LG Electronics India Limited (LG) has announced today that the pre bookings for its highly anticipated, world’s first modular smartphone LG G5, will open from May 21, 2016 to May 30, 2016. The flagship smartphone will be available for pre-booking at mobile stores, at LG brand shops and online exclusively at Flipkart. LG also announced that all the customers who pre-book the LG G5 will get the companion device, LG Cam Plus absolutely free along with the smartphone.
The G5 comes with a brand new design; a sleek, metal uni-body featuring a slide-out Battery tray and a Modular Type design that enhances the overall smartphone experience by providing true convergence whereby the smartphone transforms into being smartphone plus camcorder or smartphone plus Hi-Fi music amplifier etc.
Mr. Amit Gujral, Marketing Head – Mobiles, LG India said, “The wait for the most anticipated smartphone, in fact the first ever modular phone of 2016 to arrive in India is now over. Customers can now pre-book the LG G5 and we hope more and more people will take advantage of this opportunity. The G5 is our most innovative smartphone till date and consumers would surely be awestruck on the most innovative modular concept of LG G5. We are very excited to bring LG G5 to India.”
Anil Goteti, VP – Business, Flipkart said, “We are happy to partner with LG to host the pre-bookings of LG G5. Backed by new-age technology and unique add-ons, this new device will offer customers an enhanced user experience. We are confident that the G5 will be well received by the customers.”
Sunil Lalvani, Vice President and President of Qualcomm India, said, “Qualcomm Technologies is very pleased to work with LG on their latest flagship device, the LG G5, featuring the Snapdragon 820 processor with Qualcomm® TruSignal™ Multi-Antenna Boost technology, enabling a superior and reliable connected experience. LG and Qualcomm Technologies have worked together for many years with the shared goal of enabling new and exciting user experiences for consumers. We look forward to seeing the LG G5 launch in India.”
LG G5 Specifications
- 5.3″(2560×1440 pixels) QHD always-on display
- Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 64-bit processor with Adreno 530 GPU
- 4GB RAM, 32GB internal memory expandable memory upto 2TB with microSD Card
- Android 6.0.1 (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 is priced at ₹52,990/-. It seems to be a great phone with modular design concept is going to sell very well in India. Stay tuned to STJS Gadgets to know more about the LG G5 and from around the Tech World.