Towards the end of last year, LG announced its all-new LG K series of smartphones in preparation for its CES 2017 event in February. Now, the company has started launching the smartphones in the series under other names in the Korean market, as it has done to other smartphones it has launched in the past.
Barely a month after announcing the LG X300 (also known as LG K8 in China) in Korea, the electronics giant has unveiled the LG X400 (also known as K10) for the Korean market as a direct follow-up to the X300.
Both the X400 smartphone and the K10 device bear same specifications save the HD DMB feature present in the K10 device which is aimed at enhancing mobile TV experience.
LG X400 Specifications, Review and Highlights
Display & Design
Starting from its display, the LG X400 packs a screen size of 5.3-inch making use of the IPS LCD capacitative touchscreen. The smartphone possesses a screen resolution of 1280 by 720 pixels and a pixel density of ~277 ppi.
Moving over to its camera, the LG X400 features a rear camera with 13MP, a f/2.2 aperture, autofocus and LED Flash. Its 5MP front camera has a f/2.4 aperture with a 1.12 µm pixel size( same as the rear).
Storage & Performance
A 2GB RAM capacity for a smartphone is not mind-boggling in this present age, but that is how the LG X400 comes, also featuring an internal memory of 16GB which can be expanded up to 256GB using a microSD card.
Talking of its processor, the device is powered by an octa-core Cortex-A53 processor with a speed of 1.5GHz and a Mali-T860MP2 processor powering its graphics.
The smartphone has a dual Nano SIM slot with the presence of a USB Type-C port to support USB OTG, also giving the device an edge as it enhances faster file transfers and charging of the device. Other connectivity options include; Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC, Bluetooth, 3G and 4G LTE.
The LG X400 device has a battery capacity of 2800mAh which should be enough to last more than 15hours on average use.
Software & Hardware
The LG X400 has a fingerprint sensor which is conspicuously placed under the rear camera. Asides that, the phone has an array of sensors which include an accelerometer, compass and proximity sensor.As regards the software, the device runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat, an upgrade from the X300 which runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
As regards the software, the device runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat OS, an upgrade from the X300 which runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
LG X400 Full Phone Specifications
|Announced||February 21, 2017|
|2G Network||GSM : 900/1800 MHz|
|3G Network||HSPA+ : 850/900/1900/2100 MHz|
|SIM Type||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|SIM Count||Dual SIM|
|Dimensions||148.7 * 75.3 * 7.9 mm|
|Build||Metal aluminium design|
|Colors||Black & Gold|
|Display Type||IPS In-cell Touch Capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||720 * 1280 pixels|
|1080p HD Video|
|Autofocus, geo-tagging, face detection, 1/3″ sensor size, HDR, touch focus, 1.12µm pixel size|
|Yes, LED flash (Primary)|
|f/2.4 aperture, 120-degree wide angle lens, 1.12µm pixel size|
|Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)|
|CPU||Octa-Core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53|
|GPU||Mali T860 MP2|
|Expandable up to 2TB (microSD) [dedicated]|
|Accelerometer, Proximity, Fingerprint, Compass|
|Yes, Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE|
|Wi-Fi||Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct|
|USB Type||Yes; USB v2.0, USB-On-the Go|
|GPS||Yes, GPS + A-GPS + GLONASS|
|Battery Type||Li-Ion Battery|
|Capacity||2800 mAh Battery|
|SMS||Yes (threaded view)|
|Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP|
|Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC|
|Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
|Yes, FM radio, RDS|
|Yes, 3.5mm Jack|
|– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
– HD DMB(exclusive to Korean Version)
Availability and Price of Device LG X400 in Korea, Nigeria, Kenya & Ghana
Although not available for purchase now, the LG X400 smartphone is expected to come in black and Gold colours and sell at a rate of 319,000 Won equivalent to 280 US dollars.