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LG has a new smart flip phone

LG has a new smart flip phone
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Do you ever miss your old flip phone circa 2003? Ten years ago, the best cellphones on the market folded into compact, pocket-sized little clamshells. Now, it's all about screen size and processor power. But flip phones could be poised to make a comeback.

The LG Gentle is equipped with a 3.2-inch touch screen, LTE and Wi-Fi compatibility and a whopping 4 gigabytes of internal storage. If you wanted a tad bit more storage, you have the option of inserting a memory card, which practically no other flip phone has.

The Gentle is the world's first "smart" flip phone, and it's actually quite impressive.

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"It runs the Android Lollipop operating system, so it has the ability to download apps, browse the Web and do anything a typical smartphone can do," Anthony Burkhardt, an LG Product Specialist, said Thursday.

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