Last week, Motorola officially began rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update to its latest flagships, the Moto Z and Moto Z Force.
LG G5 Release Date, News, Price and Specs
If you have been planning on buying a high-end Android device like the Galaxy S7 edge, HTC 10, or the LG G5 for a long time, Black Friday is the absolute best time to grab one because you are going to find some tempting deals on them.
LG today announced that it has started rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the G5 in South Korea. This makes LG not only the first OEM to start selling a Nougat running smartphone, but also the first company to update one of its existing devices on the market to the latest version of the OS.
Not to be left behind in giving some of its lucky customers a taste of Android Nougat, LG has also announced a preview program for LG G5 owners. The preview program from the company will provide 2,000 lucky G5 owners in South Korea a chance to beta test the upcoming Nougat update for the handset.
With the LG G5, the Korean company gave its G series one of its biggest refresh ever. Gone is the plastic in favor of a unibody metal design, and impressively, LG has still managed to retain a microSD card slot and a removable battery on the handset despite the unibody design.
LG had announced a list of companion devices that were compatible with their latest offering — a modular phone dubbed the G5. These ‘Friends’, a name LG calls the devices that compliment the modular design of the G5, include the 360 VR headset, a fisheye 360 Cam, Harman Kardon engineered Tone Platinum audio headset, and the Cam Plus camera grip. Now, the company has announced that these accessories will be available across carrier stores and through its website in the country.
If there’s one company you can count on to shake things up with something different for each year’s flagship then it’s probably LG. They like taking risks – and that’s fine – but after evaluating the latest, the G5, it does seem as if they went a bit too far this time. Unpleasant edges, a wacky replaceable bottom concept, a dual camera that doesn’t really add much. Read on for the details in our LG G5 review, but it just doesn’t feel like a top-end flagship. And that’s a crying shame, given the absolute top end specifications and ambitions.
LG India today announced that it will start accepting pre-orders for its modular flagship smartphone of 2016, the LG G5, in the country from tomorrow. The company is accepting pre-orders online through Flipkart and at its own retail stores across the country. The pre-order period runs through May 30.
During its quarterly earnings call earlier today, LG revealed that it has sold in excess of 1.6 million units of the LG G5 around the world since its launch a month ago. The handset launched in LG’s home market on March 31, and went on sale in the United States on April 1st.
Earlier this year, LG officially took the wraps off its latest flagship, the G5, and now it looks like the company is about ready to announce a lite version of the handset.