LG has launched its X cam smartphone in India, featuring a dual rear camera setup with a 120-degree wide-angle lens. The smartphone has been priced at Rs. 21,500, and is listed on the company’s India site in its Titan Silver colour variant, but is said to already be retailing at a best buy price of Rs. 18,999.
The dual-SIM (Nano-SIM) card supporting LG X cam was first unveiled in February ahead of MWC 2016, but only started rolling out globally in March.
Apart from the dual rear camera setup, the other highlight of the LG X cam is its 3D Arc Glass design. The smartphone runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow with the LG UI 5.0 skin atop. It sports a 5.2-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) In-cell display, is powered by a 1.14GHz octa-core SoC, coupled with Mali-T720MP3 GPU and 2GB of RAM.
As for optics, the LG X cam bears a 13-megapixel + 5-megapixel rear camera setup, with the second sensor coupled with a wide-angle lens. On the front, the smartphone bears a 5-megapixel camera. LG is also touting a Pop Out Picture feature that combines 6 images into a moving image. The X cam comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage that’s expandable via microSD card (up to 2TB) in the hybrid dual-SIM card slot.
Connectivity options on board the LG X cam include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, 3.5mm audio jack, and FM radio with RDS. Sensors on board include proximity, accelerometer, magnetometer, and ambient light sensor. The smartphone weighs in at 118 grams, and measures 147.7×73.6×6.9mm. It’s powered by a 2520mAh battery.
The best buy price of the LG X cam via offline retail stores in India was first reported by established Mumbai-based retailer Mahesh Telecom
LG X cam
|Release date||February 2016|
|Dimensions (mm)||147.50 x 73.60 x 6.90|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||2520|
|Colours||Titan Silver, White, Gold, Pink Gold|
|Screen size (inches)||5.20|
|Operating System||Android 6.0|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||NA|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|