LG Electronics India Limited (LG) has officially announced the pre bookings for its highly anticipated, world’s first modular smartphone LG G5, which will be open from May 21, 2016. The flagship smartphone will be available for pre-booking at mobile stores, at LG brand shops and online exclusively at Flipkart. Customers can pre-booktheir LG G5 from May 21, 2016 to May 30, 2016. Pre-booking orders also include a promotional offer of a free LG Cam Plus along with the phone.
The G5 comes with a brand new design; a sleek, metal unibody featuring a slide-out Battery tray and a Modular Type design that enhances the overall smartphone experience by providing true convergence whereby the smartphone transforms into being smartphone plus camcorder or smartphone plus Hi-Fi music amplifier etc.
The LG G5 is equipped with the powerful yet energy-efficient Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, which offers advanced features such as 64-bit performance, Qualcomm Adreno 530 graphics and lower-power Qualcomm Hexagon DSP as well as Qualcomm Spectra 14-bit dual image signal processors (ISPs) designed to deliver high resolution DSLR-quality images and additional power savings. The Snapdragon 820 processor also has an integrated X12 LTE modem that supports Category 12 download speeds of up to 600 Mbps and LTE Category 13 uplink speeds of up to 150 Mbps.
Amit Gujral, Marketing Head – Mobiles, 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. The G5 is our most innovative smartphone till date and consumers would surely be awestruck on the most innovative modular concept of LG G5. We are very excited to bring LG G5 to India.”
Anil Goteti, VP - Business, Flipkart said, “We are happy to partner with LG to host the pre-bookings of LG G5. Backed by new-age technology and unique add-ons, this new device will offer customers an enhanced user experience. We are confident that the G5 will be well received by the customers.”
Sunil Lalvani, Vice President and President of Qualcomm India, said, “Qualcomm Technologies is very pleased to work with LG on their latest flagship device, the LG G5, featuring the Snapdragon 820 processor with Qualcomm TruSignal Multi-Antenna Boost technology, enabling a superior and reliable connected experience. LG and Qualcomm
Technologies have worked together for many years with the shared goal of enabling new and exciting user experiences for consumers. We look forward to seeing the LG G5 launch in India.”