LG electronics has been in the smartphone market since a long time now. With their recent flagship phone, the LG G5, they have proved that innovation is the prime focus in their smartphones. Talking of innovations, LG has today launched the LG X Screen in India. The LG X Screen comes with a special feature, which is the always-on second screen on top of the main display panel.

It is a good-looking light weight device, with glass on both the sides. It comes at a price of INR12,990 and will be available for purchase on Snapdeal from 20th of July. We have compiled a list of common questions and their answers to help you find out more about the device.

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LG X Screen Specifications

Key SpecsLG X Screen
Display4.93 inch IPS LCD
Screen Resolution720 X 1280
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Processor 1.2 GHz quad core
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 410
GPUAdreno 306
Memory2 GB RAM
Inbuilt Storage 16 GB
Storage UpgradeYes, up to 256 GB
Primary Camera13 MP with LED Flash
Video recording1080p@30fps
Secondary Camera8 MP
Battery 2300 mAh
Fingerprint SensorNo
NFCYes
4G readyYes
SIM card typeDual
Weight120 grams
Dimensions142.6 x 71.8 x 7.1 mm
Price 12,990 INR

LG X Screen Pros

  • Android Marshmallow
  • Always on second screen
  • VoLTE
  • Good design
  • SOS feature
  • Lightweight and handy

LG X Screen Cons

  • Limited sensors
  • Old hardware
  • No Full-HD display
  • No fingerprint sensor

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Question- How is the Design and Build Quality?

Answer- LG X Screen has a good looking and handy built. It comes with glass fibre on the front and on the back with rounded edges and a lightweight built. The screen size is 5 inch that makes it even handier for one handed usage. It weighs just 120 grams and looks thin. The special thing about the design is its dedicated notification display which is not included in the main screen. I was very impressed with the overall design and built, but the glass built may turn out to be slight fragile.

Question – How is the Display Quality ?

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Answer – LG Screen has a 5 inch LCD IPS display with a screen resolution of 1280 X 720 pixels and 298 ppi Pixel Density. Overall display quality is good for regular usage but the viewing angles did not impress us. Color reproduction is quite good and natural.

Question – What is the hardware used inside?

Answer – It is powered by a 1.2 GHz Quad-core 64 bit Snapdragon 410 chipset coupled with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage.

Question- Which GPU is used in this handset?

Answer- It comes with Adreno 306 GPU.

Question – Does it support Full-HD Video-Recording?

Answer – Yes.

Question – What are the battery specifications ?

Answer – It is backed by a 2300 mAh removable battery.

Question – Does it support Fast charging?

Answer – No.

Question – What do all we get in the box ?

Answer – We get the phone itself, a user manual, warranty card,  a 2-Pin charger, a USB cable and a basic earphone.

Question- What are the SAR values?

Answer- The SAR values are 0.979 W/KG @1g Head, 0.799 W/KG A1g Body.

Question- Does LG X Screen Have Dual SIM Slots?

Answer- Yes, it has hybrid dual SIM slots.

Question – Does it have a 3.5 MM audio jack?

Answer – Yes it has got a 3.5 mm jack on the bottom.

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Question- Does the LG X Screen Have microSD Expansion option?

Answer- Yes, it does offer microSD expansion via 2nd SIM slot it is expandable up to 256 GB.

Question- Does the LG X Screen support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer– Yes, it supports adaptive brightness.

Question- Which OS version, type runs on the phone?

Answer- It comes with the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with LG’s own UI on the top.

Question – What are the connectivity options ?

Answer – Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, FM, GPS, USB, 3G, 4G, dual-SIM.

Question- How is the camera performance on LG X screen?

Answer- LG X screen comes with a 13 MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and an 8 MP front camera. Camera performance is just about average, in normal lighting conditions but the front camera is good compared to other phones in this range. You can check out the camera samples below.

Question – What are the sensors on board ?

Answer – Sensors on board include Accelerometer and Proximity sensor.

Question- How much RAM was free on first boot?

Answer- On first boot, it had 0.95 GB of free RAM.Screenshot_2016-07-18-12-05-27

Question- How much storage was free on first boot?

Answer- Out of 16GB, 9.77 GB was free on the first boot.Screenshot_2016-07-18-12-05-40

Question- What are the benchmark scores of LG X Screen?

Answer- 

Benchmark AppBenchmark Scores
AnTuTu (64-bit)28623
Quadrant Standard 2225
Geekbench3Single-Core- 463
Multi-Core- 1339
Nenamark59.8 fps
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Question- How much does LG X Screen weigh?

Answer- It weighs just 120 grams.

Question – Does LG X Screen has any special features?

Answer – Yes, LG X Screen comes with the always on second screen which shows notifications, quick setting toggles and customized message on the top of the display.

Question- Can you move apps to SD card on the

Answer- No.

Question- Does it have LED notification light?

Answer- Yes.

Question- Does the LG X Screen offer theme options to choose from? 

Answer- Yes, it has theme options but there are limited themes available by default. You can download more from the store.

Question- How is the Call quality?

Answer- Call quality is at par with the expectations.

Question- What Color Variants are Available for LG Screen?

Answer– LG X Screen will be available in Black, White, and Gold variants.

Question- Does it support VoLTE?

Answer- Yes, it supports VoLTE.

Question- Is there any offer with the device?

Answer- 

Question- Does It Support Tap Wake up Commands?

Answer- Yes, it comes with double tab to wake gesture.

Question – How was the gaming performance?

Answer- Looking at the hardware, the X screen has a bit older configuration compared to the currently available smartphones. But when I played Asphalt 8 on this device, I found it performing pretty well and there were no major lags in the gameplay. The game did not felt smooth but it was easily playable with those minor glitches.

Question- Does LG X Screen Have Heating Issues?

Answer- We did not experience any major heating issue as such but it did get warm while gaming.

Question- Can the LG X Screen be connected to a Bluetooth Headset?

Answer- Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.

Question- Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing Supported?

Answer- Yes, you can create hotspot to share internet from this device.

Conclusion

At INR 12,990, LG X Screen is a good phone in terms of looks, design and features but it may lack behind when it comes to power. It has an old Snapdragon 410 processor, which is not bad but we have better technology at the same price these days. Quality of this phone is top notch and LG loyalists will surely like the always on secondary display.