South Korean handset maker, LG today announced that it will launch the LG G5, its flagship smartphone for 2016, in India in the next quarter. The G5 comes with a brand new design with a sleek, metal uni-body featuring a slide-out Battery tray and a Modular Type design.
This is accompanied by LG Friends, a collection of companion devices that can transform the G5 into a digital camera, Hi-Fi player, and much more.
The handset comes encased in a sleek metal aluminum body, surpassing the visual experience of its predecessor. It's 135-degree, wide-angle lens. Its always-on Display makes notifications just a glance away with the time and date available anytime.
LG G5's insulative antenna is invisibly integrated into the body without disrupting handsets seamless look of the metal uni-body. The very diverse range of Companion devices with LG G5 includes LG 360 VR, LG 360 CAM, LG Rolling Bot, LG Tone PlatinumTM, H3 by B&O PLAY, LG Smart Controller and LG Friends Manager.
Moving on, the LG G5 sports a 5.3-inch Quad HD IPS Quantum Display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels, which is translated into 554ppi It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Processor under the hood.
On the storage front, this flagship smartphone comes with 4GB LPDDR4 RAM, 32GB ROM with an expandable option up to 2TB. Talking about the software, the LG G5 is shipped with Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box.
Further, on the imaging factor, the LG G5 comes with dual camera option which is 16MP and 8MP on the rear, while the front comes with 8MP camera. The connectivity options includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac / USB Type-C) / NFC / Bluetooth 4.2.
Announcing the launch of LG G5 next quarter, Mr Amit Gujral, Marketing Head - Mobiles, LG India, said "We are really happy to see all the positivity around the LG G5 ever since its global unveil at the MWC. In fact, in a survey conducted in Korea the LG G5 topped consumer preference leaving its closest competitors trailing far behind. We hope to make this available to users in India very soon and are optimistic that consumers will love its revolutionary design and features."