Nexus 5X launched at Google’s event, boasts a fingerprint sensor

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At its launch event in San Francisco, Google finally unveiled the LG Nexus 5X, successor to the appreciated Nexus 5. The Nexus 5X is going up for pre-orders in select countries tonight itself and will be available in two storage variants. The 16GB variant is priced at $379.99 (approximately Rs 24,700), while the 32GB variant is priced at $429 (approximately Rs 27,900).

Specs wise, it flaunts a 5.2-inch full HD display running at a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels and a pixel density of 424ppi. To keep scratches at bay, the screen is covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, and oleophobic coating is also present to keep smudges away.

At the heart of the LG Nexus 5X, you have Qualcomm’s 64-bit hexa-core Snapdragon 808 SoC paired with Adreno 418 GPU and 2GB of RAM. For photography lovers, the smartphone is equipped with a 12.3-megapixel rear camera of aperture f/2.0 with laser assisted auto-focus and dual-LED flash. The camera also support 4K video recording and slow motion video recording at 120fps. And for selfie lovers, there’s a 5-megapixel front-facing camera of aperture f/2.2.

On the connectivity front, you have Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth, GPS and a USB Type-C port. The handset comes with a 2,700mAh battery, a fingerprint sensor at the back for added security and dual speakers on the front. The smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out-of-the-box.

Post Author: Ishita Mediratta