LG has recently launched two new smartphones, i.e., the K7 LTE and K10 LTE priced at Rs 9500 and Rs 13500 respectively. The LG K10 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC Quad-Core processor clocked at 1.2 GHz. The device has a 5.3-inch IPS display with 277 PPI and 1280 x 720 pixels as its resolution. It packs a 13 MP rear camera with LED flash and 5 MP front camera. The device is powered by a 2300 mAh Li-Poly battery and runs on Android Lollipop 5.1. If you are willing to purchase this smartphone then here are tips & tricks of the same that can help you in exploring your device with ease. You can also check the review of the device which we have covered earlier on PhoneRadar.
You can also check the tips of other LG Smartphones which we have covered earlier on PhoneRadar
To insert a SIM card on your device, remove the back panel and place the SIM card on to their respective ports as per the marked directions and power on your device. You have successfully inserted SIM card on your device, and it will be ready for use in some time.
LG K10 LTE is a dual SIM smartphone supporting dual Standby. The SIM card supported by the device is Nano SIM card.
Sharing of the data network on any device is done using the tethering mode on your device. To share the data network on your device, open the Settings and tap on Tethering in the connectivity section. In the new window, tap on Wi-Fi hotspot and toggle the off button to enable that on your device. You can use your network by setting a password for your device by tapping on Set up Wi-Fi hotspot.
There are two ways in which you can capture a screenshot on your device.
Method 1: This method is the general method of capturing a screenshot where you need to press the power button along with the volume down button to capture the screenshot on your device.
Method 2: In the you need to open the notification panel and tap on Capture option and click on image option and select the region that you want to capture and click on the tick button. The image is saved to the gallery on your device.
Android Updates help in fixing the bugs on your device and thus help in improving the performance of your smartphone. To check for Android Updates on your device, open the Settings and tap on About Phone. In the new window, head over to the common section and tap on Update Center and click on Software Update. Further, tap on check now for Update; the device checks for updates and if there is no new update on your device then a message stating ” You are using the latest software version for current OS” is displayed on the screen.
External apk files can be installed by enabling the Unknown Sources option on your device. To use this on your device, open the Settings and tap on security in the Privacy section. In the new window head over to Phone Administration and tap on Uknown Sources and click on the OK button in the pop-up to enable that on your device.
To customize the quick settings in the notification panel, you need to open the notification panel and head over to the end of the layer and click on edit button. In the new window, you need to tap on the check box adjacent to the options that you want to appear on notification panel and also drag the options among themselves to arrange them on your device.
The power saving mode is used to enhance the battery life your device during the low battery conditions. To use this on your device, open the Settings and tap on Battery & Power Saving. In the new window, tap on power saver and toggle the off button to enable the power saver on your device.
Acceleration, Gyroscope Uncalibrated, Light Sensor, Magnetic Field, Orientation, Proximity and Rotation vector are the sensors available on the device and helps in automation the device.
No, there are no LED notification lights available on your LG K10 smartphone.
Screen pinning feature is available on the devices with Android Lollipop on it. To use this on your device, open the settings and tap on Security. In the new window head over to the advanced settings and tap on Screen Pin. Further, toggle the off button in the window to enable that on your device. Now open the recent menu and tap on the pin button for the application that you want to pin on your home screen.
The device comes with some basic tools, few bloatwares, and all the google related apps pre-installed on your device.
Yes, there is an option available on your device using which you can move an app from internal to external storage on your device.
Remote Control, Cell broadcast, and Evernote are the bloatware apps available on the device and helps in automating the device.
Yes, you can remove the bloatware apps by uninstalling them from your smartphone.
The device comes with 16 GB as its internal storage, and around 10.28 GB of free space is available for the end user, and pre-installed apps and OS occupy rest of the space.
The device comes with 2 GB RAM where 306 MB of RAM is used by System, 197 MB of RAM is used by pre-installed apps and 1.4 GB of free RAM is available when no apps are running on the device.
No, the device doesn’t support OTG drive on your device.
The radio wave exposure guidelines employ a unit of measurement known as Specific Absorption Rate(SAR). The SAR limit recommended by the international commission on non-ionizing radiation protection is 2 W/Kg averaged over 10g tissue. The head SAR value of the device is 0.754 W/Kg and the body SAR value of the device is 0.500 W/Kg.
After testing the device with various benchmarking tools available on Google Play Store here are their respective scores.
Antutu benchmark score: 28138
Vellamo Multicore score: 1248
Vellamo Metal score: 907
Chrome Browser Score: 2072
Geekbench Single-core score: 483
Geekbench Multi-core score: 1457
Quadrant Standard score: 14239
The device comes with Android Lollipop 5.1 there is no information of the device getting the Android M update.
The volume keys on your device can be used to open few applications on your device. To use this on your device, open the Settings and tap on Shortcut keys in the general column. In the new window, toggle the off button to enable that on your device. These are the screen off gestures where you need to press the volume button twice to launch the app on your device. Volume Up button is to launch the Quick Memo App and the volume down button are used to launch the Camera application on your device.
The smartphone comes with, an additional flip cover out of the box and must be attached to the device incase you want to use the quick cover view. This option shows the Time, Date, Battery percentage, Call Notification and weather notifications on the transparent edge of the panel. You can tap or swipe on the transparent part of the cover to answer calls or stop alarm on your device.
These are the general questions that any user search for when they purchase a new device. If you still have any query related to the device then pass your message on PhoneRadar Forums, or you can tweet us @PhoneRadarBlog.