As expected LG electronics has launched its LG G5 flagship smartphone in India. Now available to pre-order, and the G5 Modular handset is exclusive on Flipkart, since it is been taking orders from May 21st. The e-commerce website is also offering a free LG Cam Plus as a companion device worth Rs 6500 for the bookings. What else do you need now is the specifications, budget and the official release date.
The LG G5 has a 5.3-inch QHD Quantum always-on display, Snapdragon 820 quad-core CPU, Android 6.0 Marshmallow with LG UX UI skin on top, 16-megapixel rear OIS 2.0 camera, and 8-megapixel selfie shooter with 135-degree wide angle lens.
- 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
It comes to purchase in Silver, Titan and Gold colors. The newly launched LG G5 in India is priced at Rs. 52,990. You will get a free Battery and Charging Cradle (worth INR 3499) for limited time period. The LG 360 CAM costs you Rs. 21,490 (MRP) and the LG 360 VR will set you back for Rs 21,990 (MRP) online.
Commenting on the launch, Kim Ki Wan, Managing Director, LG Electronics India, said:
We are really proud to bring the LG G5 to India. With this smart phone, we are living up to our promise of Innovation for a Better Life; LG has always brought something really innovative to the world of smartphones. This year yet again with G5, we have come up with a very unique concept of modular smart phone. This phone will certainly amaze the smart phone users with its ability to be transformed into multiple devices like digital camera, Hi-Fi player and more. G5 will certainly redefine smart phone experience for consumers.