05 March 2018
Though LG executive recently stated the company won't be following the yearly cycle anymore instead they will announce the smartphone when they think its necessary, this was clear indication that the company is currently not in mood of unveiling any new flagship smartphone in next few months but it seems like the statement wasn't meant for entry-level products. Today the company announces a new entry-level rugged smartphone X4+, as expected it will be initially available for South Korean customers.
All the three major network carrier in South Korea will be offering the X4+ at a price tag of $280. The X4+ features a 5.3-inches IPS LCD display with HD screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The Qualcomm's entry-level Snapdragon 425 SoC is powering the device with 2GB RAM and built-in native storage is 32GB. The good thing is its native storage is further expandable via MicroSD card.
The primary camera on the rear is 13MP whereas the front-facing selfie camera is 5MP. As OS the device is pre-installed with Android Nougat 7.0. Despite being the fact the X4+ is an entry-level smartphone it comes with LG Pay support. The rugged X4 comes with MIL-STD 810G-rating in six categories including low and high temperature, thermal shock, vibration, humidity, and impact. The X4+ comes with a unibody aluminum design as being one of sturdiest entry-level device.
For audio lovers, it features Hi-Fi DAC for better audio capabilities. The fingerprint scanner is placed on the rear side of the center below the camera module. A 3,000mAh battery cell is on board to keep the X4+ lights running. At the moment it is still in the dark whether it will be released globally or not. Stay tuned and do share your thoughts regarding the X4+ in the comments section below.
|Screen resolution||720 x 1280 pixels|
|Storage||32GB Expandable via MicroSD|
|OS||Android Nougat 7.0|
|Dimensions||148.6 x75.1 x 8.6mm|