LG G5 Review: Everything to know about the smartphone

LG G Series has contributed a vast in the Smartphone Market. LG G Series has been made to provide users the best experience. The Smartphone was launched way back in February at the  Mobile World Congress. With the Announcement of the smartphone, it has created a buzz in the market. The Firm has made the  smartphone by putting great effort by providing the latest High-End Technologies.


Here I am providing you LG G5 review after using it for the last 30 days. I am very much overwhelmed by the  performance of the device and find it worth at this price. One wants to buy the high-end smartphone to capture great moments with their family and friends or one wants to the device as he travels a lot. The Usage of gadgets matters from one person to other.

I know I am too late to review the smartphone but some people are still wondering whether to buy the device or not. Here I will provide you all the relevant details of the device which will help you to think whether the device suits your needs or not!

LG G5: Appearance and Body

LG G5 looks very stylish when we hold in hand, it is perfectly curved at the edges and given a better feel. The smartphone is built by integrating metal and Plastic together. Although the size of the device is 5.3 inch, the device is still bulky.

Front Side Appearance:



Things that I Like:
  • Bezels on the device
  • The last thing is the color of the display which is similar to the color of the device, gives a premium look to the device.
Things that I don’t Like
  • The device doesn’t have any buttons at the bottom. As many people want the buttons, as they make the navigation better.
  • It is a Modular Phone which allows you to pop out the battery by pressing the button at the downside. Due to this feature, one has to turn off the phone to insert the battery.

Backside Appearance:



They are many rumors by people that the backside of the device is not metal. Also, there is a video which claims that it’s not metal at all. But LG Confirmed that “It is a special Aluminium Body” and when we scratch the back with a sharp object the primer gets removed.

LG G5: Top, Bottom and Side Appearance

In the device, top side has a 3.5mm headphone jack, bottom side has a USB Type-C charging port, Left side has an Unlock Button at the bottom and Volume button on top and lastly on the right-hand side, there is a Dual-Sim slot.

LG G5 Display

LG G5 has a 5.3-inch wide display with QHD screen. The device sports 1440×2560 pixel resolution. Also it a special feature called “Always on Display” which provides users details about notification, time and battery status. Due to this feature, it helps to increase the productivity..

Processing and OS of Device

The smartphone is powered by 2.15 GHz of Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Processor and Dual Core 1.2GHz of Processor. The device allows you to perform multiple tasks without any lag. Also, it runs on Adreno 530 GPU which gives a powerful performance. The device sports Android Marshmallow out of the box. The smartphone is started receiving Nougat Update since the last two days.

RAM and Storage

The device features a 4GB of RAM with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Processor. Due to this combination, lots of tasks can be performed easily.

Also, it offers 32GB of internal Storage which can be further expanded to 2TB via MicroSD card. Apart from that, when you sign up with your Google account for the first time, it offers 100GB of Drive storage. Due to this, you will be able to store more things.


LG G5 offers one of the magnificent cameras. It offers 16MP of a Primary camera and 8MP of Front Facing Camera. Apart from that, the camera has a ton of features like Optical Image Stabilization, Laser AutoFocus, Touch Focus, LED Touch, LED Flash, Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR , Panorama and various other interesting features.

I am very much impressed by the images. I have taken a ton of images by the device. Withe the help of wide angle mode, I was able to cover  a wide area in the images. Also, the images were looking crystal clear. But when I zoomed images, Pixels were appearing. While I took images in Normal mode too, which looked quite good then other devices in the  range.

Battery and other details

The Smartphone is backed by 2800mAh of Battery. With this battery, the device worked for 4 hrs as I was parallelly doing things like playing games, updating apps and capturing Images. Also it offers Quick Charge, by which you will be able to charge device upto 83% in just 30mins. Also, it offers Non-Removable Battery which is not seen in various High-End Devices.


The device supports USB Type-C charging and is available in three color variants mainly Pink, Titan and Gold.

Modular Options

The Device has two modular options. Users called modular as the “Friends of LG”. One is LG Hi-Fi Plus which is an audio enhancing module, which offers users a quality audio performance. The second`one is LG Cam Plus, which offers users DSLR like Grip which allows taking better photos and a physical shutter button. Apart from this, it adds 1200mAh of Battery Life.


If you are living in India, you can buy the device from Amazon India or Flipkart. But if you are living US, you can buy from Amazon US. If you want to compare prices on different online stores, then you can compare on MySmartPrice.

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