The rugged LG X4+ goes official with Snapdragon 425 CPU, LG Pay support

The rugged LG X4+ goes official with Snapdragon 425 CPU, LG Pay support
Despite the fact that LG said it will lay low for a while when it comes to smartphones, the South Korean company continues to introduce new products. However, it's almost certain that we won't be seeing another LG flagship for at least a few months.

That being said, it looks like LG has just introduced a middle-class smartphone on its home turf: the X4+. The smartphone will be available for purchase at all three major carriers in the country for about $280 outright.

The X4+ comes with Android 7.0 Nougat on board, but it's powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, coupled with 2GB RAM and 32GB expandable storage. On the back, there's a 13-megapixel camera, while in the front LG included a secondary 5-megapixel camera for selfies and video calls.

LG's new X4+ smartphone sports a 5.3-inch IPS display with HD (720p) resolution and supports the company mobile payment service: LG Pay.

Also, LG X4+ is MIL-STD 810G-rated and it's certified in six categories such as impact, vibration, high temperature, low temperature, thermal shock, and humidity. It's worth mentioning the back of the smartphone is made of aluminum.

LG X4+ offers sound quality close to original sound thanks to the embedded Hi-Fi DAC (digital-analog converter). There's also a fingerprint sensor on the back and a decent 3,000 mAh battery inside.

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8 Comments

1. GreenMan

Posts: 2694; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

A cute little teenage girl wearing a casual dress is presenting a smartphone that's supposed to be rugged and tough? I've worked in marketing. And that sort of adverts would've cost me my job! Oh well, G'Day!

2. Arthurhkt

Posts: 721; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Well, that the way of Korean marketing work, fashion, style and a pretty model. I am not here to criticize them, just understood that every country has their own way of market their product, as long it work, it should be fine for them.

3. mootu

Posts: 1409; Member since: Mar 16, 2017

Terrible specs for a $280 phone.

4. worldpeace

Posts: 3099; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

It's not your ordinary phone, it's rugged phone.. Even S8 active is ~$200 more expensive than S8 with similar specs.

5. KingSam

Posts: 1370; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

Plus the HiFi DAC. Probably the cheapest with such a feature.

6. mootu

Posts: 1409; Member since: Mar 16, 2017

Still doesn't change the fact that the specs are terrible.

7. mootu

Posts: 1409; Member since: Mar 16, 2017

As for the Dac, well that just depends on the quality, some are great some are garbage, but i doubt it's the same one as the V30

8. Luigi0816

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 22, 2018

I had high hopes for lg but they keep disappointing me, 280 bucks for this downgraded specs, what are they thinking?? Is a 32 dac and military grade standard worth 280 bucks? Many affordable smartphones would beat the s**t out of this one, huawei mate 10 lite, is almost at the same price but have better specs, same for the honor 6x, asus affordable line up, even Xiaomi. They keep releasimg phones with only one notable feature but give it s**t specs, just like their q6 though q8 was their most, inlean most reasonable smartphone, but still it's pricing is still not that appealing. Its not the marketing anymore that they have to deal with, they need to get their ahit straight and make better phones, something that can rival up against others, if they can't beat the leading flagship ones, the least they can do is better their chances with their mid range and affordable phones. Don't let LG stand for LONG GONE.

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