Top 7 things to know about the LG G5

Thanks to MWC, due to which we all got a preview of the various smartphones which will going to hit the market later this year. Other than Samsung, HTC, the smartphone giant LG also unveiled their much awaited flagship smartphone the new LG G5. The new G5 comes with a lot of improvements, and of which is the new metallic body, a fingerprint sensor, more powerful chipset, etc. The device has already gotten a lot of attention and many are claiming it to be the best smartphone to get launched in MWC, 2016. So, in this regard, we are going to share the top 7 things which you must know about the new LG G5.

Top 7 things to know about the LG G5

So, here are the top 7 things to know about the new upcoming LG G5-

1.Fingerprint Sensor

LG fans were really disappointed due to the lack of the fingerprint sensor in the G4, but LG have corrected their mistake and have fitted a fingerprint sensor in its new G5, the fingerprint sensor has been placed right below the rear camera embedded in the power button, which seems to be inspired from its predecessor V10.


Under the metallic body, the device packs a new Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor bundled with 4 GB of RAM and an Adreno 530, so whether is heavy gaming or multi-tasking the device will not disappoint you at all, and hopefully it will not exhibit any kind of heating issue.


When it comes to display, LG always impresses and the same can be said about the new G5, the device sports a 5.3 IPS LCD display, which comes with a resolution of (1440×2560 p), the display looks very bright even in bright day light, texts looks very crisp and sharp thanks to the 554 ppi, overall it is one of the best display you’ll find in a smartphone.

Top 7 things to know about the LG G5-Modules


LG has also done some improvements in the camera department as a result the new G5 features dual rear facing camera, which consist of a 16 MP and 8 MP sensor, the rear camera is also getting assisted by a LED flash, OIS, whereas the front features a 8 MP camera. The 8 MP camera at the rear helps you take wide angle pictures, while the 16 MP sensor lets you take narrower pcitures. LG is also giving in some modules for the G5, and one of them is the camera module which will give you more manual controls over the camera and it also increases the battery size by 1200 mAh giving you more backup.


LG has also improved it’s Optimus UI, and added more tweaks in it, one of which is the ‘Always turn on display’, which one being activated shows some predefined widgets in a particular part of the screen and it only less than 1 % of the battery per hour. Another good thing is that the UI doesn’t shutters any more like it did in its predecessor G4.

6.Removable battery

Despite of having a metallic body, you can remove the battery by removing the bottom panel which gets unlocked when you press a button placed at the bottom of left hand side, not only you can replace the battery, but you can also increase the battery life by trying out the different module which LG is offering.


Design wise also LG has really improved its new flagship device, the new G5 comes with all metallic body, and the first thing you’ll notice is that the volume rocker which has been moved from the rear to the left hand side, the metallic rim at the side comes new curved edges giving a very nice in hand feel, and at the back there is a dual rear facing camera, whereas the front gets a 8 MP camera.


Device name G5
Company LG
Released Date Exp April,2016
Sim Dual-sim
Sim-Type Nano
Weight 159 g
Dimension (5.88×2.91×0.30)inches
Colors available in Silver,Gold,Titan,Pink
Screen Size 5.3 inch
Display Type IPS LCD
Resolution 1440×2560 pixels
Pixel density ~ 554 ppi
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
O.S & Hardware
O.S Android v6.0.1(Marshmallow)
Custom UI Optimus UI 5.0
Processor 2.1 GHz Quad-core
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
GPU Adreno 530
Internal memory 32 GB
micro-SD slot Yes
Expandable memory up to 2 TB
Proximity Sensor Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Barometer Yes
Color spectrum Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Compass Yes
Primary Camera 16 MP + 8 MP
Resolution 5312×2988 pixels
Secondary Camera 8 MP
Video 4K recording at 1080p @30fps
Features LED flash,OIS, Auto-focus
face detection,Geo-taging
Wi-Fi Yes,Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot,DLNA,WiFi Direct
Bluetooth v 4.1,A2Dp,LE,apt-X
3G Yes
4G Yes
IR Yes
USB Type C 1.0
Audio Jack Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack
Loud Speaker Mono
Capacity 2800 mAh (Li-lon)
Removable Yes
Talk Time NA
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