LG G5 Modular Smartphone India Launch Set for June 1

LG India has started sending invites for a Gurgaon event on June 1 that will see the launch of its flagship smartphone, the LG G5. To recall, the LG G5 went up for pre-bookings in India via Flipkart and retail stores at Rs. 52,990 last week.
Pre-bookings remain open till Monday, and those who pre-book also get the LG Cam Plus module bundled for free with the LG G5.

LG G5 Modular Smartphone India Launch Set for June 1

The biggest highlight of the new LG G5 flagship is the modules or add-ons called the LG Friends, meant to signify the companion devices that can be attached to the G5. LG Cam Plus is a camera module that adds physical buttons for camera operations along with expanding the total battery capacity to 4000mAh.

The Hi-Fi Plus module, co-developed by Bang & Olufsen, is a portable Hi-Fi DAC which can be used as a standalone portable DAC or with the G5 to enable 32-bit audio playback. The South Korean company can also be expected to showcase the companion devices in India with the LG G5 including LG 360 VR, LG 360 CAM, LG Rolling Bot, LG Tone Platinum, H3 by B&O Play, LG Smart Controller, and LG Friends Manager.

As for the specifications, the LG G5 sports a 5.3-inch QHD display (1440×2560 pixels) featuring always-on display technology. The always-on display will allow users to check time, notifications and battery status among other pieces of information. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded using a microSD card.