LG has made a foray into the mid-range phone segment with LG X300 as an attempt to stretch its product portfolio. The electronics major released the specifications of its brand new model at an event in South Korea.
The company already had an impressive line-up of products on display in the CES 2017 and is ready with a smartphone which is, as of now, exclusive only to the South Korean markets. There was no announcement of its availability in other regions in the press conference. The phone will be sold at a price of KRW 253,000 which is equal to around USD 217 (INR 14, 745 approx.).
As regards the specs of this medium-range device, it has a High Definition LCD screen of 5-inch with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels, In-Cell touch and In-Plane Switching (IPS) technology. The phone with curved glass in the front has round-edged and features a fingerprint scanner at the back. The primary LED camera lens, situated above the sensor, is of 13-megapixel and the front shooter is of 5-megapixel. The imaging is enabled with many shooting modes apart from Auto Shot and Gesture Shot. Moreover, the rear cover of the device has fine ribbed patterns for ensuring a good grip.
In terms of the CPU, the Android 7.0 Nougat based smartphone is dependent on the Quad-core Snapdragon 425 SoC clocked at 1.4 GHz. The Adreno 308 GPU further boosts the system. The phone offers storage of 2 GB RAM and 16 GB of expandable inbuilt memory. The 142 gram phone has a 3.55 mm audio jack towards the lower side. Packed with a 2500 mAh battery, the relatively small handset is available in Dark Blue and Silver tints. On the connectivity side, LG X300 is endowed with 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC and microUSB 2.0 Port.