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LG X Power K220

Specifications

LG X Power K220
LG X Power K220 (X Series Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Memory
2048 MB 
Display
5.3 inch 16:9, 1280 x 720 pixel 277 PPI, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16 M colors, IPS, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, glossy: yes
Storage
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
, 10.8 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Card Reader: micro-SD max. 2 TB, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: proximity, compass, accelerometer
Networking
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM (850/​900/​1800/​1900), UMTS (850/​900/​1900/​2100), LTE (B1/​B3/​B7/​B8/​B20/​B38); bandwidth (download/​upload): 150Mbps/​50Mbps (LTE), 42Mbps/​5.76Mbps (UMTS); SAR rate: 0.66 W/kg (head), 1.38 W/kg (body), LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.9 x 148.9 x 74.9 ( = 0.31 x 5.86 x 2.95 in)
Battery
15.6 Wh, 4100 mAh Lithium-Ion, non-removable
Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Camera
Primary Camera: 13 MPix f/​2.2, AF, LED flash, videos @1080p/​30FPS
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix f/​2.4
Additional features
Speakers: rear-sided speaker, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, charger, USB cable, headset, LG Smartworld, QuickMemo+, RemoteCall Service, 24 Months Warranty, FM radio, USB OTG, Mediatek Pump Express Plus, WiFi Direct, Android Beam, fanless
Weight
139 g ( = 4.9 oz / 0.31 pounds), Power Supply: 52 g ( = 1.83 oz / 0.11 pounds)
Price
199 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 73.05% - average
Average of 23 scores (from 42 reviews)
price: 83%, performance: 62%, features: 62%, display: 70% mobility: 92%, workmanship: 57%, ergonomy: 81%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the LG X Power K220

82.2% LG X Power Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Long lasting. LG's X Power wants to persuade with a gigantic battery and low price. The Korean manufacturer also treats it to a quick-charge feature and USB OTG that allows recharging friends' smartphones. Find out just how long the battery really lasts and whether the smartphone shines in other aspects in this report.
LG X Power Review
Source: Yugatech English
Global brands are now making their effort to catch up with local bang-for-the-buck competitors, and the LG X Power is indeed a surprise for us as it’s a phone unexpected for a global brand> At Php8,495, the phone can compete with other devices in its price range with its long-lasting power, good rear optics and capable performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/22/2017
70% LG X Power
Source: PC Mag English
For the price, the LG X Power is a capable phone for Boost Mobile users that can keep you browsing, texting, and talking for hours longer than most comparable devices. The Samsung Galaxy J7 gets you a brighter AMOLED display, a sharper camera, and features like NFC and dual-band Wi-Fi, but it'll cost you $70 more. The LG Stylo 2 is more affordable and has some useful stylus-optimized features, but it's held back by an aging processor.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/25/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%
50% ​LG X Power smartphone review
Source: Good Gear Guide English
For a phone that's all about the battery, we expected this to last even longer - like its rivals do. The camera is poor in low light and the components are low powered. There's not much to like here.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/10/2016
Rating: Total score: 50%
LG X Power - Australian Review
Source: Ausdroid English
Who is this phone for? This phone is really for those out there who do not require a flagship phone with the fastest processor or the most stylish design. This is for the average Joe and Jill who want a phone that just works and lasts for a long time before needing to be charged. Sure it may not interact with Android Auto as it should but there was a way around that, but once again, the people who this phone is targetted at are unlikely to use Android Auto. This would be the perfect phone for my mother, my father, probably even my wife, and especially younger kids who MUST have a phone but do not require the best phone around.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/07/2016
55% The LG X Power has a huge battery (and not much else)
Source: Digital Trends English
The LG X Power has a name that may suggest powerful performance, but it’s all about the battery. This mid-ranger isn’t a device made to impress, and it’s really meant for users who don’t do that much on their phones yet often complain about battery life. If messaging and social media are your primary uses, whereas gaming and video are not, the X Power is well suited for you.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/05/2016
Rating: Total score: 55%
65% LG X Power Review
Source: Phone Arena English
When you draw the line, the LG X Power hits a few home runs: its battery life topped our charts and that’s truly special. The phone will last you two and even three days on a single charge, something that those owning flagships will envy you for.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/25/2016
Rating: Total score: 65%
LG X-Power K210 Android Smartphone
Source: BC Hardware English
Value is pretty decent as you can pick up this device off-contract at major carriers up here in Canada for $249 CAD. In the USA you should be able to pick it up for well under $200 and depending on where you pick it up, it could be unlocked. At the start of testing, only Bell was carrying it here in the Great White North, but now it's available almost everywhere. Overall this phone is great and delivers on LGs promise of a phone with a huge battery that isn't a huge device. If you're looking for a phone that you'll have to charge a couple times a week instead of a couple times a day, this is about your only choice. As I mentioned earlier, there are a few things that could be better, but overall it won't disappoint; not for the price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/12/2016
A turbo-charged battery with little to power
Source: Mobile Syrup English
Now we return to the question posed at the beginning of this review: is the LG X Power good enough to be someone’s starter phone? My answer would have to be no. I wish for the sake of its glorious battery, that I could recommend it, but it’s many flaws disallow me from doing so in good conscience. There are simply better options in the same range.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/11/2016

Foreign Reviews

97% LG X Power
Source: Smartphone Magazin - 2/2017 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 01/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 97%
89% LG X Power
Source: Smartphone Magazin - 2/2017 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 01/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 89%
76% LG X Power
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/15/2016
Rating: Total score: 76% performance: 74% features: 66% display: 74% mobility: 99%
70% Der Powerriegel ohne Geschmack
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/07/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%
83% LG X Power
Source: Connect - 01/2017 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 83%
Das Akku Wunder
Source: A1 Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/30/2016
84% LG X Power im Handy-Test: Das mit dem Riesen-Akku
Source: Teltarif German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/24/2016
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 100%
70% Der Name des Einsteigers ist Programm
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/23/2016
Rating: Total score: 70% features: 70% mobility: 100% workmanship: 60%
LG X Power
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/06/2016
Das Smartphone mit 4 Tagen Akkulaufzeit
Source: Turn On German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/05/2016
LG X Power
Source: Computerbild - Heft 16/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 08/01/2016
Wenn's mal etwas mehr sein darf
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/06/2016
60% Análisis del LG X Power
Source: Movil Zona Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/19/2017
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 70% performance: 60% display: 60% mobility: 90% workmanship: 60%
70% LG X Power, análisis: ¿cambiarías cámara y pantalla por autonomía?
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/28/2016
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 75% display: 60% mobility: 98% workmanship: 60%
77% LG X Power, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/05/2016
Rating: Total score: 77% price: 80% features: 70% display: 70% mobility: 100% workmanship: 60%
Prueba LG X POWER. mucha batería por menos dinero
Source: Zona Movilidad Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good cameras; nice performance; long battery life. Negative: Mediocre design; no fingerprint sensor.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/31/2016
Análisis del LG X Power, uno de los móviles baratos con más batería
Source: El Androide Libre Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Long battery life; good price. Negative: Mediocre performance; average hardware.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 10/28/2016
LG X Power, lo hemos probado
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; compact size; long battery life; decent performance. Negative: Poor display; mediocre speakers.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/24/2016
69% Recensione LG X Power
Source: Esperienza Mobile Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/19/2016
Rating: Total score: 69% price: 85% performance: 60% display: 65% mobility: 75% workmanship: 70%
74% LG X Power – Recensione
Source: Geek 4 You Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/02/2016
Rating: Total score: 74%
Recensione LG X power By Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/20/2016
Rating: price: 80% features: 70% display: 70% mobility: 100% ergonomy: 80%
75% Recensione LG X Power, Compatto, Economico, Completo E Dalla Batteria Infinita
Source: Key for web Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/06/2016
Rating: Total score: 75%
77% LG X Power (K220): la nostra recensione
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/27/2016
Rating: Total score: 77%
78% LG X Power recensione
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/21/2016
Rating: Total score: 78% price: 79% display: 69% mobility: 90% workmanship: 85%
85% Recensione LG X Power: batteria infinita in dimensioni compatte
Source: Leonardo.it Tech Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/17/2016
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 85% display: 76% mobility: 95% workmanship: 1% ergonomy: 86%
Recensione LG X Power, finalmente una batteria infinita
Source: Pianeta Cellulare Italian IT→EN
Positive: High autonomy; long battery life; quick charge; decent cameras. Negative: Poor display; relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/11/2016
Recensione LG X Power | Lo Smartphone Che Non Si Scarica Mai
Source: Techzilla.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Good autonomy; nice design. Negative: Low light sensor; weak audio.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/14/2016
LgG X Power: La Recensione
Source: Androidiani Italian IT→EN
Positive: Nice design; high autonomy; balanced performance. Negative: Poor cameras; mediocre speakers.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/06/2016
LG X Power: La Recensione
Source: Androidiani Italian IT→EN
Positive: Nice design; high autonomy; balanced performance. Negative: Poor cameras; mediocre speakers.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/06/2016
46% Test, recenzja, opinia – LG X Power – średniak z dobrą, ale NIE wybitną baterią.
Source: 90 Sekund Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/31/2016
Rating: Total score: 46% performance: 70% features: 60% mobility: 60% workmanship: 30%
78% Recenzja Lg X Power. Bateria I Funkcja Powerbanku To Główne Atuty
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/15/2016
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 75% display: 70% mobility: 95% workmanship: 70%
To nie jest telefon jak każdy inny. LG X Power - recenzja Spider's Web
Source: Spiders Web Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Safe charging; solid workmanship; quality performance; long battery life; good price. Negative: No dual sim.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/14/2016
[Recenzja] LG X Power – taki akumulator powinien mieć każdy smartfon!
Source: Android.com.pl Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Impressive design (foldable); very long battery life; good activity. Negative: Mediocre display.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/31/2016
Đánh giá LG X Power: Còn gì khác ngoài viên pin khủng?
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; high autonomy. Negative: Plastic case; weak hardware; poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/07/2017

Comment

Model: The LG X Power K220 is an affordable smartphone with decent specification ideal for mid level users. The smartphone weighs at 139 g (4.9 oz) and measures at 148.9 x 74.9 x 7.9 mm (5.86 x 2.95 x 0.31 in). The LG X Power K220 has a functional plastic casing with a chrome finishing edge. Although it is not a metal chassis, it still feels solid and pleasant to hold with a textured back cover. For users who have a sweaty palm, the texture on the back cover provides more grip to hold. There are three color options to choose from, which are Indigo, White, Gold. The LG X Power K220 is powered by a Mediatek MT6735 chipset and 2 GB of RAM. As for storage, it features an internal storage of 16 GB. 16 GB of internal memory could be insufficient for users who capture many photos or store a lot of documents and videos. This situation can be solved by adding up to 256 GB of external storage via the dedicated microSD card slot.

The primary 13 MP f/2.2 camera features autofocus and LED flash. Additional features of the primary camera includes geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, smile detection, voice activation, self-timer, high dynamic range mode (HDR) and panorama. In addition, it is capable of capturing 1080p video at 30 fps. The secondary 5 MP f/2.4 aperture camera is able to record 1080p videos, too. The smartphone features a 5.3-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and multi-touch support. It has a screen-to-body ratio of 69.4% and a pixel density of approximately 277 ppi. To resist the screen from damages and scratches, it is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. While Gorilla Glass 3 is strong enough, it is definitely not as good as the latest Gorilla Glass 5.

As for battery, it has a non-removable Li-Ion 4100 mAh battery built in, which is a much higher capacity than what is commonly available in the market. In addition, it supports fast battery charging. The smartphone runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and there aren't any news on an 7.0 upgrade. It will probably not get it as is the case for many mid-range and low-end devices. However, LG's software already includes some of the newer features available on Android 7.0. For wireless connectivity, it features 2G/3G/4G network, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, FM radio and GPS. As for input/output, it features microUSB v2.0 and headphone jack. Sensors built in on the smartphone include accelerometer, proximity, and compass. The LG is a good device for the typical mid-range users, but it falls short in terms of its screen and is quite pricey when compared to what some of the Chinese phone makers have to offer. What is loses on its screen and price range, it gains on its battery life.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

ARM Mali-T720 MP2: Integrated graphics card in ARM based SoCs. Can be configured with up to 8 cores (T720 MP8) and 650 MHz core clock (at 28nm). Supports OpenGL ES 3.1, OpenCL 1.1, DirectX 11 FL9_3, and Renderscript. These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
MT6735: A 64-bit quad-core SoC (4x ARM Cortex-A53) clocked at up to 1.5 GHz and designed for inexpensive tablets and smartphones.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.3":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.139 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


LG:

LG Electronics Inc. is a subsidiary of the LG Group. LG is the world's second-biggest maker of televisions and third-biggest maker of mobile phones. With its headquarters in South Korea, the company has 75 subsidiaries worldwide that design and manufacture televisions, home appliances, and telecommunications devices. LG is an international laptop manufacturer of medium size with few reviews.

After a few years, LG largely withdrew from the laptop sector. In the smartphone segment, LG is a medium-sized manufacturer (not among the Top 5 in 2015 and 2016).


73.05%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
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Stefan Hinum, 2016-09- 1 (Update: 2016-09- 1)