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[Update] New LG G5 images revealed - dual rear camera and fingerprint scanner visible

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[Update] New LG G5 images revealed - dual rear camera and fingerprint scanner visible
Earlier this week, we told you about a few photos that allegedly showed LG's metal-made G5 in the flesh, presenting a device that's definitely different from LG's previous flagship smartphone (the G4). Now, thanks to Evan Blass (famously known as @evleaks), we get to see two new images that also seemingly show the G5.

The new images reveal the alleged LG G5's front and rear sides. Everything looks just like in the previously leaked photos: There are volume buttons on the side, and there's a bumpy dual camera on the back (alongside a fingerprint scanner), while the front hosts the LG logo, a camera, a speaker grille, and some sort of sensor below it.

Besides a different design, the LG G5 should bring various improvements over the G4, including an Always On display mode, Qualcomm's latest and greatest Snapdragon 820 processor, Bang & Olufsen audio enhancements, 4 GB of RAM, and USB Type-C port. For more, check out our LG G5 rumor review.

Truth be told, this silver / gray variant of the G5 - seen in the new images embedded below - is probably not the prettiest among those that will be available to buy. Anyway, we'll save our final judgment on the design of LG's upcoming flagship smartphone for when the device is officially announced. In case you haven't heard, the G5 will be showcased this Sunday, February 21, at MWC 2016. We'll be there to let you know all about it, so stick around!

Update: Evan Blass just posted another LG G5 render (check it out below - the fourth image). This time, the handset is white, and looks much better. The device is on, and we can see the Always On display mode that LG already talked about.


source: @evleaks, new render

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posted on 19 Feb 2016, 12:12 16

1. adi9764 (Posts: 64; Member since: 16 Feb 2016)


beautiful design. Kudos lg

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 12:14 94

6. shaineql (Posts: 404; Member since: 28 Apr 2014)


Sarcasm or something ? It looks like 2010 plastic phone.

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 12:17 75

8. neela_akaash (Posts: 1217; Member since: 05 Aug 2014)


This is the Ugliest design i have seen so far in 2016...

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 12:18 11

9. spin9 (Posts: 310; Member since: 31 May 2014)


It's not so beautiful but it definitely looks metallic. A colored one would be fine. Also there is a thing called case that 85% of people use, you know?

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 12:23 12

13. HouTexan (Posts: 441; Member since: 08 Jan 2012)


You must be on something. This design is about as generic as it gets.

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 12:51 7

29. Adimane01 (Posts: 20; Member since: 11 Jan 2016)


LG V10 is looking much more appealing now.
Front shouldnt have had dual colors instead one Color this reminds me of feature phones and J3

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 12:54 5

33. DoggyDangerous (Posts: 966; Member since: 28 Aug 2015)


not so ugly in these photos. Dubai leaked photos were more ugly.

Bezels are looking pretty big. Isnt it? or I am just feel it big?

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 12:57 10

35. DoggyDangerous (Posts: 966; Member since: 28 Aug 2015)


LG V10 is a beautiful device. G5 is nothing as compared to V10.

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 13:08 5

41. Acdc1a (Posts: 327; Member since: 21 Jan 2016)


Really? I think some of the entry-level LG releases look more like a flagship. I think they dropped the ball.

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 13:14 5

43. Furbal (Posts: 1049; Member since: 22 Sep 2012)


V10 just needs an oled second screen and the 820 thrown in it, then perfect.

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 13:28 6

46. bubbadoes (Posts: 1225; Member since: 03 May 2012)


funny how people bash plastic when plastic was your ONLY CHOICE in the Galaxy Series until the 6, considering you probably are one of sammys sheep fans like 80% of PA readers are! Post # 6

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 13:40 5

49. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 2285; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)


Theres a case for that ;-)

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 14:19 10

57. abhinav.tella (Posts: 14; Member since: 18 Jul 2015)


I had the LG G2, looked very nice... newer iterations however just seem uglier with a two tone front making the seem like feature phones.

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 14:54

60. marorun (Posts: 4554; Member since: 30 Mar 2015)


agreed.

Also nothing bad with plastic in fact its can be more durable than metal.

Still i prefer metal phone.

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 15:06 3

62. Luuthian (Posts: 257; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)


Ugh, gross. I have G4 and was going to get this but they've lost me on the design alone. Thanks but no thanks LG... You had to go and ruin a good thing.

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 15:20 4

65. killer7D (Posts: 353; Member since: 18 Sep 2014)


Samsung phones never look ugly like that

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 15:22

69. jessyi (Posts: 325; Member since: 08 Jan 2015)


Looks like the iphone 6 and nexus 6p blend...looks great to me...

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 15:23

70. elhombre (Posts: 6; Member since: 20 Jan 2016)


U G L Y, you aint got no alibi cause you are ugly, thats what I think of LGs design.

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 15:24 2

71. sniper1087 (Posts: 526; Member since: 31 Dec 2011)


plastic or not is still ugly design, I prefer metal, like HTC oo if plastic like nokia before microsoft was involved.

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 15:34 1

75. SYSTEM_LORD (Posts: 885; Member since: 05 Oct 2015)


It's not as bad looking as everyone says...I may get this or the M10

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 15:37 1

77. QWERTYphone (Posts: 654; Member since: 22 Sep 2014)


The G5 is the greatest phone ever.
I can't want to replace my Samsung S5 with the G5 and leave Samsuck behind after buying every one of their phones since 2009.
Only an idiot buys a phone without a removable battery and SD.

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 16:46

89. uthur (Posts: 4; Member since: 30 Sep 2015)


Ya it looks good, and considering it is not plastic and still has a removable battery its pretty cool

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 17:07

91. nebula (Posts: 745; Member since: 20 Feb 2015)


It feels as if wine bottle wrapped in silver matte plastic layer. If you make few scratches or tears you can simply peal it off.

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 17:09

93. QWERTYphone (Posts: 654; Member since: 22 Sep 2014)


The G5 is my next phone.
The people whining about the design of miniature tablet that you keep in protective case are pathetic and make me laugh .

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 17:51 3

98. sip1995 (Posts: 1629; Member since: 07 Feb 2014)


Even the Lumia 950 looks better...

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 17:58 3

99. Ashoaib (Posts: 3229; Member since: 15 Nov 2013)


please dont exegerate that much... lumia doesnt look better...

Beside, thanks Gods there is no ticker display... ticker is a wastage of space...

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 17:59 2

100. Pogma9 (Posts: 35; Member since: 19 Apr 2015)


I think two different colours for top and bottom are the problem....I just hope it's 5.5in or bigger

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 17:59

101. Pogma9 (Posts: 35; Member since: 19 Apr 2015)


oh, they've dumped the 2nd screen??

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 18:01

102. dimas (Posts: 2420; Member since: 22 Jul 2014)


At first glance at the front and I thought it was huawei g8. Not ugly but this smooth edge design language is so iphonic that it looks like a kid's toy for me. Now I'm liking v10 ang g4 leather design more.

posted on 19 Feb 2016, 19:04 2

108. PHYCLOPSH (Posts: 401; Member since: 28 Jun 2014)


If the screen is 5.6" those bezels are huge, definitely far larger than the minimal ones on the G3, while the G4 was inching in the wrong direction itself... This design team should be fired.
(Well except the battery-slot guy, you can keep him I guess).

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