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.
|Dimensions (mm)||149.40 x 73.90 x 7.70|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||2800|
|Colours||Silver, Titan, Gold, Pink|
|Screen size (inches)||5.30|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||554|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 820|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||2000|
|Operating System||Android 6.0|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 4.20|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|