LG G5 Initial Impressions: Features, specs and price details

LG has launched the much-awaited LG G5 with a 5.3-inch QHD display in India at Rs. 52,990 exclusively via Flipkart. Dubbed under “The Modular Phone – More than a Phone” tagline, the LG G5 is manufactured using premium metal alloy material in a sleek and lightweight design. The modular battery design enables you to replace the battery easily without having to pull open the rear panel.


LG G5 features a 5.3-inch IPS In-cell Quad HD Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protected display (2560×1440, 554 PPI) with support for the always-on technology. Moreover, the 800 nits brightness display provides you excellent visibility in any environment – be it dark, very dark, and in the bright sunlight.


Powered by a Snapdragon 820 processor, the LG G5 is equipped with Adreno 530 graphics along with 4GB RAM. Th device can perform multitasking easily by running several apps in the background at the same time when you are playing a game.


Say goodbye to smartphones with 8GB or 16GB internal storage. With LG G5, you have 32GB of massive storage space, which is sufficient for storing plenty of images and videos. Not enough? The smartphone is equipped with a microSD card slot capable of accommodating up to 2TB of additional storage.


While the rear camera comes with a 16-megapixel 135-degree wide angle lens coupled with f/1.8 aperture, OIS 2, ultra HD, manual/HDR mode in addition to the auto-shot feature, the front-facing snapper is equipped with an 8MP sensor.


The LG G5 ships with a 2800mAh battery capable of delivering a talk time of 19 hours. Moreover, you can easily remove the battery by sliding out and replacing it with another. The main attraction of LG G5 is that you will be able to charge the device quickly because of fast charging technology via USB Type-C port.


If you want to work with a smartphone with latest Android platform, you should consider LG G5 since the device is loaded with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. You will be able to experience all the core features of Android M like Google Now on Tap, doze mode, and others.

Optional Accessories

LG G5 is compatible with LG 360 Degree CAM, LG 360 VR, and LG CAM Plus. The 360-degree CAM enables you to capture 360-degree images and videos via the 13MP camera. It is possible to record and share via the LG Friends app. With the VR headset, you will be able to view stunning videos when paired with the G5 smartphone. Meanwhile, the CAM Plus enables you to slide it on the back of your device and shoot videos.


Priced at Rs. 52,990, the LG G5 is exclusively available via Flipkart bundled with a free battery and charging cradle worth Rs. 3,499. Moreover, you will be eligible to exchange an old working smartphone for up to Rs. 15,000 including no cost EMI on Bajaj Finserv.