LG X5 (2018) has been launched in South Korea. The new smartphone is the successor to the original X5 that was announced last year. The handset packs a massive 4500mAh battery that supports fast charging technology. There is also LG Pay support to conveniently make payments through compatible point-of-sale (PoS) machines. LG has provided a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor that recognises fingerprints to unlock the screen as well as doubles as a shutter button to let users easily capture shots with a tap of their finger. The handset will go on sale through major carriers in the region, including SKT, KT, and LG Uplus.
Last week, LG revealed the price of the Q7 and Q7+ with a launch in South Korea, following their unveiling back in May, alongside the LG Q7a. There is no information yet on when LG plans to bring these handsets to India, but did they they will arrive in the Europe will begin in early June, followed by countries in North America, South America and Asia.
The LG X5 (2018) price in South Korea has been set at KRW 363,000 (approximately Rs. 22,400). It comes in Moroccan Blue colour option.
The dual-SIM (Nano) LG X5 (2018) runs Android 8.0 Oreo and features a 5.5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) display with the standard 16:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, there is an octa-core MediaTek MT6750 SoC, coupled with 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM. The smartphone has a 13-megapixel camera sensor on the back along with an LED flash. On the front, there is a 5-megapixel camera sensor along with a soft LED flash.
LG has given 32GB of eMMC onboard storage on the X5 (2018) that is expandable via microSD card. In terms of connectivity, there is 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The smartphone has a rear-facing fingerprint sensor. Besides, it packs a 4000mAh battery with fast charging support and weighs 171 grams.