Google unveiled the Nexus 5X smartphone last month, today it has launched the LG-made smartphone in India, as expected. It packs a 5.2-inch 1080p display, is powered by an Hexa-Core Snapdragon 808 processor and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). It has a 12.3-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, laser auto focus and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.
It also has a fingerprint sensor called the Nexus Imprint on the back for secured lock and payments using Android pay. It comes with 4G LTE support, 2GB of RAM and a 2700mAh built-in battery. It also has a reversible USB Type-C port and features always-on Google Now feature that works even when the screen is off.
LG Nexus 5X specifications
- 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- Hexa-Core Snapdragon 808 ( 4x 1.44GHz ARM A53 + 2 x 1.8 GHz ARM A57 ) 64-bit processor with Adreno 418 GPU
- 2GB RAM, 16GB / 32GB internal memory
- Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
- Single nano SIM
- 12.3MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, 1.55 micron sensor, f/2.0 aperture, Laser Auto focus
- 5MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture
- Dimensions: 147.0 x 72.6 x 7.9 mm; Weight: 136g
- 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2×2 MIMO dual-band, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C
- 2700mAh battery
The Google Nexus 5X comes in Carbon Black, Quartz White and Ice Blue colors and is priced at Rs. 31,900 for the 16GB version and Rs. 35,900 for the 32GB variant. It will be available for pre-order from Amazon starting from today at 2PM and goes on sale through Amazon and offline stores from October 21st. It also comes with free Bluetooth headset worth Rs. 2500, free screen replacement worth Rs. 6500 and cash back worth Rs. 3500 on HDFC credit cards.
Commenting on the launch, Kim Ki-Wan, Managing Director, LG India, said:
The partnership between LG and Google goes way back to the time when we launched our first Nexus device together, LG Nexus 4 followed by the LG Nexus 5. Today, as we announce the third Nexus smartphone from LG, the Nexus 5X, along with Google, we can say with pride that we complement each other’s strengths and the Nexus 5X will reflect the mutual trust and respect the two companies have for each other.