LG has now officially introduced their 2016 flagship, the LG G5 at the MWC event in Barcelona. The modular smartphone comes with a slide out expansion slot for hardware customization, which means it will allow users to attach different types of module to transform this phone into a centric gadget like a “digital camera” and more. Along with the G5, the company also introduced two modules, the first one is “CAM PLUS” turns G5 into a digital camera, and the second one is Hi-Fi Plus with B&O play.
The company also expanded their product range by announcing six new gadgets, called “LG Friends” – 360 CAM, 360 VR, H3 by B&O Play, Rolling Bot, Smart Controller and Tone Platinum.
Let’s talk about G5’s specifications, the phone sports a 5.3-inch 2K display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels and 554ppi. The phone comes with an impressive feature called “always-on-display” for the quick view of battery status, time and notifications. Under the hood it will be powered by a Quad Core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor paired with 4GB of RAM and Adreno 530 GPU.
The phone runs the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS, and a 2800mAh removable battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. The G5 measures are 149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7~8.6mm and weighs in at 159g.
For a better smartphone photography experience, the LG G5 comes with a dual-camera setup on the rear, one with a 16-MP camera with 78-degree standard lens and another with an 8-MP camera with a 135-degree wide-angle lens. The camera also has a dual-tone flash, laser auto-focus, OIS 2.0, manual mode, and 4K video recording capabilities. While the front of the smartphone has an 8-MP camera.
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Other impressive features of the 4G LTE enabled smartphone include, Infrared sensor, Fingerprint sensor, Wi-Fi (dual-band), NFC, GPS, Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type C. According to specifications, It will be a biggest competitor for Samsung’s newly launched Galaxy S7.
LG G5 Specifications
|Display||5.3-inch Quad HD 2560×1440 pixels always-on-display, 3D Arc Glass|
|Processor||Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 64-bit|
|GPU||Adreno 530 GPU|
|Storage||32GB internal, expandable up to 2TB via MicroSD|
|OS||Android 6.0 Marshmallow|
|Battery||2800mAh removable battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0|
|Camera||Dual rear camera setup, a 16-Megapixel rear camera with dual-tone flash, laser auto focus, 4K video recording and an 8-Megapixel secondary rear camera with 135-degree wide-angle lens, and 8-Megapixel front-facing camera|
|Connectivity||4G LTE, NFC, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual-band), GPS, Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type-C|
|Sensors||Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor|
|Dimensions||149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7~8.6mm|