LG X mach Review of Pros And Cons

Picture of the LG X mach, by LG

- Analysis by KJ David


Despite having only 12.3 megapixels on its 4K-video-capable rear camera (many other 4K-video cams have 16- to 20-megapixel resolutions) , the LG X mach nonetheless delivers a premium Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) maximum video-recording function , which is met by a QHD-1440p, 538ppi 5.5-inch Gorilla Glass In-Cell IPS display that however does not even reach the average of 450 nits of brightness that prevailed at its launch time with its meek 400 nits .

Several more of its key specs include an LTE Cat 9 adapter capable of reeling in data rates of up to 450Mbps , which puts it above many of its high-end competitors, since they only settle for up-to-150Mbps max data rates (LTE Cat 4) in comparison, as well as a 32GB memory expandable by up to 2000GB .

On the hardware front, the X mach hauls a hexa-core Snapdragon 808 engine clocked at 1.8GHz with 3GB of RAM , while a fingerprint scanner for security sits under its rear camera. Additionally, the mach touts an 8-megapixel selfie shooter up front . Lastly, it comes with a respectable 3000mAh battery, though given its potentially-power-hungry screen and CPU, somewhere around the 4000mAh mark would have made more sense and that is probably why it scores only 5 hours of 3G talk time .

As revealed by its pros and cons, the X mach is a 5.5-incher aimed at high-end shoppers who are most keen on display and imaging.

On-paper Review rating:

First, the Cons:

Apparently no HDMI plug:

It is all very well that the LG X mach can record fancy 3840 x 2160 videos, but we're surprised we didn't find any sign of the X mach sporting an HDMI port (which comes in handy to watch HD videos on your shiny HDTV without having to move them first to your computer).

We were unable to find informatiion about its weight...

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Unknown weight:

It's disappointing that we could not find its weight information.

Pros:

Quad-core CPU:

Not only does it clock at 1.8GHz, it's also quad-core.

Very large display:

The screen is larger than usual, making it a phablet: 5.5 inches and a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels means about 12.93 square inches and an image quality of at least 538 dots per inch (DPI)!

Interesting camera:

Above-average camera resolution - of 12.3-megapixel - with these features: Dual-mode, Film effects, Geo-tagging, Gestures trigger, Interval recording, Panoramic Shot, Pause-and-Resume recording, QuickShare, Slow-motion, Time-lapse, Timer, Touch & Shoot, Voice trigger.

Average-resolution additional cam:

The selfie camera resolution seems just about average.

Very low radiation:

It features a SAR rating of just 0.438 w/kg, which is good, considering that SAR is expressed on a scale of 0 to 1.60 w/kg.

NFC-equipped:

Use the LG X mach to buy things with your phone at NFC-compatible stores

It is a miracast smartphone:

It carries Miracast, a a wireless protocol that allows you to connect to TVs and share your screen

** This phone is also known as: LG K600,LG X fast (Taiwan)

*** These pros and cons are identified automatically based on our algorithm and the data we have on file for this phone. If you spot an error, please let us know.


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