LG announced its flagship LG G5 with unique modular design at the MWC 2016 event and is slowly being rolled out in the main markets. Now, the company has announced a new mid-range smartphone called as LG L5000 and is limited to its home country South Korea. The smartphone is a package of the large display, decent cameras, battery and will be aimed at the rich multimedia experience. The LG L5000 comes with LG’s traditional design language with power and volume rockers placed on the back of the unit below the camera module.
Coming to the specifications part, the LG L5000 flaunts a massive 5.9-inch (1280×720 pixels) HD display that offers a pixel density of 248ppi. Under the hood, the device comes equipped with LG’s Nuclun GH14 octa-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz coupled with 2GB of RAM for smooth and lag-free performance. It has 32GB of onboard storage and also includes a microSD card slot for further expansion of memory upto 128GB. It runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out of the box based LG’s UX UI overlaid and will be upgraded to Android 6.0 Marshmallow in near future.
On the photographic section, the device comes with a 13MP rear camera with laser autofocus, OIS+, LED flash and a 2.1MP front-facing camera for video calling and selfie images. It supports dual sim dual standby and includes standard connectivity options like 4G-LTE/3G HSPA+, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS/A-GPS and microUSB 2.0 port. The smartphone also features an inbuilt DMB-TV tuner for live TV streaming and has 1W speaker amplifier for the terrific sound experience.
The handset comes backed by a 3000mAh battery that is rated to deliver upto 22 hours of talk time and can last upto 385 hours of standby time. The dimensions of the handset measure 157.8 x 81.8 x 9.45 mm and weighs around 182 grams. The LG L5000 is currently limited to South Korea, and there is no information about the availability of the smartphone in the other main markets. Stay tuned for more updates in coming days!