Mobile World Congress (MWC) is going on, and many brands launched their devices including a flagship device from LG. LG also announced its smartphone LG G5 with Modules. Most impressive thing for LG G5 is its unique modular design, and detachable Modules lets users to add accessories to their phone like Cam Plus, which convert your phone into a digital camera and enhance your photographic experience. Also, the module adds 1200 mAh extra battery to the phone. The users also enhance their audio experience with Hi-Fi Plus with B&O Play module on the LG G5. LG calls all the modules its ‘Friends‘.

LG G5 with Friends

At the launch, Juno Cho, President, and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company said, “The new LG G5 will encourage owners to rediscover the true joy of a mobile life. The G5 and LG Friends are the result of many experts inside LG asking themselves if it was still possible to be innovative and unique in the smartphone space. I think once customers spend a little time with the LG G5, their answer will be a resounding yes.”

LG G5 comes with a whole new design with its complete metal unibody which looks more premium than its predecessor G4. The LG G5 with modules sports a 5.3-inch QHD IPS display with 1440×2560 pixels resolution and a pixel density of 554ppi. LG G5 powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with 4GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage (expandable up to 2TB). The phone has powerful Adreno 530 GPU for graphics and gaming performance.

LG G5 with Modules

LG G5 has a dual back camera, 16MP Rear camera with an aperture of F1.8 with dual led flash and secondary rear camera of 8MP with aperture F2.4 for wide angle (135 degrees) photos. On the front, it has 8MP camera. Also, the phone is running on Marshmallow Android 6.0 and comes with a 2800 mAh removable battery with USB Type-C and fast charging option. LG also unveiled the LG 360 Cam, LG Rolling Bot, LG 360 VR and LG Smart Controller.

LG 360 Cam – LG 360 Cam is a 360-degree angle camera equipped with two 13MP back to back which records 200-degree wide-angle image and instantly uploads the images and videos to Google Street View and YouTube360.

LG G5 with 360 Cam

Rolling Bot – Rolling Bot is a small drone that will be controlled by your smartphone. It is used for the fun purpose or home monitoring it comes with an integrated 8MP camera, speakers, microphone, and with a laser pointer.

LG 360 VR – LG also announced the LG 360 VR, Which will be connected to your smartphone via USB cable. You can use this virtual reality headset with the LG G5 only. LG 360 VR is compatible with YouTube 360 and any Google Cardboard apps.

LG G5 360 VR

LG Smart Controller – LG smart controller is used to control rolling bot or drones.

Full Specifications of LG G5 with Modules –

Specs LG G5
Display 5.3 inches IPS
Screen Resolution QHD (2,560×1,440), 554 PPI
Operating System LG Optimus UX 5.0 UI (based on Android 6.0)
SIM Optional Dual SIM
CPU Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
GPU Adreno 530
Memory 4 GB RAM
Inbuilt Storage 32 (Expandable up to 2TB)
Primary Camera 16MP with F1.7 Aperture + 8MP with F2.4
Video recording 2160p@30fps
Secondary Camera 8MP
Battery Removable 2800 mAh battery
Sensors Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, color spectrum

So this the complete details of LG G5 with Modules launch at MWC 16 including specifications of LG G5, LG G5 modules and other releases from LG. Also, check Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Launch.


Sumit is a Tech and Gadget freak and loves writing about Android and iOS, his favourite past time is playing video games.

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