A Smartphone these days is so common and attainable that one doesn’t have to burn their pocket to own a good handset. Then what makes a smartphone even smarter and what makes the smartest janta to pay premium price for a newly launched smartphone. LG G5 will justify the price with its invincible looks, camera quality and innovative features. LG G5 comes with a sleek metal uni-body featuring a Slide-out battery and a Modular Type design that gives a greater smartphone experience.
2nd June is the launch of this phone and has already made a ripple in the market for tech lovers. Mr Kim Ki Wan, Managing Director, LG Electronics India on the launch said “We are really proud to bring the LG G5 to India. With this smart phone, we are living up to our promise of Innovation for a Better Life; LG has always brought something really innovative to the world of smartphones. This year yet again with G5, we have come up with a very unique concept of modular smartphone. This phone will certainly amaze the smart phone users with its ability to be transformed into multiple devices like digital camera, Hi-Fi player and more. G5 will certainly redefine smartphone experience for consumers.”
followed by Ajay Yadav, VP – Smartphones, Flipkart said “Technology is one of the key drivers in the Indian smartphone market. LG’s G5 is packed with innovation and new-age technology. We are happy to introduce LG’s flagship product as an online exclusive on our platform. The pre-booking response has been great and we expect this new offering from LG will be a hit with our customers.”
You know LG G5 is in the league of big players when this smartphone accompanied with LG Friends, a collection of companion devices like LG CAM Plus, LG 360 CAM and LG 360 VR. and is the first modular phone.
G5 has a dual-camera at the back, along with the laser autofocus window, flash and colour sensor. The 135-degree lens on the LG G5 offers a viewing angle that is approximately 1.7 times wider and The wide angle lens makes it easier for users to capture more landscape, without having to position oneself farther from the subject.
The 5.3-inch display 1440×2560-pixel IPS LCD screen looks grand and creates a gentle curve and a smooth metal surface. The fingerprint sensor doubles up as a screen unlock and like the regular smartphones you don’t need to reach for the power button. The bottom of the phone is the most admirable feature with it’s modular and slide-out battery. LG G5 runs Android Marshmallow 6.0.1, with LG’s Optimus UI 5.0 on top.
The LG G5 runs on the quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC, with two cores clocked at 2.15GHz and the other two clocked at 1.6GHz. It’s one of the most powerful smartphone SoCs around right now, and along with a generous 4GB of RAM, makes the LG G5 one of the most capable performers available. Multitasking is great too, and you can keep several apps running at the same time without the user experience being affected.
Some Key Specifications:
- Chipset: Qualcomm®Snapdragon™ 820 Processor
- Display: 5.3-inch Quad HD IPS Quantum Display (2560 x 1440 / 554ppi)
- Memory: 4GB LPDDR4 RAM / 32GB UFS ROM / microSD (up to 2TB)
- Camera: Rear: Standard 16MP, Wide 8MP / Front: 8MP
- Battery: 2,800mAh (removable)
- OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- Size: 149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7mm
- Weight: 159g
- Network: LTE / 3G / 2G
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac / USB Type-C) / NFC / Bluetooth 4.2
- Colors: Silver / Titan / Gold / Pink
The most eye-catching aspect of the LG G5 is its modular bases, which will let you add features and functionality to the phone. Furthermore, strong battery life, good software, great performance and a fantastic set of cameras all make this phone a true forerunner.
LG G5 is available in India for Rs 52,990/-