expected, LG has today officially unveiled the latest in its high-end G series
of smartphones, the LG G5.
Notably, LG did not detail the pricing and
availability of the smartphone at the event.
G5 has a "fluid metal" body and beveled glass on the front. The LG G5 sports a 5.3-inch QHD display (1440x2560 pixels)
featuring always-on display technology. The always-on display will allow users
to check time, notifications and battery status among other pieces of
information even when the device is asleep.
It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon
820 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM
and 32GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded using a microSD card.
The LG G5 has a 16-megapixel and 8-megapixel
rear camera. On the front side, there's an 8-megapixel camera. Other features
of the LG G5 include a 2800mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0.
On the connectivity front, the LG G5 comes with
a 4G LTE, USB Type-C port compatible with USB 3.0 standard, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2,
and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac. On the software front, the LG G5 runs Android 6.0
Marshmallow. The handset comes in Silver, Gold, Pink, and Titan colour options.