LG G5 rumors: LG's latest flagship to feature iris scanner; crisp selfie shooter, quick charge battery


With 2016 just around the corner, fans of LG are already excited to find out what the company’s latest flagship will be to level up the competition among high tech handsets in the market today.

According to rumors reported by Know Your Mobile, the LG G5, which is expected to come out sometime next year, will have a 5.6-inch HD display and will sport a resolution of 3840 x 2160. What makes this more exciting is that it is rumored to have flexible touchscreen.

As for the hardware and software, the device is expected to run on Octacore Snapdragon 820 processor. It is also expected to have somewhere between 3 GB or 5 GB of RAM while variations of 32GB, 64 GB, and 128 GB storage will possibly be available.

In terms of camera, this will come as good news for fans of taking selfies as the front one will reportedly be at 10 megapixels while the rear shooter will be 20 megapixels.

But one of the main features of the latest LG offering is its iris scanner which is built into the front camera. This will reportedly enable the user to have added security as the phone will not be unlocked unless the owner stares into the scanner much like high-end security facilities’ retina scans.

Unfortunately, no new innovations may be integrated into the G5 as its connectivity features are expected to be pretty standard with only 4G, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Because of the specs mentioned, the device is expected to become part of LG’s premium line and sell at around $900.

Meanwhile, a report by Christian Today indicated that the device will come with 4,000 mAh battery that can charge quickly via Qualcomm’s Quick Charge technology. This may come in handy to heavy users as the technology will allow the device to be charged to 85 percent in just 35 minutes.