South Korean consumer electronics major LG unveiled a new budget smartphone Bello 2 on Monday, 20 July.

As the name suggests, the new LG phone is the second generation L Bello that was launched in August last year.

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"The LG Bello II brings unprecedented value to 3G markets, which still account for a significant 40 percent of smartphone markets," said Juno Cho, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company.

"With its 5MP selfie camera, large display and familiar features, the LG Bello II is a great balance of form, function and price, which is why we expect to be even more successful than its predecessor," he added.

LG Bello 2 ships with major upgrades over its predecessor, in terms of screen and camera features.

Main USP of LG Bello 2 is its front-camera. It boasts 5mp snapper with selfie flash. It further enriches the photography experience, as LG has incorporated proprietary Gesture Shot technology we usually see in top-end G series smartphones. Gesture Shot enables users to take snapshots just by simply opening and closing the hand. On the back, it sports 8mp camera with LED flash.

Other stipulated features include, 5.0-inch FWVGA screen, latest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS backed by 1.3GHZ quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB inbuilt storage and 2540 mAh battery.

LG Bello 2 Availability details:

The company has confirmed that the LG Bello 2 will be first released in India and emerging markets of Latin America this month. Later, the phone will made available in Europe and CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) regions in third quarter.

The details regarding price of LG Bello 2 is said to be announced during local launch.

Key Features of LG Bello 2:

Model LG Bello 2
Display 5.0-inch FWVGA screen with 854x480p resolution
OS Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Processor 1.3GHz quad-core CPU
Storage Capacity 8GB, expandable via microSD card
  • Main: 8.0-megapixel camera with LED flash
  • Front: 5.0-megapixel camera with Selfie Flash, Gesture Shot
Battery 2540 mAh
Network 3G
Add-ons Single/Dual SIM (based on regions), Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), A-GPS, USB 2.0
Dimensions 140.8 x 71.6 x 9.6 mm
Weight 155 g
Colours White / Titan / Gold