LG is all set to launch it Flagship phone, the LG G5 in India. The company has confirmed that it will unveil LG G5 at the launch event in Gurgaon on 1st June. LG G5 is a modular smartphone, which means it has interchangeable add-ons or modules that can be attached or detached from the phone. This premium looking metallic flagship phone is priced at Rs. 52,990 and is already available for pre-booking on Flipkart. If you will pre-book your LG G5, you will get a LG Cam Plus add-on worth Rs. 6,500, absolutely free.

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LG G5 Pros

  • 5.3 inch Quad HD display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor
  • Modular design with nice add-ons.
  • Corning gorilla glass 4.
  • 4 GB RAM
  • Storage expandable up to 200GB.
  • Dual rear cameras (16MP and 8MP)
  • Great 8MP front camera
  • Quick Fingerprint Scanner
  • Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support.
  • IR Blaster
  • Removable battery

LG G5 Cons

  • Hybrid SIM slot.
  • High Price.

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LG G5 Key Specifications

Key SpecsLG G5
Display5.3 inch IPS Quad HD Display
Screen ResolutionQuad HD
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Processor 2.1 GHz
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 820
Memory4 GB RAM
Inbuilt Storage 32 GB
Storage UpgradeYes up to 2TB
Primary Camera16MP and 8MP (dual)
Video recording2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Secondary Camera8MP
Battery 2800 mAh
NFCYes
4G readyYes
SIM card typeDual-SIM
Weight159 gms
Price Rs. 52,990

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Question- How is the Design and Build Quality? 

Answer- LG has finally said goodbye to the plastic design, the LG G5 comes with a premium looking sleek and slim metal alloy body with 3D arc glass on the top that gives it a smooth curve. The volume keys are moved to the side and the back sports dual rear cameras and a fingerprint scanner. The dimensions of the phone are 149.4×73.9×7.3 mm and it weighs just 159 grams. It is a modular phone with interchangeable add-ons like Cam Plus, Hi-fi plus, 360 Cam, 360 VR etc called LG G5 friends. Although, you will have to buy them separately.

Question- What comes in the box?

Answer – In the box, it contains Handset, Charger, Quick Start Guide, Stereo Ear Microphone and USB Data Cable. 

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Question- Does LG G5 Have Dual SIM Slots? 

Answer- Yes, it has dual SIM slots, one supports Micro-SIM and one supports Nano-SIM. But the Second SIM Slot accepts either a Nano SIM card or a microSD Memory Card. 

Question- Does the LG G5 Have microSD Expansion option?

Answer- Yes, it does offer microSD expansion.

Question- What is the Camera Specifications?

Answer- LG G5 has a unique camera hardware with dual rear camera setup for easy switching between the close up’s and wide angle shots. It has a 16 MP camera and a 135-degrees wide, 8 MP camera at the back. In the front it has a 8 MP shooter for good selfies.

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Question- Does the LG G5 Have Display Glass Protection?

Answer- Yes, LG G5 comes with Gorilla Glass 4 protection.

Question- How is the Display of LG G5?

Answer- LG G5 comes with a 5.3 inch Quad HD display. It has a pixel density of 554 ppi. 

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Question- Does the LG G5 Support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer- Yes, it supports adaptive brightness.

Question- Which OS Version, Type Runs on the phone?

Answer- It comes with the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. 

Question- Does it come with a Fingerprint sensor? How good or bad is it?

Answer- Yes, it comes with a fingerprint sensor. In our initial testing, we found it amazingly fast.

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Question- Is Fast Charging Supported in LG G5? 

Answer- Yes, it comes with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. 

Question- Can you move apps to SD card on the LG G5? 

Answer- No

Question- Does it have LED notification light?

Answer- Yes, the LG G5 comes with an LED notification light. 

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Question- Does it support USB OTG? 

Answer- No, it does not support USB OTG. 

Question- Which network bands or Operating Frequency does the LG G5 support? 

Answer- GSM – 850, 900, 1800, 1900; UMTS – 850, 900, 2100; 4G LTE (FDD) – B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B7, B8, B12, B17, B20, B28, LTE (TDD) – B38, B40, B39, B41. 

Question- Does the LG G5 offer theme options to choose from? 

Answer- Yes, it offers theme options. 

Question- How is the Call quality? 

Answer- The call quality was excellent. In one sentence it was of the highest quality. 

Question- Can we Play 4K Videos on the LG G5? 

Answer- The videos will be played in Quad HD resolution. 

Question- Does it support single handed UI? 

Answer- No, it doesn’t have an option to switch to one handed user interface. 

Question- What Color Variants are Available for LG G5? 

Answer– Gold, Silver and Titan variants are available for purchase. 

Question- Can we set the display colour temperature on LG G5? 

Answer- Yes, you can change display temperature. 

Question- Is there any in-built power saver in the LG G5?

Answer- Yes, it has a power saving mode to improve the battery efficiency. 

Question- What is the Weight of LG G5? 

Answer- It weighs 159 grams. 

Question- Does it support VoLTE?

 Answer- Yes, it supports VoLTE. 

Question- Does It Support Tap Wake up Commands? 

Answer- Yes, it does support tap to wake up and sleep command. 

Question- What are the Benchmark scores for LG G5?

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Benchmark AppBenchmark Scores
AnTuTu (64-bit)126946
Quadrant Standard 28082
Nenamark 260.6 fps
Geekbench3Single-Core- 2298
Multi-Core- 4037
 

Question- How Much RAM is Available on the first Boot? 

Answer- 2.2GB of RAM out of 4GB was free. 

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Question – How Much Free Internal Storage is Available to User? 

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Question – How was the gaming performance? 

Answer- Gaming performance was smooth as butter. Nova 3 was running at full resolution without any issue. 

Question- Does LG G5 Have Heating Issues? 

Answer- We did not experience any heating issues in our time with the phone. 

Question- Can the LG G5 be connected to a Bluetooth Headset? 

Answer- Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth headset. 

Question- Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing Supported? 

Answer- Yes, you can create hotspot to share internet from this device.

Conclusion

LG G5 is a Premium looking Flagship phone. The phone has a sleek metallic alloy body and an easily replaceable sliding battery. It has a 5.3 inch Quad HD Display with Corning Gorilla glass 4 protection. The modular design is packed with Snapdragon 820 coupled with 4GB RAM. Adding to that there is a dual rear camera, 8MP front camera, amazing fingerprint sensor, 200 GB expandable storage, quick charge support and many more to make it worth the price. If you are planning to buy a high end flagship phone, then you definitely can’t ignore the LG G5.