LG Risio 4 is an entry-level budget smartphone from LG Mobile under Cricket Wireless. Being an entry-level smartphone, it comes with all key specs and features needed to have a basic experience. The LG Risio 4 loses out on all the luxuries to achieve it very low price starting at just $49 at retail stores.
LG Risio 4 Key Specs
• 5.7 inches HD+ IPS LCD
• MediaTek Helio P22 SoC
• 13MP+5MP dual rear camera
• 3MP front-facing camera
• 2GB of RAM
• 16GB of internal storage
• 3,000 mAh battery
• 4G LTE network support
The Risio sports a compact 5.7 inches IPS LCD with a resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels and 295 pixels per inch density with an aspect ratio of 19 by 9. The screen has a waterdrop notch at the top center which allows for more screen real estate.
Design and Body
This phone has a nice compact design with a thickness of 8.6 mm and it comes in a nice polycarbonate body weighing about 146 grams. At the rear, you’d find the dual-camera setup, Cricket’s branding, and LG’s branding. At the sides, you’d find the volume rockers and the power button.
Processor and Memory
LG Risio 4 is powered by the octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 (12nm) SoC which has a maximum clock speed of 2.0 GHz coupled with the PowerVR GE8320 GPU. It comes with a paltry 2GB of RAM and a meager 16GB of internal storage with micro SD card support.
On the rear, is a dual-camera setup that features a 13MP main camera with Auto Focus and a 5MP ultrawide camera for a wider view. It can record 1080p & 720p videos at 30 fps.
On the front, is a 3MP camera with Portrait mode for all your selfie needs. It is tucked in the waterdrop notch at the top center.
Battery and Charging
The battery on the LG Risio 4 is a Li-Ion 3,000 mAh, which is not removable. As for charging, it charges via its micro USB port and it doesn’t support fast charging or wireless charging.
Network and Connectivity
There’s support for 4G LTE network on here and it supports the following LTE bands: 2,4,5,12,14 whilst being locked to Cricket Wireless. It comes with Wi-Fi, a Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi Direct, and GPS.
As for the software, the LG Risio 4 comes running on Android 10 out of the box.