LG G5 recap: Everything you need to know!

by Jerry

The LG conference is now over, find all the important information about the LG G5 below

  • The LG G5 is official with a unique modular design
  • The LG G5 reinvents the place of the smartphone in our daily lives
  • The LG G5 features a dual photo sensor for a revolutionary experience
  • The LG G5 is the first truly modular smartphone with incredible modules
  • The LG G5 vs. the LG G4: should we fall for the new model?
  • The LG G5: presentation of its virtual reality headset, camera and spherical robot
  • The LG G5: discover our hands-on in pictures and video
  • Here's what the LG G5's dual wide-angle photo sensor is capable of

Sunday, February 21 at 2:33 p.m.

The LG Rolling Bot is official. It's a multifunction connected object that integrates a camera and lets you monitor what's going on in your home and monitor your pets when you're not there.

2:30 p.m.

The LG G5 will incorporate Qualcomm's latest mobile processor, the Snapdragon 820, like most of its competitors. Made up of four cores, this new chip brings more power, better energy management and many features to smartphones that are equipped with it. Its 12-class 4G LTE modem offers a connection that is 3 times faster. According to Qualcomm, it would bring the photo quality of a SLR and game performance comparable to that of a console.

2:27 p.m.

LG is now introducing its virtual reality headset. LG VR. Smaller than competing headsets, it's barely taller than a pair of glasses and connects to the LG G5 via its USB Type C port.

2:21 p.m.

The LG 360 Cam is a camera not quite like the others, which will capture 360-degree images It sports the shape of a remote control and incorporates photo sensors, front and rear. It will be compatible with Google Street View, YouTube which now supports 360-degree videos and, eventually, it will also be compatible with Facebook.

2:18 p.m.

The LG Cam Plus is one of the modules for the magic slot. It provides additional features to the camera. There is also the LG Hi-Fi Plus, a DAC designed in partnership with Bang-Olufsen that will improve the sound quality of the phone and make it a true multimedia player, intended for audiophiles. He will be accompanied by his pair of in-ear headphones.

2:15 p.m.

The USB Type C is well of the part and the microSD slot always present.

2:12 p.m.

The G5's camera consists of two 16-megapixel (78-degree) and 8-megapixel (135-degree) sensors. It offers viewing angles 1.7 times deeper than competing smartphones and 15 times deeper than the human eye. Perfect for photographing landscapes. The camera offers many effects. On the front, there is an 8-megapixel camera for selfies.

2:10 p.m.

The "Always on display" feature allows you to watch your notifications without turning on the screen. A way to stay connected forever. An option that consumes only 0.8% of the battery per hour.

2:08 p.m.

Juno leaves the floor to Frank Lee, LG's marketing director. The LG G5 introduces a new design that combines aesthetics and comfort of use. There is a metal unibody design and a battery that is always removable. Its design is modular.

2:05 p.m.

Juno Cho shows us the G5's removable battery and magic slot. Magic slot that can be used to connect various accessories, including an audio DAC.

2:03 p.m.

LG CEO Juno Cho arrives on stage. The LG G5 is official and marks the renewal of the range.

2:00 p.m.

The conference begins with a video! DJs are also there to accompany the event to music.

1:50 p.m.

We're well settled. Only 10 minutes to go before kick-off.

1:44 p.m.

We're in the room. In a quarter of an hour, it starts!

1:41 p.m.

Pressure is mounting as we wait for the conference to start. Great welcome anyway!

The Mobile World Congress 2016 is getting active and with it press conferences presenting the latest models of our favorite smartphones are getting ready. And one of the first to enter the ring will be none other than LG on February 21 at 2pm, which promises a lot this year.

  • Also to discover: All the dates of the main MWC 2016 conferences

We have to be ready: the MWC 2016 is coming! Starting this Sunday, February 21, it promises to see the emergence of the most powerful smartphones and the craziest concepts. And it will be LG, the Korean brand for which life is beautiful in 2016, that will open the festivities.

Because this Sunday at 2 p.m., LG will finally present the mysterious LG G5. Although we already know the technical features and the release date, LG's next flagship still provokes as much fascination having been much less prone to leaks than its competitor Samsung.

It is of course his magical mystery slot that makes us consider the wildest concepts. Faced with an industry that often simply boosts the capabilities of its phones without really reinventing the wheel, LG is an originality this year.

Perhaps he still has other tricks to show us? Live response this Sunday at 2 p.m. on LG's official streaming. Having decided to go head-to-head with Samsung as it will present its latest smartphone only a few hours before, the MWC 2016 promises to be the scene of two colossus' clashes for the victory of the year.

And that's why the editors of Phonandroid will be present at the LG conference of Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona, and offers you to follow the titan duel with her. On the program, all detailed LG announcements and exclusive takeovers of its future creations. Stay connected!

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