LG U Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the LG U - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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LG U is a 2016 smartphone. It measures 147.6 x 73.2 x 7.7 mm and weighs 135 g. It has a IPS LCD display measuring 5.2" inches. The resolution is 1080 x 1920 and 424 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 8 MP. The main camera is Single with 13 MP.

It runs on Octa-core 1.14 GHz CPU with 32 GB, 2 GB RAM memory. The battery is 3000 mAh.

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LG U specs

General specs

Brand and model LG U
Release date 2016, October
Dimensions 147.6 x 73.2 x 7.7 mm (5.81 x 2.88 x 0.3 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz)
Colors White, black, pink
Battery 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion


Technology IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 5.2" inc
Screen area 74.5 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio69.0%
Screen resolution 1080 x 1920 px
PPI /points per inch/ 424 PPI

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 13 MP, Single
Camera specs
-13 MP, AF
Functions LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP
Video 1080p@30fps


Operating system OS Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core 1.14 GHz
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB
Internal memory 32 GB, 2 GB RAM

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Nano-SIM
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
USB microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, LE

Music and Audio

Radio No
Headphone jack Yes

Other features

- Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity, compass

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the LG U was around after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2016, October.
The weight of the LG U is 135 g.
The screen size of the LG U is 5.2" inches.
The size of the LG U is 147.6 x 73.2 x 7.7 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
No, it does not support fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.