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LG G5 modular smartphone launched in India at Rs. 52,999 along with free battery cradle

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LG finally made its G5 modular smartphone official in India, at Rs. 52,990. It will go on pre-ordering exclusively via Flipkart. LG has also launched additional (LG Friends) attachments – LG 360 CAM, 360 VR, and LG CAM Plus.


The device will be up for sale in Silver, Titan and Gold color options. It will also purchasable through retail stores. As a limited period inaugural offer, the LG G5 comes with a Battery and Charging Cradle worth Rs. 3499. The LG 360 CAM is priced at Rs. 21,490, while the LG 360 VR will retail at Rs. 21,990.

The LG G5 comes packed in a fluid metal body and a 5.3-inch QHD Quantum “always on” display, which offers a pixel density of 554 ppl that in-turn makes it a bit smaller than the G4’s 5.5-inch display panel. The smartphone is powered by a Snapdragon 820 chipset with 64-bit Kryo cores paired with 4GB of RAM. It comes with 32GB internal storage, which is expandable up to 2TB via microSD card. It runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow and supports connectivity options such as 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual-band), GPS, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2, Fingerprint sensor, and USB Type-C connector. The device measures 149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7~8.6mm; and weighs 159 grams. The “removable” battery that backs the device is of 2800mAh in capacity. Thankfully, the battery is supported by Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 technology.

Now, coming to the photography department, the LG G5 comes with substantial improvements over its predecessor. It sports a features a dual primary camera. One camera comes with 75-degree Field of View (FoV) and a 16-megapixel sensor while the second camera comes with a wider 135-degree FoV and an 8-megapixel sensor. Interestingly, users will also be able to merge the images from both the main cameras and can also add a variety of effects to them with real-time preview. The device, obviously, comes with a selfie camera, which is of 8-megapixel.

Talking about LG G5 Friends, the CAM Plus is a camera that is attached through battery slot for a comfortable grip and convenient control of a DSLR. Offers Autofocus, exposure lock, and provides physical buttons for power, shutter, record, and zoom. Packs additional battery capacity of 1,200mAh. While the LG 360 Cam is a compact 360-degree angle camera equipped with two 13MP 200-degree wide angle cameras, 1,200mAh battery and 4GB internal memory, which can be supplemented by a microSD card. Provides 2K video and 5.1 surround channel recording on three microphones.

The LG 360 VR is a VR goggle that can be connected with the G5 via a dedicated cable and works exclusively with the G5 to simulate a 130-inch TV viewed from two meters away. It has a stylish design that is foldable so that users can easily carry and watch VR content anytime, anywhere.

Zara Ali

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