Korean smartphone maker LG will soon release its latest smartphone in its home market called LG X500.. It is domestic variant of LG X Power 2, which was first introduced at MWC 2017.
Main attraction of LG X500 is its integrated 4500 mAh battery. A full charge is said to offer 20 hours of video playback or 20 hours of continuous internet browsing. The battery also supports fast charging, going up to 50% in 1 hour.
The cell phone measures 154.7 x 78.1 x 8.4 mm and weighs 164 grams. It supports LTE and runs on Android 7.0 Nougat OS out of the box.
The LG X500 Specs include 5.5-inch in-cell display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution and supports multi-touch as well. It has 1.5GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6750 processor with ARM Mali-T860 MP2 GPU.
It has 2GB LPDDR3 RAM and 32GB eMMC storage space. The handset also allows further expansion up to 2TB using MicroSD card. LG is also offering free access to 100 GB of Google Drive to all who buy phone.
The X500 sports a 5MP wide angle camera at the front with selfie LED flash. On the back side is 13MP auto focus snapper with “Zero Shutter Rack” and has LED flash as well.
Connectivity wise, it supports 4G LTE / 3GB / 2G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.2, USB 2.0 Type-B, GPS, NF etc.
The LG X500 is priced at 319,000 Won (US$ 285 approx.) and will be available in South Korea from June 9, 2017 (Friday). It come in Navy Blue and Gold color options.
Lee Sang-gyu, head of Korea Mobile Group at LG Electronics said –
The LG X500 will be the best choice for consumers who want to work long hours on a smartphone or enjoy content without worrying about batteries. We have a stellar lineup Will continue to show, “he said.