LG G5 'Lite' news: 'Lite' variant spotted on GFXBench

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Aside from the upcoming and much awaited LG G5 flagship smartphone, South Korean tech company LG Electronics is also apparently planning on releasing a toned-down variant of the new flagship, which is dubbed as of the moment as the LG G5 Lite. Just recently, an alleged new LG device, which is said to be the G5 Lite, appeared on a listing on GFXBench’s database, showing its hardware and software specifications.

As per the listing, a certain LG H840 smartphone was tested on GFXBench. The LG device runs under a QUALCOMM Snapdragon 652 processor with an octa-core Cortex A53 CPU clocking in at 1.8 GHz. An Adreno 510 GPU handles the graphics of the device for playback and gaming purposes.

The LG H840 sports a display of 5.3 inches with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels or a Quad HD one. It packs 2.8 GB worth of RAM, along with 23 GB worth of built-in internal storage capacity. No mention of support for an external microSD expansion was mentioned in the listing. The listing pointed out that the main rear camera for the device does not include autofocus features, as well as the capability to take HDR photos. Touch focus feature was also not mentioned.

As for the cameras, the benchmarked LG H840 comes with a 7-megapixel main rear camera with the capability to record videos of up to a stunning 4K Ultra HD resolution. As for the front snapper, it also comes as a 7-megapixel one, with recording capability of up to 2880 x 2160 pixels in resolution.

The listing revealed that the LG H840 smartphone boots on the newest Android Marshmallow 6.0. To recall, the first time the listing surfaced, it had shown that the LG H840 boots on an older version that is KitKat 4.4.

The LG G5 will be unveiled on Feb. 21, a day before the upcoming Mobile World Congress kicks off.