LG’s latest tablet, the LG G4, is now available in the UK and New Zealand and, after a brief wait, will be available in all major countries.
The LG G5 was first announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last year, and it looked pretty much exactly like the G4.
It’s still missing the removable battery and its fingerprint scanner, though, so it’s not exactly an elegant alternative to the iPad Air or Galaxy Note 4, but it’s got a lot more in common with Apple’s new tablets.LG says the G5 is powered by the same quad-core Snapdragon 808 processor as the G3, and is powered in part by a MediaTek Helio X10 chipset.
It’ll have a 4.3-inch IPS LCD display, 1,920×1,080 pixels resolution, 4G LTE connectivity and a 5.5-inch, 2,560 x 1,440 screen.
The device will also have a 1,280 x 1 “resolution” display, a 1366 x 768 resolution, and a 1.3GHz quad-HD display.
The new G5 will feature the same specs as the original G4 and the same size, but with a smaller bezel.
It will also be available with either the 3.5mm audio jack or a USB-C port, and LG says the new device will be compatible with both Qi and Type-C ports.
The LG G2, a similar device, was the first of the new tablet lines to ship with Qi wireless charging support, but LG has now made that feature available to the G1.
The G1 will also include a 5-megapixel front-facing camera and a 13-megapixels rear camera.LG has not confirmed the availability of a new tablet line yet, but we’re told the company is “still working on the new devices” and is looking to make a decision in the second half of the year.