LG G5 pre-bookings start today in India; priced at Rs 52,990

LG’s first modular flagship smartphone, the LG G5 is now available for pre-booking in India. It will be available for pre-booking via retail stores, LG brand shops and Flipkart, starting today up till May 30. It is listed for Rs 52,990 on the e-commerce website. The company stated that customers who pre-book will also get the companion device, LG Cam Plus, free with the LG G5.

In terms of specifications, the device features a 5.3-inch QHD display along with a metal uni-body design which sports a slide-out battery tray. It is powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor paired with 4GB RAM. The smartphone includes an internal storage of 32GB which can be further expanded up to 2TB via microSD card.

Running Android 6.0 Marshmallow with its own UI on top, the LG G5 comes equipped with a 16MP rear camera and an 8MP front facing camera. Sensors included on the device are Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer and Gyroscope. It also features a fingerprint sensor.

Connectivity features include 4G LTE/VoLTE support, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth and NFC. The LG G5 is backed by a 2800mAh battery, which can be further expanded up to 4,000mAh, with the CAM Plus module.

Amit Gujral, Marketing Head – Mobiles at LG India said, “The wait for the most anticipated smartphone, in fact the first ever modular phone of 2016 to arrive in India is now over. Customers can now pre-book the LG G5 and we hope more and more people will take advantage of this opportunity.”