LG Stylus 2 with DAB+ technology for digital radio broadcasting announced

After announcing the LG Stylus 2 ahead of the Mobile World Congress 2016, LG has now launched a new variant of the handset with DAB+ technology.


LG has announced the launch of the LG Stylus 2 which boasts of being the world’s first smartphone to feature DAB+ for digital radio broadcasting. The company partnered with the International DMB Advancement Group (IDAG) to get the technology to the handset. The technology is soon expected to replace FM analog radio and already reaches over 500 million people in 40 countries around the world.

The LG Stylus 2 with the DAB+ for digital radio broadcasting has the same specs as the regular variant except for the DAB+ chipset. The device has a 5.7 inch IPS display with resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The smartphone is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad core processor with 1.5 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The LG Stylus 2 has a 13 MP rear facing auto focus camera with LED flash. There is also a front facing 8 MP camera. The device runs on the latest Android Marshmallow version with a massive 3000 mAh battery. The handset is available in Titan, White and Brown color options. The phone is expected to rollout soon.

Speaking about the LG Stylus 2 with the DAB+ technology, Juno Cho, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company, said, “We are taking a proactive approach towards the fast-paced technological shift to digital broadcasting with DAB+ to deliver a new paradigm of experiences through the smartphone. With its large 5.7-inch screen, 1 watt speaker and 3,000mAh removable battery, the LG Stylus 2 is the perfect device to enjoy rich, multimedia content.

LG Stylus 2 specs:

  • 5.7 inch display
  • 1280 x 720 pixels resolution
  • 1.2 GHz quad core processor
  • 1.5 GB RAM
  • 16 GB internal memory
  • 13 MP primary camera
  • 8 MP front facing camera
  • Android v6.0 Marshmallow
  • 3000 mAh battery