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LG K10


LG K10
LG K10 (K Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 4 x 1.4 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
1536 MB 
5.30 inch 16:9, 1280 x 720 pixel 277 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, IPS, glossy: yes
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
, 12.3 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm headset jack, Card Reader: micro-SD max. 128 GB, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: accelerometer, proximity sensor, compass
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.1, GSM (850/900/1800/1900), UMTS (850/900/1900/2100), LTE (B1/B3/B7/B8/B20); (download/upload): 150Mbps/50Mbps (LTE); SAR-rates: 0.462W/kg (head), 1.48W/kg (body), LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.8 x 146.6 x 74.8 ( = 0.35 x 5.77 x 2.94 in)
8.8 Wh, 2300 mAh Lithium-Ion, removeable
Operating System
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Primary Camera: 13 MPix AF, LED flash, videos @1080p/30 FPS
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: rear-sided mono speaker, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, charger, USB cable, headset, 24 Months Warranty, FM radio, fanless
140 g ( = 4.94 oz / 0.31 pounds), Power Supply: 49 g ( = 1.73 oz / 0.11 pounds)
199 Euro



Average Score: 71.13% - average
Average of 9 scores (from 18 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 49%, features: 37%, display: 77% mobility: 81%, workmanship: 78%, ergonomy: 78%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the LG K10

81.2% LG K10 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Pitch-dark. LG's K10 wants to add style to the lower mid-range. Read why its screen and the camera's gloomy photos stand in its way in this report.
50% LG K10
Source: PC Mag English
The LG K10 is a relatively affordable MetroPCS phone with a nice design and a decent display, but it comes up short everywhere else. For even less money, the ZTE Zmax Pro gets you a faster processor, more RAM, a sharper display, a better camera, longer battery life, and a fingerprint sensor. It's a better choice in every way, provided you're comfortable with the fact that it's huge. If that's not your cup of tea, the Samsung Galaxy On5 offers a similar level of performance to the K10 in a smaller form factor, and is easier to recommend because of its lower price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 50%
Solid Specs on the Cheap
Source: Tom's Guide English
If you're looking for one of the cheapest GSM phones on the market and are willing to compromise on camera quality, battery life, screen resolution and performance, the LG K10 is worth considering, particularly if you can get it for less than $100 or for free. However, if you can spend up to $200, the Huawei Honor 5X, which has a full 1080p screen and longer battery life, is a superior choice.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/29/2016
56% LG K10 LTE Review
Source: Think Digit English
The budget smartphone has completely changed over the past two years or so. Earlier, phones were made of plastic, had HD or lower resolution screens and performance was sub-par. This is the market that the LG K10 competes in.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/24/2016
Rating: Total score: 56%
60% LG's K10 and K7: Glossy Pebbles
Source: English
LG's interface has become simpler and less cartoonish over the years and it doesn't introduce any lag as such on the K10, but at the same time, this is no blazing fast phone. LG says the glossy pebble design is meant to appeal to young people but yet, the performance on the phone isn't fast enough to satisfy the content-hungry gaming youngster.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/17/2016
Rating: Total score: 60%
LG K10 quick review – a stylish mid-ranger with 13MP camera
Source: Laptop Media English
The LG K10 brings freshness to the mid-range, but the competition in this price range is more than fierce, so it will be difficult for this device to become a breakthrough. With the exception of the not so enduring battery, we have no other remarks as regards this model. We were pleased by its nice design and the 13Mp camera, which showed decent results. The Snapdragon 410 chip justified our expectations of reasonable performance and maintenance of low exterior temperatures after load. LG’s UI, on the other hand, did not fail to provide a number of pre-installed apps, modes and functions – all this being ordered and dressed very neatly. Last but not least is the 5.3″ display, which offers not only enough room for operation, but also reasonable detail and color contrast, thanks to the HD resolution and IPS technology.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/25/2016
60% LG K10 LTE Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
LG has given the K10 LTE an MRP of Rs. 13,750, which straight up feels way too much for what's on offer. It feels like the phone is competing with the wrong crowd, and it's hard to justify this price tag with this feature set in mid-2016. A more appropriate price level would be about half this much, considering there's nothing really special about it other than its design, a good screen, and decent battery life.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/14/2016
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 50% performance: 60% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
LG K10 LTE Review
Source: Fone Arena English
The LG K10 LTE scores when it comes to the build quality of the phone and design, but fails to impress with its specifications and internal features. For the price of Rs, 13,500, the phone comes with an average display, which is a let down. Although the macro shots are good , the camera is not the best for the price. Next up, the phone lacks a fingerprint sensor. It is 2016 and you got to have a fingerprint sensor on your device, at least for a price like this.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/14/2016

Foreign Reviews

Einsteiger-Klasse wirkt wertiger und hat 120-Grad-Optik
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/30/2017
LG K10
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/08/2017
LG K10
Source: Smartphone Magazin - Heft 1/2017 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 11/01/2016
Großes Smartphone mit guten Aussichten
Source: Notebooksbilliger Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/23/2016
Solides Alltags-Smartphone für unter 200 EUR?
Source: Area DVD German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/19/2016
89% LG K10
Source: Android Magazin - Heft 3/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 89%
Die koreanischen Günstlinge LG K4 & LG K10
Source: Android Mag German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 04/02/2016
Gutes Smartphone, schlechtes Smartphone
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 03/17/2016
89% LG K10 LTE
Source: Smartphone Magazin - Heft 4/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 03/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 89% price: 90%
70% Das Durchschnitts-Smartphone
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%
85% Recenze: Lg K10: Zajímavý Oblázek
Source: CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/05/2016
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 70%


Qualcomm Adreno 306: Integrated mid-range graphics card in the Snapdragon 410 SoCs that supports OpenGL ES 3.0 and features unified shaders.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

410 MSM8916: 64-Bit Cortex-A53 Quad-Core with an Adreno 306 GPU manufactured in 28nm» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.14 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


LG Electronics Inc. is a subsidiary of the LG Group. LG is the world's second-biggest maker of televisions and third-biggest maker of mobile phones. With its headquarters in South Korea, the company has 75 subsidiaries worldwide that design and manufacture televisions, home appliances, and telecommunications devices. LG is an international laptop manufacturer of medium size with few reviews.

After a few years, LG largely withdrew from the laptop sector. In the smartphone segment, LG is a medium-sized manufacturer (not among the Top 5 in 2015 and 2016).

71.13%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

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Stefan Hinum, 2016-05-22 (Update: 2016-05-22)