LG G6 tipped to sport metallic rear, headphone jack and non-removable battery

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It seems Apple iPhone 8 is not the only hyped smartphone scheduled for next year’s launch. The South-Korean giant LG is also expected to launch the successor of LG G5. Earlier reports of the LG G6 bought some interesting information including the implementation of water resistant adhesive on display, wireless charging, and support of mobile payment. Continue reading “LG G6 tipped to sport metallic rear, headphone jack and non-removable battery”

LG V20 vs LG G5 – What’s Different?

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The LG G4 was a pretty good smartphone but LG decided to bring the V10 out and that put the G4 in the shadows. This time around as well, they’ve released the V20 after the G5. Let’s take a look at the specifications in detail to see whether or not the V20 will cast a shadow on the G5.

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LG Q2 2016 profits up 140% YoY, mobile revenue down due to weak G5 sales

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LG Electronics has reported revenues of 14 trillion won (US$ 12.05 billion) in Q2 that ended June 30, 2016, which is up 0.6% compared to the same quarter last year with operating profit of 584.6 billion won (US$ 503.10 million), up 140% from the same period the previous year, mainly due to strong growth in Home Appliance & Air Solution and Home Entertainment sectors. Continue reading “LG Q2 2016 profits up 140% YoY, mobile revenue down due to weak G5 sales”

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. Continue reading “LG G5 modular smartphone launched in India for Rs. 52990”

LG G5 now available for pre-order in India from Flipkart for Rs. 52990

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Yesterday LG announced that it will begin pre-orders for the flagship LG G5 smartphone in India starting today. Now the phone is available on pre-order exclusively on Flipkart for Rs. 52,990. Customers who pre-book the phone till May 30, 2016 will get a free LG Cam Plus companion device. After pre-order you can head to LG India website to fill the form providing your details and the invoice copy to redeem the free LG Cam Plus.

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LG G5 pre-booking begins May 21 in India exclusively on Flipkart

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LG already promised that it will launch its G5 smartphone with a modular design along with Friends companion devices in India in Q2 2016. Today the company has announced that it will start pre-booking for the smartphone in the country from tomorrow, May 21, 2016 till May 30, 2016, exclusively on Flipkart. LG also announced that all the customers who pre-book the phone will get a free LG Cam Plus companion device.

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LG G5 and V10 get certified for enterprise and military use

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LG has announced today that the G5 and V10 smartphones have been certified by the U.S. National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) for use in enterprise and military standards.

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LG G5 is made of 100% aluminum alloy, not plastic, says LG

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After a LG G5 teardown video revealed that the top millimeter of material is plastic, even though the company claims that the smartphone is made of meal. LG has released a statement saying that the phone has 100% aluminum casing with a coating of primer, which provides additional insulation and enhances the surface for a smooth and durable finish.
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LG signs Jason Statham for its first G5 TV commercial

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LG has signed the popular actor Jason Statham for the first G5 TV spot. “The newest commercial will highlight the fun and playful experiences possible with the G5 and its versatile Modular Type design and the commercial will portray Jason Statham experiencing the G5 in exciting and fun ways. Every character in the commercial is portrayed by Statham, an amusing mise-en-scéne consistent with the G5’s Life’s Good when you Play More tagline,” said LG. Continue reading “LG signs Jason Statham for its first G5 TV commercial”

LG G5 global roll out begins March 31, priced at $799.99 in the US

LG already announced that it will launch its flagship G5 smartphone along with the LG Friends companion devices in United States in early April via major carriers and retailers. Today the company has announced that the smartphone will go on sale globally, including Korea starting from March 31st. It will be available from April 1st in the US through a 2-year contract from Sprint or Verizon at $99 and an unlocked unit without contract will cost $799.99 (Rs. 53,275 approx.), according to an ad. Continue reading “LG G5 global roll out begins March 31, priced at $799.99 in the US”

Apple iPhone SE launching on March 21, LeEco Le 2 Pro surfaces and more – FoneArena Daily

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6 USPs of LG G5 – Modular Smartphone

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It is a point of debate as to which handset is the superior one, LG’s G5 or Samsung’s S7 and S7 Edge. However, what is almost certain is the fact that the LG G5 has more innovative features and USPs thanks to its modular design. In this post, we shall take a look at what LG has to offer with the G5 that makes it stand out from almost every other smartphone in the market.

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LG G5 supports Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.0 but Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge don’t

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Earlier, it was expected that if you pack the latest processor from Qualcomm, it would in effect be able to have the fast charging properties of the particular processor. However, the OnePlus 2 showed that it is possible to remove the fast charging abilities if needed.  Similarly, now it seems that Samsung have bundled only QuickCharge 2.0 with their Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge while LG’s G5 is capable of doing QuickCharge 3.0.

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