LG has officially launched a new entry-level smartphone LG X2 in South Korea. This budget phone costs KRW 198,000 or USD $176 ( around RS 12,000) equipped with a 5-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels (classic 16: 9 aspect ratio).
LG X2 is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor( mostly Qualcomm Snapdragon 212) and 2 GB of RAM. The 16 GB internal memory can be expanded with microSD card up to 64 GB.
At the back of the phone, there’s an 8 MP camera with LED flash and on the front, there is a 5 MP selfie camera which automatically recognizes faces with ‘Auto Shot’ feature. Also, there ‘Quick Share’ feature to share photos instantly on social networks or via SMS.
Connectivity on this smartphone is provided by Dual SIM, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi, 4G / LTE, GPS (A-GPS), 3.5 mm headphone connector and micro USB2.0. LG also emphasizes that there is also an FM radio on the board, which requires only the connection of a headset that acts as an antenna.
Coming to sensors this LG’s Android phone has Accelerometer and Proximity sensor. It weighs 152 grams and measures 144.8×71.9×8.2mm.
Other features include a fingerprint sensor, 2500 mAh battery. The big drawback of the Phone is the OS, it arrives with Android Nougat (7.1). It’s a pity that LG is not launching the phone with Android Oreo (8.0) OS or at least with Android Oreo Go Edition
LG X2 comes in Aurora Black color and for now, it will be available only in South Korea, there is no word from LG about the international release of this phone.
Key Features of LG X2
- Budget smartphone Priced at USD $176 or KRW 198,000 (around RS 12000).
- 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display.
- Powered by 1.3Ghz quad-core Snapdragon processor,16GB of inbuilt storage and 2GB RAM.
- Back camera 8MP with LED flash and 5-megapixel front selfie camera.
- Auto Shot feature – Recognise faces in selfies, Quick Share feature to share images instantly via SMS or messages.