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LG Nexus 5X H791 5.2-inch

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$374.98 (as of March 27, 2017, 12:40 pm) Details

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  • Reasonably sized
  • Impressive display quality
  • Capable 12.3-megapixel rear camera
  • Unskinned stock Android Marshmallow
  • Decent performance


  • Dull design
  • No MicroSD slot
  • Middling battery

Bottom Line

Evidently, the LG Nexus 5X doesn’t have a lot on its specs sheet to justify being significantly pricier than budget devices like the Moto G4 and the OnePlus 2. Nonetheless, it still offers good value and given its unpolluted Android environment, it is well-worth considering.

The LG Nexus 5X was released in October 2015 as one of two Google Nexus devices to officially launch Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the other being the Huawei Nexus 6P. Upon its release, it enjoyed praise by reviewers for being more reasonably-sized than its Nexus counterpart. The Full-HD screen also appealed to many, as did the strong performance, the 12.3-MP rear camera and the unskinned Android Marshmallow. On the other hand, some users felt that the design was a little too simple and boring. Critics also dealt blows on the battery, which drains fast when streaming videos and gaming. The LG Nexus 5X is a great smartphone does well to showcase what Android Marshmallow has to offer.

  • Weight: 0.3 lbs
  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808
  • Display Size: 5.2 inches
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Battery Life: 22.25 hours
  • Cnet

    October 22, 2015

    The LG-built Google Nexus 5X is a fantastic pick for people who want a relatively small, lightweight smartphone with excellent value for money.

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