Modular smartphone LG G5 to be launched in India on 1st of June

LG G5, a modular smartphone which was unveiled in February this year during the MWC 2016 is all set to make its way in India.  LG will be launching the G5 in India on June 1.


LG India has started sending out invites to the media. The launch event which is scheduled on 1st of June will commence at 11.30 am. The G5 was initially expected to launch on May 23 in India but somehow it’s now launching in June.


The LG G5 also went for pre-booking on Flipkart for ₹52,990 recently. The Gold, Silver and Titan colored variants of the LG G5 are currently available for pre-booking on Flipkart. If you want to buy one, you can pre-book any of them till May 30, 2016. Those who pre-book the G5 till May 30 will also get LG Cam Plus for free.

LG G5 Specifications:

  • Display: 5.3-inch Quad HD IPS Quantum Display (2560 x 1440 pixels resolution, 554 ppi)
  • Software: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
  • GPU: Adreno 530
  • Memory: 4GB LPDDR4 RAM
  • Storage: 32GB UFS ROM, Expandable up to 2 TB using MicroSD
  • Main Camera: Dual Camera: 16 MP main and 8 MP wide-angle
  • Front Camera: 8 MP
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a,b,g,n,ac, USB Type-C, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2
  • Network: Single SIM, supports 4G LTE network, Nano SIM Slot
  • Battery: 2800 mAh (removable)
  • Others: LG Cam Plus & LG Hi-Fi Plus with B&O Play, Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.0, Low Power Location Estimation (LPLE) Technology, aptX™ HD: 24-bit Hi-Fi Wireless Audio
  • Dimensions: 149.4 m x 73.9 mm x 7.7 mm
  • Weight: 159 grams
  • Color Variant: Silver, Titan, Gold

LG might also launch the LG 360 Cam, 360 VR, Cam Plus and the Charging Cradle modules along with the G5 on June 1. The HTC 10 has been launched in India today with a price tag of ₹52,990. With the price of HTC 10 and LG G5 being the same, which one would you choose to buy? Tell us in the comments below.