Worlds first modular phone LG G5 launched in India for Rs. 52,990

South Korean smartphone maker LG has launched its latest flagship smartphone G5 in India. It has been some time that we’ve been hearing about other modular devices like Project Ara and LG has taken a bold step in terms of giving extreme flexibility to the users. Rather than being a participant of spec war LG has raised the bar to a new level. LG invited Ace photographer Atul Kasbekar, Fashion Designer Nishka Lulla, Music Composer Salim Merchant and famed Tech reviewer Rajiv Makhni to highlight features on the phone.

LG G5 launch

While a lot of focus is on the modular capability, the device itself boasts best in class hardware. This highly anticipated smartphone comes with a sleek metal uni-body featuring a Slide-out battery and a Modular Type design that gives a greater smartphone experience.

It comes with a 5.3-inch Quad HD IPS Quantum display with always-on feature. This feature displays time and date continuously even when the G5 is in sleep. LG G5 is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Processor along with Adreno 530 GPU. It comes with 32 GB inbuilt (with expandable memory support upto 2TB) memory and 4 GB ram.

LG G5 sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with laser autofocus. It also has a secondary 8 MP rear camera for wide-angle shots and a 8-megapixel front camera.  A 2800mAh removable battery powers the device with Quick charge 3.0. The evice measures 149.40×73.90×7.70mm and weighs 159 grams. The smartphone is running Android 6.0 Marshmallow with its own UI on top.

LG G5 comes to India along with it’s “friends” i.e. its attachments that enhance the capability of the main device LG CAM Plus, LG 360 CAM and LG 360 VR. Each modular attachment of LG G5 comes with its unique identity and functionality. However no prices have been announced for these modules.

LG G% is priced at Rs. 52,990 and will be sold exclusively through Flipkart.

Key Specifications:*

  • Chipset: Qualcomm®Snapdragon™ 820 Processor
  • Display: 5.3-inch Quad HD IPS Quantum Display (2560 x 1440 / 554ppi)
  • Memory: 4GB LPDDR4 RAM / 32GB UFS ROM / microSD (up to 2TB)
  • Camera: Rear: Standard 16MP, Wide 8MP / Front: 8MP
  • Battery: 2,800mAh (removable)
  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Size: 149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7mm
  • Weight: 159g
  • Network: LTE / 3G / 2G
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac / USB Type-C) / NFC / Bluetooth 4.2
  • Colors: Silver / Titan / Gold / Pink

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