LG G5, which comes with a slide out battery, will be launched in India on May 23, according to News18.com. The website, quoting sources, said that the phone will be up for pre-order on May 12 while officially it will be launched on May 23.
The website further claimed that the LG G5 will be priced over Rs 50,000 for the Indian market which was anyway quite certain considering it’s the latest flagship of LG.
The LG G5’s highlight is its unique design. The phone has a slide-out battery that can be changed in a flash. It comes with a metal alloy body. The phone has a 5.3 inch Quad HD display that claims to have brightness of up to 850 nits. It was first revealed at the MWC event earlier this year in silver, titan, gold and pink colours.
The LG G5 is based on the latest Android Marshmallow operating system and has 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 149.4×73.9×7.7 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 of 2 TB 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.