LG Electronics unwraps first G5 modular smartphone

LG took the wraps off its Flagship Android smartphone LG G5 today at its Play Begins event in Barcelona. With the LG G5 the company has changed its design strategy and innovated on the phone with a modular slot to take on the Samsung Galaxy S7 that will be announced later today. Weighing 159 gram, It has a 5.3-inch IPS display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. In terms of specifications, it comes with Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB RAM, 32GB storage and a 2,800mAh battery. Other features include microSD slot for expansion, 4G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, USB Type-C and Fingerprint scanner.
LG has also improved upon the camera with a dual cameras setup - one standard 16MP sensor land a wide angle 8MP sensor. The cameras can be used together for improved results or individually depending on your requirements. Front camera is a 8MP shooter for Selfie enthusiasts. LG G5 comes out of box with Android 6.0 operating system with a revamped interface. LG has added an always on display for quick access to notifications without unlocking the phone. Another new feature called Friend manager lets you control the LG G5 accessories ecosystem from the phone remotely.
The phone has an all metal design but with a modular slot that can be used for add-on modules. LG announced two companion modules along with the phone - One is called Cam Plus and it adds a extension grip for camera with hardware shutter and control buttons along with extra battery. Other is called HiFi plus and it's a add-on audio player for improved sound output.

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