NEW DELHI: South Korean smartphone maker LG has launched its latest flagship smartphone G5 in India. Priced at Rs 52,990, the smartphone is exclusively available on Flipkart. The main highlights of the smartphone is it’s the modular body. The modules are called as LG Friends, as they are the companion of the smartphone and can be attached to it.
Unveiled at Mobile World Congress in February, LG G5 sports aluminum unibody modular design featuring a slide-out battery. The battery of the smartphone can be popped out to attach the LG Cam Plus module to it. It comes with an additional 1,200mAh battery which adds to the G5′s standard 2,800 mAh battery.
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The module, according to the company, offers better grip and stability while taking pictures. There is also a switch to launch the camera along with a digital-zoom dial, shutter-release button and video recording button.
The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor coupled with 4GB LPDDR4 RAM and 32GB UFS ROM with support for microSD cards of up to 2TB in size. The modular smartphone has a 5.3-inch Quad HD IPS Quantum display with a resolution of 1440×2560 pixel.
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The G5 features dual rear cameras — a standard 16MP and a wide angle 8MP, along with an 8MP front camera. The phone is backed by a 2,800mAh battery and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box. The 4G-enabled smartphone weighs 159 gram and will be available in four colours – Silver, Titan, Pink and Gold.