LG will launch its next flagship, the LG G5 on February 21 in Barcelona. The confirmation came straight from LG’s official Twitter handle which posted a teaser with the hashtag #LGG5Day. The LG G5 will succeed the LG G4 that was launched in India last year for Rs 51,500.
Recently the South Korean phone maker sent out press invites for Mobile World Congress (MCW) 2016 event to be held in Spain on February . Interestingly, Samsung has also scheduled an event on February 21 where it is expected to unveil Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones.
As far as specifications are concerned, earlier reports says LG G5 might come with metal unibody. The LG G5 is expected to feature a QHD (1440 x 2560) display which could be between 5.3 to 5.6 inch. The G5 is said to come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC, 3GB or 4GB of RAM, and the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system.
The LG G5 is expected to have 32GB of internal storage with up-to 2TB expandable storage facility, as its predecessor. It is also rumoured to flaunt dual 16-megapixel autofocus rear cameras with 135-degree wide-angle lens and an 8-megapixel front camera.
LG G5 might also come with a feature called “Magic Slot” to attach external hardware to the smartphone such as, a gaming console, VR camera or even a keyboard. Other rumored features include USB Type-C, a fingerprint scanner and an IR blaster.