Google's Pixel series marked the end of Nexus smartphones, which did not sit well with many smartphone users. One of the most popular Nexus smartphones was Nexus 5X, and LG is building on that device's popularity with its latest model.
LG U smartphone is the company's latest handset, which was launched in South Korea. For the time being, the smartphone is exclusive to that country and its international availability is unknown. But if you are living in South Korea and the Nexus 5X was one of your favourites, then you'll love the LG's all-new U smartphone.
Starting with the design, the U smartphone looks a lot like the Nexus 5X, and it is not too different on the inside too. The handset sports a 5.2-inch Full HD display, a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 5MP front snapper. The U smartphone has an auto-correction feature called "Beauty Shot" for selfie lovers.
LG U is powered by a different processor than the Nexus 5X, which clocks at 1.14GHz. The name of the chipset is not known, but it is paired with 2GB RAM and has 32GB expandable storage up to 2TB. LG launched the U smartphone with a price tag of KRW 396,000, which roughly translates to Rs. 23,100, and comes in black, white and pink shades.
Under the hood, LG U packs a 3,000mAh battery and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box. The Android Nougat's availability for the handset is also a mystery.
On the connectivity front, there is Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, 4G LTE, a USB port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The handset measures 7.7mm thick and weighs 135 grams.