LG launched the G5 for India at an event in Gurgaon today. The modular flagship device has a metal unibody design sporting a slide-out battery tray. The top of the line hardware is governed by the latest Android Marshmallow with LG’s very own Sense UI.
The modular tag comes into play with a 2,800mAh swappable battery and various add-ons, such as the Cam Plus, a camera grip adding 1,100mAh battery and dedicated hardware controls like video button, zoom controls, hardware toggle. Another add-on is the Bang & Olufsen DAC module which ensure high-quality sound output. LG has made the smart move of granting access to the modular components to third parties, so expect a wide variety of add-ons in the near future.
The LG G5 is priced at Rs. 52,990 and is sold exclusively on Flipkart.
Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Processor
Display: 5.3″ Quad HD IPS Quantum 2K Display, 554ppi
Memory: 4GB LPDDR4 RAM
Camera: 16MP rear, 8MP front
Storage: 32GB (expandable upto 2TB via microSD)
Battery: 2,800mAh removable
OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Sense UI
Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac,USB Type-C,NFC,Bluetooth 4.2
Colors: Silver, Titan, Gold, Pink