Tuesday , December 11 2018

LG G5 – The Modular Smartphone launched in India @ Rs. 52,990

LG announced the LG G5 for the Indian market last week, and pre-registrations for the flagship smartphone had started on Flipkart. Today, the smartphone has gone on sale on the e-commerce site along with a bunch of launch day offers. The LG G5 is priced at Rs 52,990 competing with the HTC 10, Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Apple iPhone 6s.

The LG G5 is listed on Flipkart with a price tag of Rs 52,990. There is also an exchange bonus of up to Rs 15,000, which brings the price down to Rs 37,989. Buyers are also entitled to get a free battery and charging cradle worth Rs 3,499, and can also opt for no cost EMI from Bajaj Finserv. Those who pre-booked the LG G5 are also entitled to a free LG Cam Plus companion device, priced Rs 6,000. The LG G5 is available in three colors — gold, silver and titan.


The LG G5 also features a unique modular design. There’s an expansion slot that that allows users to swap in modules such as batteries, camera module, Hi-Fi audio chip, smart controller and much more, which differentiates the smartphone from its rivals. Called LG Friends, these swappable modules bring in or improve existing features on the smartphone. As far as the Modular design is concerned, LG launched a couple of swappable modules for LG G5.

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1.  CAM Plus

lg g5 cam plusThis module can be attached to the battery. It is a separate camera module which offers a shutter, record, zoom and power button along with a comfortable grip. It also offers advanced controls such as exposure lock, auto-focus and others. Apart from this, it also includes a 1,200mAh battery to allow for longer shooting times.

2.  Hi-Fi Plus

This is a Hi-Fi DAC audio player and is perfect for users who want to enjoy top-notch audio on their smartphone. It can also play high-definition audio files encoded in 32-bit at 384KHz.

3.  360 VR

This VR goggle that users to connect the G5 using a dedicated cable. It is designed to simulate the same experience as viewing a 130-inch TV from 2 meters away. Thanks to its foldable design, users can easily carry it anytime and anywhere they want. Weighing just 118g, it delivers a great pixel density of 693ppi. It is compatible with 360-degree videos, Google Carboard apps and images captured from LG 360 CAM.

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4.  LG 360 CAM

There’s also an LG 360 CAM which features two cameras of 13-megapixel resolution and wide angle view of 200-degrees. It comes with 4GB of internal storage with microSD card slot and 1,200mAh battery. It can also record 2K video and 5.1 surround channel recording with three microphones on board. Built in partnership with Google, users can upload photos taken from the 360 CAM directly to Google Street View and YouTube360.

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Specification of LG G5 are as follows:

Display5.3 inches ,QHD (1440 x 2560) pixels resolution at 554 ppi. with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4 protection
CameraRear – 16 MP (f/1.8) + 8 MP (f/2.4), laser autofocus, OIS, LED flash, Video – 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, stereo sound rec, Front- 8 MP, 1080p@30fps
ProcessorQualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
GPUAdreno 530
Storage32 GB and expandable via microSD upto 200GB
Dimensions149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7 mm, Weight – 159 g
BatteryRemovable Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery
Special Features4G,Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, color spectrum, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2, USB v3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, Fast battery charging: 83% in 30 min (Quick Charge 3.0), Modular design, camera module, Hi-Fi audio chip, smart controller
DesignFull Uni-body Metal Design
OSAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow with LG Optimus UX 5.0 UI
ColorsSilver, Titan, Gold, Pink


About Shobhit Aggarwal

Shobhit Aggarwal
Shobhit Aggarwal is the founder of Gadgets Parade. He is a tech geek from over a decade. He is very passionate to know more about new improvements in the tech world and tries to adapt it as much as possible. His first goal is to suggest his viewers with the best technology which the money can buy and also which can ease their life. Second, he wants everyone to get updated with the technological news as the world is adopting technology so fast, in almost every field. His suggestions and reviews are based on his understand and experience, they are totally unbiased.

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