LG is a world famous Electronics giant, which also extended its venture into the smartphone market. Though it faced a lot of downfalls in its initial days, it then came back full fledged with the aim of establishing a good smartphone series which had high-end specifications. Later it went on to develop various other smartphones which were a success too. Recently LG has been talked about widely for the introduction of its 4 flagships ‘X’ smartphones. The specialty about these smartphones is that each of these is designed specifically to cater to the needs of specific users. On this note, let us discuss one of those four smartphones, the LG X Style. This smartphone was first announced in May 2016. It is expected to be released sometime in June 2016. This smartphone being very efficiently designed is expected to be a hit amongst the middle class and upper-middle-class youngsters. The key USP’s of this smartphone are its extremely well executed stylish design, sleek and smooth body, fast processor, 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 an extremely sleek body with good defines curved edges. It looks top notch and well suited for the classy business class appearance. The entire body of this smartphone is made up of aluminium. The smartphone looks premium and probably might feel slippery without a suitable external case. The dimensions of this smart are not clearly known as of now. But given its promised quality of design and its key USP, this smartphone is expected to have very small thickness. The weight of this smartphone is also yet to be confirmed. But, it is expected to be on the lighter side. The display in this smartphone is an IPS LCD capacitive display. The screen size is 5.3 inches with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. It also has 10 fingers multi-touch feature. This smartphone comes with extensive protection. It comes with a display made of Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It comes in the basic two colours, White and Black.
This smartphone runs on the Android OS v 6.0 (Marshmallow). The chipset used here is Qualcomm MSM8916. The processor type used here is Snapdragon 410. The central processing is taken care by a Quad – core Cortex – A53 processor. The clock speed of this processor is 1.2 GHz. The graphics interface of this smartphone is controlled by an Adreno 306 GUI. Due to the presence of such powerful processor, there is almost no lag found in the performance. The storage capacity of this smart is pretty average. It comes with an internal memory capacity of 16GB. To compensate for this average storage capacity, this smartphone comes with the option of externally expanding the storage using a microSD card up to 256 GB. It has dedicated slot available for the microSD card. The RAM available in this smartphone is a mere 1.5 GB. This low RAM causes a considerable amount of lag if a lot of games are played or in case any heavy usage.
This smartphone comes with the dual camera feature. It has the main camera of just 8 MP. It comes with a dual LED flash to provide ample lighting in cases of lack of natural light. Other supportive features available are the auto-focus, geo-tagging, face detection, HDR, and panorama. The secondary or front camera comes with a mere 5 MP and a resolution of 720 p. The main camera records videos with a resolution of 1080 at a rate of 30fps. The audio in this smart is above average with good stereo speakers and clear alert tones. One disadvantage though is that it lacks a functional FM Radio.
The battery in this smartphone is the now – removable type. It is a Li – Ion battery with a capacity of 2100 mAh. The average standby time is up to 560 h in 2G mode and 610 h in 3G mode. It comes with a talk time of up to 12 h in 2G mode and up to 17 h on 3G mode. This smartphone comes only with a single sim. The sim type compatible with this smartphone is Micro– sim. This sim works only on GSM network. Also, it is compatible with 2G, 3G and 4G LTE modes only. It also comes with the basic wireless connectivity features like Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
This smartphone is for those who consider the look and feel of the smartphone as the most important feature while choosing. There is nothing to take away from this smartphone in terms of its overall design. It is sleek and stylish. But it does not have a good camera. Also, its battery and RAM are pretty poor. There is more to figure out about this smartphone, though.