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LG G5 Teardown Gives the Modular Smartphone a High Repairability Score

LG’s latest flagship G5 smartphone has received its first proper teardown where it scores well due to its easily repairability. Teardown experts at iFixit cracked open the LG G5 to reveal its innards as well as see how easy was it to repair the handset. Unlike the Samsung Galaxy S7, the LG G5 scored a repairability score of 8 out of 10. To recall, Samsung’s flagship poor repairability score of 3 out of 10. The teardown suggested that many components in the LG G5 were modular “making for easier, cheaper…

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All-Metal LG G5 Features ‘Primer’ not ‘Plastic’, Claims Company

LG has responded to the allegations that it has stuffed a lot of plastic instead of metal into the LG G5 flagship smartphone. The South Korean smartphone manufacturer says that it’s not plastic but primer it has used in its “all-metal” smartphone. Last week, a gadget reviewer on YouTube claimed that the LG G5, which was launched at Mobile World Congress in February, has a significant amount of plastic on its body. Addressing the growing uproar from the community, LG says that the material it has used in some parts…

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LG G5 ‘Lite’ Variant Hits Certification Site With Images, Specifications

LG G5, the South Korean tech giant’s flagship modular smartphone, might soon have a less-powerful variant entering the market. Tipped as the LG G5 Lite, the handset has passed Tenaa, the Chinese telecommunications certification authority, revealing partial specifications and its design. As per the listing (via 9to5Google) of the LG H848 (speculated to be called the LG G5 Lite), the smartphone looks very similar to the LG G5. It has the same dual rear cameras along with a fingerprint sensor and a modular design. It is likely that the device…

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LG UX 5.0 UI Unveiled for LG G5, Upcoming Smartphones

LG has already announced it will roll out of the flagship LG G5 handset worldwide starting Thursday. The South Korean tech company on Monday also unveiled its LG UX 5.0 custom UI for Android. The new Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based UX 5.0 software will not only be arriving with the LG G5 but on “upcoming smartphone models as well.” LG says LG UX 5.0 is user-centric and supports easy connection for optimal control of LG Friends, the modules (CAM Plus, Hi-Fi Plus, and 360 CAM) introduced for the LG G5 smartphone….

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