LG has now launched a new mid-range smartphone in its home country, South Korea, called the LG X500. The device is much similar to the LG X Power 2 which had a big battery and promised 2-day battery life.
Coming to the specs of the device, the LG X500 sports a 5.5-inch HD display (1280 x 720 pixels ) and rocks an unknown 1.5GHz octa-core processor. Along with it, 2GB of RAM are allotted to the device with storage space standing at 32GB. The storage is expandable up to 2TB. The LG X500 runs the latest Android 7.0 Nougat Out-of -the-box.
The photography department is served by a 13MP rear camera at the back with LED flash and a 5MP camera at the front, with soft LED Flash. On the connectivity front, all the regular options like dual sim, 4G LTE, GPS, Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm audio jack and USB 2.0 and Wi-Fi are available. The handset is a bit thick at 8.4mm and weighs 164 g.
The highlight of the handset is the 4,500 mAh battery equipped with fast charging capability. Now, according to LG, the device promises up to 20 hours of video playback 18 hours of internet browsing. That is some serious firepower. The smartphone can be quickly juiced up to 100% within 2 hours.
The LGX500 will go on sale in South Korea starting June 9 at a price of KRW 319,000 ( around Rs 18,357). LG X500 will have different model numbers for different carriers. SK Telecom will have LGM-X320S, KT carrier will have model number LGM-X320K, and LG Uplus will have model number LGM-X320L. It will be available in Navy Blue and Gold colors.