The biggest highlight of the LG G5 is its modular ecosystem and accessories, called LG Friends. Pricing for these has yet to be revealed. Modules include the LG Cam Plus, a camera add-on that adds physical buttons for camera operations along with expanding the total battery capacity to 4000mAh.
The Hi-Fi Plus module, co-developed by LG and Bang & Olufsen, is a portable Hi-Fi DAC which can be used as a standalone portable DAC or with the G5 to enable 32-bit audio playback. Accessories expected to be unveiled include the LG 360 VR headset, LG 360 Cam camera, LG Rolling Bot, LG Tone Platinum, H3 by B&O Play, LG Smart Controller, and LG Friends Manager.
The dual-SIM Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow-based LG G5 sports a 5.30-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) display with a pixel density of 554ppi. It is powered by a 2.15GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC that’s coupled with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB of inbuilt storage, expandable via microSD card (up to 200GB).
The G5 sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with laser autofocus, and a 8-megapixel front camera. It is powered by a 2800mAh removable battery, measures 149.40×73.90×7.70mm and weighs 159 grams.