LG X Power review: Plans | Pricing | Specs

LG X Power
LG X Power

Quick verdict

The X Power lives and dies on that remarkable battery performance, and that makes it a decent choice for anyone who’s forgetful about charging their phone, because you simply won’t need to do so quite as often.

The good

  • Battery is a monster
  • Looks decent (from a distance)
  • Simple integrated launcher
  • The price is right

The bad

  • Terribly ordinary performance
  • Feels cheap
  • Sealed battery, but not water resistant
  • Outright sales only

LG X Power at a glance
When was the LG X Power released? September 2016.
What’s new about the LG X Power? 4,100mAh battery, slim design, attractive price point.
How much does the LG X Power cost? RRP $349, but available cheaper online.

LG’s budget X Power phone has an exceptional battery, but it’s otherwise a rather plain phone.

When you buy a cheap phone, you accept all sorts of compromises compared to devices that play in the mid-range or over $1,000 premium space. Cheaper processors, cheaper design and, all too often, smaller battery capacities are the norm in this space.

That clearly wasn’t the case with the LG X Power phone. While it retails for an affordable $349, its key selling point is the inclusion of a 4,100mAh battery, way above what you would usually expect from a phone at this price point. But does the LG X Power deliver beyond its huge battery?

Design

  • Slim and sleek design is more attractive than your average mid-range smartphone
  • Plastic construction feels a little cheaper than we'd like

Camera

  • A capable pairing of front and rear cameras suitable for regular photography
  • Hands-free shooting modes make selfies even easier

Performance

  • Can be frustratingly slow at times, even for a low-cost phone
  • A steep price to pay for that long-legged battery

Battery life

  • Phenomenal battery that outlasts all its contemporaries
  • Multi-day battery life is easily attainable

Verdict

  • If it's exceptional battery life you want, the LG X Power has it in spades

Pricing and availability

LG X Power

Whatcha going to do with all that power?

Stay on the go for longer with the LG X Power and its massive 4,100mAh battery.

Promoted
  • The LG X Power retails for $349 but is currently available from online retailers like Buy Mobile for around $260.
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OS Android 6
Display size (inches) 5.3
Display resolution (pixels) 1280 × 720
Pixels per inch (PPI) 227
Processor MT6735
Height (mm) 148.9
Width (mm) 74.9
Depth (mm) 7.9
Weight (g) 139
Battery size (mAh) 4,100
Wireless charging No
Internal storage 16GB
MicroSD expansion 2TB
Fingerprint scanner No
RAM 2
Water resistance N/A
Rear camera (1) resolution 13
Rear camera (1) aperture f/2.2
Rear camera (2) resolution
Rear camera (2) aperture
Rear camera (3) resolution
Rear camera (3) aperture
Front camera (1) resolution 5
Front camera (1) aperture f/2.4
Front camera (2) resolution
Front camera (2) aperture
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Network category speed Category 4
NFC support No
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Updated December 14th, 2018
Name Product Processor type Display size Display resolution Internal storage Provider in CTA
MT6750
6.2
2160 x 1080
32GB
MT6750
5.5
2160 x 1080
32GB
Snapdragon 845
6.1
3120 x 1440
64GB
128GB
Snapdragon 835
6
2880 x 1440
128GB
Snapdragon 845
6.4
3120x1440
64GB
Snapdragon 435
5.5
2160 x 1080
32GB
MT6737M
5
854 x 480
8GB
MT6737
5
1280 × 720
16GB
Snapdragon 821
5.7
2880 x 1440
32GB
MT6750
5.3
1280 x 720
16GB
Snapdragon 820
5.7
2560 x 1440
64GB
MT6735
5.3
1280 × 720
16GB
Snapdragon 820
5.3
2560 x 1440
32GB
Snapdragon 410
5.7
1280 × 720
16GB
Snapdragon 808
5.5
2560 x 1440
32GB

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