Google launches LG Nexus 5X, company’s third nexus phone in India

After unveiling the smartphone on a global scale a few days ago, LG in collaboration with Google has now unveiled their latest Nexus device the LG Nexus 5X in India on October 13. The LG Nexus 5X is one of the first devices to run on the latest version of Google’s OS, Android 6.0 Marshmallow. This is LG’s third Nexus device in India.

LG Nexus 5X

Talking abhout the device, the Nexus 5X boasts of some impressive specs. The device comes with a 5.3 inch full HD display that chalks out 423 ppi. The display also features the advanced in-cell touch technology that allows for better outdoor visibility and crispier images.

On the back of the device you will find a 12.3 MP camera unit that is now capable of 4K video recording and also slow-motion videos. The front unit is a 5MP shutter that will cater to your selfie needs.
Google's Nexus 5X
Both the front and the rear cameras have the largest sensors ever seen on a Nexus device at 1.55µm and 1.4µm respectively. This means that even in low light conditions, the large sensor size enables more light than usual to get in resulting in detailed and more bright photos.

LG Nexus 5X Back

The Nexus 5X is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 chipset which deluvers flawless performace and will cater to all your needs. The device also adds an extra layer of security with the fingerprint sensor located on the back under the camera’s lens. The sesnor is adequately placed to scan the fingerprint from your index finger. The device also features USB type-C with fast charging which means you will be able to get upto 4 hours of usage on the Nexus 5X with just 10 minutes of charge.


Here are the key specifications of the LG Nexus 5X:

  • Chipset: 1.8 GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 808
  • Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Display: 5.2-inch Full HD IPS (1920 x 1080 / 423ppi)
  • Memory: 2GB LPDDR3 RAM / 16 or 32GB eMMC ROM
  • Rear camera: Up to 12.3MP with F2.0 Aperture
  • Front camera: 5MP with F2.0 Apertur
  • Battery: 2,700mAh (embedded)
  • Size: 147 x 72.6 x 7.9mm
  • Weight: 136g
  • Network: LTE-A Cat 6
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac / Bluetooth 4.2 / NFC / Type-C USB
  • Colors: Carbon / Quartz / Ice
  • Other: 4K Video / Dual Flash / IR Laser Auto-Focus / Fingerprint Sensor

This is what Mr Kim Ki-Wan, Managing Director, LG India had to say about the Nexus 5X launch:

“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 comapnies have for each other.”

The LG Nexus 5X will be available via amazon for INR 31,990 and INR 35,880 for the 16GB and 32GB respectively.

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