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LG G5 Goes Up for Pre-Bookings in India at Rs. 52,990

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The LG G5 has gone up for pre-orders in India via retail stores, LG-branded shops, and Flipkart. It is listed for Rs. 52,990 on the e-commerce site. Pre-bookings remain open till May 30.

As detailed by the company on Friday, those customers that pre-book the LG G5 will be receive the LG Cam Plus module bundled free with the smartphone. For now, exact availability details are still not known.

The biggest highlight of the new LG G5 flagship is the modules or add-ons called the LG Friends, meant to signify the companion devices that can be attached to the G5. LG Cam Plus is a camera module that adds physical buttons for camera operations along with expanding the total battery capacity to 4000mAh.

The Hi-Fi Plus module, co-developed by 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 South Korean company can also be expected to showcase the companion devices in India with the LG G5 including LG 360 VR, LG 360 CAM, LG Rolling Bot, LG Tone Platinum, H3 by B&O Play, LG Smart Controller, and LG Friends Manager.

As for the specifications, the LG G5 sports a 5.3-inch QHD display (1440×2560 pixels) featuring always-on display technology. The always-on display will allow users to check time, notifications and battery status among other pieces of information. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded using a microSD card.

LG G5

General

Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 149.40 x 73.90 x 7.70
Weight (g) 159.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 2800
Removable battery Yes
Colours Silver, Titan, Gold, Pink
SAR value NA

Display

Screen size (inches) 5.30
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1440×2560 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 554

Hardware

Processor 2.1GHz  quad-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
RAM 4GB
Internal storage 32GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 2000

Camera

Rear camera 16-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 8-megapixel

Software

Operating System Android 6.0

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.20
NFC Yes
Infrared Yes
USB OTG Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
GSM/ CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes

Sensors

Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer Yes
Temperature sensor No