While all eyes are on LG unveiling the flagship G6 smartphone at MWC 2017 in about a week’s time, the company has unveiled a new smartphone in its home country. The LG X400 is essentially the 2017 version of the K10. The smartphone is priced at 319,000 won (Rs 18,600 approximately), and it will be available in black gold and gold color options.
In terms of design, the LG X400 comes with a curved glass surface on the sides that is said to provide a comfortable grip to the smartphone. In addition, the smartphone comes with a textured back. If LG launches the K10 aka X400 in Indian market for Rs 18,600, the smartphone will face tough competition from the likes of the Asus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 (ZC553KL) and Lenovo Z2 Plus among others.
LG X400 specifications, features
The LG X400 flaunts a 5.3-inch HD resolution at 1280×720 pixels In-cell Touch 2.5D curved glass with IPS display. It is powered by a 1.5GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6750 64-bit processor paired with 2GB of RAM and Mali T860 GPU. The smartphone comes with a dual-SIM option.
In the photography department, the smartphone comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash. Up front, there is a 5-megapixel selfie camera with 120-degree wide-angle lens. The LG X400 also houses a 2,800mAh removable battery, and a fingerprint sensor placed at the back. On the software front, the smartphone runs latest Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box.
In terms of connectivity, the LG X400 will support 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, and NFC. ALSO READ: LG G6: 5.7-inch QHD display with 18:9 aspect ratio, UX 6.0 and everything else you need to know
In comparison, the Asus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 (ZC553KL) comes with a 5.5-inch display full HD resolution at 1920×1080 pixels. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. It comes with a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, and an 8-megapixel front camera with f/2.2 aperture, offering feature such as HDR, low light, and beautification modes. With a 4,100mAh battery the smartphone support USB OTG, dual-SIM, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.1, and a rear fingerprint sensor. On the software front, the Asus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow with ZenUI 3.0 layered atop.
The Lenovo Z2 Plus has a smaller 5-inch full HD display. Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor, the smartphone offers 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB and 64GB internal memory. It further comes with 13-megapixel rear camera along with an 8-megapixel front snapper. It draws its juice from a 3,500mAh battery and comes with USB Type-C support. The 3GB RAM+32GB storage model costs Rs 17,999 while the 4GB RAM+64GB storage variant costs Rs 19,999.