LG Google Nexus 5X 16GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Black)

LG Google Nexus 5X 16GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Black)
Key Features
  • GSM + CDMA / 4G LTE Capable
  • Compatible with All Major US Carriers
  • North American Variant
  • Rear 12.3MP Camera + 5MP Front
Enjoy dynamic handheld performance and a "pure" Android experience with the black Google Nexus 5X 16GB Smartphone from LG. This smartphone features a hexa-core 1.8 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor and 2 GB of RAM. It also comes equipped with 16GB of storage. The integrated USB Type-C interface allows you to connect the device for mass-storage purposes, data transfer, and also serves as a fast-charging port.
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This device is unlocked and should work fully with carriers listed below with green bars. Yellow bars denote partial network coverage. A SIM card and service plan must be purchased separately. Network compatibility listed here is for reference only and does not guarantee phone compatibility or activation on CDMA Carriers.

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LG LGH790 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2GSM + CDMA / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity
  • 3North American Variant / US Compatible LTE
  • 4Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • 5Powerful Dual Cameras
  • 6Nexus Imprint
  • 7USB Type-C

Enjoy dynamic handheld performance and a "pure" Android experience with the black Google Nexus 5X 16GB Smartphone from LG. This smartphone features a hexa-core 1.8 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor and 2 GB of RAM. It also comes equipped with 16GB of storage. The integrated USB Type-C interface allows you to connect the device for mass-storage purposes, data transfer, and also serves as a fast-charging port.

The Nexus 5X houses a 5.2" IPS LCD display, which is designed to deliver robust imagery and color depth. Its 1920 x 1080 native screen resolution lets you watch Full HD content without pixel loss. Additionally, the Nexus 5X features a powerful dual-camera array: a 12.3MP rear camera with a pixel capture size of 1.55 µm and f/2.0 aperture and a 5MP front-facing lens. The rear camera's larger pixel size is designed to absorb more light, producing sharp photos even in low-light conditions.

The Nexus 5X is also well-equipped for wireless communication. It features Bluetooth v4.2 technology for pairing with other Bluetooth-enabled devices and 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi for high-speed Internet connectivity. NFC technology is built-in and enables you to connect to compatible devices for wireless content sharing. GPS with GLONASS is also on-board for using Google Location and Maps services. The Nexus 5X is equipped with a 2700mAh battery, which can deliver up to 4 hours of use from only 10 minutes of charging.

Note: The LGH790 is the North American Variant of the Nexus 5X. It will run on any GSM network that uses cell frequencies supported by the device, including AT&T and T-Mobile. It will also work with certain CDMA carriers, such as Verizon and Sprint. Current Verizon SIM cards can be transferred to the new device, though the carrier may limit the purchase of new SIM cards for unlocked phones. Since this device is unlocked, functionality for certain carrier-specific features cannot be guaranteed. Please confirm with your carrier that it supports the Nexus 5X before purchasing.

GSM + CDMA / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity

This phone is designed to work on select GSM and CDMA networks and is 4G LTE capable. LTE is an advanced cellular network data protocol capable of data speeds so fast that they compete with wired broadband internet providers. With an LTE connection, this phone should have no problem streaming HD video, downloading apps, uploading photos, or anything else that requires a high-speed data connection. The phone is also backwards compatible with 3G and 2G data for instances when you can't get LTE. In addition to cellular wireless, this phone also features Bluetooth, NFC, and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Note: Not compatible with all cellular networks. Please make sure your provider uses a frequency or band that this phone supports, and that they will allow you to used carrier unlocked phones. You can check which bands this phone works within the Specifications.

North American Variant / US Compatible LTE

The LGH790 is a US variant of the Nexus 5X. The LGH790's LTE radio is tuned to frequencies that are most often used in the United States and North America. It can also be used in other parts of the world, however LTE access may be limited or unsupported, depending on the network. To ensure this phone will work with your carrier please check to make sure the frequency your carrier uses is supported by this phone. The full list of compatible carrier frequencies can be found here, the frequencies this phone supports can be found in the product specs.

Android 6.0 Marshmallow

The Android operating system integrates heavily with Google's services. Using the card-based Google Now, Android quickly surfaces information for you whenever you need it, powered by the same Knowledge Engine that runs Google's web search. It's a personalized and customizable OS, allowing you to add your favorite apps or widgets to your homescreen. You can even download new themes using the Google Play Store, which offers access to more than one million apps, games, books, music, movies, and more. Android 6.0 Marshmallow overhauls permissions, allowing you to have finer control over what your applications have access to. It also marks the debut of Now on Tap, a context-sensitive update to Google Now that checks your current screen for keywords and then searches for them automatically. Other performance and security enhancements are included as well.

Powerful Dual Cameras

The Nexus 5X's enhanced camera array excels in low-light conditions. The rear lens's larger 1.55μm pixels capture more light in all conditions to produce vivid details and sharp images.

Nexus Imprint

Built into the back of your device to accommodate the way you hold it, the Nexus Imprint fingerprint reader will turn on your screen with one touch, unlock your apps quickly, and let you breeze through checkout lines with Android Pay support.

USB Type-C

The USB Type-C charger is reversible, which means no more guessing which way is up. It also enables fast charging—you get almost four hours of use after only ten minutes of charging.

LG LGH790 Specs

Operating SystemAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
Memory2 GB
GPUAdreno 418
Native Resolution1920 x 1080
Aspect Ratio16:9
Pixel Density423 ppi
Screen CoatingGorilla Glass 3
BluetoothBluetooth 4.2  
SensorsAmbient Light Sensor, Barometer (Altimeter), Gyroscope, Proximity
BatteryInternal Lithium-Ion (2700.0 mAh)
Dimensions (W x H x D)5.8 x 2.9 x 0.3" / 147.0 x 72.6 x 7.9 mm
Weight4.80 oz / 136 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.95 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.2 x 5.9 x 1.5"

LG LGH790 Reviews

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Does this phone work in London and Paris?
Asked by: Sandra S.
It is compatible in both areas. Carriers can be found here:https://<a href= http://www.bhphotovideo.com/FrameWork/WorldwideFormatted.pdf target= _blank >www.bhphotovideo.com/FrameWork/WorldwideFormatted.pdf</a>
Answered by: Dana G.
Date published: 2018-08-26


Will it work in Australia and/or France?
Asked by: Angela A.
The phone is perfect for France. In Australia, it will will work, but the phone does not operate on 4G/LTE band 40. 4G service with one carrier, Optus, may be affected.
Answered by: Steve M.
Date published: 2018-08-26


is this model the us variant model and have a us warranty?
Asked by: Les M.
This is the regular, brand new North American/US model. It's in a sealed box, and included the one year limited US warranty from LG.
Answered by: Steve M.
Date published: 2018-08-26


In the Safety and Warranty informations sheets, p.15, we can read: This warranty is good only to the original purchaser of the product during the warranty period as long as it is in the US, including Alaska, Hawaii, US Territories and Canada . So, clearly means the warranty is valid in Canada, right ?Then how to get my phone repaired under warranty in Canada as the phone is US model? LG Canada isn't able to answer me.
Asked by: Audrey L.
According to LG, you will need to ship the phone to their repair facility in Fort Worth, Texas, US. Please contact LG US for support. This may help: <a href= http://www.lg.com/us/support/chat-and-email-information target= _blank >http://www.lg.com/us/support/chat-and-email-information</a>They will require you to provide a US address, to send the repaired phone after service. They will not ship it to Canada. Essentially, it is a US warranty only, but it covers the purchase in Canada, to some degree.
Answered by: Steve M.
Date published: 2018-08-26


Would it work for antel in Uruguay? Thanks
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes. This phone is fully compatible with Antel in Uruguay.
Answered by: Steve M.
Date published: 2018-08-26


Can this work with cricket?
Asked by: Anonymous
This phone will work perfectly with Cricket.
Answered by: Steve M.
Date published: 2018-08-26


Will this work for AT&T?
Asked by: Anonymous
Absolutely. I have AT&T and it's flawless.
Answered by: Bryan F.
Date published: 2018-08-26


What is the sub model of this phone
Asked by: Anonymous
This would be the LGH790.
Answered by: Moshe S.
Date published: 2018-08-26
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