LG Stylus 2 to crowd an MWC pad

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The cards don’t always come the way you want them. But if we’re looking at LG’s cards correctly, it plans on having the G5, G5 Lite, X screen and X cam devices share MWC showroom real estate in Barcelona next week. If that isn’t enough smartphone for you, just add one more.

LG has pre-launched the Stylus 2, intended to be the successor of last year’s G4 Stylus — or, in North America, the G Stylo.

One of the major changes comes in shrunken dimensions as the Stylus 2 will be 2mm thinner and about 21g lighter than the G4 Stylus. 1.5GB of RAM on the new slab represents a 50 percent improvement. The cameras get a resolution bump with back/front splits going from 8/5 to 13/8 megapixels. The new “nano-coated pen tip” on the stylus now comes in a silo that detects if the user is walking away with an empty shaft.

Carryover features include the 3,000mAh removable battery, a 5.7-inch 720p display, expandable storage and a low-speed quad-core chipset.

A US launch comes “later this year.”

Source: PRNewswire

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Jules Wang
Jules Wang is News Editor for Pocketnow and one of the hosts of the Pocketnow Weekly Podcast. He came onto the team in 2014 as an intern editing and producing videos and the podcast while he was studying journalism at Emerson College. He graduated the year after and entered into his current position at Pocketnow, full-time.