LG G5 now in the Philippines

The long wait for the LG G5 is finally over as the local arm of the South Korean tech giant formally debuts its current flagship smartphone in the Philippines.

LG G5 front photos

A successor to the highly-acclaimed LG G4, the LG G5 is a new innovative smartphone that has all the bells and whistles to make a big splash in the smartphone industry. It made its official debut back in February in front of hundreds of tech enthusiasts who attended this year’s Mobile World Congress.

LG G5 battery module

What really stands out with the LG G5 is its modular design which allows after-market accessories like the LG Cam Plus and LG Hi-Fi Plus to be directly attached to the smartphone and further expand its capabilities in the process.

LG G5 photos

In terms of its specs, the LG G5 is outfitted with components befitting of a flagship smartphone. It runs on a Snapdragon 820 processor with 4GB of RAM and Adreno 530 GPU that handles the graphics workload.

The display of the LG G5 is relatively smaller compared to its precursor, albeit has the same Quad-HD resolution that equates to higher pixel density of 534ppi and is protected by a sheet of Gorilla Glass 4.

LG G5 front

The LG G5 is now available for pre-order for Php34,990. Early adopters who will sign-up for pre-order will be rewarded with extra perks worth Php4,500 which include an LG CAM Plus, LG G5 Quick Cover, and an additional 1-year warranty on top of the handset’s default limited warranty coverage.

LG Cam Plus

LG G5 CAM Plus 

LG G5 specs:

OSAndroid 6.0 (Marshmallow)
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor
Display5.3-inch IPS display, 2560 x 1440, Corning Gorilla Glass 4
StorageExpandable 32GB on-board storage
Camera16-megapixel and 8-megapixel rear cameras + 8-megapixel front camera
Dimensions149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7 mm
OthersDual-band Wi-Fi AC, Bluetooth 4.2 LE with apt-X and A2DP, NFC, USB Type-C port, Fingerprint sensor, and Quick Charge 3.0
ColorSilver, Titan, Gold, Pink

LG Rolling Bot

Also launched was the LG 360 VR, LG 360 CAM and the LG Rolling Bot

LG 360 Cam and LG 360 VR

Thanks Bryan of TechnoBaboy for the photos



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