LG's new smartphone X Power is set to hit stores in India this weekend for Rs 15,990. It joins the ranks of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Asus Zenfone Max, which offer really long battery life.
It will also be up against with popular Moto G4 series and LeEco Le 2, which fall in the same price and offer great value-added features.
With so much fierce competition in the mid-range segment, will LG X Power be able find takers in the market?
To provide, better perspective on LG X Power, we have listed top features that you should consider before the making the purchase.
As the name suggests, LG X Power's key attribute is its battery. It comes with a massive 4,100mAh battery, which we believe is more than to run for the whole day even if the phone is used to its extreme and if used moderately, it can last two days, if not more.
Another interesting thing to know about X Power, is that it comes with PE+ (Polyehylene seperator) battery technology, which enables the device to get fully charged in just 1.8 hours, almost twice faster compared to other competitors in this price segment.
It comes with Android 6.0 Marshmallow having Doze power optimization, leaner and faster Chrome browser, more intuitive Now on Tap feature, new security feature verified boot system, support for more international dialects, new contextual assistance feature, Google photos and more.
Since, LG X Power is a 2016 series phone, it is most likely to get the latest Android 7.0 Nougat update.
Though 4G coverage is still at a nascent stage in India, it is fast spreading thanks to Reliance Jio. So, if you are planning to buy a smartphone, it is advisable to buy 4G-LTE enabled device to be future ready.
LG X Power comes with 4G-LTE modem and also supports HD voice call feature VoLTE (Voice-over-LTE). This means X Power owners will be eligible for Reliance Jio free welcome offer, which is expected to extend till March 2017.
LG X Power boasts a standard 13MP primary camera on the back with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture size, which guarantees a decent photo under normal light conditions.
On the front, it houses a 5MP snapper with wide-angle view of field, which is good enough to take group selfie. It can also record full HD (1920x1080p) video.
Slim and compact body:
Despite housing a big battery, LG X Power features a really slim body and is just 148.9 mm tall.
Specifications of LG X Power:
|Model||LG X Power|
|Display||5.3-inch HD (1280x720p) IPS LCD screen In-cell Touch technology, Gorilla Glass 3 shieldPixel density: 277 ppi (pixels per inch)|
|OS||Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow|
|Processor||1.3GHz MediaTek (MT6735) quad-core CPU|
|Storage||16GB, expandable up to 256GB|
|Camera||Main: 13MP camera with LED flash, auto-focus, f/2.2 aperture full HD video recordingFront: 5MP camera with f/2.4 aperture and full HD video recording|
|Battery||4,100mAh battery with PE+ fast charging technology|
|Network||4G-LTE with VoLTE (Voice-over-LTE)|
|Add-ons||Dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, OTG support, FM radio, A-GPS, GLONASS,|
|Dimensions||148.9 x74.9x7.9 mm|
|Colours||Black and Gold|