Just as expected for quite a while, LG has provided the Android Nougat update to the LG G5.
Premium models like the LG G5 were expected to receive this operating system as over the air updates much sooner. Now that the operating system has been around for the last few months, LG has been pretty quick with its update policy. The LG G5 is the best G series smartphone yet, and it laid on the foundations for many aspects of the recently launched LG V20. South Korean models of the LG G5 will be the first to receive the update.
Asia and America will be receiving the update soon, according to the company. It may not take long more than a couple of weeks for worldwide availability of the same. The LG G5 hit the showrooms back in April 2016 with a 5.3 inch display. Wearing the 2K resolution, this display continues to receive plaudits for the color reproduction and excellent brightness levels thanks to the IPS panel technology. Protected by the gorilla glass 4, the LG G5 does provide all possible options like an always on display in order to be on par with the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge.
One of the primary elements that allow the LG G5 to run the Android Nougat in the best possible manner is a snapdragon 820 processor with 4 GB of RAM. While some of the smartphones have started entering into the 6 GB of RAM territory, the LG G5 manages to work around with this 4 GB in the best possible manner. The dual 16-megapixel camera in the rear of the phone is one of the standout elements.
Complete with technologies like laser autofocus and optical stabilization, this camera has plenty of features. Yet, the LG G5 feels slightly let down by the sensor which is not as good as the ones found on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Apple iPhone 7.
The recent launch of the Google Pixel and the Google Pixel XL has moved the goal posts even further. The front facing camera has an eight-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 and the capability to shoot 1080p videos. The LG G5 does support one of the fastest forms of quick charging with its ability to get the battery up to 83% after just 30 minutes on the power. Featuring a reversible USB Type-C connector, the LG G5 keeps up with the trend of using the best possible options.