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.
- Battery is a monster
- Looks decent (from a distance)
- Simple integrated launcher
- The price is right
- Terribly ordinary performance
- Feels cheap
- Sealed battery, but not water resistant
- Outright sales only
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?
- Slim and sleek design is more attractive than your average mid-range smartphone
- Plastic construction feels a little cheaper than we'd like
- A capable pairing of front and rear cameras suitable for regular photography
- Hands-free shooting modes make selfies even easier
- Can be frustratingly slow at times, even for a low-cost phone
- A steep price to pay for that long-legged battery
- Phenomenal battery that outlasts all its contemporaries
- Multi-day battery life is easily attainable
- 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.
- The LG X Power retails for $349 but is currently available from online retailers like Buy Mobile for around $260.
|Display size (inches)||5.3|
|Display resolution (pixels)||1280 × 720|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||227|
|Battery size (mAh)||4,100|
|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|
|Network category speed||Category 4|
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