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LG K7 To Be Available Through Boost Mobile As LG Tribute 5

January 5, 2016 - Written By Kristijan Lucic

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is ongoing, and we’ve already seen some exciting tech being shown off by various OEMs. A ton of tech companies are participating this year, and the usual tech giants are also showcasing their stuff. LG is definitely one of the biggest tech companies in the world at the moment, and this Korea-based company has introduced two smartphones yesterday, the K7 and K10.

Both of these smartphones can be considered to be entry-level or mid-range, depending on which variant you get. The K10 has been announced in three variants (1, 1.5 and 2GB of RAM), while the K7 will be available in two different models (1 and 1.5GB of RAM). That being said, it seems like Boost Mobile will be selling the LG K7, but the device will be called LG Tribute 5 instead. Boost Mobile is a US-based pre-paid carrier, and according to the source, the LG Tribute 5 will be available soon, but we still don’t know when exactly, and the pricing hasn’t been mentioned either.

The LG K7 features a 5-inch FWVGA display along with 1 or 1.5GB of RAM, and 8 or 16GB of internal storage. The 1GB of RAM variant will ship with 8GB of internal storage, and the 1.5GB RAM model will come with 16GB of native storage. The LG K7 (aka LG Tribute 5) is powered by a quad-core SoC, and a 2,125mAh battery is included on the inside. Android 5.1 Lollipop comes pre-installed here with LG’s custom UI available on top of it. The 5 or 8-megapixel shooter is available on the back of this phone (depending on the version), and a 5-megapixel camera can be found up front. The phone will also going to be available in both 3G and 4G LTE variants, and the two units are basically identical in terms of size, except for thickness, the 3G model is actually thicker at 9.05mm, while the 4G LTE model comes in at 8.9mm. Both devices are 143.6mm tall, and 72.5mm wide, in case you were wondering. LG has said that the 4G LTE variant of the device will be available in a Titan color, while the 3G model will come in Black, White and Gold color options.

That’s pretty much it. We still don’t know which exact variants will be available through Boost Mobile, but the carrier is expected to announce the LG Tribute 5 availability in the near future. Either way, we’ll report back as soon as more info surfaces, stay tuned.