LG G5 launch date and prices for South Africa

The LG G5 will be available in South Africa from 15 April 2016 at a recommended retail price of R13,999.

The company revealed the LG G5 ahead of Mobile World Congress during February.

Featuring an all-metal body with a slide-out battery and modular design, LG also announced a number of accessories for the new device.

These include a camera grip with extended battery (1,200mAh), a virtual reality headset, and a 360-degree camera.

The specifications of the LG G5 are summarised in the table below.

Specifications LG G5
Dimensions 149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7~8.6mm
Weight 159g
Operating system Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Display 5.3″ IPS QHD (1,440 × 2,560)
Rear camera 16MP (8MP wide)
Front camera 8MP
Storage, internal 32GB
Storage, expandable microSD
RAM 4GB
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
Battery 2,800mAh (removable)
Cellular data LTE, HSPA+

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