LG G5 gets March 31 as official release date

Pre-orders of LG G5 began yesterday with EE and Mobiles.co.uk offering attractive contracts and freebies, and now LG has confirmed that G5 will release globally from March 31.

LG G5 will be first available in Korea on March 31 followed by US on April 1. Virgin Media will start selling the G5 in the UK from April 1.

In the UK, you can buy the G5 from Virgin Media which is offering a free 32" LG TV along with the phone starting from April 1. The TV is worth £249.99 which makes this probably the best offer you are going to get this year.

It is expected that most mobile phone retailers will start stocking the G5 ahead of the release date, but we are yet to receive confirmation from any of them, except Mobiles.co.uk.

Mobiles.co.uk is currently offering the G5 on pre-orders with monthly plans starting at £31 a month with 3GB of 4G data from O2. You can also avail a great offer at the same monthly cost and get unlimited minutes and texts and 6GB of monthly data from Vodafone, but with an upfront cost of £50.
G5 is LG's first all-metal and modular smartphone featuring a wide-angle rear camera, volume keys on the side and a fingerprint sensor.

G5 also comes with a 5.3-inch Quad HD display with a resolution of 1440 x 2560p, the latest Snapdragon 820 SoC, a 21MP main camera with an Iris scanner, a removable battery, the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system and up to 64 GB of internal storage. Other prominent features include a 3D Arc Glass screen, USB Type-C port, Qualcomm’s QuickCharge 3.0 feature and a microSD slot.

Along with the G5, you will have the option to buy several modular accessories like LG Cam Plus, LG 360 Cam, LG 360 VR and a slide-out battery module. The phone will bbe available in , Gold, Pink and Titanium colours.

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