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Meet the LG G5's Modular Battery and Cam Plus

By Avery Pacheco, 14/04/2016, updated on 21/01/2022

LG G5, which has been available since April, 2016, features creative and innovative designs, including removable battery, LG Cam Plus, Hi-Fi Plus and more. All these features make the smartphone more user-friendly. Users can easily customize their phone due to modular designs. They can remove the battery, shoot superior pictures, and enjoy music better thanks to the LG Friends. This guide will explain these features in details.

1. Removable Battery

Removable Battery

So as to lighten the phone, manufacturers of some Android brands prefer irremovable battery. This will trouble users when the battery doesn't work. Nevertheless, the LG G5's modular design allows you to customize your smartphone features according to your needs. In LG G5, there is a removable Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery. You can simply slide it out from the Magic slot and replace it with an LG Friends.

2. Cam Plus and LG 360 Cam

360 Camera

The Cam Plus is a camera grip, which physically offers you a handle when photographing. There is a toggle switch which can start the camera, a digital-zoom dial, a shutter as well as a video recording button. Removing the LG Friends is easy. What you need to do is press the button at the left edge to unlock the bottom chin. Besides, the LG 360 Cam is also a highpoint. The camera allows you to shoot spherical photos and videos without rotating your LG phone.

3. Wide-angle Camera

LG G5 is equipped with Leica dual camera. The rear camera offers wide angle lens so that you can capture a big picture. Features like Ultra HD, Manual Mode and Auto Shot enable you to shoot superior pictures with ease.

Wide-angle Camera

4. Always-on Display

You may here that Samsung Galaxy S7 has an always-on display. As such, LG G5 also comes with this display. You don't need to unlock or turn on your smartphone to read notifications. This can save more battery than frequently turning on the phone.

Always-on Display

The LG G5 is available at $600 to $700. LG will offer a battery and charging cradle as freebie in the US. While in other markets, the will offer free Cam Plus. In the US, you can pre-order LG G5 from all major carriers and big retailers now.