Large 5-inch display ; Smooth arc glass design

Low resolution 480p display ; Very basic phone design ; Stuck with Android 5.1

LG K7 or LG Tribute 5 is an affordable Android phone meant for prepaid carriers, like Boost Mobile in the US. Its 5-inch display and plastic design look and feel okay if you can handle the lower resolution 480p display.

Jan, 2016

Expert review by : Nate Ralph (cnet.com.au)

Take vanity to the next level with LG's selfie-optimized K7 smartphone

 

If you're anything like me, you probably can't count the number of times you've needed to take a photo of yourself in a dimly lit area. Enter the LG K7, a 5-inch smartphone running Android 5.1 Lollipop, and equipped with many of LG's selfie-minded...

Alas, hardware details are scant, and we don't have any word on a price, or availability. Models will also vary by region, with different hardware and colors determined by whether you opt for LTE, or grab a 3G model. Stay tuned for more , when we get a...

Jan, 2016

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:2125
Battery performance:2125
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):100
Standby time (3G):100
Talk time (2G):4
Talk time (3G):4

Call Management

Auto-redialing: Yes
Call blocking: Yes
Call divert:Y / Yes
Call hold:Y / Yes
Call timer:Y / Yes
Call waiting:Y / Yes
Caller ID:Y / Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speakerphone:Y / Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating alert:Y / Yes
Voice dialing: Yes

Camera

Auto focus:Y / Yes
Built-in flash:Y / Yes
Camera Resolution:1920 x 1080 / 2560 x 1920
Digital Zoom:4
Flash Type:LED
Front camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):2 / 5
Geotagging:Y / Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Maximum frame rate:30
Night mode: Yes
Optical sensor size:1 / 2.6
Rear camera resolution:1920 x 1080 / 2560 x 1920
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera type:Single camera
Second camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:5
Self-timer:Y / Yes
Video capture resolution (max):1920 x 1080
Video recording:Y / Yes
Zoom capability:Y / Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / White
Form Factor:Bar

Display

Display brightness:200
Display Diagonal:5
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:480 x 854 / 854 x 480
Display Type:IPS / TFT
Orientation sensor:Y / Yes
Pixel density:195
Screen shape:Curved edge screen / Flat
Second display:N
Second LCD screen: No
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Gyroscope: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes

Keyboard

Keyboard Layout:QWERTZ
Keyboard type:QWERTZ

Memory

Internal RAM:1

Messaging

Chat: Yes
E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y / Yes
Short Message Service (SMS):Y / Yes

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, AMR, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, WAV, eAAC+ / AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, WAV, eAAC+ / AAC,AAC+,AMR-NB,AMR-WB,MIDI,MP3,OGG,WAV,WMA
FM radio:Y / Yes
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Speakers:Mono
Video compression format:H.263, H.264, MPEG4 / H.264, MPEG4
Video formats supported:H.263,H.264,MPEG4 / H.264,MPEG4

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y / Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE,GSM / GSM
3G:N / Y / Yes
3G bands supported:850,900,1900,2100 / 900,1900 / 900,2100
3G standards:HSDPA+,HSUPA,UMTS / HSDPA,HSUPA,UMTS / HSDPA,UMTS / HSUPA,UMTS
4G:N
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVRCP, DID, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBA, PBAP
Bluetooth version:4.1
Near Field Communication (NFC): No
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode): Yes
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi Direct:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Bundled software:Software KnockCode, TalkBack, Sensor: Beschleunigungssensor, Näherungssensor, Digital Compass
Cables included:Micro-USB / USB
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Flight mode:Y / Yes
Graphics:Mali 400
Graphics adapter:Mali 400
Gyroscope: Yes
Microphone mute:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter model:Mali 400
Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:5.1
Personal info management:Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription
Support for contact groups:Y / Yes
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:Micro-USB
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0

Processor

Processor:MT6580M
Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A7
Processor cores:4
Processor family:Mediatek
Processor frequency:1.3
Processor model:MT6580M

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:5.1 / 5.1 Lollipop
Platform:Android

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:1024
Internal storage capacity:8
Maximum memory card size:32
RAM capacity:1
RAM type:DDR3 / LPDDR3
USB mass storage: Yes

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Video

Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.356 / 2.85
Height:0.356 / 5.65 / 5.67 / 6.25
Weight:4.94 / 5.6 / 5.68
Width:2.85 / 2.87 / 5.67