South Korean manufacturer LG today listed the LG X5 2018 smartphone in their official website. It is the latest version to the predecessor LG X5 which was launched back in 2016. The smartphone bears big bezels on the top and bottom and has a touch electrostatic type body . The volume rocker is placed left while the power button is placed on the right side.
It features a 5.5 inch LCD display with a resolution of HD (1280 x 720 pixels) and is powered by a 64-bit Octa-core MediaTek MT 6750 chipset clocked a 1.5GHz. It is coupled with 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage which can be further expanded with a microSD card. It measures 154.7 x 78.1 x 8.9 mm and weighs 171 g. There is a circular fingerprint sensor at the rear .
In the optics department, the LG X5 sports a 5MP selfie sensor with LED flash at the front while offering a 13MP sensor at the rear placed on the centre with an LED flash. It runs on Android 8.0 Oreo and is backed by a 4,500 mAh battery. Connectivity features include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz dual band), NFC .It also supports LG Pay, the company’s mobile payment service. Additionally it corresponds to LTE UE Category 4, which claims download speed upto 150 Mbps, HD DMB which is the terrestrial digital broadcasting band in Korea.
The X5 is currently available in only one variant, Moroccan Blue and comes at a price tag of 3,63,000 Korean won (Rs 22,500 approx). It will be sold through Korean mobile operator (MNO) SK Telecom, KT, LG (U +). There is no official word s of now about the global launch of the smartphone.
LG X5 2018 specifications
- 5.5” LCD HD display
- MediaTek MT 6750 SoC
- 2GB RAM + 32GB internal specs
- 13MP rear + 5 MP front
- Android 8.0 Oreo
- 4,500 mAh battery
- NFC, LG Pay