The LG G5 is to be announced in less than two weeks. Days before this phone makes its debut, numerous rumors have already been doing rounds regarding what LG might be working on.
The South Korean tech company has scheduled an event on February 21, during which it will announce the successor to last year’s LG G4. Even though LG has yet to send out any details about the upcoming device, we already have our eyes on an LG G5 prototype that has made its way to Geekbench.
While the listing only but confirms most of the earlier rumors about the possible features and specs that the phone will come with on the inside, it is definitely a reminder that what we are about to have is an extremely powerful gadget capable of high-end performance even when under intensive use.
More details about the upcoming LG G5
The leaked Geekbench image of the next LG smartphone doesn’t come with the “LG G5” tag, instead, it comes with a model number. Last year’s LG G4 came with model number F500 and when the LG V10 was released towards the end of last year, it received model number F600. With the listing showing results for an LG device of model number F700, it is natural to say that this is the upcoming flagship – LG G5.
The tests show that the phone will feature a quad-core Snapdragon 820 CPU under the hood. This powerful chipset will be supported by a decent RAM of 4GB and the phone will be powered by the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Other than the variations between the numbers of cores LG will equip the G5 with, the rest of the leaked features are in actually in line with the rumors that have been doing rounds all over the web.
While unofficial benchmarks usually don’t indicate the real power of an upcoming device, what we can tell from the latest results from Geekbench is that LG G5 will come with almost similar, if not the same performance capabilities with other players such as Samsung Galaxy S7 and HTC One M10. The two are expected to come with a Snapdragon 820 processing unit, a RAM of 4GB and will run on the latest Marshmallow OS as well.
The company has confirmed that the new G5 will feature an Always On display mode. However, it did not confirm whether the flagship will come with a 5.6-inch slightly-curved QHD screen, 20MP snapper, and an all-metal design as it has been rumored.