LG’s 2016 Flagship Smartphone –the LG G5 is now official. It is a device whose primary aim of existence is to take on Samsung’s Galaxy S7 ,HTC’s M10 and Apple’s iPhone 7.The LG G5 comes as a successor to the LG G4 only in name, the build Material has shifted from Plastic with leather body in favor of an all round metal body and a Modular design.
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One interesting thing about the LG G5 that surely will make the LG G5 appeal to a wide range of Audience is its new modular design. The Modular design is LG way of retaining the removable battery without necessarily compromising design. It makes the lower end of the phone’s body easily removable with access the phone’s battery (which is removable) and card slots(SIM slot is located to the side of the phone)
Additionally,with the modular design,you can extend the phones’s function beyond that of jjust a Smartphone ,and to that end ,LG has also introduced a hardware expansion modules called CAM Plus and Hi-Fi Plus with B&O Play.
LG G5 Specifications
The LG G5 comes with a 5.3-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD Quantum always-on display that lets you can check the time, battery status, and notifications without waking the phone.It is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with 4GB and 32GB of expandable Internal Storage.
The LG G5 is fitted with a Primary dual camera Setup of 16-megapixel with LED flash, OIS 2.0, Laser auto focus, manual mode and a secondary 8-megapixel rear camera with 135-degree wide angle lens ,and of course an 8-megapixel front-facing camera.
The device comes with rear mounted Fingerprint sensor which doubles as the power button.It boots Android 6.0 out of the box and powered by a 2800mAh battery with quick charge 3.0( The battery capacity increases to 4000 with the Module in use)
LG G5 Specifications
- 5.3-inch (2560×1440 pixels) Quad HD always-on display, 3D Arc Glass
- Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 64-bit processor with Adreno 530 GPU
- 4GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
- Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
- 16MP rear camera, laser auto focus, dual-tone flash, 4K video recording
- 8MP secondary rear camera with 135-degree wide-angle lens
- 8MP front-facing camera
- Dimensions: 149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7~8.6mm; Weight: 159g
- Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
- 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual-band), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C
- 2800mAh (removable) battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
The LG G5 and Friends companion devices go on Sales in April in Silver, Titan, Gold and Pink color options at a yet to be announced price.The LG G5 is not yet available in Nigeria, Kenya and Ghana.When available in Nigeria,the device is expected to range from N120,000 -N150,000 depending on where you are buying from.The LG G5 is also expected to sale for within 20,000GH₵ – 25,000GH₵ in Ghana and within the price range of 60,000Ksh -70,000Ksh.