04.08.2016 4:42

LG X View (K500DS) Review smartphone

Smartphone LG X View is made quite nice: on both sides of the glass, slim body and compact dimensions. In terms of technical specifications is simple: 4 of Qualcomm’s core, 2 GB of RAM, a camera on 13/8 MP and weak battery 2300 mAh.

LG X View: Design, size, controls

Smartphone LG X View is made with a focus not only on an additional screen, but also on the design. The first thing that catches your eye – glass (glass) on both sides. The solution is not the newest, not the most practical, but any device looks very nice. To us came to review the gadget in black, so the front and back of the fingerprints were visible. A nice moment: the screen matrix is almost completely fused with a black front panel, so if you can not see the display locked its borders.

The second – very thin and lightweight body: dimensions 142x71x7.1 mm and weighs only 120 grams.

LG X View (K500DS) Review smartphone

Thin bezel made of black plastic, thicker – plastic silver, brushed lengthwise under the metal. At the corners of visible joints. They felt his fingers, but look a bit sloppy with the overall appearance. On the reverse side, as I said – glass substrate black.

As for colors, the three of them: black, white and “rose gold”. Personally, I liked the machine in pink, as in white and black LG X View looks too trite and simple.

In just a few weeks of testing either on the front or on the back side not a single scratch. Probably, in the course of a long and tough operating surface is covered with small scuffed quietly. With all the great assembly: no squeaks, no backlash, no crunch by twisting. Oleophobic coating has two sides, high-quality, finger slides easily on the glass. Prints quickly removed from the surface.

Overall, the design is completely satisfied me, no complaints: lightweight device, a thin, easy to handle, good in the hand, not to slip and looks great.

On top of the front panel – selfie camera, light sensor and proximity, voice speaker. He is loud, the interlocutor is heard clearly and legibly, pleasant timbre, volume slightly above average.

LG X View (K500DS) Review smartphone

At the lower end are located the main microphone, 3.5 mm headphone jack, microUSB slot and where the hands-free speaker.

On the right – a small, thin, almost a recessed power button phone. Her stroke average, mild depression. Slightly above – the sled for two or nanosim nanoSIM + microSD. A typical solution.

Left – key, the volume rocker. The same type as the power button.

A second microphone is on.

On the back of the smartphone – the flash and the camera, slightly above the body and the framed silver edging.

LG X View: Display

This device uses a screen (main) diagonal is 4.93 inches. The physical size – 61h109 mm frame on top – 17 mm, bottom – 16 mm, right and left – approximately 4.5 mm. There is anti-reflective coating, quite effective. Additional display – 1.76 inches.

Main Display Resolution LG X View – HD, ie, 720×1280 pixels, aspect ratio – 16: 9, the density – 293 pixels per inch. Matrix IPS In-Cell with no air gap. additional screen resolution – 520×80 points. It is a continuation of the primary chamber with the cut-out.

LG X View (K500DS) Review smartphone

The maximum brightness of white color – 300 cd / m2 maximum brightness black – 0.30 cd / m2, contrast – 1000: 1.

Brightness Schedule. The value above normal, the picture will be somewhat overexposed.

The temperature varies from 10,000 K at minimum brightness to 9200 K at a maximum.

The data does not correspond to the sRGB triangle. The data do not fit, then a color will be faded, moreover, the gray color becomes unnatural, since the values of flocking is Delta E = 10 zones.

Conclusion. Visually nice looking screen, but falls under the slopes of the brightness and even slightly inverted image. Judging by the calibrator in the pros – the contrast in the red – is extremely unimportant color saturation and artificiality of gray.

LG X View (K500DS) Review smartphone

The second screen is always highlighted. Frankly, I thought that here is AMOLED-matrix, it is it makes it easy to implement these things. However, the IPS used with low brightness illumination area is a small display. Glow difficult to notice. The brightness is adjusted automatically depending on the light level.

When locked, the main screen displays on the additional notice, your nickname, music player control, fast running some applications (flashlight, Wi-Fi, etc.). Movements occur swipe from left to right and vice versa.

When activated, the backlight of the main display on the additional nickname is also displayed. This mode is available, another option: a quick start up to 4 applications.

If while watching a movie, or at the time of how you play, receives a call, a notification appears at the top. There’s also easy to answer / reject an incoming call.

During the testing time, LG X View I almost never used the extra screen. Probably because I’m used to the device with the standard device.

LG X View: Battery

This model uses a non-removable lithium-ion (Li-Ion) battery capacity of 2300 mAh.

LG X View (K500DS) Review smartphone

In my time with the device functioning gadget 1 day: an hour of calls, the constant synchronization with Wi-Fi (from 9.00 to 21.00, e-mail, Twitter, Skype, WhatsApp), 3-5 hours of LTE. Glow screen in this mode – to three hours.

With games the next situation: the battery lasts 1-1.5 hours of continuous “battle.” Video device “cool” about 6 hours (HD) at maximum brightness. That is, if you make the brightness of the matrix is less easy to achieve 8 hours.

Test Antutu «strained» smartphone LG X View for 7 hours, which is pretty good for a battery of 2300 mAh.

LG X View: Communications

The device operates not only in the 2G / 3G network, but both 4 4G CAT simkarty:

  • 2G – GSM / GPRS / EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
  • 3G – HSPA + (850/900/1900/2100 MHz)
  • 4G – FDD LTE (band 1, 3, 7, 8, 20)

NFC Chip is not, the rest is standard for all of Android-smartphone: GPS / GLONASS / BeiDou, Wi-Fi b / g / n, Bluetooth 4.1, USB 2.0 OTG without support.

Receiver sensitivity GPS / GLONASS signal is excellent: even the indoor unit is 2-3 satellites, outdoors – up to 26 satellites. Accuracy – 6 meters.

LG X View: Memory and memory card

Inside is 2 GB of RAM. The device in 17 000 already waiting 3 GB “RAM”. The internal memory is only 16 GB (recording speed – 93 Mbit / s, read speed – 76 Mbps / s), about 10 GB available. There is a slot for microSD memory card, maximum capacity – 2TB.

LG X View (K500DS) Review smartphone

LG X View: Cams

Traditionally, there are two modules of cameras: 13 megapixel (f2.2 aperture) and 8 megapixel (F2.4 aperture). There is a LED flash.

The main camera shoots well: sharpness across the frame, accurate white balance, fast and precise auto focus, “click” little misses, a relatively wide dynamic range. Software must pay tribute, as the equipment picks up the correct parameters, not overstating the ISO setting. Generally, ISO had 50, and the shutter speed to “walk” in the range of 1/20 – 1/5000.

Maximum ISO is equal to 2600, and the shutter speed – 1/10. Minimum ISO = 50, shutter speed – 1/5000.

Developers should scold for being removed from the exposure according to the exposure at the focal point, “clicking” on a bright area, the software will proceed from the overall average picture brightness (average exposure meter). In simple language: if you want to take pictures of the concert in the evening or at night, the scene is likely to be heavily bleached. In addition, the smartphone do not have any picture settings (except for the choice of resolution and shooting panoramas) nor the HDR or exposure or ISO selection.

The front camera photographs well. Optics wide angle. There is the effect of “pretty face”. Interestingly, selfie camera just did have a choice at the point of exposure.

LG X View Video writes in FullDH resolution at 30 f / s in all lighting conditions. Picture a nice, much better than many Chinese counterparts. focus speed and accuracy of the mean. At night, the video much “noise”, but this is understandable, because the software keeps a stable 30 frames.

LG X View (K500DS) Review smartphone

LG X View: Performance

Smartphone LG X View operates on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset (MSM8916). It is a strange decision – to use a three-year-old chip, designed for low-end phones. It 4 Cortex-A53 cores, each core frequency – 1200 MHz, 64 Bit, 28-nm process technology. As an Adreno 306 graphics appears.

The interface is not podlagivaet, mikrotormozov no, smoothly and quickly. But with toys – trouble. graphics settings have to put on the lowest values. Under load the processor housing is not heated, although it is made of glass.

LG X View: Software platform

New functions at a relatively new version of Google Android 6.0 operating system. There is a proprietary shell from LG. More details here.

LG X View: Sound

The speaker has an average volume, quality is not the best in terms of transmission tones, that is, no wheezing and cod, but the sound is flat, high.

The sound in the headphones nice, and enough bass and treble, worked good average. The player no Equalizer settings and other chips, which would improve the soft-sound.


LG X View has the connection quality at excellent level, a few weeks never summed no transmission of data or Wi-Fi, or Bluetooth.

Source: hw4all