Review: LG K20 V for Verizon Wireless
The K20 V is a value phone that delivers an uneven amount of value. The hardware is fine, if a bit uninspired. The materials and assembly are decent, but I was a bit disappointed by the screen's resolution. Thankfully core functions such as call quality and battery life are above average. I wish data performance were better.
The software is highly flexible. The core Android 7 Nougat operating system is powerful and LG included a bevy of ways to adjust the home screen experience to suit a wide range of potential users, including experts and novices. The camera application is simple to use, though it falls short when it comes to advanced features. More importantly, photo quality just barely gets the job done.
Verizon sells the LG K20 V for $168, or about $7 per month on a payment plan. I've seen better $99 phones from the likes of ZTE and Motorola. That said, people locked into Verizon's service can do worse. I'd only recommend the K20 V to novice or older users who need the basic features (battery, calling) more than advanced functions.
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