LG G5 Smartphone Specifications and Release Date

LG’s next flagship smartphone, the LG G5, will reportedly feature some slight design changes, full metal body, Snapdragon 820 SoC, Ticker display and more. In this article, we will have a look at some of the leaked.

LG is passing a successful journey with their high-end smartphones LG G4, but already rumors about LG G5 release date, specs and price has spread out. We are in the last part of this year, so now its the time to look forward on next LG smartphones. LG has always produced a better quality smartphones with innovative features and design. The previous LG G4 has earned good sale but there was a concern over its design. Despite the LG G4 got premium leather finish, but it looks very cheap and simple looks. So LG needs to rethink about the design and a all metal glass finish could be the answer. However, we are talking about upcoming LG’s flagship smartphones, so here we will update all information and rumors about LG G5.

LG G5 Smartphone

LG G5 Smartphone


The LG G4 had leather curved design that looked simplistic and not so premium, as a result it didn’t attract to the users by its design. So LG could bring the all metal and glass unibody that we seen on Samsung Galaxy S6. According to the Korean report, LG G5 could come with full metal unibody design. We also heard that, LG G5 will come with a rounded metal edge on the back and a sharp glass finish on the front.


We have seen LG G4 with a 5.5 ” qHD display, so LG G5 could be more bigger with more resolution. All rumors are suggested that, LG G5 could comes with a 5.8″ or 6″ Sapphire display with 4K resolution and 545 ppi. Nevertheless, LG G5 could come with minimum QHD resolution screen.

Mobile Network and Internet

LG G5 is 4G smartphone. You will get Dual SIM (Nano SIM + Nano SIM), Dual Standby in this android phone. Available mobile network bands in this phone are GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz for 2G, WCDMA 850/900/1900/2100 MHz for 3G and LTE 4G LTE network. The internet speed of this phone is up to 42.2 Mbps download speed in 3G and 300 Mbps download speed in 4G LTE network. Upload speed is 5.76 Mbps and 50 Mbps respectively.


LG offers 20 MP rear and 8 MP front facing camera. The camera features are Autofocus, 1/2″ sensor size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR, OIS etc.

Processor, Storage, and RAM

Things get a little more firm when you talk about the G5’s specs. It’s widely rumored to include a 8-core Snapdragon 820 processor, which is set to be a beast of a SoC with a 14nm process and a 2.2-3GHz speed. It also offers support for native 4K displays at 60fps with 120 Hz, which lends credence to the G5’s display rumors.

Storage and Connectivity

Storage capacity of this phone is 64 GB. It has microSD card slot for further storage expansion (up to 200GB). For connectivity and sharing, the phone has Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot,Infrared and microUSB port. It has A-GPS with GLONASS receiver for location positioning.

LG G5 Release Date & Price

LG G5 was expected sometime around April, 2016 but as mentioned above, a new leak suggests that LG could unveil this phone as early as February, 2016. If that’s supposed to be true, then there sure will be a great competition between LG G5 and Samsung’s Galaxy S7. LG G5 will cost over $600. We don’t have any prominent amount of information regarding the phone’s price so far.

LG G5 Full Specifications:

  • Touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
  • Display Size, Type 5.6″, IPS, 786 PPI (pixel density), Multi-touch
  • Resolution, Colors 3840 x 2160 pixels, 16 M
  • SIM Type Dual SIM
  • Processor & Chipset Octa core 2.9 GHz & Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 SoC
  • GPU Adreno 430 GPU
  • RAM 4 GB RAM
  • Internal Memory 32 / 64 / 128 GB
  • External Memory Expandable upto 128 GB (MicroSD)
  • Battery Li-Ion 4100 mAh
  • Colors Black, White

Author: Product Manager

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