LG X Power 2
Introducing the new LG X power 2 which now became much more powerful! Watch how it helps you to reach your moment with the 4,500 mAh battery. YouTube/LG Mobile Global

LG has surprised everybody by announcing the LG X Power 2 smartphone ahead of the MWC 2017 event. When everybody was expecting further details about its highly-anticipated flagship, the LG G6, the phonemaker has dropped a bomb just two days prior to the event, scheduled to be held in Barcelona, Spain. The smartphone is the successor to its 2016 entry, the LG X power. President of LG Electronics, Juno Cho, stated that the smartphone is all about great value and great technology.

According to Tech Times, the LG X Power 2 smartphone’s advantage lies in its mega battery. At 4,500 mAh, users can enjoy watching videos continuously for 15 hours. LG has also claimed that users can enjoy surfing the Internet for an incredible 18 hours and the battery can support navigational direction for nearly 14 hours. LG has primarily targeted gamers and tech enthusiasts with this smartphone. Moreover, the mega battery reportedly takes just 120 minutes to charge fully. This is almost two times faster than most phones in the market.

“The LG X power2 has the most powerful battery capacity in LG’s entire smartphone line-up so users can enjoy many hours of multimedia entertainment on its roomy display without worrying about recharging. The entire X series is all about great technology and great value, both important features for today’s discerning smartphone customer,” Cho stated in an LG statement.

The LG X Power 2 sports a 5.5-inch HD In-cell Touch and a 1.5 GHz Octa-Core chipset. In terms of memory, it has 2GB or 1.5GB RAM / 16GB ROM / Micro SD (up to 2TB). The smartphone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system and has a 13MP primary camera and 5MP front camera with wide angle and LED flash. The LG smartphone supports LTE, 2G and 3G and has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and USB 2.0. The smartphone is also equipped with Comfort View Mode, allowing users to read e-books by adjusting the amount of "blue light" radiated by the display.

The LG X Power 2 also features an improved outdoor display capability for easy readability even under strong sunlight. The smartphone will be released in Latin America in March and later in U.S., Europe, Asia and other countries. The colour variants that the smartphone will come with include Black Titan, Shiny Blue, Shiny Gold and Shiny Titan. Stay tuned on IBT AU for more updates on the LG X Power 2 smartphone and also LG G6. Also watch the LG X Power 2: Official Product Video below.