Though not so popular in the smartphone sector, LG is still the best manufacturer releasing Android smartphones every year. From high-end flagships like LG V40, LG G7 to the low-end devices, LG caters to every range of customers. Trying to cope up with other smartphone manufacturers, recently it has introduced a new mid-range smartphone in the X-series, LG X5 (2018). It is said to be the successor of LG X5 (2016). Despite releasing a new version, it doesn’t come up with many modifications or updations, except for the battery segment. Launched in South Korea, the LG X5 2018 is now of the budget smartphone featuring big battery. Let us see further into the complete details of LG X5 2018 design, specs and price in UAE.
The debut of LG Q7 in the last month was definitely a huge success. Now, the company launched the new LG X5 (2018) that is said to be the successor of LG X5 which was almost unknown to many of us. Talking about the latest LG X5 design, the images show the handset to have rounded edges with thick bezels. On the rear end, there exists a speaker grill and the power button houses the right side. As for its display, the LG handset features 5.5-inches HD display of 1280 X 720 screen resolution. It measures at 154.7 X 78.1 X 8.9mm and weighs 171gms, thus making the LG X5 in Dubai heavier than Samsung Galaxy S7 edge and is similar to Samsung Galaxy Note 5.
As for the LG X5 specs, it is powered by a MediaTek 64-bit octa-core processor. It is coupled by 2GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage. This processor has an integrated LTE that is capable enough to download at faster rate. The integrated graphical interface is enough to handle the graphical tasks, thus reduces the cost to purchase a separate graphical card. It even houses the LG K10 (2017), Vivo Y67, Meizu M6 and more. It runs on Android 8.0 Oreo layered by LG custom UI. While many of the smartphones are still awaiting the Oreo update, It is good to see the LG’s mid-range smartphone coming out with the latest Oreo update straight out of the box.
When it comes to the LG X5 camera, it packs in single 13MP sensor and a 5MP front sensor accompanied by a LED flash. One of the biggest updates received for the new LG smartphone is its battery upgrade. The device now boasts 4500mAh battery, that could deliver two days of battery life despite heavy usage. This is a bit higher than the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 that packs in 4000mAh battery. Another unique feature of the LG X5(2018) in UAE is the support for LG Pay. This came as a pleasant surprise for the budget range smartphones. Other connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi, NFC, LTE connectivity. Moreover, LG even added the modern features of fingerprint scanner along with the support for 4G VoLTE ths making it worthy to pay for LG X5 price in UAE. Apart from this, we couldn’t find any significant improvements over the 2016 model.
Being a budget smartphone, the LG X5 price in UAE will be around AED 1212. Though it isn’t that cheap, still it is one of the budget smartphones for 2018. As for its availability, there is no official information as to when the company launches LG X5 in Dubai or in other international markets. Irrespective of when the device launches, it is sure that LG X5 2018 will definitely give a tough competition to other entry-level smartphones from popular manufacturers. Also look for tips to improve battery life on Android smartphones.