In the run up to the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 in Barcelona, LG has released a lot of smartphones in the last couple of days. We do know a lot about the upcoming flagship aka the LG G5, however, it is still under wraps and has not been officially unveiled yet. Today, famous leakster Evan Blass aka @evleaks has confirmed that he has seen the G5 and it comes with a secondary screen.
Finally saw the G5; secondary screen confirmed.
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) February 16, 2016
LG started the trend of incorporating a secondary display on a smartphone since the launch of V10. It has found its way on to a mid-range device as well i.e., the recently announced LG X screen from the new ‘X’ series. It is coming to the flagship LG G5 and the secondary display would certainly make it standout from the rest of the crowd along with providing lot of customizable options. Also, both the displays on the G5 will feature the ‘Always ON’ technology. The size and resolution of the secondary ticker display is unknown.
LG G5 Rumoured Specifications
The LG G5 is expected to feature a 5.3-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD display along with a secondary ticker display. It will be powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 64-bit processor along with Adreno 530 GPU. It will have 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage, that can be expanded via microSD card. The flagship smartphone will run on the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow with the latest LG UX on top of it.
Coming to the cameras, it will sport dual 16 megapixel rear cameras with dual-tone LED flash, 135-degree wide-angle lens, Laser Auto Focus and support for 4K video recording. It will come with a 8 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It will also incorporate a fingerprint sensor, likely situated at the back side.
The LG G5 will include 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1 LE with aptX and GPS as connectivity options. It will pack in a 2,800 mAh removable battery under the hood.
The LG G5 will be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona on February 21 at 14:00 CET (6:30 PM IST).