Introduction & Design
The LG Nexus 5X is the latest device in the line of Nexus devices. The device comes with some impressive hardware under the hood such as a Snapdragon 808 chipset along with 2 GB of RAM.
The single SIM device comes with a nano-SIM card slot and ships with Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. Like all Nexus devices, the LG Nexus 5X also offers a pure Android experience without any custom UI on top. The device comes with a fingerprint sensor for enhanced security.
The device is available in blue, black and white colour variants and sports a 5.2-inch display. The display has Full HD screen resolution which translates to 1920×1080 pixels. The screen pixel density therefore is a rather impressive 424 PPI. In addition, the touchscreen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4 technology.
Software & Performance
Under the hood, the smartphone comes with a Snapdragon 808 Qualcomm MSM8992 chipset having a dual-core Cortex-A57 processor with a clock speed of 1.82 GHz along with a quad-core Cortex A-53 processor with a clock speed of 1.44 GHz. The chipset also comes with an Adreno 418 GPU along with the hexa-core CPU. The processing power of the device is complimented by 2 GB of RAM. Additional memory on the device is available in the form of 16 GB of on-board storage. However, the device storage cannot be expanded further due to the lack of a microSD card slot.
Battery & Camera
The smartphone comes with a 5-megapixel front facing camera along with a 12.3-megapixel primary shooter. The primary camera comes with dual-LED, HDR, face detection and and a large pixel size for advanced low-light photography. The smartphone is backed by a non-removable 2,700 mAh Li-Po battery.
The device comes with 4G LTE support along with Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, DLNA, hotspot, Wi-Fi direct, a microUSB 2.0 port and GPS connectivity options.
|DESIGN AND BUILD|
|Operating System||Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)|
|Display Type||IPS LCD|
|Size (in inches)||5.2|
|Pixel Density||423 pixels per inch (ppi)|
|Color Reproduction||16M Colors|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|Screen to body percentage||70.2 %|
|Rear Flash||Yes, Dual LED|
|Video||2160p(HD)@30fps, 1080p(HD)@30fps, 720p(HD)@120fps|
|Wi-Fi||Yes with dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||v4.2 with A2DP|
|Voice Over LTE (VoLTE)||Yes|
|SIM Configuration||Single Sim (Nano-SIM)|
|No of Cores||6 (Hexa Core)|
|Frequency||1.44 GHz (Quad Core) + 1.82 GHz (Dual Core)|