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LG G5 Arrives In PH With Php 34,990 Price Tag

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The first fully modular smartphone arrives in the PH

If you’ve been unimpressed with the non-modularity of flagship smartphones that’s being offered for sale here in the Philippines, you’re in luck – LG has finally brought over their modular flagship, the G5 over to our shores today.

LG G5 specs

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 5.3-inch QHD IPS Quantum dot display
  • 32GB of expandable storage
  • 16-megapixel rear camera, 75 degree FOV, 1/2.5? sensor size, laser AF, OIS/8-megapixel rear camera, 85 degree FOV,
  • 8-megapixel front camera
  • Optional Dual SIM
  • 3G, LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, USB Type-C, NFC
  • 2800mAh battery
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow

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If you need a refresher, the G5 is one of the few fully modular smartphones in the world that’s currently being offered for sale. The new device sports a full metal body, a 5.3-inch QHD display and a speedy Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, along with 4GB of RAM.

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The phone has a removable bottom that allows users to plug in accessories or “friends” into the device. Stuff like a camera grip that gives users physical camera controls, high-end audio via Bang and Olufsen and even simple stuff like a spare battery.

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The G5 also features a twin camera setup on the rear – one 16-megapixel rear camera with a 75 degree FOV and a secondary 8-megapixel rear camera with a 85 degree FOV.

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LG’s pricing the G5 at Php 34,990 when it hits stores. No word on the availability of the other modules or the G5’s friends as of yet.

John Nieves

John is a veteran technology and gadget journalist with more than 10 years of experience both in print and online. When not writing about technology, he frequently gets lost in the boonies playing soldier.

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One Comment

  1. Waiting for B&O DAC Module pricing before deciding. Damn! This phone was the only one in the market who really pushed the boundary(together with FiiO X7). Others are just more of the same.

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