South Korean phone maker, LG is reportedly sending invites to media organisations for an event at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MCW) 2016 event. The invitation has a tagline, “Play Begins”. As of now the company is quite tight-lipped about what it intends to do during that event but analysts are now expecting the company to unveil its new flagship phone, the LG G5, at the event.
If unveiled, the LG G5 will succeed the LG G4 that was launched in India last year for Rs 51,500.
There are plenty of rumours in the past about the so called LG G5. As per reports, the smartphone might come with metal unibody. The LG G5 expected to feature a 5.3-5.6 inch QHD (1440 x 2560) display and Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC. It might have 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 expected to flaunt dual 16-megapixel autofocus rear cameras with 135-degree wide-angle capability and an 8-megapixel front camera.
Reportedly, 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.