LG K20 budget smartphone with Android Go announced: price, specifications

“The LG K20 features a dedicated button for Google Assistant, 18:9 aspect ratio display, and military-grade durability”

LG K20 is the latest smartphone added to the company’s portfolio. LG took the wraps off the K20 in the UK, and it’s a budget offering with Android 9 Pie (Go Edition) running out of the box. The OS is the stripped-down version with a suite of compatible apps of the Android designed to run on entry-level smartphones. The LG K20 boasts 18:9 aspect ratio display, a dedicated button to activate Google Assistant, selfie flash, and gesture support to click photos. The handset is MIL-STD-810G certified for military-grade durability. Notably, this is the same certificate that LG offers with its mid-range and flagship models.

The LG K20 is an Android Go smartphone.
The LG K20 is an Android Go smartphone.

LG K20 price

The LG K20 price in the UK is set at GBP 99.99 (~Rs 8,622), while in the rest of Europe, it’ll be retailing at EUR 89 (~Rs 7,100) in the rest of Europe. The handset comes in Aurora Black and Morrocan Blue colour options. There is no word on LG K20’s India availability yet.

LG K20 specifications

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The LG K20 is MIL-STD-810G military-grade certified.

The LG K20 sports a 5.45-inch display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and 480 x 960p resolution. The handset is powered by 1.4GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6739 chipset coupled with a gigabyte of RAM and 16GB onboard storage, which can be further expandable up to 32GB using a microSD card. For photography, there is a 5-megapixel shooter with a selfie flash on the front and a Gesture Shot that allows you to click phones using hand signals. Users can also hold the phone still for one-second to trigger face recognition and take a selfie with Auto Shot. The rear camera features an 8-megapixel sensor with f/2.2 aperture and an LED flash. 

The entire setup is run by a decent 3,000mAh battery, and in terms of connectivity, the LG K20 features 4G, Dual SIM slots, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a micro USB port for charging. There is no fingerprint scanner on the phone. Lastly, the LG K20 measures 148.6 x 71.9 x 8.3 mm and weighs 153 grams.