Similar to T-Mobile, AT&T, and Verizon’s announcement, Sprint will also be adding the LG G5 at some point. Unlike the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge announcements, details were not yet readily available about the launch of the G5.
On Sprint the LG G5 will be running on their newly launched LTE Plus Network, which theoretically might deliver faster speeds, but this remains to be seen. The carrier also noted, that AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile customers can save 50 percent off most standard rate plans when they make the switch. Sprint should release pricing and availability of the LG G5 in the coming weeks.
The LG G5 features an all metal aluminum design with a modular build, in that you can pop the battery out and add in different companion modules. It has a sharp and curved 5.3-inch Quad HD display that features 3D Arc Glass and an Always-On feature. This Always-on feature allows you to quickly see the time, calendar, and any recent notifications without turning the phone on. The G5 has a 16 megapixel and an 8 megapixel dual camera setup on the back of the device. One of these lenses features a 78-degree and the other has a 135-degree view, which is the largest of any smartphone. In fact the larger of the two is largely then the human eye’s field of view. On the front of the device you will find a 8 megapixel lens.
Powering the G5 is a Snapdragon 820 processor with 64-bit performance, an Adreno 530 chip for graphics, a low-power Qualcomm Hexagon DSP, and a Qualcomm spectra 14-bit dual image processor. All of this processing power is paired with 4GB of RAM, along with Android 6.1 Marshmallow with a LG user interface a top. For storage the LG G5, will have 32GB of internal storage, along with a micro SD card slot so you can expand.