LG Electronics, the South Korean technology giant launched its highly anticipated smartphone LG X Cam on 26th August, 2016 in New Delhi, India. Its a beautifully crafted phone and dedicated to those who require a distinctive Dual Camera feature and wide angle photography at an affordable price.
Alike the LG G5, X Cam has a wide angle lens of 120 degree to contribute enhanced functionality with the standard lens and emphasize the imaging quality. LG X Cam also boasts a fast processor along with enough memory and powerful battery backup for smooth and uninterrupted performance. It looks great and comes at a very economical price.
Let’s have a look at the key components of the LG X Cam such as features, specifications, build and design, price and availability to find out if it is worth of your time.
LG X Cam Design and Build
LG X Cam brags sleek and stylish design with bright and crystal clear visuals. The phone offers decent 5.2-inch Full HD (1080×1920 pixels resolution) In-cell Touch display with 68.7% screen to body ratio. Dimensions of the phone are 147.5 x 73.6 x 6.9mm and it weighs 120 grams only so you can consider it as an ultra light phone which is very easy to handle with a single hand. The phone is ideal for playing games and watching movies. LG X Cam ships in Titan Silver colour variant as of now.
LG X Cam Specifications
LG X Cam runs on latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow which is easy to handle and power efficient. It is powered by 1.14GHz Octa-Core processor coupled with Mali-T720MP3 GPU for stunning graphics. The phone offers 2GB RAM bundled with 16GB internal storage capacity, which can be expanded up to 2 TB via a micro SD card as it has a dedicated slot for that. The phone is integrated accelerometer, proximity, gyro sensor and compass.
LG X Cam Camera
Best part of the LG X Cam is its unique Dual rear camera with a wide angle of viewing which includes 13MP Standard Lens and 5MP Wide Angle Lens with f/2.0 aperture. The combination of 13MP standard angle lens along with the 5MP wide angle camera on the back panel enables extensive view of the entire field and seizes about 53% extra area than the normal cameras available on the smartphones which is only possible through the human eyes. The wide angle photography is one of its kind feature, which takes your imaging experience to another level.
The phone also packs an 8MP front shooter to take respected selfies. There are multiple features to improve the image quality such as wide Panorama, Geo-tagging, Face detection and Touch focus. The pop-picture feature lets you boost your images and videos with 6 pictorial frames and 4 stunning effects like B&W, Fisheye, Vignette, Lens Blur, etc. The rear camera is also capable of capturing 78 degree regular angle pictures with outstanding 13MP resolution.
LG X Cam Battery and Connectivity
The LG X Cam is fuelled with a 2,520mAh battery which we feel is not sufficient keeping the usage of mobile phones are increasing.
It supports all network bands in India, including 4G LTE. connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, Micro USB 2.0, A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, and FM radio.
LG X Cam Price and Availability
LG X Cam is priced at INR 19,990 in Indian market and is available through offline retailers across the country. Few people may find the price a bit higher, but it is affordable for them who know that dual rear camera feature is not offered by any other smartphone is this price segment yet.
LG is a well establish brand in the smartphone industry and has always come up with highly innovative products. Their phones are known for excellent camera quality and nice configuration world wide. LG X Cam was initially rolled out in the month of March globally and has already become successful. Now the company has introduced LG X Cam in Indian market where competition level is very high, but due to its an extra ordinary camera quality it might find it way effortlessly because Indians are passionate about taking pictures as well as selfies.