LG G5 modular smartphone launched in India for Rs. 52990


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LG has officially launched its flagship G5 modular smartphone in India. It started taking pre-orders for the smartphone from May 21st exclusively on Flipkart and also offered a free LG Cam Plus companion device worth Rs. 6500 for the orders. The G5 packs a 5.3-inch Quad HD Quantum always-on display, is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with LG UX, has a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, OIS 2.0, Laser auto focus, and a secondary 8-megapixel rear camera with 135-degree wide angle lens.

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LG G5 Specifications

  • 5.3-inch (2560×1440 pixels) Quad HD always-on display, 3D Arc Glass
  • Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 64-bit processor with Adreno 530 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • 16MP rear camera, laser auto focus, dual-tone flash, 4K video recording
  • 8MP secondary rear camera with 135-degree wide-angle lens
  • 8MP front-facing camera
  • Dimensions:  149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7~8.6mm; Weight: 159g
  • Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
  • 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual-band), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C
  • 2800mAh (removable) battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

The LG G5 comes in Silver, Titan and Gold colors and is priced at Rs. 52,990. It is now available for purchase exclusively from Flipkart online and is also available through retail stores. It also comes with a free Battery and Charging Cradle Worth Rs. 3499 for a limited period. The LG 360 CAM is priced at Rs. 21,490 (MRP) and the LG 360 VR is priced at Rs. 21,990 (MRP). Check out the LG G5 unboxing here.

Commenting on the launch, Kim Ki Wan, Managing Director, LG Electronics India, said:

We are really proud to bring the LG G5 to India. With this smart phone, we are living up to our promise of Innovation for a Better Life; LG has always brought something really innovative to the world of smartphones. This year yet again with G5, we have come up with a very unique concept of modular smart phone. This phone will certainly amaze the smart phone users with its ability to be transformed into multiple devices like digital camera, Hi-Fi player and more. G5 will certainly redefine smart phone experience for consumers.


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