LG Launches G5 Handset With Snapdragon 820
LG G5 is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 processor with 4GB LPDDR4 RAM, offers 32GB UFS ROM with support for microSD card of up to 2TB and sports a 5.3-inch Quad HD IPS Quantum display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels and density of 554ppi.
Ahead of MWC 2016, LG today unveiled its new flagship G5 smartphone at its special event in Barcelona. The new G5 sports a aluminum uni-body modular design featuring a slide-out battery. The company also introduced its range of supported devices under the brand of LG Friends which includes the 360 CAM, smart controller for drone, VR headset and Rolling Bot.
The LG G5 is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 processor with 4GB LPDDR4 RAM and 32GB UFS ROM with support for microSD cards of up to 2TB. LG’s new flagship smartphone offers a 5.3-inch Quad HD IPS Quantum display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels and density of 554ppi.
The G5 features dual cameras — standard 16MP and wide angle 8MP — at the back along with an 8MP front camera. It is powered by a 2,800mAh slide-out battery.
It runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system and supports 4G connectivity. Weighing 159 gram, the device will be available in four colours — Silver, Titan, Pink and Gold.
Recently LG announced its mid-range X series featuring two smartphones-X Cam and X Screen. X Cam is LG’s first photography-focused smartphone. The smartphone boasts of dual-rear cameras, one 13MP and other 5MP. As for the selfies and videoconferencing, X Cam sports an 8MP snapper.
The X Screen boasts of dual-display. The handset has a 4.93-inch primary display and a secondary ‘Always-on’ screen measuring 1.76-inch, similar to the one in LG’s V10. The second screen can be used to access frequently-used apps, answer calls without interrupting the current activity, check time, date, battery status and other notifications without turning on smartphone.
Both the X series phones run Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box.