LG G5 Coming in 2016: Snapdragon 820, Iris Scanner And More [Rumor Roundup]

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Another innovative smartphone by LG is set to be unveiled in the coming days. The LG G5 will be the latest offering from the company, which is expected to be a powerful beast and will be released sometime next year.

But, the Internet abounds with the rumors about LG's next year plan. Yes, rumor mill hints that the company is in making of the successor of the latest flagship smartphone.

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According to the leaked information, LG has decided to ditch its very own Nuclun 2 SoC inside its upcoming LG G5, but could possiblly consider to the successor of the LG V10. The company is not considered the Neclun SoC among the ranks of Qualcomm's Snapdragon, Samsung Exynos, Huawei Kirin or MediaTek.

LG G5 is buzzing the Internet with its new leaked information and rumors. Here is a roundup of leaks and rumors about the unannounced LG G5, take a look at the slider below.

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All-metal form factor

LG G5 Rumor

LG has moved away from plastic to a premium design with the current flagship LG G4. The current flagship came in variety of back design. The LG G4 sported a leather back, but it wasn't visually pleasing as the metal HTC One M9 or iPhone 6. The LG G5 will have a metal body, a first for LG since its "Shine" series of feature phones from the recent past.

Fingerprint scanner on the back

LG G5 Rumor

Many new smartphone are now coming with fingerprint scanner, but so far LG has not incorporated fingerprint in any of its flagship. However, the LG G5 is rumored to come with fingerprint scanner on the signature back button.

More Edges

LG G5 Rumor

We have seen the curved smartphone the LG G Flex 2. But now the company is yet to crack more innovative curves something similar to the Galaxy S6 Edge.

A 4K Display

LG G5 Rumor

The current flagship is all about design, display and camera. The LG G4 display is simply mind-blowing with a 5.6 inch Quad HD IPS Quantum screen housing a resolution of 1440x2560 with 538 PPI and a contrast ratio of 1500:1. But with the LG G5, it is rumored that the company might come up with 4K resolution display.

Better battery life

LG G5 Rumor

Almost every flagship smartphone in the market are coming with non-removable battery. But the current LG's flagship comes with a removable battery, which makes it as a key selling point. It is expected that the next flagship will also come with removable battery along with better battery life.


LG G5 Rumor

The LG G4 has an impressive camera with more innovative camera features. But rumors suggests that the LG G5 will incorporate a better and speedy camera. We expect the smartphone to have 20 megapixel rear camera powered by Sony sensor and an 8 megapixel front facing camera. The camera to feature laser autofocus, color spectrum sensor and more.


LG G5 Rumor

The rumored LG G5 is expected to be powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 820 chipset and the Iris scanner for security is legitimate possibility.

Release Date and Price

LG G5 Rumor

As per the rumors, the release date of LG G5 is expected to be in Q1, 2016 and will be priced around $600.

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