LG being a world famous Electronics giant, it has a classic set of devices to its name. While it was faring well in its market, the decision to venture into smartphone manufacturing was welcomed by many. But, to everyone’s disappointment LG faced a lot of issues in its initial stages. Later, it came back with a bang, launching it's ever appreciated ‘G Series’ smartphones. Later it went on to develop various other smartphones which were a success too. In the list of its successful smartphone, the LG X Mach smartphone is expected to get enlisted too. There is much talk about its quickness and overall processing. This smartphone was first announced in June 2016. It is supposed to be released sometime in July 2016. This smartphone being very reasonably priced is expected to be a hit amongst the lower middle class and middle-class customers. The key USP’s of this smartphone are its fast processor, decent battery, and good display. Apart from these features let us dig in deep at its various technical specifications and thereby analyze its pros and cons.
This smartphone comes with a plastic outer casing. A plastic primer is a material sealing all the seams of the casing. The edges though have a thin streak of metal finish which elevates the overall look of the smartphone to a whole new level. This new, furnished finish gives this smartphone a rich, premium look. The phone is quite slippery, and hence a suitable back case is a must. The actual length and breadth of this smartphone are 149.1 mm x 76.5 mm. This phone is quite bulky and sturdy with a thickness of a good 8.9 mm. This smartphone weighs around 150 g. The display of this phone is 5.5 inches, IPS LCD. The touch used here is capacitive with amazing multi-touch features. The average resolution of the screen is 1440 x 2560 pixels. This phone comes in five colours namely Silver, Titan, Grey, White, and Gold.
Installed with a fully functional Android OS, this phone is known for its exceptional performance. The OS version used here is the most upgraded v 6.0.1 Marshmallow. The chipset used here is the Qualcomm MSM8996. The brand of this chipset is Snapdragon 650. As Snapdragon is used here, there will be a slight case of heating of the phone while in charge mode. The central processing is taken care of by a pair of processors. One is a dual – core Cortex – A-72 processor and the other one is a Quad – Core Cortex-A-53. One has a clock speed of 1.8 GHz and the other 1.4 GHz respectively. The Graphics is taken care by the Adreno 510 GPU. No lag is observed in the performance of the phone as a whole. The storage capacity of this phone is such that it has an internal storage space of 32GB. For any average user, this capacity is more than enough. But due to its type of target customers who mostly would be heavy users, LG provide the option of expanding the storage too. Using a microSD card, the storage can be extended up to a max of 256 GB. The RAM specification of this phone is pretty good too. It has a RAM of a good 3 GB.
This smartphone comes with a dual main camera feature. The 12.3 MP main camera has a lens of focal length f/1.8. It comes with a pixel size of 1.55 micrometer. The important enhancement features for the camera are laser autofocus and LED flash. Additional features like geo-tagging, touch focus, HDR, and Panorama are also present. The secondary camera has a lens with focal length of f/2.0 and is of 8 MP. Both the cameras can capture and record amazing videos. The main camera records videos with a resolution of 2160 pixels at the rate of 30fps supported by HDR and stereo. The front camera records with a resolution of 1080 at 30fps. The audio quality in this smartphone is quite exceptional with good quality speakers too. It also comes with a fully functional FM Radio feature.
The device comes with a Li – Ion battery which is removable by the user. The capacity of this battery is 3000mAh. A better battery capacity would have made the phone even better. This battery is expected to offer a talk time of up to 20 h and a standby time of 400 h while on 3G mode. This smartphone is said to come probably in both single sim and dual sim versions. In the case of either single sim or dual sim version, the sim is said to be of nano sim type. Both the sims are compatible with GSM connectivity. It works perfectly in both 3G and 4G modes including 4G (LTE). Other basic wireless connectivity facilities like Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are present too.