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LG G5 Modular Smartphone Launched in India: Price, Specs, and More

LG G5 Modular Smartphone Launched in India: Price, Specs, and More

Highlights

  • LG G5 sports a 16-megapixel rear camera, and 8-megapixel front camera.
  • It is powered by a 2800mAh removable battery, and weighs 159 grams.
  • It sports a 5.3-inch QHD (1440x2560 pixels) display.
LG as expected has launched its G5 flagship smartphone in India. Priced at Rs. 52,990, the smartphone is available to purchase from Flipkart and retail stores across the country.

The biggest highlight of the LG G5 is its modular ecosystem and accessories, called LG Friends. Pricing for these has yet to be revealed. Modules include the LG Cam Plus, a camera add-on that adds physical buttons for camera operations along with expanding the total battery capacity to 4000mAh. It has been priced at Rs. 6,500.


The Hi-Fi Plus module, co-developed by LG and Bang & Olufsen, is a portable Hi-Fi DAC which can be used as a standalone portable DAC or with the G5 to enable 32-bit audio playback. The company also launched LG 360 VR headset at Rs. 21,990, and the LG 360 Cam at Rs. 21,490. No other accessories, such as the LG Rolling Bot, LG Tone Platinum, H3 by B&O Play, and LG Smart Controller were launched alongside.


The dual-SIM Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow-based LG G5 sports a 5.30-inch QHD (1440x2560 pixels) display with a pixel density of 554ppi. It is powered by a 2.15GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC that's coupled with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB of inbuilt storage, expandable via microSD card (up to 200GB).

The G5 sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with laser autofocus, and a 8-megapixel front camera. It is powered by a 2800mAh removable battery, measures 149.40x73.90x7.70mm and weighs 159 grams.
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery life
  • Camera
  • Value for money
  • Good
  • Good screen
  • Excellent cameras
  • Fantastic performance
  • Decent battery life
  • Good fingerprint sensor
  • Modular design
  • Bad
  • Expensive
  • Questionable build quality
  • Only 32GB internal storage
  • Only one optional module currently available

Display

5.30-inch

Processor

2.15GHz quad-core

Front Camera

8-megapixel

Resolution

1440x2560 pixels

RAM

4GB

OS

Android 6.0.1

Storage

32GB

Rear Camera

16-megapixel

Battery Capacity

2800mAh
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