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LG G5 launched in India today at Rs 52,990

Those who have prebooked the LG G5 during May 20 to May 30, will get the LG Cam Plus absolutely free along with the smartphone.

LG today announced the launch of LG G5 for the Indian market in an event held in Gurgaon (Delhi NCR). The LG G5 is priced at Rs 52,990. It can be purchased from LG stores and from Flipkart. On Flipkart, you will also get free Battery and charging cradle worth Rs 3499 as well as exchange your old smartphone to for discounts up to Rs 15,000. Currently, titan, gold and silver colour variants of LG G5 are available from Flipkart. There is a pink variant of G5 as well but we don’t know if it will be launched in India or not.

LG G5 prebooking for the Indian customers started on May 20 and was available till May 30. And if you have prebooked the smartphone during this period, you will get the LG Cam Plus absolutely free along with the smartphone.

The Cam Plus is an additional accessory that has a built in 1,200 mAh battery. So when combined, the LG G5's battery power goes to 4000 mAh. When attached to your LG phone it offers additional surface area which you can grip onto when taking a photo, so you can do comfortably one handed. A shutter button and zoom dial are also provided on the CBG-700 Cam Plus.

The South Korean mobile phone maker unveiled the G5 earlier this year at the Mobile World Congress event.

The LG G5 has the latest Android Marshmallow operating system and 4 GB LPDDR4 RAM. It has a 5.3 inch touchscreen that has Quad HD resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The LG G5, which measures 149.4x73.9x7.7 mm, weighs 159 grams.

Besides, the LG G5 has the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and has a 2800 mAh battery that claims to offer 14 hours of talktime. It has 32 GB of internal memory and it has provision of expandable memory as well (that reportedly has 200 GB capacity). The LG G5 has a 16 megapixel rear camera and an 8 megapixel front camera. The rear camera is armed with laser auto focus, OIS, LED flash, HDR, and it can record videos in 4K resolution at 30 fps. For connectivity, the phone offers WiFi (a/b/g/n/ac), LTE, Bluetooth 4.2 A2DP, GPS with AGPS and GLONASS and BDS, NFC, Infrared port, and USB type c port. It has fingerprint sensor and will come in a dual SIM version as well.

First Published : Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 10:34

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