6/10
Informr score
The Light Phone II currently has an Informr score of 6 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 3 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Custom
Processor
No
Screen Size
2.84"
Camera
No


What the Critics Are Saying...


GQ

Perhaps an eventual iteration of the Light Phone will strike a better balance between austerity and usability, when more carriers support duplicate SIM cards and Apple plays nicer with third-party manufacturers. But for now, the promise of the Light Phone remains just that—a promise.

- Daniel Varghese, GQ
Digital Trends

The Light Phone 2 is a promising feature phone that’s held back by its high price tag, but its value is set to increase as Light releases more apps for it.

- Julian Chokkattu, Digital Trends
PC Magazine

The Light Phone II comes closer than either the Palm Phone or the Punkt MP02 to the ideal of a classy, simple voice phone. It doesn't look or feel cheap. I like how it's made by a small, US-based startup where the founders are named and accessible. And there isn't much 4G voice calling competition o...

- Sascha Segan, PC Magazine


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Screen Size
2.84"
Processor
No

There is a Qualcomm MSM8909W processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Custom Light OS operating system (OS).

Camera
No

This model has no built-in camera. Sorry, no selfies.

Storage
8 GB

Internal memory is 8 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
950mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 950 mAh battery. Light's performance ratings are 120 minutes.

Phone II Specs

Overview
Release date January 29, 2020
Regions available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Mobile / Cellular Data
4G/LTE
variations
Networks
LTE:
700/850/1700/1900 MHz
Data:
LTE
variations
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
variations
Dual SIM No
Operating System Custom Light OS
Processor Qualcomm MSM8909W
Internal Storage 8 GB
RAM 1 GB
ROM No
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.20 W/kg
Body: 0.52 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 950 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time No
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 120 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 7 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Black, Light Gray
Dimensions [H x W x D] 9.585 x 5.585 x 0.875 cm (3.8 x 2.2 x 0.3 in)
Weight 78 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP X3
Display / Screen
Type Grayscale
Technology E-ink
Colors No
Resolution Unknown
Pixel density Unknown
Size 2.84 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Graphics No
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing No
Photo Caller ID No
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser No
Email Client No
Messaging SMS, MMS
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 a
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot No
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
No
Multi-camera
No
Zoom
No
Flash
No
Additional Rear Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Zoom
No
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3
Radio No
Video Playback No
Streaming Video No
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones No
Ringer ID Unknown
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar No
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer No
Calculator No
Currency Converter No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games No
Apps Yes
Included Software / Apps
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