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

The LG G5 will represent a step in a different direction when compared to last year's G4. The handset will be announced this Sunday at MWC 2016...
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78. bodzio1809

Posts: 407; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

Why you are so negative? I did it probably instant after he didn't belive me. If you want check my phones just look at my profile. You don't need to be so mean :D

79. maherk

Posts: 6688; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

And why are you butthurt about his comment? It was a discussion between us two, about a story that happened between us two almost a year ago. Mind your own business my friend

84. htcisthebest

Posts: 433; Member since: Nov 15, 2011

Com'on man. Let's be a little more objective here and do not let fanboyism overrule the truth. I think the cheap iPhone 6, as well as the new iPods, copied the design of Nokia Lumia, not Ativ S as you mentioned. S7 sides do look very similar to iPhone 6s sides. It looks like Samsung has decided to go curvy on the side frames for S7. This is given that the leaked materials are correct, of course.

85. SenorThrottles

Posts: 284; Member since: Dec 23, 2015

Well actually if you like at the latest leaks the side of the S7 actually isn't completely curved either due to the curved glass back. The sides looks like the sides of the Note 5

96. htcisthebest

Posts: 433; Member since: Nov 15, 2011

In that case I am okay with it.

54. Astonvan

Posts: 237; Member since: Aug 14, 2015

The bottom of both iphone 6s and s6 looks identical. this was specially highlighted in mkbhd's s6 review (compared s6 with ip6)

30. kefalin

Posts: 292; Member since: Feb 08, 2015

looks like G3 from the front,but back looks awful

31. htcisthebest

Posts: 433; Member since: Nov 15, 2011

Why do people care so much about the metallic s**t? Metallic doesn't always equal premium and plastic doesn't always equal cheap. For you metallic-frantic people, here's a proof that polycarbonate platic (material found in phones like Microsoft Lumia 950, OnePlus 2 etc.) actually costs 3 times more than aluminum: https://www.google.com/#q=polycarbonate+price+er+poundhttps://www.google.com/#q=aluminum+price+per+pound

32. Joosty

Posts: 462; Member since: Mar 14, 2013

The great thing about "looks" is everyone has their own preference. This may look cheap to some and may look awesome to others. We cannot deny the fact that it's "different" I applaud LG for making the move. Samsung's S7 is very safe looking and although it's the same design as the S6, many may agree that it has an elegant look to it. With that being said, looks aside, this phone will bring some cool things to the market with the magic slot. Now you want to talk about generic? M10 lol.

34. josh562

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 19, 2016

Looks like the magic slot is gonna be at the bottom like how earlier rumors suggested. You can clearly see the small gap at the bottom in the front and rear pictures.

36. TBomb

Posts: 1135; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

Reminds me of a moto g..... not happy to say the least

42. talon95

Posts: 981; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

I like the silver on the front, but it needs to be top and bottom. The industry went to solid black partially because it made the screen look larger and bezels smaller. But I like some styling on the front, black isn't really any style, it's nice but... hard to tell brands apart from the screen. The back is curved which is great and will probably feel good, but it looks so bland. It needs texture, or a pattern, or anodizing, some groves, almost anything at all to give it some LG design language. Stop making everything look like the pain old boring over used Apple design. This could be an 07 iPod or something from the back (minus the cam/reader).

105. talon95

Posts: 981; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

Why does it look like the top of the screen is curved? I really dislike when graphic designers get their hands on things and start putting shading anywhere they please. If it wasn't rendered by CAD software, then it's not true to life, and I don't need to see it. But if it really is curved then I think it's cool and adds a little styling. Like the S6 Edge, it's useless but cool in my opinion.

44. jpuv_

Posts: 10; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

How can a manufacturer who build gorgeous G3/G4/V10 build something look s**tty as hell like this??? That hump is eye-sore as f*ck damn. I wish this G5 fail so LG will know that this is not what we want.

45. android1234

Posts: 203; Member since: Feb 09, 2010

This is a cheap quality dummy version of the phone. The final product should look nice and polished. Cant wait to see it this Sunday.

47. Flipdis

Posts: 9; Member since: Feb 09, 2016

I think it looks good. I'm just upset they put the volume buttons on the side. I have the lg g3 and it was convenient for me. Still can't wait for them to officially announce it though!

52. croshio

Posts: 26; Member since: May 26, 2014

OK guys this is 99% fake as hell :D check the quick cover sensor placement next to the ear piece. it isn't there in these pics so its definitely not the g5.

56. DoggyDangerous

Posts: 1028; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

you are right. Sensor is on the right side of ear piece in previous leaks. But in these pics, it is on the bottom of ear speaker. Either this leak is correct or that rear cover leak is correct or G5 might have two variants.

61. vuyonc

Posts: 1088; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

Wow, fat bezels and no front facing speakers. LG just pulled an Apple.

64. Rain017

Posts: 61; Member since: Jul 11, 2014

what happen to the design i was hoping that they'll continue with an even better leather-metal combo design cue for uniqueness but then it looks unusually unintresting :( i hope this is just a dream!!!!

67. jessyi

Posts: 325; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

The back looks like the iphone 6..so whats the big fuzz about it being ugly..to me its looks just fine..its metal and the leaks wont show the shinnes of it.

72. jellmoo

Posts: 2531; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

I'm gonna reserve judgement until we get more in person eyes on this. Remember how damn ugly the Nexus 6P was in the first pictures we saw? It *might* be the same thing here.

81. st1114g

Posts: 11; Member since: May 06, 2009

I see Black to be their best selling color option ..lol

82. FrankUnderwood2

Posts: 243; Member since: Oct 01, 2015

All the hype and wait, and this is the best LG could deliver?? Seriously???!!!

86. biboo

Posts: 16; Member since: Feb 11, 2016

The past design is very nice This one is a stepdown i think And also OP2 is also best design last year

88. BobbyDigital

Posts: 2124; Member since: May 29, 2014

Funny how people keep saying this is ugly. The same was said about the Nexus 6P before it was launched and now people love its looks. I'll wait to see the official device when they make the announcement. So far this is looking like the device to replace my V10.

90. Af1rPA

Posts: 712; Member since: Jun 12, 2014

Ugliest phone LG has ever made

92. joseg81

Posts: 204; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

is this an original iphone being brought back from the dead? it's like a nexus one n the first iphone had a baby.

95. BobbyDigital

Posts: 2124; Member since: May 29, 2014

In white it looks kind of similar to the Nexus 5x.

97. Joseph96

Posts: 30; Member since: Feb 08, 2016

The best phone right now
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