LG Lucid 2: A Good Budget Smartphone

Gone are the days when buying smartphone was nothing but just a hard-to-fulfill dream. Nowadays, smartphones are common to find. Thanks to Android OS which has made smartphones as common gadgets. The popularity of smartphones is quite clear from the fact that rumors about them start flowing on the web before their launch. People wait for the new smartphones with immense eagerness.

Talking about the Android smartphones, a new one has got added in their continuous chain. LG Lucid 2, which is also known as LG VS870, has released. LG Lucid 2 brings many new features that were not available in its predecessor, LG Lucid. Actually LG Lucid 2 is the same device which LG showcased in MWC 2013, named as LG Optimus F5. It will now be called LG Lucid 2 Verizon and will become the successor of LG Lucid which was launched last year. LG seems to be quite aggressive to capture more share in the smartphone market this year by launching full range of smartphone. Their flagship device LG Optimus G Pro has received some good ratings from the experts.

If you are one of those who are planning to buy a new Android smartphone, then LG Lucid 2 may be right choice for you. If you want to take a proper decision about this smartphone, then you will have to read the article ahead to know about the pros & cons, features and price of LG Lucid 2.

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Pros: Big (4.3 inches) & Bright Display, Lots of RAM (1 GB), Supports 4G, Great Price
Cons: Performance is just acceptable, Little bulky (129 gram or 4.55 oz)

LG Lucid 2 Specs & Features:


LG Lucid 2 comes with LTE 700 MHz Class 13 support. 4G network is the demand of today’s tech savvy people, and LG knows it pretty well. Being a 4G LTE-capable device, you can ride on the fastest waves of web on this smartphone.


Design-wise, a little modification has been done by LG, resulting in the LG Lucid 2 to have bit different design than its predecessor. Dimensions of the smartphone are 122.5 x 62.8 x 9.8 mm and it weighs 129g.


LG Lucid 2 has got 4.3-inches AH IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen that offers resolution of 540 x 960 pixels. The pixel density is 256 ppi.

Processor and Operating System

Chipset in LG Lucid 2 is Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 and the processor is Dual-core 1.2 GHz Krait. The good processing speed ensures the smooth usage experience with the device. Of course, it makes the device capable of running high-end games and apps. However, there is a scope of improvement in this area.

The LG Lucid 2 is, as you already know, an Android based device. It runs the latest variant of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean firmware- the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. In the official stats, the company has not promised any future upgrade for Key Lime Pie, which is yet to be released, but third-party developers will bring the higher Android version to this smartphone, for sure.


Internal memory in this smartphone is 8GB which is expandable via microSD card of maximum of 64GB. RAM is 1GB.


Primary camera in the smartphone is 5MP with 2592х1944 pixels and features like face and smile detection, panorama, Geo-tagging. It allows the video recording of full HD quality. Secondary camera is there for video chatting.


Li-Ion 2460 mAh battery provides the stand-by time of up to 480 h and talk time of Up to 7 h 30 min.


The wireless network carrier Verizon asks $349.99 for this device with month to month service. You can get it for free by signing and activating two-year service contract. Currently, LG Lucid 2 is available in US only and there is no information on when it will be launched in other parts of the world. We’ll keep you posted on it.


LG Lucid 2 has got better features than its competitors in the market. It has got better display screen, good battery life and better voice quality. If you are looking for a good smartphone that does not impact your pocket too much, then LG Lucid 2 is a good choice.


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