The LG G5, which was unveiled at the 2016 Mobile World Congress over two weeks ago, will be available in the Canadian stores on April 8, and this information was confirmed by the South Korean company itself, it’s not a rumor, which means that in a month, the fans will be able to purchase this flagship.
The G5 will be sold by the major Canadian carriers such as Bell, Telus and Rogers and smaller brands: Eastlink, MTS, SaskTel, Videotron and Wind Mobile, but the phone will be available also in Rogers’ Fido network and in third party retail shops such as Best Buy, Costco, The Source and Wireless Wave.
By ordering the phone from Rogers or Fido, the fans will get a free Cam Plus camera grip accessory, but the sellers haven’t announced the pricing for the flagship, but it is believed that the price without a contract will be around $700.
LG G5 Specs
The new model comes with a full metal body available in four variants of shades: Silver, Titan, Gold and Pink. The phone has a thickness of 7.7mm, it weights 159 grams and no longer has the physical buttons on the back, under the rear camera, as now, they’re placed on the sides. The LG G5 comes loaded with Android OS 6.0.1 Marshmallow, it’s powered by two variants of processors: Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo with an Adreno 530 GPU and 4GB of RAM (H850 variant) and Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 Quad-core Cortex-A72 & quad-core Cortex-A53 with an Adreno 510 GPU and 3GB of RAM (H850 variant).
Both variants offer 32GB of internal storage, expandable up to 200GB, and have a pair of rear cameras of 16 MP (f/1.8) + 8 MP (f/2.4) with OIS (3-axis), laser autofocus and LED flash, while the front camera is 8 MP (f/2.0). The new phone has a 5.3-inch IPS LCD screen supporting a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels (554 ppi) and the battery is still removable, but it has a capacity of only 2800 mAh.
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