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.
It will be available at a recommended retail price of R11,799.
LG said Takealot will be a key partner for the launch of the device and its accessories, with pre-orders going live soon.
Contract prices will be “sub-R629 and sub-R599”, said LG.
|Dimensions||149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7~8.6mm|
|Operating system||Android 6.0 Marshmallow|
|Display||5.3″ IPS QHD (1,440 × 2,560)|
|Rear camera||16MP (8MP wide)|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 820|
|Cellular data||LTE, HSPA+|